We create jobs directly and indirectly through accelerating economic growth and enabling innovation. 17 million jobs were directly supported by the mobile ecosystem in 2015, and this is expected to rise to 20 million by 2020.
The internet is the most important enabler of social development and economic growth of our time. Mobile connectivity is the primary method for connecting to the internet today and is a key driver of innovation, creating many more jobs indirectly through accelerated growth.
The Internet of Things will connect a new generation of smart devices, creating invaluable business opportunities.
Providing carbon free electricity to the 1.3B people who live in the dark.
How do refugees making the perilous trip to Europe use their phones to help with the journey?
UNHCR's Hive project on why mobile phones - and online social networking platforms - are so essential to refugees.
Helping fulfil local needs across the region through innovative use of mobile technology.
GSMA Impact Story highlighting the success of the school registration fees payment initiative in Côte d’Ivoire.
Orange Money sees an opportunity to launch two new, intertwined savings and insurance products targeted at Malian women.
Enabling microfinance loan customers to repay loan instalments using mobile money.
China is global leader in deployment of the Internet of Things, finds new GSMA report.
The use of Information Technology, sensors and communications in surface transport application.
Vodafone aims to increase productivity and income of smallholder farmers by providing actionable information.
'Airtel Weza' an innovative mobile money solution for savings groups.
A recruitment service that matches job-seekers with suitable and relevant vacancies.
Voice-based agricultural information to help rural farmers to improve farming practices.
Tigo Tanzania delivers information on agronomy, weather and market prices.
Bringing about economic improvement and increased food security for individuals and organisations.
Delivering innovative stand-alone solar systems at costs lower than traditional kerosene lighting.
Mobile Money not only a catalyst for financial inclusion.
A quick and safe money transfer service, along with third-party cash-in/cash-out services.
Enabling enterprises to capitalize on the increasing familiarity customers had with mobile money when doing business with them.
The poor in developing countries are disproportionately impacted by financial shocks and lack safety nets to cope with crises.
The accurate and reliable way to get farming related information in rural India.
Sophia explains how she benefits from using mobile to help her business, solve health issues in the village and increase safety.
Souktel partners with the World Bank and the Palestinian Ministry of Education to launch a mobile JobMatch service.
Shula has had her mobile for seven years and it has quickly become a vital part of her small business.
Giga Island has enabled language lessons through tablets and mobile phones for children.
For many low-volume Kenyan farmers, the only source of information for crop market rates comes from the very people who are trying to buy them.
Telenor Group’s subsidiary in India is tackling this gender disparity with Project Sampark.
Souktel must find solutions to the area’s problems using only SMS and IVR-based deployments.
Allowing farmers access prices and connect with buyers using their mobile phones.