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GSMA Announces New Details for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017

January 19, 2017

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GSMA Announces Entries Open for 2017 Asia Mobile Awards; Offers Details of Expanded Conference Programme Hong Kong: The GSMA today provided updates for the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai to be held from Wednesday, 28 June through Saturday, 1 …

GSMA Reveals Economic Impact of Mobile in Bangladesh

January 18, 2017

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Dhaka – The GSMA today revealed the positive impact of mobile on the Bangladeshi economy and the potential for even further growth and innovation. According to GSMA Intelligence, mobile technologies and services generated 6.2 per cent of the country’s GDP …

ETNO and GSMA about New e-Privacy Regulation: Telcos call for a customer-friendly and innovation-ready approach

January 10, 2017

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Brussels – Today, the European Commission has presented its Proposal for a Regulation on e-Privacy. It is intended to replace Directive 2002/58/EC and it adds to the existing General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). ETNO and GSMA Europe recognise the European …

GSMA Celebrates 4G Launch in Egypt and Commends the Government’s Commitment to Release More Spectrum in 2017

January 10, 2017

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Launch of 4G Services Marks an Important Milestone for Egypt’s Economy and Society London: The GSMA welcomes the successful launch of 4G services by mobile operators in Egypt, and believes that Egypt’s leadership in 4G will serve as catalyst for …

Europe Needs a Step Change in Investment to Match Its Digital Ambitions

December 2, 2016

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GSMA Recommends Further Improvements to the Telecoms Reform Package Brussels: At today’s Telecoms Council, the GSMA called on Ministers to commit to the rapid adoption of the telecoms regulatory framework reforms that will drive investment and create an inclusive “Gigabit …

GSMA Provides New Details for 2017 Mobile World Congress

November 30, 2016

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GSMA Announces New Keynote Speakers, Participating Companies and Programme Updates for Barcelona Event London: The GSMA today provided an update on the 2017 Mobile World Congress, unveiling newly confirmed keynote speakers for the conference and additional participating companies and programmes. …

GSMA Launches Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017

November 22, 2016

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More than 65,000 Attendees, 650 Participating Companies Expected for the 2017 Event Hong Kong: The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including confirmed exhibitors and sponsors, as well as a range of …

New GSMA Report Analyzes How Reforming Mobile Sector Taxation Can Promote Investment and Drive Digital Inclusion in Colombia

November 15, 2016

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With Realigned Tax Structure, Colombian Government Can Boost Mobile Connectivity, Increase Productivity, and Generate Economic Growth and Employment. Bogota: Excessive tax burdens on the mobile sector create an affordability barrier for Colombians wanting to use mobile services, according to a …

GSMA Calls on Governments to Collaborate on a Global Spectrum Plan to Deliver Ultra-Fast 5G

November 14, 2016

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Governments Must Agree on Sufficient Harmonised Spectrum to Enable the Fastest 5G Speeds, Affordable Devices, International Roaming without Cross-Border Interference London: The GSMA today called on governments and regulators around the world to commit to supporting the needs of 5G …

GSMA Welcomes First Launch of Universal Profile for Advanced Messaging

November 4, 2016

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Sprint Becomes First Operator to Launch Service with Google; GSMA’s Universal Profile Now Backed by 58 Global Operators and Manufacturers London: The GSMA welcomes today’s announcement by Google and mobile operator Sprint that Sprint has become first to partner with …

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