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The Regulatory Pilot Space for Cross Border Data Transfers – How to get Involved

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Friday 8 Nov 2019 |

Cross border transfer of data is of fundamental importance to the development of products and services that of necessity cross over borders, such as some IoT applications, and also for consolidation of back office functions for ...

The GSMA APAC 5G Forum was launched at M360 Digital Societies Kuala Lumpur

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Tuesday 8 Oct 2019 |

5G is more than just a generational step; it represents a fundamental transformation of the role that mobile technology plays in society. As demand for continuous connectivity grows, 5G is an opportunity to create an agile, ...

The GSMA APAC Cybersecurity Open Hub Community

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Wednesday 2 Oct 2019 |

The information security threat landscape is ever-changing, evolving faster with increased risk of security events causing ever larger consequential damage – sometimes to reputation, or financial loss, and sometimes to operational ...

GSMA India 5G activities updates

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Tuesday 3 Sep 2019 |

Manoj Misra, senior public policy director of GSMA APAC participated as Inaugural Speaker in Conference Inaugural Ceremony Session of 5G Leadership Summit 2nd Edition held on 30th August 2019 at Mumbai (India). Key messages from this ...

Blockchain Summit at MWC Shanghai 2019

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Friday 5 Jul 2019 |

Paul Ulrich, senior public policy manager, GSMA APAC, at the panel discussion of Blockchain Summit   Key messages from the panel discussion: The universal acceptance of ...

Tech4Girls ICT Day HK Workshop

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Monday 3 Jun 2019 |

MWCS19 APAC highlights

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Friday 6 Sep 2019 |

IoT interview with Telstra

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Wednesday 10 Jul 2019 |

IoT interview with Mobitel

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Wednesday 10 Jul 2019 |

Highlights from APAC 5G Leaders’ CXO Summit in Seoul, Korea

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Thursday 6 Jun 2019 |

The GSMA APAC 5G Leaders' CXO Summit was successfully held on 28-29 May 2019 in Seoul, Korea.  The event attracted more than 90 attendees, mainly C-level and senior management executives, in 2 days with over 60 local news ...

India: becoming 5G-ready

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Tuesday 14 May 2019 |

In this report, the GSMA provides insights, based on its global perspective, on how India can best become 5G-ready. A number of reports have been released in India on this issue, including the following: Making India 5G ...

The GSMA to provide Capacity Building program to MCIT of Indonesia

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Thursday 9 May 2019 |

7 May 2019, Jakarta: The GSMA and the Ministry of Communication & Information Technology (MCIT) of Indonesia signed a MoU to collaborate on Digital Leadership Academy and Digital Talent Program by providing content, expertise and ...

GSMA Spectrum campaign in ASEAN leading to WRC-19 and interventions at regional 5G fora

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Monday 29 Apr 2019 |

ASEAN markets, with large regional populations, comprise a significant mobile economy footprint in APAC. Mobile operators and governments in these markets are actively engaging in planning for 5G and are also contributing to the ...

GSMA APAC Spectrum campaign in the Pacific Islands leading to WRC-19

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Tuesday 30 Apr 2019 |

The Pacific Islands represent one third of the 38 Member States of the ITU in the APAC region. GSMA is working towards achieving favourable regional positions in support of the identification of spectrum for mobile broadband, useful ...

A Rapidly Growing Ecosystem Meets: the APAC IoT Partnership Programme comes to Taipei

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Friday 26 Apr 2019 |

28 industry experts from 14 different mobile network operators met at the Smart City Summit Expo to consider IoT progress and discuss the road ahead

GSMA APAC and members activities at MWC19

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Friday 22 Mar 2019 |

eSIM in China: the road ahead

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Wednesday 27 Feb 2019 |

The in-depth report was prepared by GSMA Intelligence in partnership with the Telecommunication Terminal Industry Forum Association (TAF), draws on fresh insights from China’s three mobile operators – China Mobile, China Telecom and ...

