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Kigali hosts GSMA’s M360 Africa 2018

July 31, 2018

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For the first time ever, this year on 17-19 July Mobile 360 – Africa took place in Kigali, Rwanda – a country sculpting a strong national identity around harnessing the collective power of the youth – and convened over 840 …

GSMA MENA CxO Roundtable

July 24, 2018

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This Executive Roundtable meeting was held on Monday 23 July 2018 in Amman, Jordan. The agenda included: • Mobile Responsibility & Industry Reputation • BD4SG, Future Networks • Cost Optimization study • Rich Communication Services • Identity and Mobile Connect …

SADC ICT Sub-Committee commits to facilitating 5G Trials in SADC

July 21, 2018

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The SADC ICT Sub-Committee (SCOM) meeting was held in Gaborone, Botswana, between 4-6 July 2018. The meeting convened ICT Ministry Permanent Secretaries and Senior Officials from member states. It was aimed at preparing records and recommendations for the SADC ICT …

GSMA at the Digital Assembly, 2018

June 30, 2018

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This year the event took place in Sofia, Bulgaria on the 25 and 26 June. It was organised by both the European Commission and the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. It provided a forum for stakeholders to …

GSMA advocacy produces spectrum trading guidelines in Nigeria

June 29, 2018

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In May 2018 the Nigerian Communications Commisssion (NCC) published new regulatory guidelines that now facilitate the trading and sharing of spectrum in Nigeria. The GSMA was actively involved in the development of the work that culminated in these guidelines which …

Understanding West Africa’s mobile economy

June 20, 2018

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Mobile adoption has grown rapidly in West Africa in recent years, helped by the expansion of mobile networks to undeserved communities and the increasing affordability of services and device costs.  Akinwale Goodluck, Head of Sub-Saharan Africa, shares some insights on …

GSMA advocacy for Tanzania spectrum auction

June 20, 2018

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The GSMA has for a long time been carrying out advocacy work in Tanzania to influence auctioning of spectrum by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) and played a key role in the recent development of the auction of 700 …

Preparatory meetings for national dialogue in Uganda

June 17, 2018

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In the week of 11 – 15 June 2018, the GSMA was in Uganda to meet with stakeholders and kick-start a series of activities towards a National Dialogue. The visit also coincided with a stakeholder engagement on Policy issues. The …

25th Meeting of the East African Communications Organization (EACO) Assemblies

June 17, 2018

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This was held in Nairobi, Kenya on 11-15 June, 2018. The aim of the meeting was to provide a platform for sharing experiences on emerging technologies in the East Africa region and to also discuss the impact of those experiences …

1st Future Foresight Forum

May 22, 2018

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This was launched on 14 May in Amman, Jordan under the patronage of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA). It was aimed at addressing future challenges of the ICT sector, as well as possible solutions in this regard. The opening speech …

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