Monthly Archives: May 2008

Africa’s Mobile Industry To Pay $71 Billion In Tax By 2012

GSMA says cutting mobile-specific taxes would boost government revenue The mobile industry will generate $71 billion in tax revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa between 2000 and 2012, but that figure would be higher still if governments removed taxes that treat mobile …

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GSMA Announces Mobile Innovation Global Award Competition Top Innovators

Stellar line-up of speakers from Coca-Cola, Visa, Walt Disney and Yahoo! attend inaugural Americas event. The GSM Association (GSMA) today announced the Top Innovators for the Americas leg of the 2009 Mobile Innovation Global Award Competition, along with additional, high-calibre …

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GSMA and Femto Forum Team Up To Boost In-Building Coverage

The GSMA, the global trade association for the mobile industry, and the Femto Forum, the independent industry association that supports femtocell deployment worldwide, will work together to define and develop solutions for the deployment of femtocells within mobile operator networks. …

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Seventy Million More Africans Now Connected To GSM Networks

GSM coverage extended by an area the size of France in just 12 months The GSMA, the global trade body for the mobile industry, announced today that the number of mobile connections in Africa has risen 70 million in the …

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GSMA Honours Egypt with Government Leadership Award

The GSMA, the global trade body for the mobile industry, has awarded its prestigious Government Leadership Award 2008 to Egypt. The award exists to recognise exceptional work by governments in the fields of mobile communications policy and regulation. Egypt was …

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