Athalos brings unique voice and messaging expertise to the i3forum with its focus on specialist use cases like call centres, charity and global voting
London, UK, 27 October 2020 – i3forum, a not-for-profit industry body enabling and accelerating transformation across the carrier ecosystem, has welcomed Athalos, a global communications solution provider, as its newest member. The expert in call centres, charity and global voting will bring new insights and expertise to i3forum, as it continues to drive momentum for collaboration across the telecommunications industry.
Athalos provides a voice-cloud ecosystem for global communications and fundraising services. Its voice platform is now in development and has over 1 billion unique global telephone numbers. It enables clear, transparent communication and connection between people globally. As an i3forum member, Athalos can collaborate in work groups with other providers in the carrier community to solve key industry challenges in voice and messaging.
“The addition of Athalos as our newest member brings a unique perspective to our work groups and fuels momentum for industry-wide collaboration,” said Philippe Millet, Chairman of i3forum. “We have been seeing consistent member growth despite the difficulties of 2020, and we are looking forward to Athalos joining the i3forum community with new insights and developments in voice and messaging. This has been a challenging year for all kinds of businesses and has shown that collaboration is more important than ever.”
i3forum has launched a variety of different initiatives to accelerate transformation across the carrier ecosystem, including i3forum Insights, its comprehensive and operationally relevant market database for international voice services designed and managed by i3forum members. On top of this, it recently launched a new Messaging Fraud work group to fight A2P messaging fraud across the telecoms ecosystem through insights, knowledge and collaboration from industry leaders.
“At Athalos, we believe in making the world a better place for all through global communications. We are dedicated to providing global enterprise, fundraising services and communication services to empower our customers, and joining the i3forum is a great step forward for our business,” said Martijn van der Ven, Founder & CEO at Athalos. “We are excited to share our knowledge and insights to collaborate for success in the industry with like-minded communications players.”
i3forum’s work groups are created based on membership input, industry insight and Board priorities. Work groups agree their own objectives, timeline and organisation, collaborating to support the industry with crucial research across a range of industry-relevant topics. If you would like to become a member of i3forum, visit: i3forum.org/become-a-member.
i3forum is a not-for-profit industry body that brings together the international Carrier ecosystem to enable and accelerate transformation. Its members promote industrywide collaboration with an open and inclusive model focused on enabling success in a changing market. i3forum decides the challenges and topics to address based on what will accelerate transformation and create real benefits for members and the entire telecommunications ecosystem. The members develop and curate practical recommendations and best practice for adopting and delivering new technologies, solutions and business models with the ultimate goal of having a positive and lasting impact on the telecommunications industry.
Athalos is a global voice-cloud platform which intermediates between international telecom-operators and b2b-clients through its telecom-ecosystem. The service allows its customers to easily access services from content providers around the world by calling them with one international, unique, telephone-service number (ITU approved). Athalos administrates all communications and data flows for its customers and collect their revenues. Further, Athalos is accelerating through many ways to engage through legal digital identities, a platform-of-platform in voice. Partners can integrate these identities and human voices on their digital platforms i.e Telecom, Payments, Music, Entertainment, Copy Rights, Publishing, Internet of Things, Donations, Mobility, Sustainability, Software & Hardware Security and Quantum Communications.
Athalos wants to work globally with operational, strategic and technology partners. Athalos is humanizing the digital world with voice and its business model preempts the future, shared revenues.