Docomo launches FIDO-certified devices and services

Wednesday 30 September 2015 | 10:04 CET | News
The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance has announced that its board member NTT Docomo plans to expand FIDO authentication for its country-wide network with new FIDO certified devices, as well as extend FIDO authentication through Docomo ID to carrier billing services partners. In May, the Japanese operator became the first MNO worldwide to enable FIDO authentication. Docomo will now extend FIDO authentication to third-party mobile commerce partners and more customers throughout Japan, NTT Docomo will thus offer FIDO authentication in 10 devices, more NTT Docomo services, and partner

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Fido / NTT DoCoMo
Countries: Japan
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