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GSMA elects new board members and Alexander Izosimov as Chairman

Group CEOs of 14 Leading Mobile Operators on the Board The board of the GSMA, the global body for the mobile industry, has elected , the Group Chief Executive Officer of VimpelCom, as its new Chairman for a two-year term. As Chairman, he will help oversee the strategic ...

Leaders of World’s Largest Communications Companies to Address Critical Business Challenges at the 2009 GSMA Mobile World Congress

GSMA Encourages Industry to Experience the Mobile Future in Barcelona The GSMA, the global trade body for the mobile industry, today announced that it is bringing together executives of the world’s largest and most influential mobile operators, software companies, ...

GSMA & Mofilm Announce Kevin Spacey as Film Festival Host and Keynote Speaker at the Mobile World Congress

Two-time Academy Award-winning actor, director and founder Triggerstreet.com, Kevin Spacey will headlineat the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress (16-20 February 2009) in Barcelona, as host of the MOFILM Mobile Short Film Festival and mobile entertainment keynote speaker, the GSMA ...

GSMA Announces Winners Of 2009 Mobile Innovation Global Award Competition – APAC Tournament

The GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade group for the mobile industry, today announced the winners of the APAC leg of the 2009 Mobile Innovation Global Award Competition. The winners were announced at the GSMA’s Mobile Asia Congress, Asia’s leading mobile ...

GSMA, Huawei and leading operators to ignite the embedded mobile market

19th November 2008, Macau: The GSMA, the global trade body for the mobile industry, and Huawei, a leading provider of next-generation end-to-end telecommunications solutions, have joined forces to help the mobile industry realise the huge potential market for consumer and ...

GSMA calls for Pay-Buy-Mobile handsets

The GSMA, the global trade group for the mobile industry, today called for full NFC functionality – including the standardised ‘Single Wire Protocol’ interface – to be built into commercially available mobile handsets from mid-2009, in order to ensure ...

Winners of the Asia Mobile Awards 2008 Announced in Macau

November 17th 2008, Macau: The GSMA, the global trade group for the mobile industry, tonight announced the winners of the Asia Mobile Awards 2008 in a glittering ceremony at the Mobile Asia Congress, in Macau SAR China. It was a very special night for the South Korean mobile ...

GSMA delivers industry first in Carrier ENUM Initiative

Pilot programme achieves successful traffic exchange PathFinder™ brand name announced First certified vendors appointed November 17th 2008, Macau: The GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade association for the mobile industry, and NeuStar (NYSE: NSR) a provider of ...

Switzerland’s Digital Dividend Decision Adds to Mobile Broadband Momentum

The GSMA, the global trade body for the mobile industry, applauded Switzerland’s decision to allocate part of the digital dividend* spectrum to mobile broadband services. The Swiss government said use of this spectrum will enable excellent mobile broadband coverage of rural ...

GSMA Announces Asia Mobile Awards Nominees

Winners of the Asia Mobile Awards 2008 and Mobile Innovation APAC Tournament to be announced at the Mobile Asia Congress in Macau. The GSMA, the global trade association for mobile operators, today announced a shortlist of 40 nominees for the Asia Mobile Awards 2008, plus ...

Digital Plan Will Boost France’s Competitiveness

The GSMA, the global trade body for the mobile industry, called on governments across Europe to emulate the “Digital Plan” unveiled by the French Government. By allocating part of the digital dividend* spectrum to mobile broadband services, France is well-placed ...

Thailand’s Mobile Operators Set To Invest Heavily In Mobile Broadband

20th Ocotober 2008, Bangkok, Thailand: Thailand’s mobile operators are poised to invest around US$4 billion in rolling out Mobile Broadband (HSPA*) services over the next three years following the government’s decision to license new spectrum and allow existing ...

Vodacom, GSMA and Qualcomm Bring High-Speed Internet Cafes to Tanzania

Vodacom, supported by the GSMA Development Fund and by Qualcomm, through its Wireless Reach™ initiative, has connected Internet cafes in three of Tanzania’s cities to its HSPA mobile broadband network, enabling locals to gain high-speed access to the vast repository of ...

Unprecedented Gathering Of China’s Mobile Leaders In Macau

Leaders of China Mobile and China Unicom to speak at Mobile Asia Congress The 2008 edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Asia Congress will be the first event ever to bring together the leaders of China Mobile and China Unicom – two of the largest telecoms companies in the ...

Industry Giants Unite to Deliver Mobile Broadband Future

GSMA partners with leading companies to deliver range of ready to run, easy to use Mobile Broadband devices Today, 16 of the world’s best known IT and mobile companies have united behind a GSMA-led initiative to create a new category of always-connected Mobile Broadband ...

GSMA & Mofilm Call For Short Films For First Ever Global Mobile Film Festival – At Mobile World Congress In Barcelona

Partnership to create a new forum for short films at the world’s biggest communications industry event The GSMA, the global trade group for the mobile industry, and Mofilm, a pioneer of short films for mobile and on-line distribution today announced the first Global Mobile ...

GSMA And IDB To Drive Mobile Financial Services In Latin America

The GSMA, the global body for the mobile industry, and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have joined forces to accelerate the deployment in Latin America and the Caribbean of mobile financial services designed to meet the needs of the unbanked and the poor. The IDB, ...

GSMA Announces Virtual Tournament Global Finalist as part of 2009 Mobile Innovation Global Competition

The GSMA, the global trade group for the mobile industry, announced the overall winner of the ‘virtual’ online round of its 2009 Mobile Innovation Global Competition. Winners were named in each of five categories, from which InfoGin was selected as the overall winner and put ...

GSMA Launches Renewable Energy Push For Mobile Networks

Target of 118,000 base stations in developing world using green power by 2012 The GSMA launched the Green Power for Mobile programme with the goal of helping the mobile industry use renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind, or sustainable biofuels*, to power 118,000 new ...

GSMA To Take Rich Communication Suite Forwards

The GSMA, the global trade group for the mobile industry, today announced that it has added the Rich Communication Suite (RCS) Initiative to its work programme. Supported by over 30 operators and vendors, RCS enables interoperable enriched communication including in-call ...