Yearly Archives: 2016

Europe Needs a Step Change in Investment to Match Its Digital Ambitions

December 2, 2016

Press Release, Press Release

GSMA Recommends Further Improvements to the Telecoms Reform Package Brussels: At today’s Telecoms Council, the GSMA called on Ministers to commit to the rapid adoption of the telecoms regulatory framework reforms that will drive investment and create an inclusive “Gigabit …

GSMA Provides New Details for 2017 Mobile World Congress

November 30, 2016

Press Release

GSMA Announces New Keynote Speakers, Participating Companies and Programme Updates for Barcelona Event London: The GSMA today provided an update on the 2017 Mobile World Congress, unveiling newly confirmed keynote speakers for the conference and additional participating companies and programmes. …

GSMA Launches Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017

November 22, 2016

Press Release

More than 65,000 Attendees, 650 Participating Companies Expected for the 2017 Event Hong Kong: The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including confirmed exhibitors and sponsors, as well as a range of …

New GSMA Report Analyzes How Reforming Mobile Sector Taxation Can Promote Investment and Drive Digital Inclusion in Colombia

November 15, 2016

Press Release, Press Release

With Realigned Tax Structure, Colombian Government Can Boost Mobile Connectivity, Increase Productivity, and Generate Economic Growth and Employment. Bogota: Excessive tax burdens on the mobile sector create an affordability barrier for Colombians wanting to use mobile services, according to a …

GSMA Calls on Governments to Collaborate on a Global Spectrum Plan to Deliver Ultra-Fast 5G

November 14, 2016

Press Release, Press Release

Governments Must Agree on Sufficient Harmonised Spectrum to Enable the Fastest 5G Speeds, Affordable Devices, International Roaming without Cross-Border Interference London: The GSMA today called on governments and regulators around the world to commit to supporting the needs of 5G …

GSMA Welcomes First Launch of Universal Profile for Advanced Messaging

November 4, 2016

Press Release

Sprint Becomes First Operator to Launch Service with Google; GSMA’s Universal Profile Now Backed by 58 Global Operators and Manufacturers London: The GSMA welcomes today’s announcement by Google and mobile operator Sprint that Sprint has become first to partner with …

GSMA Research Shows Mobile Money is Significantly Reducing the Cost of Sending International Remittances

November 2, 2016

Press Release

By Reducing Migrant Remittance Costs, Mobile Money is Directly Contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 10 London: The GSMA today issued a report entitled, ‘Driving a Price Revolution: Mobile Money in International Remittances’ that looks at the impact …

Mobile Industry to Add $1 Trillion in Value to North American Economy by 2020, Finds New GSMA Study

November 1, 2016

Press Release

North American Mobile Ecosystem Unlocking Value in IoT, M2M and 5G Atlanta: North America’s mobile industry will be worth almost $1 trillion a year to the region’s economy by 2020, according to a new GSMA study. The new report, ‘The …

GSMA Elects New Board Members and Elects Sunil Bharti Mittal as Chair

October 27, 2016

Press Release

GSMA Names 26-Member Board to Serve from January 2017 through December 2018; Mittal Leads GSMA Board Delegation in Meeting with Indian Prime Minister Modi New Delhi: The GSMA today announced that it has elected new members of the GSMA Board …

New GSMA Study Projects Almost One Billion Mobile Subscribers in India by 2020

October 26, 2016

Press Release, Press Release

India Surpasses US as World’s Second-Largest Smartphone Market New Delhi: India is expected to see a significant uptake in mobile subscriptions, broadband and connectivity by 2020, marking a period of rapid development of the country’s mobile economy, according to a …

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