Monthly Archives: November 2010

GSMA Commends Senegal’s President Wade for Suspending Surtax on International Calls

The GSMA today applauded the decision of Senegalese president, Maître Abdoulaye Wade,  to suspend surtaxes on inbound international calls and urges other governments who have recently lintroduced  such taxes to take similar action. The decision to suspend the tax comes …

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World-Leading Bands Muse, Faithless and Groundbreaking New Artists Metric and Eliza Doolittle, Call for Innovative Mobile Apps in the GSMA’s Band App Audition

                  The GSMA has brought together world-leading music bands Muse, Faithless, and upcoming new artists Metric, and Eliza Doolittle for the first ever GSMA Band App Audition, an app developer competition calling …

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GSMA Opens Brand App Challenge for Mobile World Congress 2011

                    The GSMA today announced that it is now accepting entries for its Brand App Challenge, a competition in which mobile application developers create “brand apps” for a select group of …

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GSMA Launches the Mobile World Capital

                GSMA Outlines Innovative Vision for the Centre of the Mobile Industry   The GSMA today announced that it is launching the “Mobile World Capital™”. The concept of the Mobile World Capital extends …

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GSMA Launches Embedded SIM Initiative to Support the Connected Future

                The GSMA today announced the formation of a task force of mobile operators to explore the development of an embedded SIM that can be remotely activated. The move is expected to enable …

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GSMA Announces Winners of Asia Mobile Awards 2010

                The GSMA today announced the winners of the Asia Mobile Awards 2010, which were held at Mobile Asia Congress in Hong Kong. The award winners were revealed by Rob Conway, CEO of …

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Mobile Broadband Central to Future Operator Embedded Mobile Strategy

                New report outlines key decisions operators must make now to realise full potential of embedded mobile technology The GSMA today unveiled research that reveals 3G embedded modules have a lower total cost …

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GSMA Launches Mobile Energy Efficiency Network Benchmarking Service

                Initiative to help the mobile industry lower annual energy bill of $35 billion and reduce MNOs’ carbon emissions The GSMA today announced that it is launching the Mobile Energy Efficiency (MEE) Network …

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GSMA and International Finance Corporation Partner to Launch Community Power from Mobile

                The GSMA Development Fund today announced that is has partnered with Lighting Africa, a joint IFC and World Bank programme, to formally launch the Community Power from Mobile (CPM) initiative. CPM will …

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Spectrum Harmonisation for Mobile Crucial for Socio-Economic Development across Asia Pacific, says GSMA

                New research highlights how mobile could add $729 billion to the GDP of Asia Pacific nations by 2020 The GSMA today unveiled new independent research that highlights the positive impact harmonised spectrum …

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Asia Pacific LTE Connections to Surpass 120 Million by 2015

                The number of LTE connections in Asia Pacific will exceed 120 million by 2015, according to new data released today by Wireless Intelligence*. This aggressive growth will be spearheaded by China with …

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GSMA Launches News Service for Chinese Mobile Industry

              The GSMA today announced that it has launched a new Chinese-language edition of its hugely successful Mobile Business Briefing news service. The free, weekly Chinese-language edition of Mobile Business Briefing covers global industry …

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GSMA Unveils Latest Version of Mobile World Live

            The GSMA today announced the latest version of Mobile World Live, the GSMA’s online portal that serves as a critical information resource for the mobile communications industry. Updates to Mobile World Live build upon …

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GSMA announces additional keynote speakers for Mobile World Congress 2011

          The GSMA today announced that the CEOs of Intel, Microsoft, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, RIM, SoftBank and Yahoo! will be making keynote speeches at Mobile World Congress, which will be held 14-17 February, 2011 in Barcelona. …

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