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Eleven Regulatory Recommendations to Sustain Connectivity during the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health crisis shared by all, requiring consumers, companies and governments to adapt to new circumstances and support efforts to contain the spread of this disease. The foremost goal is to save lives. But there are many other critical ...

Keeping everyone and everything connected: How temporary access to spectrum can ease congestion during the COVID-19 crisis

In the wake of the social restrictions in place to help manage the threat of COVID-19, billions of people worldwide are relying on mobile access as family interactions, socialising and work activities move online. While the world shuts down normal activities to limit the ...

Mobile industry has never been more important to world’s citizens and global economy

I would like to recognise the contributions that mobile operators around the world are making to help their communities meet the unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Providing robust and secure connectivity to individuals, businesses and governments has ...

GSMA: 5G Moves from Hype to Reality – but 4G Still King

Global Mobile Economy Valued at $4.9 Trillion by 2025 as 5G Ramps Up London: 5G has gained significant traction over the past year and is now live in 24 markets worldwide, supported by an expanding roster of 5G devices and growing awareness among consumers. According to the ...

ICT Industry Agrees Landmark Science-Based Pathway to Reach Net Zero Emissions

ITU, GeSI, GSMA & SBTi Set Science-Based Pathway In Line With Paris Agreement London: The ICT industry is today taking an unprecedented step forward in tackling climate change with the release of the first-ever science-based pathway to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) ...

GSMA Tech4Girls arrives in Brazil to encourage girls into STEM careers

According to UNESCO, only 35 per cent of STEM students in higher education globally are women. Following its goal of correcting this gap and contributing towards SDG#5: Gender equality, on 4 December GSMA Latin America ran its first Tech4Girls workshop in Brazil. The event ...

GSMA Announces New Developments for MWC Barcelona 2020

GSMA Outlines Additional Keynote Speakers, Programme and Event Updates 3 December, London: The GSMA today announced further details of MWC Barcelona 2020 activity, including additional keynote speakers, participating companies, programmes and events. MWC Barcelona will take ...

GSMA: WRC-19 Opens Door to Exciting New 5G Services

International Treaty Conference Identifies Spectrum to Make Innovative 5G Services a Reality for Consumers and Industry Globally 22 November 2019, London: The GSMA today welcomed the international spectrum treaty adopted by the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 ...

El Salvador’s mobile industry aims to collaborate with Digital Agenda and achieve potential of 4G

Since taking office, President Nayib Bukele has made comments that show an understanding of the importance of digitalisation in modern societies and economies and a firm intention to drive this process in the country. To collaborate with this goal, and in the framework of ...

Latam Summit at MWC19 Los Angeles: Latin America prepares for 5G arrival and IoT deployment

The Latin America Intelligent Connectivity Summit took place during this year’s MWC Los Angeles. The session brought together analysts and representatives from the public and private sectors to examine the regional impact of the major global trends on the event agenda, ...

GSMA 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in partnership with CTIA” reinforces its position as leading industry destination

Global Leaders from the Expanding Mobile Ecosystem Gather to Unlock Opportunities in the 5G Era of Intelligent Connectivity October 24, 2019, Los Angeles: The GSMA today reported the highlights of the 2019 MWC Los Angeles, in Partnership with CTIA, held October 22-24 at the ...

GSMA calls on Argentina’s next president to take action to spur the digital economy

The country can capitalise on the benefits of future technologies to keep pace with others in the region and accelerate recovery in production 17 October, Buenos Aires. Argentina’s digital policy over the next few years will determine whether it can become a strong player in ...

The industry welcomes Brazil’s reform of General Telecommunications Law

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has passed Law 13.879/2019, introducing significant changes to the country’s telecommunications regulatory framework. With the passing of PLC 79/2016, fixed telephony resources will be redirected to considerably expand broadband internet ...

GSMA announces final event lineup for highly anticipated 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in partnership with CTIA”

Boingo, GeSI, HP Enterprise, LA Sports and Entertainment Commission, the Mayor of LA, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Sprint and Warner Bros. Entertainment to Keynote October 1, 2019, Atlanta: The GSMA today announced final updates for MWC19 Los Angeles, including new ...

GSMA report shows high spectrum prices leave millions unconnected

New Study Links High Prices to Slow Network Rollouts, Reduced Network Quality and Poor Mobile Coverage 11 September, London: The negative impacts of high spectrum prices on consumers can no longer be disputed, according to a new report released today by the GSMA at ITU ...

World’s leading mobile operators to disclose climate impacts as part of new GSMA-led climate action roadmap

GSMA-Led Climate Initiative to Develop Decarbonisation Pathway for Mobile Sector 16 September 2019, London: Many of the world’s largest mobile operator groups have agreed to start disclosing their climate impacts as part of a major new GSMA-led initiative to develop a mobile ...

GSMA GLOMO Awards 2020 now open for entries

Awards Commemorate Twenty-Five Years of Innovation in Mobile; New Award Categories Introduced. 16th September, London: The GSMA today announced that the Global Mobile Awards 2020 (GLOMO Awards) are now open for entries. The prestigious awards, which will enter their ...

GSMA: $21 Billion boost to Latin America’s GDP at stake at WRC-19

Latin America’s Digital Future Depends on Identification of 5G Spectrum at WRC-19; Unfounded Technical Claims Risk Delaying Economic Growth and Innovation. 28 August 2019, Buenos Aires: Innovative 5G services will generate $20.8bn of economic expansion – 1.2 per cent of GDP ...

GSMA Tech4Girls initiative wins 2019 Women Economic Forum Award for its direct impact on gender equality

The GSMA’s Gender Representation Initiative Recognised in “Iconic Company Creating a Better World for All” Category 5 August, 2019, Cartagena, Colombia: The GSMA was selected by the Women Economic Forum (WEF) as a recipient of its 2019 award in the category “Iconic Company ...

GSMA announces new keynote speakers, event updates for 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in partnership with CTIA”

Executives from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Intel Corporation, Nokia, OpenTable, Orange Group and Refinery29 Join Keynote Program August, 14, 2019, Atlanta: The GSMA provided further updates for the upcoming MWC19 Los Angeles, including recently confirmed ...