Tag Archives: Broadband

Telecom Regulatory Authority Of India (TRAI) Recommendations Threaten Mobile Broadband Investment And Deployment In India

The GSMA today stated that the TRAI’s recommendations on the “Auction of Spectrum” will set India back in its goal to deliver “Broadband on Demand” to the citizens of India. The proposals disregard international best practice in spectrum policy and …

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GSMA Announces that India Will Become the World’s Second Largest Mobile Broadband Market Within Four Years

Additional Spectrum Needed to Ensure India Builds on Momentum; Affordability Key to Long-Term Mobile Broadband Growth and Social and Economic Prosperity 3 April 2012, New Delhi: The GSMA today announced that India will become the second largest Mobile Broadband1 market …

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GSMA Commends Governments Attending WRC-12 in Recognising the Need to Allocate Future Spectrum for IMT Mobile Broadband

The GSMA today announced that governments representing more than 150 countries attending the World Radiocommunication Conference 2012 (WRC-12)1 in Geneva have recognised the critical role that spectrum plays in bringing the enabling power of Mobile Broadband to citizens globally. Following …

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Increased Mobile Broadband Spectrum Vital for Africa’s Socio-Economic Development, says GSMA

Release of Spectrum Is Set to Generate an Additional US$82 billion in GDP Per Year and Help Lift 40 Million Sub-Saharan Africans Out of Poverty by 2025 The GSMA today announced that greater allocation of spectrum for Mobile Broadband is …

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Global Mobile Broadband Connections to Pass 150 million

Global HSPA connections will pass the 150 million mark by the end of the summer, the GSM Association announced today. With more than 300 networks across 127 countries and approaching 1500 HSPA enabled devices readily available, HSPA has firmly established …

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Future Mobile Broadband Services Jeopardised By Regulation

Network spending in decline as regulation puts further pressure on profitability Europe’s mobile industry is cutting back spending on new networks and services as a growing regulatory burden from the European Union puts profitability under pressure. To justify the imposition …

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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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HSPA Mobile Broadband overtakes fixed broadband in Indonesia

The GSM Association, the global trade association for the mobile industry, announced that the number of Mobile Broadband (HSPA*) connections in Indonesia has surpassed the number of fixed broadband connections. At the end of 2007 – just one year after …

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WRC Takes Important Step Towards Closing the Digital Divide

The consensus achieved by the International Telecommunication Union at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva is an important step towards closing the digital divide between those with access to broadband and those without, according to the GSMA, the global trade …

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