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Legislation proposes voluntary Aadhaar biometric authentication for bank and telecom customers

India’s government has tabled legislation in the Lok Sabha expected since the Supreme Court decision to block the requirement of…

 

Brazilian telecom plans to register biometrics for full subscriber base in four years

Brazilian telecom company Vivo will register biometrics for its entire subscriber base within four years, a company executive told a…

 

Financial firms and telecoms in India wrestle with new Aadhaar authentication rules

Fintech and mutual fund companies cannot authenticate customers with their Aadhaar account, banks would like to continue doing so, and…

 

Indian telecom association says Aadhaar face recognition rules impose cost and time burdens

The Cellular Operator’s Association of India (COAI) says two of the new rules associated with introducing face recognition to Aadhaar…

 

UIDAI announces September 15 deadline for telecoms to implement Aadhaar facial biometrics

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced that the roll-out of biometric facial recognition for Aadhaar will begin September…

 

Airtel and Vodafone offering Aadhar based e-KYC solutions

Indian telecom operators Airtel and Vodafone are offering Aadhar-based e-KYC (know your customer) solutions to their customers, according to a…

 

Kwick High Tech innovation supports massive biometrics programs

Some of the most ambitious biometric regulations in the world are taking place in Pakistan, where the government has determined…

 

NTT DOCOMO offers FIDO Certified devices and services

The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance announced that NTT DOCOMO intends to expand FIDO authentication for its country-wide mobile network…

 

Indian telcos hope to use Aadhaar biometric database for faster subscriber verification

Indian telecom operators plan to turn to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in an effort to get approval for using…

 

Nadra and telecoms struggle to find middle ground on SIM card biometric verification mandate

As the Pakistan government has indicated, those selling SIM cards must now use biometric verification systems to identify their customers,…

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