Latest reports, updates, and events in Asia Pacific
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The role of mobile networks in a time of crisis
The mobile industry is making critical contributions to help communities meet the unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about the ways mobile operators all over the world are reaching out to their customers and working with governments to provide a range of vital services for citizens at this challenging time.
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The Mobile Economy 2020
How is 5G changing the rules? How is mobile fuelling the economy and connecting the unconnected? How is IoT transforming your home, your city and your industry? Find out in the new Mobile Economy report, which looks back on the past decade and provides essential forecasts and recommendations for the next ten years.
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Public Policy and Industry News
Realising 5G's full potential
In our latest report, the GSMA calls on governments to act on eight policy levers to set the path to realise 5G's full potential. The report builds on previous studies where we identified regulatory actions required to foster 5G infrastructure deployment.
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Indosat Ooredoo plans first OpenRAN tests in Asia with TIP and GSMA
Indosat Ooredoo detailed plans to collaborate with the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and GSMA to run the first field trials on OpenRAN technology in Asia.
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Indosat Ooredoo first Internet1O1 milestone with Facebook and GSMA
Using elements of the GSMA Mobile Internet Skills Toolkit, the Internet101 campaign has successfully facilitated 500,000 one-on-one training at Indosat Ooredoo’s retail points.
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ICT industry agrees landmark science-based pathway to reach Net Zero Emissions
The ITU, GeSI, GSMA, and SBTi developed a sector-specific decarbonisation pathway that allows ICT companies to set targets in line with the latest climate science.
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Interview with Tania Aidrus of Prime Minister office, Pakistan
Tania Aidrus, Chief Digital Officer of Prime Minister office, Pakistan, talks about the challenges and opportunities arising from digitizing the country’s economy.
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Interview with Arthur Lang, CEO International, Singtel
Arthur talks about Singtel’s strategies to maintain its leadership throughout industry changes and increased demands, and gives an insight on its new services.
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APAC IoT Partnership programme updates
Interview with Ali Fahd, Head of B2B Marketing, Jazz Business
Ali discusses Pakistan’s opportunities for IoT development and the different roles that the company can play in various industries in the country.
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Interview with Solaiman Alam, Head of Digital Division, Grameenphone
Solaiman Alam talks about Grameenphone’s efforts to progress in the IoT market.
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GSMA APAC IoT Case Studies
This report, supported by 16 mobile operators in 10 APAC countries, consists of 17 case studies showing how mobile operators are expanding the IoT into many more sectors of the economy.
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Mobile For Development in the region
State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money
This report looks at what one billion registered accounts signify for the mobile money industry, mobile money users and the future of the mobile money ecosystem. 
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The GSMA Mobile Gender Gap Report 2020
This report examines how the mobile gender gap is changing quickly in low- and middle-income countries, revealing how the main factors preventing women's equal mobile ownership and internet use are evolving over time.
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Addressing energy loss and efficiency in Pakistan
With support from the Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation fund, Jazz, along with its technology partner, CISNR, and grid distributor, PESCO, is providing a mobile-enabled electricity theft prevention and distribution line-loss reduction. 
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Breaking barriers to the marketplace
Through their mobile app and platform, SkyEye are solving the problem of access to market, especially for women, in the rural areas and people with disabilities, in Samoa.
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These short videos showcase the very best in thought leadership, providing a window into the unparalleled knowledge-sharing that would have taken place at MWC Barcelona 2020. Watch Aisha Sarwari, Corporate Communications and Sustainability Director of Jazz, talks about her perspective on diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and other videos from innovators and experts from across the connected ecosystem.  
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