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Mobile Identity Infrastructure, Applications, and Services 2014 – 2019

Mobile Identity Infrastructure, Applications, and Services 2014 – 2019

Driven by the growing surge for mobile interactions, mobile commerce and online digital purchasing, carriers worldwide are investing in mobile identity infrastructure as an economically efficient solution fraud detection/prevention and identity theft issues.

The ability to leverage network assets, such as the Subscriber Database Management (SDM) system, and the potential for incremental revenue from third-parties such as credit bureaus, banks, and credit card companies, makes mobile identity a high priority service for carriers worldwide. Mind commerce thus expects that mobile identity infrastructure market will grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next five years eventually accounting for nearly USD 12 Billion in revenues by the end of 2019.

This report provides an in-depth assessment of the Mobile Identity application market, including business models, market drivers, challenges, value chain analysis, operator and vendor strategies, and a quantitative assessment of the industry from 2014 to 2019.

The report covers the following topics:

  • Technology Review: A review of the underlying technology supporting mobile identity and fraud management solutions
  • A Review of mobile identity applications Deployments: A review of major mobile commerce identity solution deployments by Carriers and vendors worldwide
  • Carrier Strategies: An analysis of how Carriers will position themselves to capitalize on mobile identity opportunity in the next generation networks and LTE.
  • Case Studies: Use Cases for Mobile ID: Banking/Finance examples
  • Market Analysis and Forecasts: A global and regional assessment of the market size and forecasts for the mobile identity market from 2014 to 2019
  • Mobile identity Industry Roadmap 2014 - 2019: An analysis of the roadmap for the industry from 2014 to 2019
Key Findings:
  • Mind Commerce predicts a ten-fold increase in mobile data traffic between 2014 and 2019, leading to increased need for mobile identity
  • Mobile Banking and mobile commerce (payments, shopping, loan applications) are major applications for mobile identity solutions
  • The US region will lead the market from a regional perspective that will account for nearly USD 21%of the market by 2019
Questions Answered in Report:
  • Which vendors are leading the market?
  • How is the industry’s value chain structured?
  • What are the major mobile identity applications?
  • What benefit does mobile identity bring to carriers?
  • How much will the mobile identity markets be worth in 2019?
  • What will be the regional outlook for revenue in the mobile identity market?
  • What benefits do mobile identity deployments bring to mobile commerce vendors?
Target Audience:
  • Financial institutions
  • Mobile network operators
  • Mobile commerce providers
  • Law enforcement authorities
  • Managed telecom service providers
  • Device, OS, and application suppliers
Companies in Report:
  • Centrify
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Groupon
  • Marketo
  • NXT-ID
  • TeleSign
  • Valimo
  • Vodafone


General Methodology

Mind Commerce Publishing's research methodology encompasses input from a wide variety of sources.

We rely heavily upon our Subject Matter Experts (SME) in terms of their market knowledge, unique perspective, and vision. We utilize SME industry contacts as well as previous customers and participants in our market surveys and interactive interviews.

In addition, we rely upon our extensive internal database, which contains modeling, qualitative analysis, and quantitative data. We review secondary sources and compare to our primary sources to update previous findings (for prior version reports) and/or compile baseline information for technology and market modeling.

We share preliminary models with industry contacts (select previous clients, experts, and thought leaders) to verify the veracity of initial modeling. Prior to final report production (analysis, findings, and conclusions), we engage in an internal review with internal SMEs as well as cross-expertise, senior staff members to challenge results.

We believe that forecasts should be prepared as part of an integrated process which involves both quantitative as well as qualitative factors. We follow the following 3-step process for forecasting.

Forecasting Methodology

Step 1 - Forecasts Input: The inputs for the present and historical revenues are derived from industry players. Financial and other quantitative data for individual sub-market categories are derived from original research and tested with interviews with major industry constituents.

Step 2 - Forecasting of Future Years: Mind Commerce extends forecasts based on a variety of factors including demand drivers as well as supply side data. Key success factors and assumptions are considered.

Step 3 - Validation of Data: The final step is to validate projections, which is accomplished in consultation with both internal and external industry experts, including both topic and regional experts. Adjustments are made to the forecasts based on factors identified throughout this process.


1 Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 Executive Summary
1.2 Topics Covered
1.3 Key Findings
1.4 Key Questions Answered
1.5 Target Audience
1.6 Companies Mentioned
2 Chapter 2: An Overview of Mobile Identity Technology
2.1 Mobile Identity
2.2 Mobile Identity Applications
2.2.1 Mobile Identity Use Cases
2.2.2 Identity Management
2.2.3 Mobile Identity Management
2.2.4 User-Centric Mobile Identity Management
2.3 Mobile Security
2.3.1 Communication Threats and Security
2.3.2 Location Information Privacy
2.3.3 Personal Data and Location Advertising Privacy
2.3.4 Authentication
2.4 Mobile Identity Threats
2.4.1 Mobile Banking Fraud
2.4.2 Identity Theft
2.5 Carrier Strategies
2.5.1 Mobile Network Operator Role
2.5.2 Mobile Signature
2.5.3 Leveraging Subscriber Data Management (SDM)
2.5.4 Leveraging Presence and Location Data
2.5.5 Leverage Continuous Data Feed from OSS and Monitoring Systems
2.5.6 Carrier Must Leverage API’s for Access To/From Databases
3 Chapter 3: The Business Case for the Mobile Identity Management Market
3.1 Key Market Drivers
3.1.1 Growth in Commerce = Growth in Fraud
3.1.2 Wireless Carriers to Sell Data to Trusted Thirty Parties
3.1.3 Overall Market
3.1.4 Market Predications and Applications Growth
4 Chapter 4: Major Vendors Analysis
4.1 NXT-ID
4.1.1 Solutions
4.1.2 SWOT Analysis
4.2 TeleSign
4.2.1 Solutions
4.2.2 SWOT Analysis
4.3 Valimo
4.3.1 Solutions
4.3.2 SWOT Analysis
5 Chapter 5: Market Analysis & Forecasts
5.1 The Global Mobile Identity Market: 2014 - 2019
5.1.1 Regional Outlook of the Market: 2014 - 2019
List of Figures
Figure 1: Google Latitude Identity Issues
Figure 2: User's Location Privacy
Figure 3: Digital Signatures Allow for Authentication
Figure 4: The SDM Value Chain
Figure 5: The Location Ecosystem
Figure 6: Device Initiated Location
Figure 7: Network Initiated Location
Figure 8: The Telco Network APIs Value Chain
Figure 9: Valimo Mobile ID
Figure 10: Overall Mobile Identity Market 2013-2019 (USD-Billion)
Figure 11: Regional Outlook 2014-2019
Figure 12: Revenues for Mobile Identity 2014-2019 by Region

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