Press Releases

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – West Africa

March 28, 2017

Press Release

Côte d’Ivoire Programme Features Executives from Organisations including African Development Bank, Airtel, Esoko, Etisalat, IFC and Orange London: The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2017 Mobile 360 Series – West Africa conference, which will take place 27 …

GSMA Comment on India Mobile Congress

March 6, 2017

Press Release

Contrary to media reports, the GSMA is not collaborating with COAI in the development of the India Mobile Congress scheduled to take place in September. The GSMA produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile …

Record-Breaking Year for GSMA Mobile World Congress as 108,000 Attend Industry’s Premier Event

March 2, 2017

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Mobile World Congress 2017 Sees 7 Per Cent Increase in Visitors Barcelona: The 2017 edition of Mobile World Congress attracted a record 108,000 visitors*, an increase of 7 per cent over the previous year, the GSMA reported today as the …

GSMA Congratulates Winners of the 2017 Global Mobile Awards

March 2, 2017

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Barcelona: The GSMA today congratulates all winners of the 2017 Glomo Awards. Glomo Award hosts, TV presenters Suzi Perry and Ortis Deley, announced the awards during a series of ceremonies and Mobile World Live TV presentations throughout the week at …

4G Connections in Latin America More Than Doubled in a Year, Reveals New GSMA Intelligence Data

March 1, 2017

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Latin America 4G Connections Surpass 100 Million in 2016 and 4G Set to Account for Nearly 40 Per Cent of Market by 2020; 5G Will Begin Roll-Out in Region by 2020 Barcelona: The number of 4G connections in Latin America …

Latest GSMA Report Highlights Success of Mobile Money with Over Half a Billion Accounts Worldwide

February 28, 2017

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277 Live Mobile Money Services Available in 92 Countries; GSMA Launches Mobile Money Developer Portal Barcelona: The GSMA today unveiled its sixth ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’, offering a current snapshot of the mobile money landscape and …

GSMA Launches Inaugural Humanitarian Connectivity Charter Annual Report

February 28, 2017

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UNHCR Becomes Latest Supporter of the Humanitarian Connectivity Charter, Joining 108 Mobile Operators and Six Humanitarian and Technical Partners Barcelona: The GSMA today launched the first Humanitarian Connectivity Charter Annual Report, highlighting efforts by mobile network operator (MNO) signatories to …

Connected and automated driving EATA presents deployment roadmap, submits proposal for EU-wide project

February 27, 2017

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The European Automotive Telecom Alliance (EATA) today presented the next steps to make connected and automated driving a reality. During a roundtable discussion chaired by European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip and in the presence of Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger, the …

United Nations Foundation and GSMA Team Up to Support Data for Good

February 27, 2017

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Partnership will leverage and build upon existing efforts around use of data to achieve Sustainable Development Goals Barcelona – The United Nations Foundation and the GSMA announced a partnership today at Mobile World Congress that leverages their shared objective to unlock …

Asiacell, Deutsche Telekom, Turkcell, Vodafone and Zain Named as Joint Recipients of 2017 GSMA Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry

February 27, 2017

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Five Operator Groups Recognised for Exceptional Efforts in Supporting Syrian Refugees Barcelona: At Mobile World Congress today, the GSMA announced that Asiacell, Deutsche Telekom, Turkcell, Vodafone and Zain are the winners of the GSMA’s “Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry …

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