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GSMA LA Plenary Meeting #36

Annual closing with a great attendance of operators and suppliers in El Salvador More than 130 executives including representatives from more than 30 operators of the region, regulators and more than 20 suppliers of the industry met from December 6 to 8 in Sonsonate, El ...

Content is King

Content. This innocuous word is the central point around which a technological evolution is taking place. Consumers devour data at an ever increasing rate and innovation is rushing to keep up – providing, disseminating, managing and securing it as effectively and ...

Orga Systems real-time billing solutions

The hurtling competitiveness of the cellular phone industry serves as an excellent example of the ultra complexity that is central to the charging and billing processes for telecommunications, utility, finance and other industries in today’s global world. Consider that ...

Good results in the GSMA Regulatory & Spectrum Week in Colombia

The GSMA Regulatory & Spectrum Week in Armenia, Colombia was carried out on 19-22 September at ITU GSR/GILF meeting. The first day had a GSMA LA Regulatory & Fraud working group meeting, where there were representatives of 15 mobile operators from 9 countries of the ...

LTE in Latin America and the Caribbean

LTE, or Long Term Evolution, is the next step in the technical evolution of 2G/3G networks supported by all major players in the industry. LTE offers the capacity and the speed to handle a rapid increase in data traffic with close to 5 billion mobile broadband subscriptions ...

Allocating Digital Dividend Spectrum for Mobile Broadband Could Contribute up to $15 Billion to the Latin American Economy

Today, at the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) 11th Global Symposium for Regulators in Armenia, Colombia, the GSMA and AHCIET announced that allocating ‘digital dividend’ spectrum in the 700 MHz band for the deployment of mobile services could ...

Mobile Money Study in Paraguay

The Team of Mobile Money for the unbanked of the GSMA visited Paraguay to understand how this country has emerged as the regional leader of mobile money and examined what lessons can be extended to other Latin American countries. As a result, they published the ...

The furor of the Mobile Broadband in Argentina and the need for spectrum

  “The Mobile Broadband is helping to reduce the digital divide by improving access to the Internet in Argentina”, said Sebastian Cabello, Director of GSMA Latin America at the Communications, Internet and Technology Congress and Exhibition (TICs 2011) held ...

Successful GSMA LA conference in Jamaica confirms the interest in Roaming in the region

As many of our members were able to verify in Montego Bay on August 16-17, Roaming issues are of great interest and concern for our Latin American operators. The GSMA LA Roaming Conference and BARG Meeting brought together a large number of operators and suppliers not just ...

Opportunities and challenges for mobile broadband in Ecuador

‘Just as mobile voice brought universal access to voice communications, mobile broadband has the potential to provide global internet access,’ said Sebastian Cabello, Director of GSMA Latin America. Supported by the Escuela Politecnica Nacional, the seminar ...

GSMA LA Plenary Meeting # 35: Hot agenda and great attendance

The first GSMA LA plenary meeting of 2011 held in Rio de Janeiro on 4th and 5th of May had large attendance. More than 150 delegates, including representatives of 19 operators companies of the region and a significant presence of industry suppliers participated in meetings ...

Digital Dividend for Mobile: Bringing Broadband to All

The mobile industry is seeking an allocation of at least 100MHz of Digital Dividend spectrum in all regions, awarded on a harmonised basis. With such an allocation, the vision of mobile broadband everywhere can be transformed into a reality. In the developed world, ...