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Chained Phone
By - December 8, 2017

Preventing Fraud on your Sinch Services using our Verification API

Since 1957, when a five-year-old boy with perfect pitch first phreaked AT&T switches and invented phreaking, phones have been a target for different types of fraud that costs customers and phone companies billions of dollars. However, if you’re using the… read more

Verification Fail
By - August 4, 2016

Reasons a Verification Fails

Verification serves as an effective method for securing your user base, reducing fraudulent or duplicate signups, and for two-factor authentication (requiring user to be in possession of the phone during signup). Sinch verification products can be integrated into your Android,… read more

By - February 24, 2016

Best Practices for Integrating Verification

We’ve given you some of the reasons verification is useful and becoming increasingly necessary, notably: Phone numbers serve as a username with longevity Reduce fraudulent or duplicate signups Two factor authentication (require user to be in possession of a phone… read more

two factor authentication
By - November 24, 2015

Two Factor Authentication Roundup

We’ve got a great two factor authentication round up for you today. Reading Learn more about how, even in today’s app economy, phone numbers are still one of the most valuable ways to verify users. Phone numbers offerer a great… read more

By - November 19, 2015

#PrayForParis: Call Volumes & Impact on Mobile Communications

The unprecedented attacks on Paris on November 13, 2015, saw a rise in activity on Facebook, motivating the leading social network to turn on Safety Check, a feature previously reserved for natural disasters. Introduced in October 2014, and borne out… read more

By - September 4, 2015

The Psychological Impacts of Voice in Business

“In-person meetings are more effective than virtual ones.” That’s the stale, but strongly supported view on virtual interaction, backed by many experts in the field. A study by Oxford Economics a few years back found that every dollar invested in… read more

By - August 24, 2015

The Generations of Voice Call

Writer’s note: In this article, I’m covering the brief history and future of 1G to 5G, as well as clarifying the difference between the generations. If you think it’s worth a share on your social, feel free to post! G G refers… read more

By - August 17, 2015

What’s the difference between VoIP and PSTN?

What’s PSTN, and what’s VoIP? What does the forecast say about the future of telephony, why should you never buy a phone again? And what the heck does butter have to do with any of it? What is PSTN? PSTN… read more

By - August 12, 2015

The Modern Ways and Whys of VoIP

VoIP comes in many shapes and forms. As over 70% of all mobile communication (and almost 90% of U.S smartphones) flows over WiFi, we’re currently looking at the rise of VoWiFi and VoLTE, which –  explained in layman terms –… read more

By - August 5, 2015

13 reasons why adding user verification is a smart move

Yeah, what about user verification? If you aren’t already convinced, I’ve taken the time to read up and create a list of 13 reasons why adding user verification to your service is a smart move. 1. Standardization To begin with,… read more