In Q1 2019, some MNOs stopped making certain data available for inquiry to third-party aggregators. This decision created concern regarding coverage that would impact identity verification.

Payfone taps directly into the telecom infrastructure and other authoritative identity verification sources with signals that are broader than just the MNO inputs. These verification capabilities are not necessarily well-understood by many in the industry.

Download a report by Aite Group’s Fraud & AML practice analyzing the results of a data study performed for a leading U.S. financial institution in Q1 2019 to validate Payfone’s ability to verify consumers’ mobile information with and without MNO inputs, and the impact of removing MNO data from the eco-system.