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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 ...

Recent developments in Network 2020 Specifications

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There have been a number of releases of new specifications and updates of existing Permanent Reference Documents (PRDs) in the IP Communications (VoLTE / ViLTE / VoWiFi / RCS) area which Operators, network equipment manufacturers, client developers and handset manufacturers ...

IP Communications Issues Registry

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The IP Communications Issues Registry now contains hundreds of issues and solutions which can be used as a knowledge base for IMS service interoperability, VoLTE, ViLTE and RCS. The GSMA Network 2020 Programme is working to ensure a stable and interoperable platform for the ...

The momentum of launches and interconnections accelerates for the Network 2020 Programme

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Over the last month the Network 2020 Programme has seen the momentum of RCS grow, in terms of launches and interconnection. With RCS regaining drive within the industry, we are seeing more and more devices that have embedded native RCS capabilities. During April 2015 O2 ...

Mobile 360 Series – Latin America Network 2020 at the show

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Join the Network 2020 Programme at the GSMA’s first Mobile 360 Series in Latin America, to be held on the 13th and 14th May 2015 at the Sheraton Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This specialised event will combine a thought-leadership conference with workshops, GSMA Latin ...

Network 2020 Webinar – Interconnected Mobile All-IP Communications and the benefits for Operators

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The latest webinar in our Network 2020 webinar series focused on the benefits of interconnected mobile All-IP communications to the operator. Attendees were able to hear from global operators who are committed to launch interconnected solutions – driving scale and increasing ...

The Network 2020 commercial and retail zone: Business-to-Business All-IP solutions

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Enriched communication solutions offering innovative B-2-B opportunities gave operators some insights into the potential for expanding their propositions. The Network 2020 Programme showed off the breadth and depth of All-IP solutions for commercial and retail applications ...

The operator Network 2020 demonstration table: hands-on All-IP solutions demonstrated live

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One of the key focus areas in this year’s exhibition in the innovation City was a series of demonstrations from operators and leading companies in the All-IP ecosystem – all located around the ‘operator demonstration table’. Discussions with visiting representatives from ...

The All-IP Rich Communications connected car

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In the GSMA’s Innovation city, the Network 2020 Programme were delighted to reveal what is believed to be the first VoLTE and RCS capable connected car. Developed by Summit Tech in collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent, it was parked outside the GSMA’s Innovation City railway ...