The GSMA APAC IoT Partnership Programme Updates – IoT Tour in Hong Kong and Shenzhen

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Monday 28 Jan 2019 |

In October 2018, GSMA announced a partnership with fourteen mobile operators across the Asia Pacific region, including Celcom, Dialog, DTAC, M1, Maxis, Ncell, Optus, Robi, Smart, Smartfren, Singtel, True, XL and Xpand. The GSMA APAC ...

GSMA India office inauguration

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Wednesday 31 Oct 2018 |

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APAC highlights at MWCS2018

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Wednesday 25 Jul 2018 |

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APAC @ MWC Barcelona 2018

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Wednesday 25 Apr 2018 |

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Aruna Sundararajan – India

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Sunday 25 Mar 2018 |

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Gabriel Lim – Singapore

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Sunday 25 Mar 2018 |

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Ram Sewak Sharma – India

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Sunday 25 Mar 2018 |

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Connectivity in IoT: swimming against the current (Insight Spotlight)

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Thursday 1 Nov 2018 |

November 2018: IoT is expanding rapidly. We project a fourfold increase from 6.3 billion connections in 2016 to over 25 billion in 2025...

APAC IoT Partnership Programme

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Monday 1 Oct 2018 |

October 2018: The GSMA APAC IoT Partnership Programme aims to accelerate the delivery of new connected devices and services on a regional and global scale...

Accelerating Indonesia’s digital economy: Assigning the 700 MHz band to mobile broadband

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Saturday 1 Sep 2018 |

September 2018: New Report Estimates that Assigning 700 MHz to Mobile Broadband WouldDeliver ...

2018 Mobile Industry Impact Report

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Saturday 1 Sep 2018 |

September 2018: The mobile industry is having a profound impact on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals. ...

Q2 results: the three growth stories of China, the US and Europe

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Saturday 1 Sep 2018 |

September 2018: The report takes the results as an opportunity to look at the growth dynamics of China, the US and Europe, and consider how they could play out.

Global Mobile Trends

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Saturday 1 Sep 2018 |

September 2018: GSMA Intelligence has published its latest Global Mobile Trends research, providing a wealth of data and insight on the direction ...

Digital disruption in consumer entertainment: what lies ahead?

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Saturday 1 Sep 2018 |

September 2018: This report looks at the current and future evolution of the consumer digital entertainment ecosystem from a number of perspectives...

The Internet of Things by 2025

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Wednesday 1 Aug 2018 |

August 2018: Covering key statistics from now to 2015, this graphic is any easy way to arm yourself with the IoT statistics most relevant to wider the industry.

Digital Identity: Trends and News in China and South East Asia

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Wednesday 1 Aug 2018 |

August 2018: According to the Asian Development Bank, e-commerce in Asia as a whole now makes up around a quarter of all annual B2C transactions worldwide....

Mobile commerce: converting browsing into buying

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Wednesday 1 Aug 2018 |

August 2018: We looked in depth at some of the GSMA Intelligence Consumer Survey data to gain insight into consumer habits for mobile commerce....

Smart home: from niche to mainstream by 2025

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Wednesday 1 Aug 2018 |

August 2018: This report looks at the current and future evolution of the smart home ecosystem including technology, innovation, use cases, market forecasts through to 2025...

The GSMA welcomes agreement by the EU and Japan on cross-border data flows

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Sunday 1 Jul 2018 |

July 2018: The GSMA welcomes the announcement by the European Commission that Japan and the European Union will formally recognise each other’s data protection systems...

4G versus 5G: balancing today’s capabilities and tomorrow’s promise

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Sunday 1 Jul 2018 |

July 2018: As 5G network rollouts and service launches move forward, mobile operators and vendors face critical decisions: how do they divide their attention...

Spurring adoption of NB-IoT: notes from China

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Sunday 1 Jul 2018 |

July 2018: With licensed LPWA addressing the needs of low-cost and low-data IoT applications traditionally served by 2G networks ...

Infographic: Internet of Things – Asia Pacific

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Sunday 1 Jul 2018 |

July 2018: Region accounts 11 billion IoT connections in 2025 and 35% global IoT revenue.

Infographic: China – the contactless and digital commerce super power

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Sunday 1 Jul 2018 |

July 2018: 500 million use their smartphones for contactless payment monthly.

