Category Archives: General

Blockchain – Understanding the Principles and the Potential

February 17, 2017

Blockchain is a much talked-about technology; but is it hype or a revolution? Although it is probably at the peak of the hype curve, it does have the potential to transform how businesses operate. One could describe blockchain as a …

Reflections on Mobey Day 2016: the next steps to changing mobile commerce

November 10, 2016

Mobey Day is the annual flagship event by Mobey Forum that brings together decision makers from the financial services and FinTech industries. Following this year’s event in Barcelona, the GSMA held a Q&A session with Sirpa Nordlund, Executive Director at …

MWC Shanghai 2016: Digital Commerce Summit to explore mobile payment landscape across Asia

June 22, 2016

With the e-commerce market in China reaching $1.2 trillion in the first half of 2015 alone and the Asia-Pacific market contributing over 50% of retail e-commerce sales globally (eMarketer, 2015), the scale of digital commerce’s influence across the region is …

Security and Fintech major points of discussion at Digital Commerce Roundtable

October 13, 2015

Pierre Combelles, Head of Digital Commerce, GSMA SAN FRANSCISCO-At the end of September, senior representatives gathered at the GSMA’s Digital Commerce Roundtable to discuss how the power of mobile can help to scale emerging financial technologies and enable new market …

The impact of mobile on the evolution of Fintech

September 28, 2015

Years from now, history will tell us that the new evolution in finance was rooted in the mass-market penetration of smartphones. Andy Campbell, Ryan Andrew In the last decade, finance has been undergoing a quiet but definite transformation. This is …

MWC Shanghai 2015 Recap

July 23, 2015

Digital Commerce Summit: Industry experts discuss ‘biggest opportunity since plastic cards’ Rapid growth of digital commerce in Asia Pacific Experts confident mobile will be at the heart of future commerce Secure and user-friendly Identity solutions key to growth Leading figures …

Showcase cutting-edge mobile commerce innovations at MWCS15

July 10, 2015

Across Asia, digital commerce is enabling millions of people to access goods and services in new and interesting ways – and transforming people’s lives in the process. At Mobile World Congress Shanghai, the GSMA’s Digital Commerce programme will be hosting …

Latin America – The next growth market for digital commerce

May 13, 2015

Digital commerce has grown impressively all over the globe – according to GSMAi, it will be worth $3 trillion by 2018, nearly doubling in value from 2014. In Latin America, the market appears more fruitful than ever before as the …

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