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GSMA Condemns Attacks Against Mobile Phone Masts

Health Experts Confirm No Link Between 5G and COVID-19   London: Police and counter-terrorism authorities are investigating acts of arson against mobile phone masts in the UK. The GSMA condemns these acts of violence designed to weaken our communications networks in a time ...

Japan’s RCS Service Seeing Strong Momentum and Growing Business Messaging Opportunity

More Than 40m Users of Japan’s +Message Service Forecast by 2021   Tokyo: Japan’s RCS-based ‘+Message’ service is demonstrating strong consumer adoption and is aiming to become a leading platform for business messaging in the country, according to a new report. Japanese ...

GSMA Statement on Financial Package for MWC Barcelona 2020

London: Following the cancellation of MWC Barcelona 2020, the GSMA has given much consideration to a financial package for its clients which demonstrates genuine goodwill and also ensures the longevity and sustainability of the GSMA and MWC series of events. Our vision at ...

GSMA Report Highlights That Mobile Money Accounts Now Exceed One Billion Worldwide

Mobile Money Industry Processed US$2 Billion in Transactions Per Day in 2019 London: The GSMA today unveiled the annual ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’, offering a view of the mobile money landscape and highlighting the impact that greater financial inclusion ...

Reform Policy to Boost Kenya’s Mobile Connectivity Says GSMA

48 Per Cent of the Population of Kenya Remains Unconnected to Mobile Networks   Nairobi: Kenya is making excellent progress to achieve its target of universal broadband coverage by 2030 and there is an opportunity for the government to accelerate the country’s digital ...

GSMA: China Maintains 5G Leadership Role in the Face of COVID-19

GSMA Partners with Mobile Industry in China to Highlight 5G Momentum Beijing: China has cemented its position as a global 5G leader as a result of significant operator investment, and growing enthusiasm amongst consumers and enterprises, according to several new industry ...

GTI & GSMA Call for Governments to Facilitate the 5G Era

White Paper in Collaboration with the GSMA Highlights Best Practice from National 5G Plans London: Countries must step up their efforts to facilitate the 5G era by backing more supportive policies, according to a new GTI study, produced in collaboration with the GSMA. The ...

GSMA: 5G Moves from Hype to Reality – but 4G Still King

Global Mobile Economy Valued at $4.9 Trillion by 2024 as 5G Ramps Up London: 5G has gained significant traction over the past year and is now live in 24 markets worldwide, supported by an expanding roster of 5G devices and growing awareness among consumers. According to the ...

GSMA Study Finds Over Half of Women in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Now Access Mobile Internet

Mobile Industry Renews its Commitment to Reduce the Persisting Mobile Gender Gap  London: A new GSMA study launched today shows that despite progress, the gender gap in mobile internet usage remains substantial, with over 300 million fewer women than men accessing the ...

5G Driving Edge Computing Momentum in China Finds New GSMA Study

100+ Edge Projects Deployed in China Leveraging 5G and IoT Infrastructure   Shanghai: Almost 90 per cent of mobile ecosystem players in China identified edge computing as a major revenue opportunity in the 5G era, according to a new GSMA survey. The views of more than 20 ...

Telecom Operators Collaborate to Build the Telco Edge Cloud Platform with GSMA Support

Shared Approach Aims to Bring Applications Closer to End-Users and Enable the Implementation of Innovative Enterprise Services London: Leading operators; China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, EE, KDDI, Orange, Singtel, SK Telecom, Telefonica and TIM have joined forces, with the ...

ICT Industry Agrees Landmark Science-Based Pathway to Reach Net Zero Emissions

ITU, GeSI, GSMA & SBTi Set Science-Based Pathway In Line With Paris Agreement London: The ICT industry is today taking an unprecedented step forward in tackling climate change with the release of the first-ever science-based pathway to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) ...

GSMA Announces Winners of the 2020 GLOMO Awards

London: The GSMA today announced winners of the 2020 Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards. The GLOMOs showcase those companies and individuals that are driving innovation in the rapidly evolving mobile industry. “Our congratulations to all of the winners and nominees of the GSMA’s ...

Statement from GSMA Board on MWC Barcelona 2020

London:  The GSMA Board would like to express its sadness at the unavoidable cancellation of MWC Barcelona 2020. This decision is painful, but we believe the correct one. Health and safety are the priorities of all of the GSMA Board and Mobile Network Operators. Our sincere ...

GSMA Statement on MWC Barcelona 2020 from John Hoffman, CEO GSMA Limited

12 February 2020, Barcelona: Since the first edition of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in 2006, the GSMA has convened the industry, governments, ministers, policymakers, operators and industry leaders across the broader ecosystem. With due regard to the safe and healthy ...

GSMA Update on Coronavirus

GSMA and Partners Enhance Measures for Attendees and Exhibitors Attending MWC Barcelona 2020 Based on Latest Information 9 February 2020, London: The GSMA knows that the Coronavirus has created disruption, in particular for exhibitors and attendees from around the world, ...

GSMA Update on Coronavirus

London: The GSMA regret to see Ericsson’s decision not to attend MWC Barcelona this year as they are an important player in our ecosystem. We respect their decision and are reassured by their commitment that they will be at MWC Barcelona 2021 in full force and our rebook ...

GSMA Update Information on Coronavirus

London: The GSMA continues to monitor and assess the potential impact of the Coronavirus on MWC Barcelona 2020. The GSMA confirms that there remains minimal impact on the event thus far. MWC Barcelona 24-27 February 2020, will proceed as planned, across all venues at Fira ...

GSMA: Indonesia on Brink of Becoming Digital Economy Giant

GSMA Forecasts $10.5 B Economic Boost from Assigning the Digital Dividend Jakarta: The migration of analogue TV and the assignment of the digital dividend to mobile broadband services could unlock a new era in high-speed connectivity for Indonesia’s citizens, according to a ...

GSMA Statement on Coronavirus

London: The GSMA continues to monitor and assess the potential impact of the Coronavirus on its MWC20 events held annually in Barcelona, Shanghai and Los Angeles and as well as the Mobile 360 Series of regional conferences. The GSMA confirms that there is minimal impact on ...