Idemia and Telefónica will do the first ever South American partnership to provide digital Identity for mobile services

The global leader in augmented identity, Idemia, was selected by Movistar in Chile to be part of an unseen service in South America, the creation of a digital identity mobile KYC (Know Your Customer) and solutions for paperless contracts on mobile stores services.

 The announcement took place on April 2019.

The Telefónica’s subsidiary in Chile, Movistar, made a great move towards Idemia, when awarding the company a contract to provide an end-to-end KYC service. The solution has the purpose to assist in-store sales people while signing new customers, both facial and digital signature will be involved. Customers in Chile will have the possibility to sign new contract electronically:

The service is basically provided by a mobile app for tablets and smartphones in which sales people from Telefónica will match the ID document with customer photos stored in a biometric database. This procedure generates though a digital identity for the customer.

The relation between the two companies started years ago, when Idemia had provided Telefónica with SIMs, over-the-air and M2M eSIM Global Subscription management platform. This new contract endorses the ongoing trust of Telefónica in Idemia.

In a long term bases, digital identity will bring a safe and secure world where shoppers will be able to do self enrollment at home in order to carry out their daily taks.

Source: https://www.idemia.com/press-release/idemia-selected-movistar-chile-be-telefonicas-first-ever-south-american-partner-provide-digital-identity-services-2019-04-03