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As a digital service provider you want access to your services to be as easy and convenient as you can make it. Our developer portal provides technical guidance and tools for incorporating Mobile Connect into your applications. You can access the right tools to enhance applications and build new working relationships within operators and other appropriate service providers.
Mobile Connect Link
The GSMA have launched Mobile Connect Link, a new initiative to enable operators and digital service providers to implement Mobile Connect quickly and efficiently on a global scale. It provides a single contract, with a consistent service and price per market and per product, for national and international Mobile Connect services.
With Mobile Connect Link, you can now implement Mobile Connect in one simple step.
What does MC Link offer?
- A single contract for national and international services
- Technical and commercial on-boarding process
- 24/7 service monitoring and incident management
- Centralised singular billing and settlement process
MC Link is currently available in Spain and India. Coming soon in other countries.
The right tools
APIs: Operations that allow developers to interact with operator ID Gateways.
The Discovery service supports a number of different methods of retrieving the end-user’s ID Gateway details. The methods that you use will depend upon your specific scenarios. You may need to implement multiple discovery methods to handle multiple scenarios and provide the best user experience.
How it works
The Mobile Connect Server Initiated API specifies a set of operations that allow developers to interact with operator ID Gateways using server-toserver interactions. It helps eliminate bottlenecks by supporting a fully asynchronous communication, thus allowing service providers to consume any Mobile Connect service between a pair of servers, even when the user is not interacting with a service provider.discover
SDKs: Platform-specific SDKs and libraries for integrate Mobile Connect into your applications and services.
SDKs provide a simple, safe and secure way to quickly implement Mobile Connect, handling multiple discovery scenarios automatically. Each SDK includes the required frameworks and an example application, along with full documentation. Mobile Connect actively maintains and supports the following SDKs:
- Java for server-side applications
- PHP for server-side applications
- . NET for Windows 8 and Windows 10 server environments and Windows Phone 8
How it works
The SDKs are designed so that the serverside components can support different approaches. They can be used on their own with server-to-server interactions, paired with your own client interface (such as a web or desktop interface) or paired with the relevant client side libraries.discover
OpenID Connect: A RESTful API allowing digital service providers to authenticate end users through the authentication performed by an authorisation server.
The OpenID Connect Specification is set by the OpenID Foundation, and is constantly evolving. Participants can also use optional features such as encryption of identity data, discovery of OpenID Providers, and session management.discover
Platforms and Operations
The GSMA offers a series of technical platforms and services designed to help Digital Service Providers deploy Mobile Connect successfully.
Interoperability Test Suite Portal
Check if your product complies with the Mobile Connect specification.discover
Offering better user interface for finding out what MNO a subscriber belongs to.discover
Comprehensive documentation and tools including APIs and SDKs along with a Sandbox to facilitate the integration of Mobile Connect into your applications.discover
A single point of contact for all your enquiries.discover