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A U.S. Patent for Phone Verification Done the Nexmo Way

January 25, 2017 Published by // // // //

Vonage has been issued a U.S. patent (Pat. No. 9,516,480) for Verify, the Nexmo phone number verification API, thanks to the innovative, conversion-focused solution it offers customers. Yes, Verify enables reliable user authentication — sending a PIN code to a prospective registrant who then enters the PIN into an app or web service — but that […]
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Grab Drives Southeast Asia Forward with International SMS and Voice

December 8, 2016 Published by // // // //

Grab is the leading ride-hailing platform that provides transportation solutions for 620 million people across 34 cities in Southeast Asia. Grab offers a wide range of services through their mobile app, including GrabTaxi, GrabCar, GrabBike, GrabHitch, GrabExpress, and GrabFood. The company partnered with Nexmo to implement a customer notification user verification process via SMS and voice […]
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Frictionless, Strong Authentication for Mobile Applications

April 25, 2016 Published by // // // //

Fintech companies including robo-advisors, P2P payment apps, lending platforms, mobile-only banks and others are rapidly gaining traction by giving consumers faster, easier, and cost-effective access to financial services. In response, traditional financial services firms are increasing their investments in digital innovation. For fintech, banking and other financial service apps, authentication is a extremely critical step […]
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pq Decreases Fraudulent Account Creation, Improves Customer Experience (CX) with Nexmo Verify

March 24, 2016 Published by // // //

pq is an instant video messaging app designed to provide a peek—or “peeq”—into a user’s world with short snippets of high quality video. The Challenge pq friends can only share videos if both parties have each other’s phone numbers, so the company wanted to ensure the privacy and authenticity of users. To solve this issue, the company needed a […]
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Nexmo Partners with H3G to Power Business-Critical Cloud Communications Needs

September 15, 2015 Published by // //

Today we are happy to announce a strategic partnership with H3G, a leading mobile operator, to provide SMS-based user authentication capabilities to verify mobile subscribers in Sweden and Denmark. Within the partnership, Nexmo is expanding H3G’s verification and messaging expertise to Scandinavia, one of the fastest growing regions in Europe, thereby opening a direct link […]
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The Death of Passwords: How Telephone Numbers are Reinventing Security

July 21, 2015 Published by // //

Internet services are increasingly turning away from conventional forms of user identification and passwords and instead looking towards authentication via mobile phone, a measure that significantly increases security. Although businesses have not put all the mechanisms in place to effectively identify their users, it has become a critical threat they are now taking very seriously. […]
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Five Tips for Better Phone Number Verification

November 26, 2014 Published by // // //

Over the last year, many of the world’s largest companies have been subject to the same bad news: their digital properties lacking user authentication have been compromised. As a response to these attacks on users’ accounts, companies are implementing additional security measures, such as mobile phone number verification to authenticate users. Phone number verification can […]
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