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German trio sign up to Mobile connect for password free login

Germany’s big three telcos of Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefonica are the latest to sign up for the GSMA’s Mobile Connect standard, which provides a foundation for use of smartphones as secure tokens for a range of pay services including mobile TV accessed on the device itself. They join many major mobile operators in other countries, such as China Mobile, America Movil, Turkcell, and South Korea’s LG+. The surprise is that it has taken so long for the standard to ripple around the world as it has been on the table for several years and made a big splash at Mobile World Congress 2018 when the GSMA trumpeted its virtues and paraded recent adopters. But the truth is that the…

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