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Our industry innovates and delivers resilient platforms for vital services across the entire economy. The world is experiencing a rapid transition to connected devices, and mobile networks remain the proven technology. We provide mission critical communications for the smooth running of key services in every community. Mobile connectivity is also a key ingredient for innovation driving reductions in communities’ environmental footprint.


  1. The Internet of Things – A World of Opportunity

    The Internet of Things will connect a new generation of smart devices, creating invaluable business opportunities.

  2. Ericsson: Connect To Learn Making a Difference in Myanmar

    21,000 students will benefit in the first two years, of which more than half are girls.

  3. The Electricity Grid of the Future

    Telekom Slovenije and its partners meeting the communication requirements of the future electricity supply grid.

  4. Paying school fees with mobile money in Côte d’Ivoire

    GSMA Impact Story highlighting the success of the school registration fees payment initiative in Côte d’Ivoire.

  5. Real-time monitoring and control of Japanese Utilities with 4G

    In Japan, mobile operator KDDI is using 4G networks to provide advanced metering infrastructure services.

  6. Mobile savings and insurance for Women in Mali

    Orange Money sees an opportunity to launch two new, intertwined savings and insurance products targeted at Malian women.

  7. Mobile money for female customers in India

    Enabling microfinance loan customers to repay loan instalments using mobile money.

  8. China leading in Internet of Things deployment

    China is global leader in deployment of the Internet of Things, finds new GSMA report.

  9. An analysis of IoT transport solutions

    The use of Information Technology, sensors and communications in surface transport application.

  10. Tracking management systems for Mobile Money in Kenya

    A mobile money management tool for ‘last mile’ those who cannot access or afford other types tools.

  11. Micro Insurance solutions for African farmers

    Exploring the market opportunity and challenges to scale of index based micro insurance for crops

  12. Medic Mobile: Supporting community health workers and families using mobile.

    Using technology to improve health equity.

  13. Electrifying Off-Grid Households

    Delivering innovative stand-alone solar systems at costs lower than traditional kerosene lighting.

  14. Fostering a Digital Financial Revolution in Kenya

    Mobile Money not only a catalyst for financial inclusion.

  15. Business As Usual: How AT&T deals with Natural Disasters

    The extensive reach and rigorous procedures that make up the Network Disaster Recovery plan.

  16. Mobile for Smart Energy Solutions – Côte d’Ivoire Case Study

    GSMA M4D in partnership with Orange, explores the opportunity for mobile operators to improve energy access in Côte d’Ivoire.

  17. Mobile for Smart Energy Solutions – Senegal Case Study

    GSMA M4D in partnership with Orange, explores the opportunity for mobile operators to improve energy access in Senegal.

  18. Mobile for Smart Energy Solutions – Botswana Case Study

    GSMA M4D in partnership with Orange, explores the opportunity for mobile operators to improve energy access in Botswana.

  19. Off-grid power solution in Myanmar

    GSMA Green Power for Mobile Impact Story for Sunlabob Renewable Energy Myanmar.

  20. Zoona: mobile money in Zambia

    A quick and safe money transfer service, along with third-party cash-in/cash-out services.

  21. Empowering mobile users with SMS-based applications

    txtWeb the world’s largest app store for text-based apps.

  22. Kopo Kopo: Enabling merchants to accept mobile money in East Africa

    Enabling enterprises to capitalize on the increasing familiarity customers had with mobile money when doing business with them.

  23. Mobile microinsurance: Tigo Senegal & Telenor Pakistan

    The poor in developing countries are disproportionately impacted by financial shocks and lack safety nets to cope with crises.

  24. Smarter Cities

    ‘Smart city’ initiatives focus on using technology to make it easier to live, navigate and do business.

  25. Disaster Recovery: When your restore the mobile network you rebuild the human network

    In disaster zones communication is critical. Mobile networks can be a matter of life and death.

  26. SK Telecom Innovation for disaster response

    The usage of technology to improve humanitarian action and make disaster preparedness and response more efficient.

  27. NTT Docomo introduce programmable SIMs to enable IoT

    Eliminating the need to intervene to replace SIM cards over the lifetime of M2M products, reducing ongoing operational and logistical costs.

  28. Driving Innovation in Connected Living. U.S. leading the way

    GSMA: Driving Innovation in Connected Living: The US flags the future of M2M.

  29. Vodafone: Instant Network Emergency Response

    Without communications, aid agencies struggle to assess damage and coordinate rescue and relief efforts.

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