Infographic: 5G Connectivity – Asia Pacific

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Sunday 1 Jul 2018 |

July 2018: Region’s pioneer markets to drive global 5G adoption through 2025

The Mobile Economy Asia Pacific 2018

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Friday 1 Jun 2018 |

June 2018: Report | Infographic

5G in China: the enterprise story

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Friday 1 Jun 2018 |

June 2018: The report addresses the potential of 5G in serving vertical use cases. This report has been produced in partnership with GTI and is informed by ...

Digital identities: advancing digital societies in Asia Pacific

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Friday 1 Jun 2018 |

June 2018: This third in a series of report focused on efforts to accelerate the implementation of digital societies in Asia Pacific.

Global Mobile Radar 2018

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Tuesday 1 May 2018 |

May 2018: The Global Mobile Radar is focused on disruption and emerging opportunities in the TMT space and digital ecosystem...

IoT: the $1 trillion revenue opportunity

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Tuesday 1 May 2018 |

May 2018: The latest forecasts from GSMA Intelligence outline IoT revenue growth over the period 2010-2025 for every region worldwide.

IoT Case Study Report, Greater China

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Thursday 1 Mar 2018 |

March 2018: China Mobile, China Telecom, Chunghwa Telecom, Huawei and ZTE Showcase How Mobile IoT is Helping to Deliver Everything ...

Measuring Subscriber Growth

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Thursday 1 Feb 2018 |

February 2018: As unique subscriber growth slows, mobile internet adoption will increasingly become the key metric by which to measure the reach of the mobile industry.

Consumer Insights

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Thursday 1 Feb 2018 |

February 2018: The Consumer Insights series provides insight into how people around the world engage with their mobile devices, from traditional communications to social, entertainment and financial services....

India NTP 2018

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Thursday 1 Feb 2018 |

According to the Indian Minister of Communications Mr Manoj Sinha, the New (Tele)communications Policy 2018...

Fast track Digital Switch Over in the region

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Thursday 1 Feb 2018 |

The GSMA APAC and the Spectrum team have conducted an internal study to explore the potential use cases of economic mechanisms to assign broadcasters to multiplexers….

The Mobile Economy Report 2018

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Thursday 1 Feb 2018 |

February 2018: Two-thirds of the world’s mobile connections will be running on 4G and 5G networks by 2025, according to the new 2018 edition of the GSMA’s ‘Mobile Economy’ report, published today at Mobile World Congress.

Unique subscribers and mobile internet users: understating the new growth story

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Thursday 1 Feb 2018 |

February 2018: 2017 was a milestone year for the mobile industry, with the number of people connected to mobile services surpassing 5 billion, and those accessing mobile internet services exceeding 3 billion...

State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money

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Thursday 1 Feb 2018 |

February 2018: 2017 saw a number of new trends in mobile money – from the accelerated growth of bank-to-mobile interoperability, to the emergence of South Asia ...

Infographics

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Thursday 1 Feb 2018 |

February 2018: Internet of Things, Global mobile revenue outlook, Mobile connections by technology, Unique subscribers and mobile internet users, 2025 Global mobile device forecasts, 5G spectrum...

Global Mobile Rader

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Monday 1 Jan 2018 |

January 2018: The Global Mobile Radar is focused on disruption and emerging opportunities in the TMT space and digital ecosystem,...

Bangladesh: Driving mobile-enabled digital transformation

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Friday 1 Dec 2017 |

December 2017: By collaborating more closely on opportunities that align with each stakeholder’s organisational goals...

Unique subscribers and mobile internet users: understanding the new growth story

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Friday 1 Dec 2017 |

December 2017 was a milestone year for the mobile industry, with the number of people connected to mobile services surpassing 5 billion...

IPA and the GSMA IoT security guidelines closely aligned

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Friday 1 Dec 2017 |

December 2017: At the end of September 2017, the Information-Technology Protection Agency (IPA)...

5G connections to surpass 1 billion by 2025

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Friday 1 Dec 2017 |

December 2017: Forecasted 5G connections globally will reach more than 1.2 billion by 2025, accounting for around 14% of total connections, excluding M2M.

