The shift from brick and mortar to digital commerce is reshaping commercial life.  Increased consumer engagement, loyalty and the innovative use of contextual commerce are some of ways in which digital commerce is enabling merchants and digital service providers to drive sales.

In order to reap these benefits, businesses must create services which are convenient, secure and respect consumer-privacy. A rich body of evidence suggests that so far, merchants are struggling to capitalise on this opportunity; cart abandonment is rising year on year and consumer concern over security of commercial services is inhibiting engagement.

Mobile Connect, the innovative operator-developed digital identity solution, provides simple, secure and convenient access to online services, replacing the need for multiple usernames and passwords. It combines the consumer’s unique mobile number and an optional PIN for added security, to verify and authenticate their identity.

To find out more about how Mobile Connect can unlock sales and drive down costs of your service please email mobileconnect@gsma.com

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Identity Hangout: Decentralised Identity – Material The GSMA Identity team was joined by Andrew Tobin from Evernym to discuss the role of identity and the mobile industry in decentralised identity. Presentation Audio...

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MWC19 Barcelona Seminar Presentations The industry seminars at Mobile World Congress have developed a reputation for being one of the leading ways in which to discover the plans and motives of any given market. Below...

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Mobile Connect Platforms & Operations services The GSMA offers a series of technical platforms and services designed to help mobile network operators and service providers deploy Mobile Connect successfully. This document co...

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The Identity Guide to MWC 19 Barcelona With mobile internet traffic accounting for more than half of all global online traffic, the nature of digital identity is changing. Our impressions and personal information are ...

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Presentation: Identity Hangout Delivering Identity Services The first Identity Hangout: Delivering Identity Services on 5 December explored the value and commercial scalability of mobile-based identity services. The online event was targ...

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Biometric authentication is getting stronger – so we’ll be seeing David Pollington, Head of Service Access, Identity, GSMA Biometric authentication has been around for some time but is now becoming mainstream. Why? It’s mostly down to the wea...

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Flash News: Multi-factor Authentication Gains Traction Report says SMS is the most widely used method of adding an extra layer of security Almost 30% of businesses are now using multi-factor authentication to enable customers to acce...

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News Flash: Big Names Back Digital ID Start-Ups SoftBank, Salesforce, Microsoft & PayPal make strategic investments in ID innovators SoftBank Investment, Salesforce Ventures and M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures) all partic...

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News Flash: Australia Accelerates Digital Identity Push Federal government allocates additional funds for myGovID system Australia’s government has injected a further AUS$67 million (US$48 million) into the development of its myGovI...

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Identity Hangout: Controlling fake online identities June 12, 2019 Hear what´s new in the identity space. This Hangout will focus on fake online identities and how the mobile industry can help control it....

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