How operators are bleeding A2P revenues from tech giants: A data-driven investigation – On-demand Webinar

One country, three operators and over 1000 A2P tests on each network. Haud ‘s research team wanted to get a snapshot of how much revenue operators are losing from A2P messages generated by tech giants including Facebook, Google, WeChat and Microsoft. On this webinar, we outline the results of a Haud technical investigation designed to understand how SIMbox fraud and grey / illegitimate routes contribute to revenue loss.

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A2P SMS revenue loss: Asian focus

Results based on research and tests carried out by HAUD’s research team in Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines on unprotected networks indicate that most Operators are leaking in the region of 30% of their A2P SMS traffic to SIM box activity.

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USSD: A threat to A2P SMS revenues?

Typically, this type of communication was the reserve of SMS messaging, whereby A2P messaging was terminated primarily using SMS; now, USSD messaging is taking hold, and gaining popularity to terminate A2P traffic effectively, and ‘leaking’ away traffic and revenues yet again from the Operators.

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A2P Monetisation is King! Protect it!

How can Mobile Network Operators prevent SIM box activity from punching through their A2P business? Mobile Network Operators are facing a plethora of challenges that are being triggered by the ever-evolving nature of their business, as this is shifting from a communication provider to a data platform and network business, with emphasis on the value […]

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Questions and Answers from the MWL webinar SS7 Vulnerabilities (part 2)

After the successful Mobile World Live webinar SS7 Vulnerabilities – A threat that cannot remain ignored we decided to publish some of the unanswered questions with proper answers and this article has received great interest. Now it’s time for the rest of the questions (and answers) from the Q&A session with Kevin Panzavecchia. Q: Have […]

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