Students Certified in My Digital Life in Kentucky

My Digital Life Certifies 100+ as New Digital Citizens

Last week, over 100 students at Mason County Intermediate School in Maysville, Kentucky successfully completed our My Digital LifeSM program, powered by EverFi, Inc. This online program, which we launched in January, uses leading-edge instructional design, rich media and game-like simulations to educate students and empower them with the skills necessary to leverage technology safely […]

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My Digital Life Certificates at Stone Bridge High School

Neustar Celebrates Digital Citizenship at Stone Bridge High School

Last week, we celebrated the certification of 23 students in Mr. Dave Palanzi’s Computer Information Systems class at Stone Bridge High School in Loudoun County, Virginia; the very first class to certify in our My Digital LifeSM platform, powered by EverFi, Inc. This online program, which we launched in January, uses leading-edge instructional design, rich […]

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CTIA Macro Trends: Day 2 Wrap up with Jean Foster

Earlier this month, our Carrier Services division headed to New Orleans to attend CTIA Wireless 2012. Jean Foster, our VP of Carrier Services sat down with bnetTV,  Dave Butler of Mastercard and Joe Cufari of PCD Group to discuss what was hot at CTIA, including eCommerce and mCommerce trends, such as secure payments, privacy, opting […]

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Social Mobile Local Search Study

So/Lo/Mo for Business

Lest you think the social + local + mobile (So/Lo/Mo) trend is just a fad, last week, Pew Internet released a new report that found that 18 percent of smartphone owners use a geosocial service to check in and share their location with friends. The report also found that 74 percent of smartphone owners get […]

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Page Load Trends for Mother’s Day

Did you know that Mother’s Day is the third largest spending holiday of the year? For online retailers, pundits were expecting over 25 percent of consumers to purchase a gift for Mom online this year. Seeing as how page load time can make or break online retail sites (a recent study shows that users will […]

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Local Number Portability in India and the U.S.

Local Number Portability in the U.S. and India, a Comparison

Communications markets are not the same worldwide. That sounds like an obvious statement, but sometimes it is enticing to try to look to the experiences of other markets to make informed decisions about change or continuity in your own market. However, a recent white paper by Dr. W. Bruce Allen from The Wharton School at […]

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Telephone Numbers are Portable, NPAC is Not.

Telephone Numbers are Portable; Is the NPAC

A white paper released today examines the Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC) and the broad role it plays in our nation’s telecom infrastructure. In the paper commissioned by Neustar, Jennifer Pigg and Brian Partridge, both from the Yankee Group, evaluated many important issues related to local number portability (LNP) including the NPAC’s function in sustaining […]

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.US Celebrates American Small Business

What could be better than surprising an unsuspecting small business owner with a CashMob? Frankly, nothing! And the best part is–it’s all on video. The folks behind .US had two film crews, six hidden cameras, 20 customers with $500 dollars to spend and four acappella singers descended on two small businesses to show their appreciation. […]

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Local Search Trends; Girls in Technology; Helping Small Businesses Get Online

Here’s our roundup of the headlines that got our attention this week–from both inside Neustar and out. The Top 6 Trends Shaping Local Search in 2012 and Beyond [comScore] – Mark your calendars, Localeze President Jeff Beard will join reps from comScore and 15 miles on Wednesday, April 18th to discuss trends in marketing and […]

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Four ways to mitigate fraud

Four Ways to Beat Bad Debt and Fraud at the Door

Bad debtors turn up like a bad penny in communication service provider networks (CSPs). Recent studies estimate 65 percent of “new” subscribers who were found to have a history of prior bad debt incurred even more debt the second time around—30 percent more than the original debt they owed—and were gone within 12 months. This […]

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