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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 ...

GSMA Statement on Coronavirus

London: The GSMA is continuing 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 have been no ...

GSMA STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS

29 January 2020, London: The GSMA is monitoring and assessing 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 upcoming MWC Barcelona event, 24-27 ...

Tunisia to Launch SMS Disaster Alert System as Part of GSMA ‘We Care’

Tunisia’s Government and Operators Join Forces to Use Mobile Connectivity to Protect Lives Tunis: The Government of Tunisia is collaborating with the country’s mobile operators to develop an SMS-based early warning system to alert citizens at risk of major natural disasters. ...

GSMA Intelligence: US and European Consumers Cautious on Move to 5G Devices, China and Korea Set to Lead Early Adoption

Mixed Picture on 5G Impact on Smartphone Upgrades, Smart Speaker Momentum Continues Las Vegas: The smartphone will remain the dominant consumer device into the new decade, but the arrival of 5G will not guarantee a surge in device upgrades, according to new GSMA Intelligence ...

Mobile Technologies Enabling Huge Carbon Reductions in Response to Climate Emergency

New Report Calculates that Mobile Enabled 2,135 Million Tonnes CO2e Reductions in 2018 Madrid: The use of mobile technology enabled a global reduction in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions of around 2,135 million tonnes CO2e last year, according to a new study commissioned by ...

GSMA Announces First Details for MWC Shanghai 2020

Newly Introduced 5G IN Exhibition Hall Powered by 4YFN   Hong Kong: The GSMA today announced the first details of MWC Shanghai 2020, including participating companies, as well as a wide range of programmes and activities taking place at the annual mobile industry event. MWC ...

GSMA Announces New Developments for MWC Barcelona 2020

GSMA Outlines Additional Keynote Speakers, Programme and Event Updates London: The GSMA today announced further details of MWC Barcelona 2020 activity, including additional keynote speakers, participating companies, programmes and events. MWC Barcelona will take place 24-27 ...

GSMA: Mobile Technologies and Services Adding $191 Billion a Year of Economic Value to Middle East and North Africa

5G and IoT Adoption to Drive Economic Impact to More Than $220 Billion by 2023 Dubai: The GSMA has today released two new reports at the annual ‘GSMA Mobile 360 – MENA’ event happening in Dubai. These reports highlight the positive economic impact of the mobile ecosystem on ...

GSMA: WRC-19 Opens Door to Exciting New 5G Services

International Treaty Conference Identifies Spectrum to Make Innovative 5G Services a Reality for Consumers and Industry Globally London: The GSMA today welcomed the international spectrum treaty adopted by the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), which will ...

GSMA Connected Society Innovation Fund Announces Winners

Mobile Connectivity Delivered to Unconnected Communities in Ghana and Uganda London: The GSMA today announced the winners of the Connected Society Innovation Fund for Rural Connectivity. Fairwaves Inc., iSat Africa and NuRAN, have been awarded grants of up to £330,000 to ...

South Korea Launches First GSMA ‘We Care’ Initiative in Asia, Tackling International Device Crime

Local Mobile Operators to Connect to GSMA’s International Mobile Phone ‘Black List’ Seoul: South Korea’s mobile operators are acting to protect consumers against lost or stolen mobile devices as part of a major new GSMA initiative in the country. The launch of the GSMA’s We ...

GSMA Supports World First in Asia-Pacific for Digital Innovation

New ‘Regulatory Pilot Space’ to Stimulate Economic Activity from Cross Border Data Flows   Hong Kong: The GSMA today called on businesses to come forward with details of services and applications that require the transfer of personal data across two or more ASEAN countries1 ...

GSMA Welcomes New Telco Cloud Companies to the ‘GSMA 100’

Industry Selects New Companies Focused on Key Innovation Priorities, Including Telco and Edge Cloud, Cybersecurity and Financial Services San Francisco: The GSMA has named nine new companies to the ‘GSMA 100’, a global innovation discovery initiative designed to identify the ...