SHAKEN 101: Mitigating Illegal Robocalling and Caller ID Scams — an ATIS Webinar

WHAT: ATIS plays a key role in the coordinated industry-driven work to prevent unwanted robocalls, a top customer complaint received by both Federal and state regulators. This webinar provides updates on advances being made to set key robocalling mitigation protocols into action in the network. It explains how illegal robocalls and Caller ID spoofing work and how key capabilities of…

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RFP Responses Due February 4: Request for Proposal Issued for Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator Role

Request for Proposal Issued for Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator Role to Set Robocalling Mitigation Protocols into Action in the Network Be part of this collaborative initiative addressing one of the voice network’s most important challenges. The RFP is a major step in advancing the work to help consumers once again answer their phones with confidence. The Secure Telephone Identity…

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ATIS Delivers Insight into the Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Disaster Recovery Operations

WASHINGTON, DC —  ATIS today announced release of a report covering how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or “drones” can be used to restore communications following a disaster. Functioning communications infrastructure is essential to coordinating emergency and recovery operations, rebuilding and allowing the public to contact rescue services as well as family and friends. Designed for emergency planners and disaster recovery…

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Joint Press Release - ATIS and CBRS Alliance

CBRS Alliance and ATIS Enter Liaison Agreement to Advance Commercialization of the 3.5 GHz CBRS Band

Collaborative partnership will focus on network identity management initiatives and legal and regulatory compliance to support OnGo™ technology SUNNYVALE, Calif. AND WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dec. 18, 2018 – Today, the CBRS Alliance and the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) signed an agreement to cooperate closely to advance use of the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum band. Under the…

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ATIS Makes Recommendations to Mitigate GPS Vulnerabilities

WASHINGTON, DC —  ATIS today announced that it has made recommendations to the Federal Government to address GPS/GNSS (Global Positioning System/Global Navigation Satellite Systems) vulnerabilities and mitigate their impact. Despite its long-standing dependability in delivering accurate time, GPS and GNSS are vulnerable to jamming, spoofing and system problems. A recent communique from ATIS’ SYNC Committee requesting government action contains specific…

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ATIS Welcomes Brent Struthers as Director of the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority

WASHINGTON, DC —  ATIS today announced that it has welcomed Brent Struthers as the new Director of the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA), a critical body helping the industry achieve success in mitigating the problem of unwanted robocalling. Struthers is an established information and communications technology (ICT) industry veteran with a track record spanning more than two decades. Before…

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ATIS Charts the Course for the Future of Authentication and Authorization Through Context-Aware Identity Management

WASHINGTON, DC — Technology advancements in IoT sensors and devices, edge computing and storage, as well as a growing number of connected devices create an abundance of contextual information that is available to networks. A new ATIS report overviews the latest in context aware identity management (CaIdM) approaches that this information makes possible. ATIS’ Context-Aware Identity Management Framework lays out…

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Join ATIS at SCWS December 4-5 in Santa Clara, CA

SCWS Americas (formerly Small Cells Americas) will bring carriers, tower companies, enterprise verticals, building owners, cities and suppliers together to discuss how small cells, Wi-Fi and DAS will be the building blocks of 5G, in-building and smart city networks. Register here with the action code ATIS30 to receive a 30% discount; carriers and end user register for free! Find out more…

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Request for Proposal (RFP) Issued for Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator (STI-PA) Role to Set Robocalling Mitigation Protocols into Action in the Network

WASHINGTON, DC —  The Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA) Board, operating under the auspices of ATIS, today issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the STI Policy Administrator (STI-PA), a critical role in industry efforts to mitigate unwanted robocalling. The STI-PA will apply and enforce the rules as defined by the STI-GA to put the SHAKEN (Signature-based Handling of…

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ATIS Delivers Insight to Help ICT Industry Understand 3GPP’s UAV-Related Activities

WASHINGTON, DC — Growth in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for both commercial and leisure purposes brings the need for a strengthened focus on their safety and reliability, and a new ATIS resource has captured all current and planned work in global standards organization 3GPP to enable UAV support. A wide range of 3GPP standards are advancing technical…

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