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Network 2020 highlights from Mobile World Congress 2016

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Visitors to the mobile industry’s premier event surpassed the 100,000 mark for the first time in the event’s history. Some of the Network 2020 highlights were: RCS: The Path to One Billion Users We started the week with an announcement and a seminar supporting RCS adoption: ...

WebRTC to complement IP Communication Services – new WebRTC whitepaper

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Mobile operators can leverage WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) technology in several ways. Mobile operators could use WebRTC to extend the capabilities of their IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem)-based infrastructures and expose their services to a larger number of customers ...

Global operators, Google and the GSMA align behind adoption of Rich Communication Services

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Global operators, the GSMA and Google today announced the launch of a mobile industry initiative to accelerate the availability of Rich Communications Services (RCS). The initiative will enable all operators worldwide to provide an open, consistent, and globally ...

Unlocking Commercial Opportunities from 4G Evolution seminar

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MWC Seminar: Unlocking Commercial Opportunities from 4G Evolution: Wednesday 24 February, 14:30 – 16:30. Which technology driver will be the winning platform to unlock commercial opportunities for 4G evolution to 5G? Join our interactive seminar to hear the debate and ...

GSMA Helping Russian Mobile Operators Line Up All-IP Communications Services

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Our Network 2020 programme recently sent a team to Moscow to discuss how we could help Russian operators deliver interconnected all-IP communications services to their customers. We met with the country’s main operators Beeline, MegaFon, MTS and Tele2, as well as The ...

Are you providing a quality LTE roaming experience?

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Read our report to find out how to test and benchmark your service. The Global Roaming Quality (GRQ) Pilot Project has been setup by GSMA’s Network 2020 programme and the Networks Group to encourage roaming implementation and establish a consistent standard of quality. The ...

South Korea’s Interconnected VoLTE Service Lifts Off

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All of the country’s VoLTE-enabled subscribers are now fully commercially interoperable. This will impact around 35 million subscribers who will be able to enjoy higher quality calls and seamless switching between voice and video, as well as faster connection speeds on all ...

Shipment of IP communications-capable smartphones exceeding expectations

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Latest figures show that the availability of IP communications-capable smartphones is ahead of the GSMA forecast for 2015. Currently, shipment volumes of IP communications-capable native devices is an estimated 10% ahead of the year to date target.  According to the GSMA, ...

KT Corporation and NTT DOCOMO land world’s first with launch of bilateral VoLTE service

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South Korea’s KT Corporation and Japan’s NTT DOCOMO have become the first network operators in the world to offer their customers a bilateral Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) roaming service. This will mean that customers of either network will have access to high quality, low-latency ...

Attending Mobile 360 Middle East? Book a demonstration

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Make the most of your visit and book a demonstration. It’s projected by 2020 70% of markets will be LTE ready, addressing a population of 4.6 billion users. Discover how to capitalise on this opportunity with the benefits of all-IP. We’ll be demonstrating ...

GSMA Launches New Guide to Help Operators Adopt All-IP Solutions

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This week the GSMA’s Network 2020 Programme announced the launch of a new digital resource called The All-IP Business Guide that has been created to give operators the tools they need to adopt all-IP communications services regardless of where they might be on the journey. ...

Russia makes Beeline for VoLTE services

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The rollout of voice over LTE (VoLTE) continues unabated around the globe, with Russian network operator Beeline the latest to join the fray. Beeline, which is owned by VimpelCom, has become the first in the country to move to an all-IP communications solution and offer ...

GSMA Awards Certificate of Special Recognition for Launch of World’s First Commercial Interconnected VoLTE Service in South Korea

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Following the announcement at MWC Shanghai of the launch of the world’s first VoLTE interconnected market in South Korea, the GSMA hosted a panel discussion with the South Korean Regulator and the three operators to discuss lessons learned and problems that were successfully ...

Network 2020 at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015

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          At this year’s Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015, following the resounding success of Mobile World Congress Barcelona, the Network 2020 Programme continued to demonstrate the breadth and depth of All-IP solutions to many visitors of the ...

All-IP Business Guide showcased at MWC Shanghai 2015

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A new online and fully interactive guide to All-IP communications was demonstrated by the GSMA’s Network 2020 Programme for the first time at MWC Shanghai 2015. Considerable interest was shown in this innovative development which enables GSMA members to intuitively find ...

Join the Network 2020 Programme at MWC Shanghai 2015

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Join the Network 2020 Programme at this year’s Mobile World Congress Shanghai where the team will be showcasing the next generation of All-IP communications. Network 2020 at MWC Shanghai 2015 The conference at MWC Shanghai is an exclusive programme showcasing the ...

Promoting the All-IP native experience in Mobile 360 Latin America

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The GSMA held its first Mobile 360 event in Latin America on the 13th and 14th May 2015 at the Sheraton in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. The two day agenda was supported by a demonstration area showcasing the GSMA’s main programmes – and Network 2020 was, of course, promoting IP ...

Winners! Deutsche Telekom and Jibe Mobile accept prestigious Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award

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This year’s annual Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards and Innovation Summit was held on the 13th May 2015 at Le Méridien Hotel, Piccadilly, London. The awards are presented to the most captivating projects in the industry attended by industry leaders from across the ...

Coming to Mobile World Congress Shanghai 15-17 July 2015?

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The Network 2020 Programme’s demonstrations will be located at the heart of the GSMA’s Innovation City. Building on the success of last year’s Mobile Asia Expo, the Network 2020 programme will demonstrate the progression of mobile operators to an All-IP network, how ...

Network Interconnection of Rich Communication Services between Orange France and SFR

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Mobile operators Orange France and SFR have interconnected their networks to deliver Rich Communications Services (RCS) on native devices. This means customers can chat, content share, group chat, video share and experience integrated messaging across networks. The ...