Monthly Archives: June 2008

Operators To Define Requirements For NFC Handsets

This summer, the GSMA, the global trade body for the mobile industry, plans to release a preliminary set of minimum requirements for handsets containing Near Field Communications (NFC) chipsets. Developed by mobile operators supporting the GSMA’s Pay-Buy-Mobile initiative, the requirements …

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GSMA Teams Up With European Payments Council

Alliance will accelerate deployment of mobile payment services The GSMA, the global trade body for the mobile industry, and the European Payments Council, which represents 8,000 banks in the European Union and EEA and Switzerland, are to work together to …

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Michael O’Hara Joins GSMA As Chief Marketing Officer

The GSMA, the global trade group for the mobile industry, has announced the appointment of Michael O’Hara – former General Manager for Marketing and Industry Management for the Communications Sector at Microsoft Corporation – as its new Chief Marketing Officer …

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GSMA And NGMN Alliance Will Work Together To Steer The Future Of Mobile Broadband

      The GSMA, the global trade body for the mobile industry, and the NGMN Alliance, the group focused on the evolution to the next generation of mobile networks, have agreed to cooperate to help steer the development of …

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Momentum Grows Behind Mobile Broadband At 850MHz

850MHz accounts for more than 40% of global HSPA connections The number of mobile broadband (HSPA) connections in the 850MHz frequency band worldwide has leapt to more than 13 million from 1.3 million one year ago thanks to rapid growth …

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The GSMA Calls On Europe To Seize The Digital Dividend

Spectrum harmonisation across the EU is vital to ensure affordable handsets The GSMA, the global body for the mobile industry, has called upon European policy makers to set aside around 25% of the spectrum currently used for analogue television for …

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EU Mobile Data Market Growing Rapidly Driven By Spread of Mobile Broadband

EU data roaming traffic growing at 75 per cent per annum Usage of mobile data services, which enable people to access the Internet, email and other multimedia on the move, is growing rapidly in the European Union as mobile broadband …

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GSMA Announces Winners Of 2009 Mobile Innovation Global Award Competition – Americas Tournament

201 organisations from 27 countries attend inaugural Americas event The GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade association for the mobile industry, today announced the winners of the Americas leg of the 2009 Mobile Innovation Global Award Competition. The winners were …

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