Bangladesh: Driving mobile-enabled digital transformation

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Friday 1 Dec 2017 |

December 2017: How mobile technology can accelerate Bangladesh’s progress towards attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and its national development plan (Vision 2021).

Triggering mobile internet use among men and women in South Asia

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Wednesday 1 Nov 2017 |

November 2017: This report is based on qualitative research conducted in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka...

Start-ups and Mobile in Emerging Markets: Issue 1, Autumn 2017

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Wednesday 1 Nov 2017 |

November 2017: This new publication is designed to best capture the evolution of a fast-moving space...

Global cellular market trends and insight – Q3 2017

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Sunday 1 Oct 2017 |

October 2017: The regional slides feature easy to digest statistics and data visuals covering mobile adoption, market structure, network launches, technology migration, and financials.

2017 Mobile Industry Impact Report

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Friday 1 Sep 2017 |

September 2017, The mobile industry is having a profound impact on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals....

Global Mobile Trends 2017

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Friday 1 Sep 2017 |

September 2017: This report provides exclusive data and analysis on the key trends shaping the future of the mobile ecosystem.

Global cellular market trends and insight – Q2 2017

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Saturday 1 Jul 2017 |

July 2017: The report features easy to digest statistics and data visuals covering mobile adoption, market structure, network launches, technology migration, and financials.

Mobile money and e-commerce: Three areas of partnership in Southeast Asia

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Thursday 1 Jun 2017 |

June 2017: This paper discusses the vast growth potential for e-commerce in the region, current challenges to scale, ...

The Mobile Economy Asia Pacific 2017

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Thursday 1 Jun 2017 |

June 2017: The latest insights on the state of the economy.

The Mobile Economy Asia Pacific 2017 Infographics

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Thursday 1 Jun 2017 |

June 2017: The Mobile Economy Asia Pacific 2017 Infographics

5G in China: Outlook and regional comparisons

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Thursday 1 Jun 2017 |

June 2017: The analysis makes comparisons between China and the other leading markets in the region...

Number of unique mobile subscribers worldwide hits five billion infographics

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Thursday 1 Jun 2017 |

June 2017: Number of unique mobile subscribers worldwide hits five billion infographics

India’s Digital Promise

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Wednesday 1 Feb 2017 |

February 2017: An update on Indian mobile market and the role of government policy in shaping market trends.

Country overview: Pakistan A digital future

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Thursday 1 Dec 2016 |

December 2016: In this report, we look at how mobile is supporting the objectives of Pakistan’s Vision 2025 strategy...

Managing disaster response through mobile: Asia Pacific

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Tuesday 1 Nov 2016 |

November 2016: The report provides an overview of the Asia Pacific mobile market, the disaster risk landscape and examples of the innovative solutions being developed by the industry...

Data monetisation the key as Myanmar exits growth phase

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Tuesday 1 Nov 2016 |

November 2016: With operators continuing to invest in 4G technology and coverage without charging a premium for the service...

Global Mobile Trends report highlights shift to Asia

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Saturday 1 Oct 2016 |

October 2016: Our first Global Mobile Trends report compiles data on mobile subscriber growth trends, mobile internet adoption, devices, and industry financials from both a global and regional perspective....

Global Mobile Trends

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Saturday 1 Oct 2016 |

October 2016: This flagship report offering a wealth of data and insight on the state of the mobile ecosystem today and mapping out its future development.

Global cellular market trends and insight – Q3 2016

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Saturday 1 Oct 2016 |

October 2016: The report provides content from our News Feed tool, our consumer survey results, and featured data from external data providers...

Reliance Jio’s entry changes landscape of India’s mobile market

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Thursday 1 Sep 2016 |

September 2016: Research Note on the launch of Reliance Jio in the Indian mobile market.

