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GSMA Report Shows Mobile Industry Continues Asia Pacific Region Investment to Support Economic Recovery and Growth

Mobile Industry Generates $1.6 Trillion of Economic Value to Asia Pacific London:  Asia Pacific mobile operators are to invest over $400 billion on their networks between 2020 and 2025, of which $331 billion will be spent on 5G deployments, according to the latest Asia ...

5G Stand Alone to Become Reality

GSMA Releases Guideline Document to Expedite the Deployment 5G Stand Alone Networks London: The GSMA convened pioneers in 5G to develop a guidelines document that provides technological, spectrum and regulatory support to operators in the deployment of 5G Stand Alone (5G SA) ...

GSMA Transitions Remaining Mobile 360 Series in 2020 to Virtual Events

London: today the GSMA announced that for the balance of 2020, all remaining Mobile 360 2020 conferences will transition to a virtual series of events. Unfortunately, due to the global circumstances it is impossible to host in-person events. Health and safety remain our top ...

GSMA Statement on MWC Los Angeles 2020 from John Hoffman, CEO GSMA Limited

Los Angeles:  Since the first edition of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the GSMA has convened the industry, governments, ministers, policymakers, operators and industry leaders across the broader ecosystem. Our expansion to other cities around the world is our ...

GSMA Launches ‘GSMA Thrive’ Virtual Convening Platform

GSMA Thrive China First Event in Virtual Series London: the GSMA today announced the launch of the GSMA Thrive series, with the inaugural GSMA Thrive China event taking place 30 June – 2 July at www.mwcshanghai.com/gsmathrive. A virtual industry convening platform, GSMA ...

Stephanie Lynch-Habib Makes Capacity Magazine’s Power 100

GSMA CMO Hailed as ‘a driving force for the entire telecommunications industry’ London: GSMA Chief Marketing Officer, Stephanie Lynch-Habib, has been named one of Capacity Magazine’s Power 100 in its second annual ranking of the wholesale telecommunications industry’s ...

GSMA and O-RAN Alliance Collaborate on Opening up 5G Networks

Collaboration Aims to Accelerate Industry-Wide Consensus on the Adoption of Open, Interoperable Interfaces and Radio Access Network Virtualisation London: The GSMA and O-RAN ALLIANCE have joined forces to accelerate the adoption of Open Radio Access Network (RAN) products ...

COVID-19 Network Traffic Surge Isn’t Impacting Environment Confirm Telecom Operators

More Energy Efficient Networks and Renewable Energy Usage are Negating Negative Environmental Impacts   London: The energy consumption and carbon emissions of telecoms networks have remained mostly unchanged in recent weeks, despite significant increases in network traffic ...

The World Bank, WEF, GSMA and ITU Mobilized in the Fight Against COVID-19

Partners discussed a set of concrete actions to help governments and private sector cope with the pandemic. WASHINGTON —During a high-level dialogue, Finance and ICT ministers, ICT regulators, CEOs of telecom and technology companies from around the world discussed an ...

GSMA Statement on MWC Shanghai 2020

17 April 2020, Shanghai: In light of current government guidance1, the global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak, travel restrictions and other circumstances, the GSMA has cancelled MWC Shanghai 2020. The GSMA has been in regular contact with stakeholders, and sought ...

GSMA and Host City Parties Extend MWC Barcelona Agreement

World’s Premier Mobile and Vertical Ecosystem Event Extended Through MWC2024 London: The GSMA today announced an agreement to extend MWC Barcelona through to 2024. In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, the GSMA and the Host City Parties have been working through the ...

GSMA Opens Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion

GSMA Calls for Applications to Develop Digital Access Solutions in Africa and Asia London: the GSMA today opened applications for the Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion. The Innovation Fund aims to increase mobile internet adoption and usage ...

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 ...