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Telecom Industry Applauds EU Institutions for New Platform Rulebooks

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The European telecommunications industry welcomes the European Parliament’s adoption of the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA), resulting from the co-legislators’ provisional agreements earlier this year. Today’s vote confirms Europe’ political ...

The GSMA warmly congratulates the Czech Government on assuming the Presidency of the Council of the European Union

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This Presidency will play a critical role in advancing a number of initiatives that will be key to delivering the ambitious vision of the EU Digital Decade, whilst shaping the future of Europe’s digital economy, society and sovereignty. The mobile industry welcomes the ...

The GSMA Summer Reception – Key Highlights

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On 15 June, the GSMA invited its members, EU institutions representatives, telecom attaches, and the broader EU stakeholders to the Summer Reception. The evening was an occasion for the industry peers and EU policymakers to meet face to face and exchange views on the ...

In moments of crisis, mobile connectivity is a lifeline

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Watch the Ukraine support messaged by the GSMA, recorded for the Digital Assembly 2022. 

How can the Mobile Industry help Europe meet its ambitious climate goals?

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During the EU Green Week 2022, the GSMA hosted a #GSMAconnected series event “How the Mobile Industry can help Europe reach its ambitious climate goals?”. Vesa Terävä, Head of Unit, European Green Deal, European Commission, gave opening remarks and highlighted the progress, ...

The Internet Value Chain Report Launch Event – Key highlights

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The GSMA 2022 Internet Value Chain Report, launched in May 2022, revealed that market imbalances between network operators and online services providers may put global growth prospects at risk across multiple sectors of the internet-based economy. The study highlighted ...

GSMA Europe Newsletter – May 2022

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Learn about our latest activities, news and events. Click here to read GSMA Europe Newsletter – May 2022.

Mid-band 5G spectrum crucial to economic growth in Europe

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 Spectrum assignment can be a powerful driver of industrial development and economic growth over the next decade. The GSMA’s latest data – an analysis of the direct monetary impact of mid-band 5G – shows, for the first time, the potential socio-economic benefits at ...

Joint Statement by EU and Ukrainian Operators to Help Refugees from Ukraine Stay Connected

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Today, Thierry Breton, the European Commissioner for Internal Market, held an online event to announce the signing of a Joint Statement by European and Ukrainian operators to reflect their commitment to provide connectivity support to people fleeing the war in Ukraine. The ...

GSMA Policy Note on the EU Digital Identity Framework (eIDAS)

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The GSMA, specifically representing the European Mobile Network Operators involved in identity services in this instance, warmly welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to revise and expand the eIDAS Regulation into the EUID framework. It is encouraging to see that the ...

Ukraine Support Actions by the European Mobile Operators | Interactive Map

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This map shows voluntary measures European mobile network operators (MNOs) are implementing to provide communications assistance to the people affected by the war in Ukraine. It was developed using data from Cullen International (Table 1 and Table 2). For more information ...

GSMA Response to the Ukraine Crisis

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We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life in Ukraine. Our thoughts are with those most impacted by this conflict. In moments of crisis, mobile connectivity is a lifeline. It is our link to loved ones when we need to tell them that we are safe and check that they are ...

MWC Barcelona 2022 Key Highlights

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On 28 February – 3 March, the GSMA welcomed the connectivity industry back to Barcelona to the biggest tech gathering since the start of the pandemic. More than 60,000 attendees convened in-person from around the world to discuss the convergence of mobile, the ...

GSMA Europe Newsletter – February 2022

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Learn about our latest activities, news and events. Click here to read GSMA Europe Newsletter – February 2022.

European Telecom Sector Welcomes Landmark Progress on Digital Service Regulation

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The European telecommunications industry applauds EU legislators for making progress this week on two key regulatory initiatives that have the potential to reshape the socioeconomic dynamics of digital platform ecosystems. The recent European Parliament’s vote on the Digital ...

GSMA-ETNO position paper on European Commission proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Act

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Download GSMA-ETNO position paper on AI regulation The GSMA and ETNO welcome the initiative of the European Commission to propose a Regulation on Artificial Intelligence, and notably the central role of the risk-based approach, which keeps citizens at the centre and is based ...

GSMA Europe Newsletter – November 2021

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Learn about the latest GSMA Europe activities, upcoming events, recent reports and publications. GSMA Europe Newsletter – November 2021

Euractiv event: The importance of connectivity during and after the COVID-19 crisis

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Daniel Pataki, GSMA VP for Policy and Regulation & Head of Europe, Russia and CIS, spoke at the Euractiv event on the EU’s digital future and the value of connectivity. Daniel noted that while COVID-19 demonstrated that connectivity is essential, Europe still lags behind ...

The Mobile Economy Europe 2021

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The European mobile industry has been instrumental in keeping consumers and businesses connected throughout the pandemic, despite changes in data consumption patterns and demand. Actions from operators to alleviate the impact of the pandemic include zero-rating educational ...

GSMA Europe Newsletter – September 2021

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Learn about the latest GSMA Europe activities, upcoming events, recent reports and publications. GSMA Europe Newsletter – September 2021