In Context

The next-generation communications blog from Nexmo

Category: Carriers

Numbers Compliance for the Enterprise

July 17, 2017 Published by // // // // //

Nexmo recently released a new set of enterprise compliance features for buying a phone number. Nexmo has always abstracted telecommunications compliance through all its APIs, globally—and these changes keep you in tune with the shifting regulatory landscape. In some key geographies, the regulators require Nexmo to share information about the individual or business using the […]
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A History of Telecommunications: How Telecoms Became Just Another Interface

April 18, 2017 Published by // // //

Scroll through our interactive timeline to learn how telecommunications went from an expensive monopoly service to a commodity that developers can integrate into everyday business applications through cloud communications APIs. Telecommunications has come a long way in just a few decades. Until the early 1980s, party lines—telephone loop circuits where multiple homes would share a […]
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New CTIA Messaging Guidelines: What Businesses Need to Know

March 2, 2017 Published by // // // //

The CTIA, an advocacy group representing the U.S. wireless communication industry, recently released a set of guidelines outlining best practices for bulk mobile messaging via cloud communication platforms. The two key changes that businesses who rely on this channel should be aware of are: The classification of cloud-based providers The way voice proxy calls are handled Cloud […]
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Why Enterprises Should Pay Attention to Google’s New RCS Messaging Service

February 27, 2017 Published by // // //

If you’ve been in the communications business as long as I have, you’ve been hearing about the promise of Rich Communication Services (RCS)—or joyn or Jio4GVoice or Message+—for nearly a decade. And it offered a compelling proposition: under the GSMA’s stewardship and with the collaboration of telecom carriers around the world, this messaging protocol was […]
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Journey of an SMS: Global SMS Messaging in a Complex World

February 16, 2017 Published by // // // //

SMS engagement rates are over 94 percent, dwarfing most other communication channels. The personal, direct nature of SMS makes text messages nearly impossible to ignore. Think about it: when was the last time you ignored an SMS? You may have 1,136 unread emails and 47 unread Facebook Messenger IMs, but you likely have 0 unread messages […]
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Nexmo Contributes to A2P Messaging Fraud Framework

May 24, 2016 Published by //

Nexmo is one of 25 industry leading companies participating in MEF’s “Future of Messaging Programme.” As a part of this program, our team contributes in a two-year programme to create awareness and develop industry best practices in mobile messaging that accelerate market clean-up and advance innovation to support sustainable growth across the ecosystem. The group’s first indsutry programme, […]
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Join Nexmo’s CEO at the Upcoming TadSummit Lisbon

November 6, 2015 Published by // //

Join Nexmo at the upcoming TadSummit, hosted in Lisbon, Portugal from November 17-18, 2015. The Telecom Application Developer Summit (TADS) is a grass roots initiative to build an open ecosystem focused on helping businesses use telecom capabilities in their applications, services and business processes. The organization brings together the leaders in the industry – across service providers, technology […]
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Nexmo Partners with H3G to Power Business-Critical Cloud Communications Needs

September 15, 2015 Published by //

Today we are happy to announce a strategic partnership with H3G, a leading mobile operator, to provide SMS-based user authentication capabilities to verify mobile subscribers in Sweden and Denmark. Within the partnership, Nexmo is expanding H3G’s verification and messaging expertise to Scandinavia, one of the fastest growing regions in Europe, thereby opening a direct link […]
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Nexmo Recognized as Top A2P SMS Provider Worldwide

June 24, 2015 Published by // //

Roaming and telecommunications research firm ROCCO asked nearly 180 mobile operators globally to provide their perceptions and ratings of the top A2P SMS Messaging Vendors. Voters judged on over 30 KPIs focused on overall performance, leadership, brand perception, and experience of these providers. We’re delighted to announce that Nexmo was selected as one of the top, tier-1 global […]
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Trend Towards Control

December 8, 2014 Published by //

It’s well known that carriers are moving towards monetizing Application-To-Person (A2P) messaging. During this process, they are creating products for this traffic, which keeps Person-To-Person (P2P) separate. One of the key challenges for companies and aggregators is the attempt to control messaging coming into the network by carriers. The goal to control the messages coming […]
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