Mobile identity market will grow to $34B by 2022, OWI research finds

The latest research from OWI pinpoints the booming mobile identity market, an often overlooked space that presents significant value for mobile operators and vendors.

In “Mobile Identity: The $34 Billion Opportunity,” OWI for the first time comprehensively outlines the current market value of mobile identity, projecting it will grow to a $34 billion total addressable market by 2022.

The research has been released ahead of the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, where identity issues in the industry will loom large, as innovative companies look to solve the problems of global e-commerce, the identity of things, KYC, verification and more.

In spotlighting mobile identity, OWI’s research helps decision makers get the answers they need to adapt in a changing market, particularly as new regulations loom on identifying customers and securing their data. In the paper, OWI presents:

  • A comprehensive total addressable market value for the mobile identity market
  • An authoritative definition of mobile identity and prominent use cases
  • An in-depth analysis of four key factors driving market growth
  • Target country case studies outlining mobile identity ecosystem development worldwide

“Mobile Identity: The $34 Billion Opportunity” is now available to download for free at It will also be distributed at OWI’s KNOW Identity Conference 2018, which takes place in Washington D.C. March 26-28, with a keynote from L2 founder Scott Galloway.