Press Releases

GSMA Statement Regarding Development of eSIM Standard

April 21, 2018

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21 April 2018, London: The GSMA, working with leading mobile operators, device makers and SIM manufacturers worldwide, is facilitating the development of a universal standard for eSIM that will be deployed globally. This standard contains a wide range of features, …

GSMA Launches Global Mobile Money Certification Scheme

April 12, 2018

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Orange Côte d’Ivoire, Safaricom (Kenya), Telenor Microfinance Bank Ltd. (Easypaisa Pakistan), Tigo Tanzania (Millicom Group) and Vodacom Tanzania Are the First Mobile Money Providers to Become Certified Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire: At the Mobile 360 – West Africa event, the GSMA …

Mobile Ecosystem to be Worth More Than $50 Billion to West Africa Economy by 2022, Finds New GSMA Study

April 11, 2018

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New Study Points to Strong Subscriber and Mobile Broadband Growth in West Africa Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire: The mobile industry in West Africa is forecast to contribute more than $50 billion annually to the region’s economy by 2022, according to a …

GSMA: Mobile Spectrum and Tax Reforms Needed to Remove Barriers to Bangladesh’s Vision 2021 Goals

April 4, 2018

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Mobile Industry Uniquely Positioned to Realise Bangladesh’s Vision 2021 Goals; Tax Reform Could Enable Fiscal Gains of Nearly $825 Million over Five-Year Period Hong Kong: The GSMA today released a new report outlining the rapid growth of the Bangladesh mobile …

GSMA Advances a Comprehensive Agenda on Digital Inclusion for Women Ahead of G20 Summit

March 21, 2018

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GSMA Advocates Collaborative Approach to Closing The Gender Gap at CSW62 as Topic Chair of W20 Engagement Group New York: The GSMA is supporting the sixty-second meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) taking place at the …

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – West Africa

March 21, 2018

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Côte d’Ivoire Programme Features Executives from African Development Bank, Government of Benin, Lumos Global, MTN Cote d’Ivoire and Orange, Among Others; GSMA Provides Further Details on Global Mobile 360 Series of Events London: The GSMA today announced the first speakers …

New GSMA Report Highlights Development of Mobile IoT Networks and Applications Across Greater China Regions

March 20, 2018

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China Mobile, China Telecom, Chunghwa Telecom, Huawei and ZTE Showcase How Mobile IoT is Helping to Deliver Everything From Smart Cities to Smart Metering Hong Kong: The GSMA today issued a new report, ‘Mobile Internet of Things Case Study, Greater …

GSMA Opens New Regional Office in Nairobi

March 15, 2018

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Nairobi: The GSMA today announced that it has opened new offices at the Delta Annexe, Westlands, Nairobi. Located in the heart of Nairobi’s commercial district, the offices will enable the GSMA to work even more closely with its members and …

GSMA Outlines New Developments for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018

March 15, 2018

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GSMA Announces First Speakers and Co-Located Events, Additional Exhibitors, Partners and Sponsors Hong Kong: The GSMA today highlighted new developments for the 2018 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including the first confirmed conference speakers, and co-located events, as well as …

GSMA Wraps Up Hugely Successful Mobile World Congress 2018

March 1, 2018

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Annual Mobile Event Attracted 7,700 CEOs, Up From 6,100 in 2017; 2018 GSMA Ministerial Programme Hosted Record 181 Delegations Barcelona: The GSMA today reported that more than 107,000* visitors from 205 countries and territories attended the 2018 Mobile World Congress, …

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