Bandwidth Finalizes STIR/SHAKEN Interoperability with T-Mobile for Legacy Sprint Customers
The two providers now exchange authenticated traffic in the fight against illegal robocallin
Bandwidth Inc., a software company focused on communications for the enterprise, today announced the completion of testing and launch of STIR/SHAKEN interoperability with T-Mobile for legacy Sprint customers, now that Sprint is part of T-Mobile. The exchange of validated traffic between the two providers will help to protect millions of consumers and the legitimate businesses that serve them against malicious and fraudulent robocalling.
Bandwidth was one of the first major carriers to implement STIR/SHAKEN protocols, deploying a solution in their network in
Bandwidth continues to build out network features and solutions that mitigate the illegal robocalling and phone number spoofing tactics that have led to widespread mistrust by consumers in the calls they receive. The company is also developing new features that will help to ensure that valid and legitimate use cases, such as calls from contact centers, school notifications, forwarded calls, and more are not wrongfully blocked within the STIR/SHAKEN framework.
"STIR/SHAKEN is an integral part of our larger corporate strategy to eliminate fraud and instill confidence in the communications between consumers and legitimate businesses," said
Bandwidth is an active member of the STIR/SHAKEN ecosystem, participating in industry working groups within the
To learn more about how Bandwidth has implemented STIR/SHAKEN and signs legitimate voice traffic on behalf of carriers and service providers, read the article, What is STIR/SHAKEN and How Does it Impact Robocalling.