Digital identity for public and private services is evolving. The success of e-Government services and the delivery of socio-economic benefits demand a secure, scalable digital identity solution which will enable trusted online interaction, foster innovation in digital services and strengthen cybersecurity.

Mobile Connect offers a solution by providing citizens with a secure and convenient way to prove who they are, with the device that’s always with them; their mobile phone. Mobile Connect can support e-government digital identity authentication for citizens and employees giving access to public services, smart cities, healthcare, education, cross border public services and voting. Through the in-built privacy protection offered, it can simplify anonymous registration where citizen entitlement doesn’t need to be checked, and reduce the risk of data breaches as well as cut governments’ costs to serve. By delivering these benefits to citizens and employees, Mobile Connect can strengthen trust and uptake of e-Government services.

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MWCA Mobile Connect Seminar Presentations The Mobile Connect Seminar at the 2017 Mobile World Congress Americas was designed for operators and digital service providers looking to offer secure identity services to their...

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Operator cooperation in South Korea has created a successful identity To ensure broad service provider adoption, SKT and the other Korean operators realised that they needed to offer a single identity solution with full market coverage, and subsequ...

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Driving Mobile Connect Usage – Turkcell Looking to improve its customers’ experience and further differentiate its proposition, Turkcell launched Mobile Connect initially on its self-care mobile application and websi...

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Mobile Connect London Summit: Presentations Taking place on the 25th and 26th April, the Mobile Connect London Summit was a forum for leading figures in the wider mobile industry to debate the most pressing issues in the...

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The PSD2 Opportunity: Mobile Operators and Fintech This paper discusses the opportunities relating to the partnership between mobile network operators and fintech companies, and how both parties can benefit from each others&#...

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SK Telecom: Integrating Existing Identity Solutions into Mobile Connec In December 2016, SKT adapted both T-Auth and T-ID to comply with the Mobile Connect specifications. The goal was to make it easier for international customers to use SKT’s app...

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Operators Taking the Lead in Digital Identity Consumers are increasingly tired of usernames and passwords. As the variety of online purchases made by the average person has increased, so has the number of different login det...

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Implanted Microchips: a Bridge too far David Pollington, Technical Director, GSMA Among the more striking items in technology news last month was the announcement by Three Square Market, a company in Wisconsin that i...

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US Operators Join Forces on Authentication Mobile network operators are taking the lead in identity authentication.  It was announced last week that the four largest operators in the United States – AT&T, Sprint, T...

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3 Reasons to Attend MWCA’s Identity Seminar Whilst digital technology has stimulated the growth of new and innovative services across practically every sector in the, service providers have yet to fully capitalise on this ...

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Could UK’s Planned GDPR Implementation Signal Global Trend? Earlier this week, the UK Government announced its plans to introduce new legislation that will give citizens greater control of their personal data. The legislation will expand ...

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MWCA: Digital Identity in the Innovation City See below for a list of digital identity demonstrations in the GSMA Innovation City As the Americas experiences explosive growth in its digital economy, businesses across the...

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Mobile Connect Summit – Singapore November 21, 2017 Following April’s successful Mobile Connect Summit in London, we are pleased to confirm that we will soon be hosting another regional Summit – this time in Singapore...

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