Mobile operator group ranking, Q2 2016

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Thursday 1 Sep 2016 |

September 2016: China Mobile was comfortably the largest group in terms of connections, the remaining positions in the top 10 were predominantly filled by operator groups with substantial global footprints across multiple markets and/or a strong presence i

Mobile Connectivity Launch Report

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Friday 1 Jul 2016 |

July 2016: Mobile Connectivity Index helps to measure the performance of 134 countries, accounting for more than 95% of the world’s population, against four key enablers of mobile internet connectivity: infrastructure, affordability, consumer readiness and

Global cellular market trends and insight – Q2 2016

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Friday 1 Jul 2016 |

July 2016: The report now provides content from our News Feed tool, our consumer survey results, and featured data from external data providers....

Asia Pacific Mobile Economy

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Wednesday 1 Jun 2016 |

June 2016: The report comprises all our latest statistics and forecasts on the world’s largest mobile region and the summary is available in the infographics. Full Report | Infographics

India’s Improving financials mask deeper problems

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Wednesday 1 Jun 2016 |

June 2016: With EBITDA margins improving after 2012 and rising capex painting a picture of a market in good health, India has however

Asia set to lead development of mobile 5G

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Wednesday 1 Jun 2016 |

June 2016: We expect commercial 5G launches in South Korea, Japan and China by 2020, even though 5G standardisation is not scheduled to be completed until then.

Connected Society: Mobile Connectivity Index Launch Report

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Wednesday 1 Jun 2016 |

June 2016: Mobile Connectivity Index is an online tool that measures the four key enablers for driving mobile internet adoption. GSMA Intelligence has authored a launch report that outlines the key findings.

Consumer barriers to mobile internet adoption in Asia

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Wednesday 1 Jun 2016 |

June 2016: Tackling affordability and digital literacy, and ensuring that locally relevant content and services are available...

Advancing Digital Societies in Asia

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Friday 1 Apr 2016 |

April 2016: This report focuses on the digital society initiatives underway in seven Asian countries, Australia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, Singapore and Thailand...

April, Global cellular market trends and insight – Q1 2016

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Friday 1 Apr 2016 |

April, 2016: The report features an enhanced focus on financial, spectrum, M2M, device, tariff and internet trends.

February Smartphones dominating global mobile connections base

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Monday 1 Feb 2016 |

February 2016: Smartphone adoption globally had reached 45% of total connections by Q4 2015. In this report we look at how smartphone adoption is growing fast in developing markets while a slowdown is occurring in the developed world.

Calculating future subscriber growth opportunities

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Monday 1 Feb 2016 |

February 2016: Following rapid growth since 2010, subscriber growth is set to slow from 2016. One billion unique subscribers are forecast to be added worldwide by 2020...

Moving beyond subscriber growth

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Monday 1 Feb 2016 |

February 2016: Almost three-quarters of the world’s population will be connected to a mobile network by 2020 and more on emerging opportunities as mobile adoption approaches saturation.

Smartphones dominating global mobile connections base

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Monday 1 Feb 2016 |

February 2016: Smartphone adoption is growing fast in developing markets and reached 40% in Q4 2015. ....

Global cellular market trends and insight – Q4 2015

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Tuesday 1 Dec 2015 |

December 2015: The report features an enhanced focus on financial, spectrum, M2M, device, tariff and internet trends in each region over the past quarter.

The Mobile Economy India 2015

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Sunday 1 Nov 2015 |

November 2015: The mobile industry in India has scaled dramatically over recent years to become one of the country’s biggest success stories...

Building digital societies in Asia: Making commerce smarter

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Sunday 1 Nov 2015 |

November 2015: This report discuss the development of digital payments, in particular mobile money, and how it can enable digital commerce. It focus on the opportunity that this solution can bring to the people of Pakistan and the key roles that stakeholde

Delivering an all IP World statistics

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Sunday 1 Nov 2015 |

November 2015: See which countries have VoLTE, how many operators have launched voice over WiFi and the reach of LTE which now covers 44% of the population.

The future of SMS in the evolving messaging market

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Sunday 1 Nov 2015 |

November 2015: IP messaging players are gaining scale and disrupting the traditional SMS model. ...

Use of C-band spectrum for mobile broadband in cities: London and Shenzhen

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Sunday 1 Nov 2015 |

November 2015: The study provides an independent assessment of the economic benefits that would arise through use of C-band spectrum for mobile services within two major cities – London and Shenzhen.