The Mobile Connect Authentication product category offers a simple and globally ubiquitous log-in mechanism.

 

Mobile Connect Authenticate
Mobile Connect Authenticate requires the operator, on receiving a Mobile Connect API request from an application, to confirm that the end user is in possession of their mobile phone. Mobile Connect Authenticate offers single factor level of assurance (LoA2).

Mobile Connect Authenticate Plus
Mobile Connect Authenticate Plus requires the operator, on receiving a Mobile Connect API request from an application, to confirm that the end user is in possession of their mobile phone and has entered a secret that they know (PIN) when prompted on their mobile phone. Mobile Connect Authenticate Plus o ers two-factor level of assurance (LoA3).

 

 

Product Specifications

Mobile Connect Authenticate Mobile Connect Authenticate Plus
Default level of assurance Single factor (LoA2) Two factor (LoA3)
Authenticator options HTTP header enrichment, USSD, SMS with embedded URL, SIM Applet USSD, SIM Applet
User attributes No user data shared No user data shared
Key use cases Basic authentication Strong authentication
Global federation Yes Yes
Supported development platforms iOS, Android, PHP, Java iOS, Android, PHP, Java
Mobile Connect API support Mobile Connect Profile v1.1+ Mobile Connect Profile v1.1+