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GSMA launches Fraud Intelligence Service, Powered by RoamsysNext

Press Release

Tuesday 30 Mar 2021 | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Fraud Intelligence Service |

This month, the GSMA launched a secure, web-based platform for operator members, that mitigates the impact and cost of roaming and interconnect fraud.  The GSMA partnered with Luxembourg-based RoamsysNext to create the platform. For ...

How GSMA Device Registry helps device insurers reduce risk from suspicious claims

Video

Monday 16 Nov 2020 | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Device Registry |

More users than ever are taking out mobile insurance; this rise has led to an increase in ...

Cash Apoyo Efectivo uses GSMA Device Check™ to verify lost or stolen status of phones

Video

Wednesday 20 Nov 2019 | Customer Success Story | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Device Check™ | IMEI |

Cash Apoyo Efectivo uses GSMA Device Check™ across its network of 140 pawnshops in Mexico to verify the lost or stolen status of pawned mobile devices.

Panacea uses GSMA Device Check™ to help Mexico’s pawnshops increase profits

Document

Wednesday 7 Aug 2019 | Customer Success Story | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Device Check™ | IMEI |

In Mexico, business consultancy and software developer Panacea Consulting Group is using GSMA Device Check™ to help build trust in the second-hand device market. Panacea offers a service that enables pawnshops to quickly check the ...

IMEI Blacklist expands into Africa

Data

Tuesday 14 May 2019 | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Device Registry | IMEI | TAC Allocation |

In this blog post, Chris Li reflects on the recent announcement of the expansion of IMEI Blacklisting into Côte d’Ivoire.

IMEI Blacklisting – Help Combat Global Device Crime

Document

Monday 18 Feb 2019 | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Device Registry | IMEI |

Through the GSMA IMEI Blacklist service, 119 mobile operators across 41 countries share information on stolen devices every day, to help combat global device crime.

Taking the Fight Against Device Crime to all Corners of the Globe

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Wednesday 16 Jan 2019 | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Device Registry | IMEI |

This blog post was written by Chris Li, who joined the GSMA in June 2018 as Operator Outreach Director. He is leading the expansion of the GSMA Blacklisting service into new territories. Here he reflects on progress thus far, and what more needs to be done

News Flash: One million devices checked by Stolen Phone Checker in the U.S.

Data

Wednesday 7 Nov 2018 | Fraud & Security Services | IMEI | TAC Allocation |

The U.S. wireless industry association, CTIA, has announced that Stolen Phone Checker, which is powered by GSMA Device Check, has been used to verify the status of one million wireless devices since its launch in May 2017.

Hyla Mobile uses GSMA Device Check to power safe device trade-in transactions

Video

Tuesday 12 Dec 2017 | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Device Check™ | IMEI |

Hyla Mobile uses GSMA Device Check to power safe device trade-in transactions

The Power of IMEI and Blacklist Data

Video

Thursday 17 Aug 2017 | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Device Registry | IMEI |

In this short video, Jason Smith, Senior Director, Device Check, IMEI Services at the GSMA, discusses how the GSMA Device Check and Stolen Phone Checker service increasingly benefit the public.

A Guide to GSMA Device Check™

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Thursday 9 Feb 2017 | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Device Check™ | IMEI |

Reduce the Risk of Stolen Mobile Devices in your recycling programme by using GSMA Device Check.

GSMA Device Check™ Case Study: Device Recycler

Document

Monday 6 Feb 2017 | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Device Check™ | IMEI |

CeX is a shop which gives customers cash or store credit for used games, gadgets and computers. The store has grown be a global leader in the retail trading of mobile phones and other electronic devices. This short case study demonstrates how GSMA Device

GSMA Device Check™: Case Study for Device Resellers

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Sunday 9 Mar 2014 | Fraud & Security Services | GSMA Device Check™ | IMEI |

HYLA Mobile (formerly known as eRecyclingCorps), is one of the world’s largest providers of trade-in and re-use solutions for mobile devices, processing over 25 million used devices in the last five years.