TeleSign Partners With Swisscom

Los Angeles-based TeleSign, the provider of phone verification and mobile identity technology led by Steve Jillings, said Wednesday that it has partnered with Swisscom, the Switzerland-based telecom provider. According to the two, they will link to develop and deliver new identity services, to help improve online account security, verify financial and e-commerce transactions, and prevent fraud. Financial details of the partnership deal were not disclosed, and the two did not say exactly what services Swisscom will make available to customers. The first products are expected in 2016.