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988: The Importance of The Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The three-digit number 988 was originally created by Congress in 2020 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. On July 16, 2022, the short-code number went live nationwide becoming equally important as 911 and is now known as 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. The original 10-digit phone number 1-800-273-8255 will still remain available to call. […]

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Ireland’s Connectivity Post-Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic caused things to shift on a global scale. Seemingly overnight, everything from school and work to leisure and socialization went remote, leaving countries to rely on their existing connectivity infrastructure to keep things moving. Ireland, in particular, faced a unique challenge in March 2020: as the health crisis unfolded, the country’s demand […]

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Big Brother in Venezuela

A newly released document from one of the country’s leading telecom providers, Telefónica, has given the world a glimpse into the encroachment its networks – and likely others – face from government entities. The report, which was released in late June, details extensive wiretapping and censorship from the Venezuelan government, which according to Telefónica, was […]

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Nigeria’s Telecom Growth

In an increasingly digital and connected world, it’s become more important than ever that people have access to reliable and affordable telecommunications services. And in many countries around the world that access is still a work in progress. Telecom in Nigeria The telecom sector in Nigeria has been growing rapidly in recent years, with the […]

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Introducing 1Route Roundup with Jeffrey Ross

Our specialty at 1Route is providing telecom companies and their customers the freedom of trusting where calls are originating from on their phone lines. Even before the FCC’s STIR/SHAKEN initiative was implemented a year ago, 1Route and sister company, GBSD Technologies, have been validating telecommunications traffic across the globe and blocking fraudulent transactions in real-time. […]

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