Oasis Smart SIM signs a collaboration agreement with LoginID®, to integrate FIDO certified Strong Authentication biometric solutions to eSIM activation and provisioning
Paris and Toronto, January 18, 2022 -- Oasis Smart SIM, an industry leader in remote eSIM activation technology and a subsidiary of Tata Communications Limited, today announces an agreement with LoginID, targeting the integration of FIDO-certified passwordless authentication and digital identity verification capabilities into its Digital Connect eSIM provisioning platform. LoginID will work with the Oasis team to explore how integrating FIDO2 into the Consumer eSIM solution can create an enhanced mobile account activation experience for mobile phone users, ensuring identity upon activation and for the life of the customer account. With eSIM, customers are able to easily and securely transfer eSIM to a new device without the need for an in-person visit to the operator’s retail outlet.
“We are excited about how this can streamline the eSIM provisioning process for customers”, said Olivier Leroux, CEO, Oasis Smart SIM. “Customers will only need to set up their account one time, and in the future they will be able to migrate to new devices without a need to re-provision or register. By simplifying the user's activation experience, FIDO has the potential to become a differentiator for businesses using our Digital Connect eSIM management platform.”
GSMA, the global industry group representing mobile operators, forecasts 2.4 billion devices to be supported by eSIM provisioning by 2025. With this estimated exponential growth, it becomes highly important to ensure eSIM and account creation are protected and not susceptible to fraud and account attacks. In addition to the convenience for customers, FIDO2 activation also helps combat fraud linked to mobile identity and subscription, which has been estimated to be close to $12B USD annually by the GSMA.
“Mobile account and subscription fraud have long been targets for hackers,” said Jim Brown, CRO and Co-Founder, LoginID. “Integrating LoginIDs FIDO strong authentication and identity will help mitigate attacks and also provide customers a frictionless experience for shifting their account from old to new mobile devices."
"Given the exponential growth of eSIM users in the coming years, accelerating the development of E-KYC and online authentication is crucial for the eSIM market to reach its full potential. Combining Login ID’s unique solution to the eSIM platform will help operators enroll users in a faster, more secure and frictionless manner.” said Thierry Siminger, Head, Telecom Business Unit, GM MEA at LoginID.
Oasis Smart SIM has been experiencing a steep growth since 2019, is well positioned to help mobile operators grow and retain customers. It is ranked by Counterpoint Research as one of the top 10 eSIM GSMA-Certified technology providers in the world.