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Over Half World’s Population Now Using Mobile Internet

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 But More Work Needs to be Done to Bridge the Digital Divide GSMA Research Shows 3.4 Billion People Do Not Use Mobile Internet Despite Living in Areas with Mobile Broadband Coverage 28 September 2021, Kigali: Today at MWC Africa, the GSMA launched its global State of Mobile ...

GSMA Opens Doors to MWC Africa 2021 – A Virtual Event Powered Out of Kigali

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This year’s online event will bring together decision-makers from across Africa’s vibrant mobile ecosystem to explore how technology and connectivity can lead the global recovery 28 September 2021, London: GSMA is today celebrating the launch of MWC Africa 2021, a virtual ...

Mobile Sector Critical for Sustainable Development Goals

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Sixth Annual SDG Impact Report from GSMA Shows Mobile Sector Increased its SDG Contribution, Despite the Pandemic 21 September 2021, London: The sixth annual SDG impact report from the GSMA shows the mobile industry increased its contribution to all 17 Sustainable ...

5G Rollout the Central Theme of GSMA’s Mobile 360 Eurasia Event

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The in-person conference features a visionary agenda and gathers decision-makers from a sector that generates 7% of GDP across the CIS region 14 September 2021, Moscow:  Today, GSMA opened its Mobile 360 Eurasia event in Moscow. The event will bring together Eurasia’s ...

GSMA SHARES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DNB, MALAYSIA’S SINGLE WHOLESALE 5G NETWORK

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An assessment commissioned by GSMA examined the key risks for the Malaysian Government’s proposal for a Single National 5G network and recommended measures for success 3 September 2021, London – GSMA today shares measures to help ensure the success of Malaysia’s proposed ...

GSMA Presents Health and Safety Plan for MWC Los Angeles

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A multi-layered plan to ensure the safety of all 23 August 2021, Los Angeles: Today, the GSMA shared details of the health and safety plan for MWC Los Angeles scheduled to take place Oct 26-28, 2021. The organization is grateful for the partnership of the City of Los ...

GSMA and Mobile Operators Launch “We Care” in DRC

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We Care in DRC is a Collaborative Initiative Between Mobile Operators and Policymakers to Help Accelerate DRC’s Digital Transformation 21 July 2021, London: Today, mobile operators and government institutions of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have joined forces with ...

ECA and GSMA Call on Central Africa to Leverage Mobile Connectivity for E-Commerce

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New Policies Can Ignite Online Trade, Economic Growth and Inclusion 15 July 2021, London: The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the GSMA today called on Central Africa’s 11 governments to adopt policies to accelerate e-commerce, including better access to digital ...

GSMA Calls for 2 GHz of Mid-Band Spectrum to Meet UN Targets

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Spectrum shortfall for 5G networks risks higher consumer costs and environmental impact 8 July 2021, London: The mobile industry will need an average of 2 GHz of mid-band spectrum this decade to meet the UN’s International Telecommunications Union (ITU) data speed ...

GSMA Celebrates the Return of MWC Barcelona

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Getting back to business and back together to discuss Connected Impact at the historic hybrid event 5 July 2021, Barcelona: The GSMA is celebrating the safe and successful return of MWC Barcelona, the world’s largest mobile ecosystem event. It is humbling that in the ...

GSMA Reveals Winners of 2021 GLOMO Awards

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30 June 2021, Barcelona: GSMA has announced the winners of the 2021 Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards at MWC Barcelona. The Awards celebrate the companies and individuals driving innovation in the rapidly evolving mobile industry. “Congratulations to all the winners and nominees ...

GSMA Invites Telecoms Industry to Collaborate in Trial to Combat Fraudulent and Nuisance Calls

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GSMA and Mobileum have developed new international fraud deterrent system New system will target interconnect, robocalling and other unwanted calls 29 June 2021, Barcelona: GSMA is expanding its fraud prevention service portfolio, which will enhance the telecoms industry’s ...

GSMA Announces Details of Innovative Edge Cloud Applications and Dedicated Telco Edge Cloud Forum

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5G’s low latency and high bandwidth, paired with edge cloud functionality, can deliver valuable new services 29 June 2021, Barcelona: The GSMA has today revealed details of the first project trials using its Telco Edge Operator Platform. It has also launched the Telco Edge ...

GSMA Opens Doors to MWC Barcelona Celebrating New Era of Connected Impact

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GSMA launches Global Mobile Economy Report and a host of new services, product launches and intelligence reports 28 June 2021, Barcelona: GSMA is today celebrating the return of MWC Barcelona, the world’s largest mobile ecosystem event.  This year’s edition of MWC ...

Global Mobile Operators and GSMA Team up to Build Blockchain to Transform Back-Office Roaming

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Introducing GSMA eBusiness Network, a blockchain solution developed by GSMA which aims to automate the complex business processes for wholesale roaming, ensuring readiness in the 5G and IoT era   28 June 2021, London: GSMA today declares commercial readiness of the “GSMA ...

GSMA Study Reveals That The Gender Gap In Mobile Internet Use Is Shrinking, Despite The Onset Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

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South Asia led the global trend, while the gap in mobile ownership persists 17 JUNE 2021, London: A record number of women in South Asia now use mobile internet services, helping shrink the gender gap to 15% from 19% last year in low- and middle-income countries despite the ...

GSMA Reveals Virtual Event Details Welcoming a New Era of Connected Impact at MWC Barcelona

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16 June 2021, Barcelona: GSMA is gearing up to celebrate the return of MWC Barcelona and has revealed more details of its virtual offering. Building on the success and learnings of the GSMA’s first large-scale hybrid event held earlier this year in Shanghai, MWC21 heralds a ...

4YFN Moves to the Heart of MWC Putting Startups in the Centre of the Mobile Ecosystem

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Sir Ronald Cohen, the father of British venture capital among inspiring list of 150 keynote speakers 10 June 2021, Barcelona: 4YFN (Four Years From Now) 2021, the GSMA’s key innovation platform, will be in the heart of MWC Barcelona for the first time this year. Combining ...

GSMA Announces That MWC Los Angeles 2021 Will Return to California as a Live Event This October

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9 JUNE 2021, Los Angeles: The GSMA revealed details of MWCLA21, in Partnership with CTIA, which will return live and in person this October. Taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from October 26 – 28, the theme of this year’s event is Connected Impact. The ...

MWC2021 Launches New Initiative to Widen Access for Spanish Industry Professionals

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GSMA’s Give To and Get Back initiative provides a limited number of €21 tickets for MWC2021 and funds local Covid-19 relief efforts 04 June 2021, Barcelona: John Hoffman, CEO of GSMA Ltd., launched a new initiative, Give To and Get Back, on his recent visit to Barcelona. The ...