What has the biggest effect on stopping international bypass fraud?

Nothing beats the impact of busting SIM Boxes… How can LATRO make this claim? Consider the revenue impact of fraudulent minutes. A GSM Gateway or SIM Box that holds 32 SIM Cards can simultaneously terminate 32 voice calls. Should this SIM Box operate 12 hours per day, 691,200 billable minutes are lost per month! [...]

By |2022-07-28T08:33:14-04:00July 28th, 2022|

Versalytics Intelligence – Simple Solution for Complex Business

At LATRO, we value “simplifying the complex through innovation." Years ago, we faced a complex data issue. Our fraud solution used multiple layers of detection techniques that yielded industry-leading results. Our customers valued an enriched and consolidated view of their fraud detection performance — we needed a data processing, enrichment, and visualization platform to [...]

By |2022-06-07T05:38:15-04:00June 7th, 2022|

CALL SIGNING ANALYTICS: A Proactive Approach to Getting the Most from STIR/SHAKEN

CALL SIGNING ANALYTICS: A Proactive Approach to Getting the Most from STIR/SHAKEN By Ihab Al Shayeb, VP Technology Since the telecommunications industry adopted packetized voice communications in the early 2000s, the global telephony infrastructure has shifted from circuit-switched networks, also called Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM) networks, to Internet Protocol (IP) based networks. Specialized IP protocols [...]

By |2022-01-06T10:35:48-05:00January 7th, 2022|

Device Characterization: Getting Help from Your Network to Detect SIM Box Fraud

The architects of the Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) anticipated that mobile networks would need to know the type of connecting devices, the capabilities of the devices, and the limitations of those devices in order to ensure seamless services. As a result, many provisions were made in the original European Telecommunications Standards Institute [...]

By |2022-01-03T16:19:14-05:00January 5th, 2022|

An Introduction to Cellular Forensics

An Introduction to Cellular Forensics Cellular forensics is the collection and analysis of data related to cellular devices, particularly from cell phones and tablets. LATRO utilizes software to extract and conduct forensic examinations of the data from cellular devices or cellular networks. Our experts process and handle the data according to legal standards required [...]

By |2021-12-29T11:16:47-05:00December 9th, 2021|

ROCCO Report 2021: SIMBOX Detection Vendor Benchmarking

LATRO is honored to have been awarded the highest Overall Rating among Tier 1 vendors in ROCCO’s most recent report. ROCCO, a leading research firm focused on the Roaming, Messaging, Fraud and Security industry, sources insight from more than 500 Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) worldwide. In this particular report, 96 MNOs participated across [...]

By |2021-11-02T13:53:34-04:00October 23rd, 2021|


After 17 months and 4 conferences canceled, RAG was finally able to take place in London at the end of September 2021. The location was the Sheraton Skyline Hotel just outside of Heathrow Airport, London, UK. The agenda was jam-packed with panels and presentations from industry experts; the attendance was 74 strong; the [...]

By |2021-10-28T17:09:52-04:00October 22nd, 2021|

Tackling SIM Box Fraud with Regulatory Restrictions – A Case Study

INTRODUCTION Protecting today’s international voice termination revenues is not easy work. Due to sophisticated and evolving fraud techniques, Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) face growing challenges in detecting bypass terminations. The battle becomes even more difficult when Operators must comply with strict Regulatory restrictions that favor mobile subscribers over the Operator’s fraud controls. [...]

By |2021-10-05T08:15:38-04:00September 16th, 2021|

Three Mistakes Your RAFM Team Could Be Making and How to Avoid Them

Do you take the time to review your RAFM strategy from time to time? Stop to take a look at what is working and what is not, and make smart adjustments? Due to the ever-evolving nature of their jobs, RAFM teams have to continuously evaluate and evolve their strategies to ensure success. This practice of ongoing review can help them avoid, or identify and correct, three common mistakes we often see as we work with RAFM teams. [...]

By |2021-09-23T11:47:13-04:00August 26th, 2021|

5 Things You Should Know About Our Launched Market Tracker™ Mobile App

It started off as an idea in one of our casual meetings where someone thought it would make sense for our customers to have easy access to their market rates – all in one place. That idea was put to the test and we built Market Tracker™. We started as a web service collecting massive

By |2021-08-25T15:56:20-04:00August 12th, 2021|
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