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As the digital economy expands, both individuals and businesses are looking for ways to interact easily online without compromising security and privacy. Building on the successes and strategic insights delivered by the GSMA Mobile Identity programme, the GSMA Identity programme aims to help digital service providers and consumers find the optimum balance between privacy, security and convenience.

In line with the objectives of the GSMA Board, the programme and its operator partners have prioritised the development of digital identity services. Working together, they aim to bring to market digital identity solutions that provide a safe, seamless and convenient consumer experience, a consistent user interface and low barriers to entry across the digital identity ecosystem.

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Introducing Mobile Connect

Developed by the GSMA and its operator partners, Mobile Connect is a convenient and secure universal log-in solution with privacy protection. By using the inherent security of the mobile devices carried by consumers, Mobile Connect can provide authentication at a number of security levels on any device (PC, mobile or tablet). It reduces the need for consumers to remember multiple usernames and passwords, thereby lowering the likelihood of abandoned shopping carts and increasing sales for online businesses.

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Distributed Ledger Technology, Blockchains and Identity: A Regulatory This paper provides an overview of the relevant regulations for the use of distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and blockchains for digital identity. Digital identity is the bas...

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Digital Identity: Global Trends and Highlights from the United States Mobile internet traffic now accounts for more than half of all global online traffic, reaching 51.2% of the world’s total this year. There are now 8.8 billion mobile connection...

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Digital Identity: Trends and News in China and South East Asia We are living through an exciting time for digital commerce in Asia. According to the Asian Development Bank, e-commerce in Asia as a whole now makes up around a quarter of all a...

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MWCS18 Identity Innovation Labs Presentations The Identity Innovation Labs at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018 were a set of three stand-alone industry discussions on the latest developments in digital identity. Featuring...

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Turkcell: Taking the next step in Identity with Mobile Connect Turkcell are now leveraging Mobile Connect to actively develop services they believe will be the basis of a new revenue stream. In this case study find out what steps Turkcell ar...

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Mobile Connect live use cases The Mobile Connect live use cases are a list of examples of how the identity solution has been deployed with various services.  Each use case harnesses one or more Mobile Connec...

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From Vision to Reality: Delivering Commercial Success Through Identity October 10, 2018 The GSMA Identity team will be organising an event in partnership with Turkcell in Istanbul to explore Turkcell’s success towards becoming the first Mobile Connect commerci...

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