Mobile Connect at Mobile World Congress 2016

January 22, 2016

Blog, Resources


Mobile Connect at Innovation City: 22 – 25 Feb, Hall 3, 3A11 & 3A31

Innovation CityExperience Mobile Connect at the GSMA Innovation City where operators who have successfully launched Mobile Connect in their markets will be showcased alongside their partners demonstrating the ease, added security and privacy delivered by the new standard in authentication. Preview future use-cases for Mobile Connect and learn how the simple, secure access benefits and transforms online businesses through increased customer loyalty and trust. Meet the experts at our Discovery Bar to learn how to get started with Mobile Connect and join the growing global community.


Seminar: Mobile Connect – Delivering a Global Authentication Solution: Monday 22 Feb 2016, 12:00 – 14:00 CET, GSMA Seminar Theatre 1 & 2

MC seminar 1The key to Mobile Connect’s success is the willingness of industry players to collaborate to provide an interoperable identity solution required for the modern age. Such a solution will offer digital service providers the opportunity to improve user experience and further reduce the risk of identity theft, whilst still growing loyalty, market share and delivering consumer insights. Click here for full agenda and registration.


Seminar: Mobile Connect – Driving Global Economic Growth Through Secure Mobile Identity Verification: Wednesday 24 Feb, 17:00-19:00 CET, GSMA Seminar Theatre 1

MC Seminar 2This seminar focuses on how Mobile Connect can drive economic growth across a variety of sectors and in particular, the  e-government sector, where Mobile Connect can provide secure digital identity verification for cross-border government services. Click here for full agenda and registration.


Mobile Connect Vendor/ Operator Speed Dating Event: Tuesday 23 Feb, 14:00 –16:00 CET, Hall 3, CC3, Level 1, 3.14A

Vendor workshopMobile Connect vendors will be ready with their pitch at our Speed Dating event. All Operators intending to launch Mobile Connect in 2016 are invited to attend to understand the range of solutions on the market today that can help them deploy Mobile Connect. We are very pleased to be able to offer this  expertise, simply choose the vendors you wish to meet with and we will do the rest! Click here to register.


Building Apps with Mobile Connect: Login and Two Factor Authentication for Users: Wednesday 24 Feb, 09:00–11:00 CET, Hall 3, CC3 Room 3.14b

workshop 1 small Learn how to get started with building Mobile Connect into your apps and get an in depth introduction to the Mobile Connect Developer Portal. This session is best suited to application and web developers. Register here.


Mobile Connect at the Ministerial Programme: Tuesday 23 Feb, 14:00-15:30,     Auditorium A

ministerial-prog-smallAs the number of services we access online has grown and the level of risk we expose ourselves to has increased, there is a critical need for more sophisticated, secure and convenient ways of creating, managing and applying digital identities. Mobile represents one of the most powerful and flexible platforms for the transformation and use of digital identity. This session will explore the opportunities and challenges presented by the growing adoption of mobile identity solutions, offering a variety of developed and developing world perspectives. The Ministerial Programme is an invitation only event targeted at senior government and industry representatives.

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