News

Filter

GSMA LA Plenary 37: The Latin American mobile industry met in Chile for the GSMA Plenary Meeting

Representatives of the Chilean Government and 250 executives from more than 30 Latin-American operator companies, met at the 37th Plenary Meeting organized by GSMA Latin America at Viña del Mar, Chile, where it was highlighted the boost that meant the telecommunication ...

GSMA LA Plenary 37: Mobile Broadband as a fundamental factor for Latin-American social and economic development

The seminar “Development of the mobile broad band – Now and in the future” opened the 37th Plenary Meeting of GSMA Latin America, outstanding the importance that means the Access to Mobile Internet to close definitely the digital divide among the region, which exceeds the ...

GSMA LA Plenary 37: Mobile Money and mHealth with new interesting prospects for development in Latin-America

With more than 400 regional executives between operator representatives, regulatory agencies and Government, began the 37th GSMA Latin America Plenary Meeting, with Mobile Business Seminars which highlighted the great opportunity to develop Mobile money and health projects ...

Roaming in a Multi-Network Environment

By Shlomo Wolfman, COO and Co-Founder, Starhome In the beginning Not so long ago, there was a time when we sat glued to our PCs for hours on end, enjoying what we thought was the freedom of high-speed internet. Today, with the advancement of technology, high-speed internet ...

LTE needs excellent IPX Connectivity – and Sybase 365 is delivering

For some time now Sybase 365 has been quite successful in offering its IPX 365 Services. Over 80 Mobile Operators around the world are using our platform for interconnection of IP-native services like mobile data roaming over GRX, international MMS, and BlackBerry® ...

37th Encontro Plenário da GSMA América Latina

English   Español   Português A 37a. Reunião Plenária da GSMA LA compreendeu 3 dias de atividades em Viña del Mar, Chile, e os principais temas da indústria de telecomunicações da América Latina foram expostos e debatidos. A reunião contou com mais de 450 participantes, ...

“Connecting Latin America through Mobile Broadband”: open debate between government, regulators and operators

The Regional Seminar “Connecting Latin America through Mobile Broadband” was focused on public policy and regulations. It was carried out as part of the Ministerial Programme of the Mobile World Congress 2012 on February 29 in Barcelona, where representatives of ...

The Republic of Colombia Wins GSMA Government Leadership Award

Mobile World Congress 2012, Barcelona: The GSMA today presented the Honourable Minister of Communications for the Republic of Colombia, Diego Molano, with the mobile industry’s prestigious annual Government Leadership Award. The award recognises the significant achievements ...

Wireless Intelligence: Fast-growing Brazilian operators look ahead to LTE auctions

Brazil reaches a quarter of a billion connections by year-end 2011, growing 20 percent year-on-year Brazil reached almost 250 million mobile connections by year-end 2011, according to Wireless intelligence data, accounting for over a third of total connections in the ...

Wireless Intelligence: Las crecientes operadoras brasileñas esperan expectantes las subastas LTE

  Brasil llega a las 250 millones de conexiones para fines de 2011, creciendo 20 por ciento año-a-año. Brasil llegó a casi 250 millones de conexiones para fines de 2011, según los datos de Wireless intelligence, representando más de un tercio del total de conexiones en ...

Broadband tariffs in Latin America and the Caribbean: Benchmarking and trends

Hernan Galperin, University of San Andrés (Argentina). Supply characteristics are a key indicator of the broadband Internet access market performance. The price, quality, existing contracting options and other characteristics of the supply are also an important determiner of ...

Aicent IPX’s Vision

Mobile and Fixed Network operators are evolving towards IP infrastructures with the advent of 4G, IMS and NGNs. The interconnect medium between these networks and the applications provisioned on top of the network infrastructure are all converged on IP protocols. Aicent IPX ...

Wireless Intelligence: 3G comes of age in the Americas

3G connections reached 100M by year end; local operators to add 4M 3G subs per month in 2012 Rapid adoption of 3G services is driving mobile connections and revenue growth in the Americas region, according to the latest Wireless Intelligence data. The number of 3G ...

Children in a mobile world: International Research Project

To gain a better understanding of how children and young people  use their mobile phones across the world, the GSMA is collaborating on a multi-year research project with the Mobile Society Research Institute (MSRI), the research subsidiary of NTT DoCoMo. The ...

GSMA Announces that Latin America will Achieve 750 Million Mobile Connections by 2015 with Mobile Broadband Driving Momentum

Allocation of Digital Dividend Spectrum and More Effective Regulatory Framework Needed to Further Extend Mobile Connectivity Across the Region 2 February 2012, Buenos Aires, Argentina The GSMA today announced that by 2015, Latin America is expected to have more than 750 ...

Mobile and Privacy

The convergence of the mobile and web industries, combined with the growth of smartphones and innovative applications and services, is bringing significant benefits to consumers and society. These welcomed developments are also reshaping the online privacy landscape, leading ...

From smooth sailing to stormy seas: International SMS enters a turbulent phase

Participants in the international SMS business are having to trim their sails and secure their lines as changing market dynamics are creating quite a storm.  Through the rise of substitute technologies, certain pockets of the market have seen national SMS volumes fall ...

Children’s use of mobile phones

  Understanding use of mobile by young people The GSMA and NTT docomo’s Mobile Society Research Institute have partnered on an on-going research project to investigate children’s use of mobile services around the world. To enable year-on-year comparisons, standard questions ...

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 ...