Establishing trust in digital space remains a crucial challenge.  The mobile industry has a leading role to play in digital identity, and the commercial opportunities for operators are considerable. Whether as enablers of third party identity solutions, or providers of their own, operators possess a unique array of tools and capabilities which allow them to ensure the trust which is vital to the continued growth of the digital economy.

Building on industry’s universal log-in solution Mobile Connect, the Identity workstream and its operator partners are moving into a new phase of increased focus on Identity as a whole, understanding the role of identity as an enabler for other services and trends, such as decentralised identity, IoT, fraud detection and risk scoring; and drill into the commercial opportunities that identity presents to the operators and the broader ecosystem.