The Wholesale Agreements and Solutions Group (WAS) is responsible for Operator-to-Operator and Operator-to-Hub interoperability (including Interworking and Roaming) to provide GSMA members with a consistent, reliable GSM service for members to offer their customers.
The Wholesale Agreements and Solutions Group (WAS) develops roaming and interconnect agreement templates and wholesale charging principles. Additionally, WAS supports GSMA programs and projects with the development of roaming and interconnect agreement templates and wholesale charging principles that are unique to the needs of these efforts, as appropriate.
What the Wholesale Agreements and Solutions Group Does
Develop and maintain roaming and interconnect agreement templates, solutions and charging frameworks as listed below:
- Support of new prioritised projects and study of impacts;
- Dialogue with GSMA leadership and provide recommendations on all matters related to roaming and interconnect;
- Continuous improvements of official documentation
The Wholesale Agreements and Solutions Group have two face to face events per year, one in Europe and one outside Europe.
The Wholesale Agreement and Solutions Group subgroups will meet every 2 or 3 months for face to face meetings and conference calls. Participating companies attending meetings should make adequate travel budget.
How to Get Involved
If you would like more information on any of the Wholesale Agreements and Solutions Group activities, please contact WAS@GSMA.com. If you are interested in contributing and attending the Wholesale Agreements and Solutions Group then please contact Membership@gsma.com to become a GSMA Member.
WAS Chair, Telecom Italia
WAS Deputy Chair, Verizon Wireless
WAS Director, GSMA
Working Groups Manager, GSMA