Boku Inc Announces Plans to Extend Boku Identity to over 60 Countries in 2019

Tuesday, 21. May 2019 15:15

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Boku Inc (AIM: BOKU), the world’s leading independent carrier commerce and identity verification company, announced a global expansion for Boku Identity, extending its identity verification capabilities to over 60 countries in 2019. Boku Identity is trusted by leading Fortune 500 companies and has already performed over one billion user authentications across North America, Western Europe, and Asia.

Boku Identity is powered by the Boku Platform, which aggregates and harmonizes mobile network operator systems across 58 countries worldwide. By combining the Boku Platform with identity verification and authentication capabilities from previously acquired Danal Inc, Boku Identity helps global enterprises across multiple industries effectively reduce identity fraud, drive conversions, ensure compliance, and deliver a superior customer experience.

As the global digital economy continues to shift towards a mobile-first world, the need for companies to provide their users with a frictionless authentication experience has become a key pre-requisite to successfully scale their businesses. Boku Identity’s privacy-by-design and tokenized identity architecture enables global businesses to onboard and service their customers worldwide while maintaining security and user privacy.

“With Boku Identity’s global expansion, Boku continues our mission of simplifying mobile interactions between people and businesses worldwide,” said Jon Prideaux, CEO, Boku Inc. “We have carefully designed Boku Identity to provide companies flexibility in their authentication processes, empowering them with control and transparency so they never have to compromise between the security of their business operations and delivering an exceptional customer experience.”

Boku Identity is currently live in the United States and the United Kingdom, with identity verification capabilities in 42 markets and plans to extend verification coverage to more than 20 additional markets in 2019.

To learn more about Boku Inc and Boku Identity, please visit: https://www.boku.com/identity-solutions/

About Boku Inc.
Boku Inc. (AIM: BOKU) is one of the world’s leading providers of carrier commerce and mobile identity solutions. Boku's technology platform, which is linked to more than 170 mobile network operators worldwide, verifies user identity, executes payments, and provisions new services, simplifying daily mobile interactions between consumers and digital organizations.

Boku's technology platform is used in over 58 countries with over 650 million verified transactions in 2018, contributing $3.6 billion to the digital economy. Businesses that currently employ Boku’s platform to simplify sign-up, acquire new paying users and prevent fraud include global leaders such as Apple, Discover, Experian, Facebook, Fiserv, Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Paypal, Sony, Spotify, Uber and Western Union.

Boku Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in London, UK, with offices in various locations globally including in the US, Mumbai, Munich, Beijing, Paris, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Taipei, and Tokyo.

To learn more about Boku Inc., please visit: https://www.boku.com

Contact:
Jeff Fisher
Global Director, Brand Marketing & Communications
jeff.fisher@boku.com

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