The Personal Data Global Interest Group (GIG) has been established by the GSMA to unite its members that are committed to exploring the opportunity for them in the value chain of personal data and digital identity solutions. The GSMA Personal Data team and Global Interest Group members will meet regularly and work together to accelerate the uptake of digital identity solutions globally through sharing of knowledge and experiences.

Role of the Global Interest Group

  • Define and jointly work towards achieving GSMA Personal Data Global Interest Group goals
  • Help the course of the Personal Data programme, determining GSMA activities
  • Collate industry experience and best practice on digital identity solutions
  • Design pilots and scale-ups to be delivered by individual operators
  • Provide opportunity for GSMA members and associate members to collaborate on delivering digital identity solutions to market

Benefits to Global Interest Group Members

  • Access to global best practice on technology, regulation, distribution of digital identity solutions
  • Access to digital identity and personal data experts, and networking with like-minded professionals
  • Opportunity to showcase mobile as the leading solution for digital identity

How to join

GSMA members interested in joining the Global Interest Group need to be committed to exploring personal data and digital identity solutions, to accelerate business opportunities and social needs. They also need to be willing share experiences and insights with the Global Interest Group.

For more information, please contact personaldata@gsma.com

Upcoming events

Please have a look at our events calendar for upcoming interest group meetings.

Seminar Presentations from Mobile World Congress 2017 Mobile World Congress 2017 hosted three industry seminars on Mobile Connect and the future of digital identity.  You can find out more about each of these subjects by downloadin...

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SIM Toolkit Device Requirements to Improve Mobile Connect Customer Exp This document presents the requirements for the device to improve the user experience of the Mobile Connect SIM applet authenticator. The ETSI (The European Telecommunications St...

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Mobile Connect demonstrations As Mobile Connect advances, more examples of its uses continue to emerge. These two videos are the latest demonstrations of Mobile Connect in action. The first illustrates how Mo...

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Mobile Connect: mobile high-security authentication This non-technical paper is designed to address security questions related to authentication, especially with respect to payments, banking and online commerce. It explains how Mo...

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Telco’s mobile based digital authentication and identity in digital This report was produced by Deloitte India for the August edition of Communications Today. An estimated 650 million people will be online in India by 2020, with the mobile phone...

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How Mobile Connect Can Transform Digital Banking Consumers like the convenience of being able to bank and transact online using a PC, tablet or smartphone. However, the available authentication procedures involving multip...

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Mobile Connect’s collaboration with leading brands during MWC17 poin Mobile World Congress revealed many ways in which mobile technology is evolving to deliver a new range of digital services. Inside the event’s GSMA Innovation City, we were giv...

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Restoring Trust in the Digital Age – the Great Debate at MWC Industr The security of customer data has never been more crucial. In our digital world, the risk of fraud has reached unprecedented heights and consumers are increasingly cautious about...

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The Future of Identity – Mobile, Invisible, seamless The identity landscape is beginning to evolve at breakneck speed. With new financial legislation set to introduce plethora of commercial opportunities yet potentially create a nu...

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MWC 17: Examining the Mobile Industry’s Digital Identity Solution Authorisation and integration with emerging technologies are two of  Mobile Connect’s advances at this year’s GSMA Innovation City showcase Identity is quickly becom...

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Media Giants Collaborate for Demo of New Music App, Mobile Connect Mus Three of the most renowned brands in the music industry, Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music Group (and their playlist brand, Topsify), have united through Kuack Media G...

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Digital Identity in the GSMA Innovation City See below for a list of digital identity demonstrations in the GSMA Innovation City Across the globe, mobile network operators and digital service providers are incorporating Mob...

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Mobile Connect Summit – London April 25, 2017 We are pleased to be hosting the first Mobile Connect Summit of the year in London on the 25 & 26 April. As it becomes more apparent that digital identity solutions are ne...

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