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Mobile ID

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Mobile ID enables to revolutionize online activities for billions of people. Using a secure and convenient mobile phone-based second factor authentication, and consent-based digital identity management; consumers can now enjoy an easy and trusted digital journey.​

Set up Mobile Connect with à la carte services​

Mobile Connect​ is an initiative from the GSMA that aims to provide a universal login service for everybody worldwide. This new digital authentication standard enables interoperability and ubiquity, to ease the global deployment of federated identity. 

Available in Software-as-a-Service mode, Mobile ID provides scalable identity management and authentication services for MNOs to easily become universal digital identity provider and set up all Mobile Connect services: 

  • Identity Federation enabling Single Sign On service
  • Easy on boarding portal services
  • End-User permission-based information sharing service
  • Simple mobile login to access web services with one click experience (level of assurance 2)
  • Secured authentication and transaction with the use of a unique secret code (level of assurance 3)
  • Qualified digital signatures with the use of advanced digital certificate and public key signature services (level of assurance 4)

Mobile ID features work on any handset, offering the largest scale of authentication means via SMS network, mobile software applications, or SIM embedded application and can be deployed over-the-air to a mobile operator's existing user legacy base. 

Mobile Connect ecosystem enabler:

The experience of providing security solutions to va​rious sectors enables us to reach thousands of service providers. Our sales force can support direct sales and promotion of the Mobile Connect through our existing channels.  Additionally, our consulting offers ease the integration of the service.  


  • Mobile Connect by Thales in action - Episode 1: A Gift for Grandma

    Watch how Mobile Connect can ease the digital life of a family. In this 1st episode, discover the simple, fast & secure online purchase done thanks to Mobile Connect powered by Thales

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  • Mobile Connect by Thales in action - Episode 2: The Call Home

    Watch how Mobile Connect can ease the digital life of a family. In this 2nd episode, discover the simple, fast & secure online banking thanks to Thales Mobile ID solution.

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 Case Study

  • EU cross-border digital authentication

    Thales' Mobile ID enables first pilot of EU-compliant cross-border digital authentication

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​Benefits for mobile operators:

  • Address a large range of service providers whatever the level of security required
  • Leverage new revenue streams for authentication services and ID brokerage
  • Fast and flexible deployment in SaaS mode
  • Compliant with GSMA Mobile Connect
  • GSMA Mobile Connect Accelerator Partner​ 

A very user-friendly digital journey for all


As internet activity grows exponentially, people are experiencing painful digital journeys, having to deal with multiple usernames and passwords, with no trust in the security of their online identities and privacy. Mobile ID

Find more information in the infographic: 2.7 billion people are frustrated by their digital experience.

Mobile ID provides the missing link between security and convenience allowing your customers to access online services in a private, trusted and secure environment. It enhances privacy protection, reduces the risk of identity theft and simplifies login to a large range of online services, from web merchant, banks, government and enterprises.

Benefits for end-users:

  • Fast and simple online authentication
  • Convenient single ID password 
  • Protect privacy and reinforce online security

Benefits for digital service providers:

  • Web merchants: more transactions thanks to a simpler user journey
  • Banks: enhance the promotion of online and mobile sales channels
  • Enterprises: match employees’ mobility and data security
  • Governments: reduce administration costs and time frame

​Case studies


Mobile ID services are already live in more than 20 countries. Our solution simplifies and secures digital authentication to millions of users and connects more than 500 service prov​​iders worldwide.

Learn more about some of our current deployments: 

​Our Blog

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