FCC accelerates STIR/SHAKEN deadlines

Sean Donelan sean at donelan.com
Thu May 20 16:24:08 UTC 2021

Sorry, voted to study *IF* it should accelerate the deadlines.

On Thu, 20 May 2021, Sean Donelan wrote:
> The Federal Communications Commission voted today to accelerate the 
> STIR/SHAKEN deadlines for certain small IP voice service provider networks to 
> no later than June 30, 2022. Large IP VSP networks had a deadline of June 30, 
> 2021.
> Shockingly (I'm shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here) 
> the commission found a subset of small voice service providers appear to be 
> originating a large and increasing quantity of illegal robocalls.
> According to the FCC NPRM, a March 2021 report released by Transaction 
> Network Services, a provider of call analytics, found that the problem of 
> robocalls originated by certain smaller voice service providers has gotten 
> worse: by the end of 2020, "[a]lmost 95% of high risk calls originate from 
> non-Tier-1 telephone resources, up 3% from last year."

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