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GSMA Statement on Media Reports Relating to the Breaking of GSM Encryption

GSM networks use encryption technology to make it difficult for criminals to intercept and eavesdrop on calls. On most GSM networks, the communications link between the handset and the radio base station uses the A5/1 privacy algorithm to scramble the signal. Over the past ...

GSMA Statement on LG at 2010 Mobile World Congress

For 2010, LG is redefining its presence at Mobile World Congress and will be taking a new event strategy. This strategy is not specific to Mobile World Congress, but represents a shift in their marketing initiatives overall. As part of this new approach, LG will not have a ...

Duran Duran to Headline at the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress Awards Party

Writer and actor Stephen Fry to host Global Mobile Awards 2010 in Barcelona The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, today announced that Duran Duran, one of the world’s most successful rock bands, will headline the Congress ...

GSMA Announces Winners of Mobile Innovation Grand Prix – Americas Tournament

The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, today announced the winners of this year’s Mobile Innovation Grand Prix – Americas Tournament, which was contested today at Rutberg & Company’s Future:Mobile event in San Francisco. ...

GSMA Launches Green Manifesto for the Mobile Industry

Outlines How the Mobile Industry Can Lower Emissions in Other Sectors by Over 4.5 Times Mobile’s Own Footprint Today at the Mobile Asia Congress, the GSMA unveiled Mobile’s Green Manifesto, developed in collaboration with The Climate Group. Rob Conway, CEO and ...

GSMA Announces Winners of Embedded Mobile Module Competition

The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide communications industry, today announced the winners of the first phase of its Embedded Mobile competition, which was created as part of the GSMA’s Embedded Mobile Initiative. The first phase of the competition ...

GSMA Announces Winners of Asia Mobile Awards 2009

Winners of GSMA’s Mobile Innovation Grand Prix – Asia Tournament also announced in Hong Kong The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide communications industry, today announced the winners of the Asia Mobile Awards 2009, as well as the winners of the ...

GSMA Announces Six New Grant Recipients of the Mobile Money for the Unbanked Programme

The GSMA, the body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, today revealed the details of six additional grants from the Mobile Money for the Unbanked Fund (MMU), which is administered by the GSMA Foundation, Inc. New grantees include AKTEL in ...

GSMA and International Finance Corporation Partner to Support Investment in the Renewable Energy Base Station Market

The GSMA, the body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, today announced that its Green Power for Mobile (GPM) programme is working with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, to support mobile ...

GSMA Shines Spotlight on Asian Mobile Industry at 2009 Mobile Asia Congress

2009 Will Be a Landmark Year for Asia Pacific as It Exceeds Two Billion Connections On the eve of the 2009 Mobile Asia Congress, the GSMA, the body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, issued key findings that underscore the strength and success of ...

GSMA and the University of Manchester to establish an M-Health Innovation Centre

The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Manchester to establish an m-Health Innovation Centre in Manchester, which will act as a UK focus ...

Growth of HSPA Mobile Broadband Increases by Two Thirds Year-on-Year

More than 9 million new HSPA connections added every month; HSPA+ networks on the rise with all roads leading to LTE The GSMA today announced that the rate of growth of HSPA Mobile Broadband connections has increased by nearly two thirds in the last year, according to ...

GSMA Announces Nominees for Mobile Innovation Grand Prix – Americas Tournament

Winners to be announced at Rutberg & Company’s Future:Mobile event in San Francisco in December The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, today announced the finalists for the Americas Tournament of this year’s Mobile ...

GSMA Launches European Mobile Manifesto to Help Create a Prosperous, Green and Inclusive Europe

The GSMA, the body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, today unveiled a European Mobile Manifesto which sets out how the mobile industry will help achieve key European Union objectives to boost economic performance, improve efficiencies, protect ...

GSMA Supports Thai Government’s Move to Open 3G Auction

Thailand to benefit from GDP gains of US$ 2.3 billion and 80,000 jobs annually The GSMA, the body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, welcomed and supported the Thai Government initiative to license the 2100MHz spectrum band for 3G Mobile Broadband. ...

GSMA Announces Nominees for Asia Mobile Awards 2009

Winners of the Asia Mobile Awards 2009 and Mobile Innovation Grand Prix – APAC Tournament to be announced at the Mobile Asia Congress in Hong Kong The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, today announced a shortlist of 43 ...

GSMA Announces Keynote Speakers for 2010 Mobile World Congress

GSMA Also Introduces App Planet, a New Mobile World Congress Event Targeting the Mobile Application Developer Community The GSMA today announced that the CEOs of the world’s leading communications companies, including Alcatel-Lucent, China Unicom, Ericsson, Google, Huawei, ...

GSMA Research Shows Off-Grid Charging Solutions for Mobile Phones to Power US2.3bn Market Opportunity

Nearly 500 million mobile users – more than 10% of global subscribers – in emerging markets will benefit A new report released today from the GSMA, entitled Charging Choices, has revealed a US$2.3 billion* opportunity for mobile operators through the provision of ...

GSMA Launches World’s Most Extensive International Number Portability Registry Service

PathFinder Number Portability Discovery service offers widest global coverage of portability data; Neustar selected to operate database The GSMA today announced the launch of PathFinder Number Portability Discovery, a GSMA-managed service that will be operated by Neustar, ...

GSMA Announces Winners of Mobile Innovation Grand Prix – Israel Tournament

The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, today announced the winners of the Israel Tournament of the 2010 Mobile Innovation Grand Prix competition. The winners were announced at the GSMA’s Mobile Innovation Israel Event, which ...