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Connected Women at Mobile World Congress 2013

The first GSMA Connected Women conference – Enriching the Mobile Ecosystem – took place in Brussels on the 28th and 29th of November 2012. The event saw some of the industry’s most successful women and men champion the initiative to attract more female to the mobile industry ...

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Evaluating future spectrum requirements in China

“China will need some 1800MHz of spectrum by 2020 for IMT services.” This was a powerful statement made during a recent workshop held jointly by the Chinese Academy of Telecommunications Research (CATR) and the GSMA, focusing on the spectrum requirements for IMT/mobile ...

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Addressing usage barriers for women in the developing world through design innovation

Resource-poor women in the developing world often, because of lack of opportunity, struggle with technical literacy. There is already a mobile phone gender gap in the developing world, where feature phones with basic voice and SMS capabilities are currently the norm. ...

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GSMA Latin America Plenary 38

With more than 20 Latin American operators in attendance, representatives from seven regulatory bodies (including COFETEL and SCT from Mexico) and suppliers for the telecommunications industry, the GSMA Latin American Plenary Meeting 38 was held early in December in Mexico ...

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India round-up: GSMA Director General visits Delhi

A multitude of fluttering banners on every roundabout in New Delhi welcomed delegates to FICCI’s India Telecom 2012 conference, officially opened on Thursday by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Anne Bouverot participated in a panel session which focused on “Leveraging Telecom ...

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Creating a unique NFC experience at the GSMA NFC & Mobile Money Summit

The GSMA NFC & Mobile Money Summit took place in Milan at the end of October 2012 and attendees of the event were afforded some unique NFC-based experiences. Each attendee was presented with an NFC-enabled handset and encouraged to use them during the event to pay for ...