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2019 Mobile Industry Report

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Tuesday 24 Sep 2019 |

The ongoing uptake of mobile and mobile-enabled services around the world has seen the mobile industry increase its contribution to all 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) over the last year. The industry has continued to ...

Utilising real-time mobile analytics to aid in the rescue of missing persons

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Tuesday 8 Oct 2019 |

In Russia, 70,000 to 100,000 individuals go missing each year. Of those that go missing, each year 20,000 to 25,000 are never found. To decrease this number, timely action is essential. When searches for missing persons ...

Big Data for Social Good: AI Ethics Principles

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Monday 9 Sep 2019 |

Discover the principles recommended by the GSMA and its members for adoption by MNOs using AI for social good.

Mobile Economic Impact Reports

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Monday 12 Aug 2019 | Sustainable and Responsible Leadership |

Operators are using socio-economic impact assessments to better understand and demonstrate the broader impact that they have on society and economies. Here we have reports which detail the economic contribution of the mobile sector at ...

International Relations Handbook

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Wednesday 24 Jul 2019 | #BetterFuture |

The GSMA engages with a wide range of international organisations, seeking to leverage their influence and public platforms to amplify mobile industry messaging, and engaging with their committees and working groups to represent mobile ...

Using Socio-Economic Impact Assessments

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Friday 10 May 2019 | Sustainable and Responsible Leadership |

Download the 'Using Socio-Economic Impact Assessments'.

Digital Declaration Overview

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Wednesday 20 Feb 2019 | Digital Declaration |

The Digital Declaration is a set of aspirational principles to guide activity in the digital age. Download to learn more.

Utilising real-time mobile analytics to inform emergency disaster response in Turkey

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Thursday 14 Feb 2019 | #BetterFuture |

Due to its location, and geological structure, Turkey is particularly vulnerable to natural disasters. More than 95% of the country lies on one of the most active earthquake and landslide regions in the world. To help support the ...

Big Data for Social Good Toolkit Flyer

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Thursday 21 Feb 2019 |

Discover how you can benefit from powerful solutions, driven by mobile big data analytics, with our brand new digital toolkit.

Responding quickly to natural disasters in Japan

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Monday 4 Feb 2019 |

Japan is especially prone to experiencing natural disasters due to its location. It is located within the Pacific Ocean's ring of fire; an area which sees more earthquakes and natural disasters than anywhere else in the world. To ...

2018 Impact Report 2 pager

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Monday 5 Nov 2018 |

Big Data for Social Good

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Monday 24 Sep 2018 |

Big Data for Social Good - UNGA 2018

The Journey to Responsible and Sustainable Leadership – A Guide to Operating Responsibly

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Monday 14 Jan 2019 | Sustainable and Responsible Leadership |

The Guide to Operating Responsibly supports the GSMA’s goal to advance responsible business models across the mobile communications industry. The guide, following on from

2016 Mobile Industry Impact Report: Sustainable Development Goals

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Friday 30 Sep 2016 | #BetterFuture | Sustainable and Responsible Leadership |

This first-of-its-kind report offers critical insights into the transformative impact of the mobile industry on individuals, societies and economies around the world, in developed and developing markets. Importantly, it establishes a ...

An interview with Mohamed Dabbour, CEO, Millicom Africa

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Tuesday 8 Aug 2017 | Sustainable and Responsible Leadership |

Only 16 per cent of Tanzanian children under the age of five are registered at birth, and only half of those registered receive a birth certificate. In 2011 the Registration Insolvency and Trusteeship Agency (RITA) of Tanzania ...

2017 Mobile Industry Impact Report: Sustainable Development Goals

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Monday 25 Sep 2017 | #BetterFuture | Sustainable and Responsible Leadership |

The mobile industry is having a profound impact on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The second edition of the Mobile Industry Impact Report assesses our industry’s progress towards the SDGs and our shared vision: Connecting ...

Big Data for Social Good: Overview Flyer

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Sunday 25 Feb 2018 |

The Big Data for Social Good initiative aims to harness the power of mobile big data to help public agencies and NGOs tackle epidemics, natural disasters and environmental impacts.

Creating a #BetterFuture: The 360 Video Dome Experience

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Friday 20 Apr 2018 | #BetterFuture | #CaseForChange |

For the first time, the GSMA introduced the #BetterFuture Dome: an immersive 360 video experience at Mobile World Congress.

Creating a #BetterFuture: How the mobile industry is building better businesses

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Monday 4 Jun 2018 | #BetterFuture |

At Mobile World Congress 2018, mobile industry leaders came together to share our vision with the world. This video highlights the importance of sustainability and responsible leadership in successful business practices through the ...

Telefónica Case Study: Predicting air pollution levels 24 to 48 hours in advance in São Paulo, Brazil

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Wednesday 6 Jun 2018 |

Telefónica Brazil (Vivo) is working with the municipalities of São Paulo to harness mobile network data to help combat the adverse health impact of air pollution. Developed by the LUCA team, Telefónica’s algorithms use machine learning ...

Data privacy and security

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Friday 21 Sep 2018 |

The GSMA and its members believe that data privacy and security are fundamental to building consumer trust in mobile services. Protecting privacy is also a key consideration in the context of big data. Our Big Data for Social Good ...

Airtel case study: Harnessing mobile Big Data to identify tuberculosis hotspots in India

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Friday 21 Sep 2018 |

Bharti Airtel and the GSMA partnered with Be He@lthy, Be Mobile; an initiative born out of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to leverage mobile network insights to fight ...

Sustainable Business Models Report

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Monday 22 Oct 2018 |

When anonymised and analysed, mobile ‘big data’ can provide valuable and actionable insights, and add value when addressing environment, social and governance (ESG) challenges. Long term sustainable solutions are being pursued and ...

Building communities resilient to climate extremes

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Monday 22 Oct 2018 |

Extreme climate variability is triggering devastating long-term consequences for people, contributing to forced migration. Mobile Big Data is uniquely placed to provide visibility on mobility patterns. Telefónica, in partnership ...

Mobile Privacy and Big Data Analytics: Big Data for Social Good Considerations

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Thursday 29 Nov 2018 |

Unlocking the huge potential of big data analytics in a way that respects privacy principles and fosters an environment of trust. Key data privacy principles addressing subjects such as personal data, accountability, and security ...

2018 Mobile Industry Impact Report

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Sunday 30 Sep 2018 |

Mobile connectivity continues to transform the lives of billions. More than two-thirds of the global population are now connected to mobile, making it one of the most farreaching technologies worldwide. For many, mobile is the primary ...

2016 Mobile Industry Impact Report

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Friday 30 Sep 2016 |

This first-of-its-kind report offers critical insights into the transformative impact of the mobile industry on individuals, societies and economies around the world, in developed and developing markets. Importantly, it establishes a ...

The GSMA Sustainability Assessment Framework

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Thursday 8 Nov 2018 | Sustainable and Responsible Leadership |

The GSMA has developed a Sustainability Assessment Framework (“Framework”) to better understand the landscape of operator efforts in social and environmental sustainability. The Framework, designed in collaboration with Yale ...