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GSMA Wireless Intelligence reports that global rollout of LTE will accelerate to 2015, but spectrum fragmentation must be addressed

Forecasts Indicate That By 2015, There Will Be More Than 200 Live LTE Networks Using 38 Spectrum Frequency Combinations London, 16 December 2011: The GSMA’s Wireless Intelligence service has issued a report indicating that the global adoption of LTE services risks being ...

GSMA announces details of NFC & Mobile Money Summit 2012

GSMA Event Places New Focus on Burgeoning Market for NFC Technologies and Services The GSMA today announced that it will hold the new GSMA NFC & Mobile Money Summit October 22-25, 2012 at the Milano Congressi in Milan. With the growing industry momentum behind Near Field ...

GSMA Releases European Mobile Observatory outlining Key Developments in the mobile industry

Mobile Communication Is a Key European Industry, Comparable to Aerospace and Larger than Pharmaceuticals with Total Revenues of €174 Billion in 2010; By Matching US ICT Investment Levels Europe Could Add €760 Billion to the Region’s GDP by 2020 8 December 2011, Brussels: The ...

Increased Mobile Broadband Spectrum Vital for Africa’s Socio-Economic Development, says GSMA

Release of Spectrum Is Set to Generate an Additional US$82 billion in GDP Per Year and Help Lift 40 Million Sub-Saharan Africans Out of Poverty by 2025 The GSMA today announced that greater allocation of spectrum for Mobile Broadband is vital for the economic and social ...

SingTel Group collaborates with GSMA on Mobile Energy Efficiency Benchmarking

Exercise will save energy cost and cut greenhouse gas emissions Singapore, 28 November 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Optus, and regional mobile associates will jointly participate in the GSMA’s Mobile Energy ...

Mobile NFC Gains Momentum as Operators Worldwide Pledge Support for SIM-based Solution

China Mobile and China Unicom Join Leading Operators in Backing Mobile NFC GSMA Publishes Mobile NFC Specifications to Drive Global Interoperability The GSMA today announced that 45 of the world’s leading mobile operators have committed to support and implement SIM-based ...

GSMA Energy Efficiency Methodology Incorporated in ITU’s New Global Standard

The GSMA’s Mobile Energy Efficiency Benchmarking methodology has been recognised in a global standard by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The GSMA’s methodology, which benchmarks the energy efficiency of mobile networks, is included in the ITU’s standard ...

Global Mobile Connections To Reach Six Billion Milestone, With Asia Pacific Accounting For Half, Reports GSMA

GSMA Calls for Greater Spectrum Allocation, Lower Taxes and Rebalanced Regulatory Frameworks to Further Extend Mobile Connectivity Throughout Asia Pacific The GSMA today announced that global mobile connections will reach six billion by the end of November 2011 and that the ...

Asia Pacific will Dominate the Connected Device Market, Fuelled by Explosive Growth in China, says GSMA

Mobile Health Will Be a Major Driver of the Connected Life with a Market Opportunity in Asia Pacific of US$7 Billion by 2017 The GSMA, in partnership with Machina Research, today announced that the growth of connected devices is booming in Asia Pacific, with the region ...

GSMA launches Mobile Health University Challenge

Second GSMA-mHealth Alliance Mobile Health Summit to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, May 29 – June 1, 2012 The GSMA, in co-operation with the Qtel Group and Qualcomm Incorporated, today launched the GSMA Mobile Health University Challenge 2011/12, a global competition ...

Africa Now the World’s Second Largest Mobile Market, Reports GSMA

The GSMA today announced that Africa is now the world’s second largest mobile market by connections after Asia, and the fastest growing mobile market in the world. According to the new GSMA Africa Mobile Observatory 2011 report*, Africa achieved this milestone as mobile ...

GSMA Announces NEW Keynote Speakers for Mobile World Congress 2012

The GSMA today announced that executives from ARM, Best Buy, China Mobile, Citigroup, ISIS, Juniper Networks, Sprint and VimpelCom will be speaking in the keynote programme at the GSMA Mobile World Congress, which will be held 27th February – 1st March 2012 at the Fira de ...

GSMA Global Benchmark Study into Mobile-Specific Taxation Shows Consumers Pay More Today Than in 2007

                The average tax burden on mobile consumers is higher today than in 2007 according to a new global benchmark study undertaken by Deloitte for the GSMA. The benchmark of 111 countries found that the average increase in ...

GSMA Announces New Developments at Mobile Asia Congress 2011

Executives from Facebook and the FCC to Deliver Keynote Presentations; “Angry Birds” Creator Rovio Joins Companies Participating in App Planet The GSMA today announced that leaders from Facebook and the FCC will be among the keynote speakers for the 2011 GSMA Mobile Asia ...

GSMA Announces Mobile Asia Expo 2012

Shanghai Event Will Address Fast-Growing Chinese and Broader Asian Mobile Markets 19 October 2011, Beijing: The GSMA today introduced the GSMA Mobile Asia Expo, which will take place in Shanghai, 20-22, June 2012. The inaugural Mobile Asia Expo will be held in the heart of ...

Proliferation of Connected Devices will create a $1.2tr Revenue Opportunity for Operators by 2020

GSMA Announces the Proliferation of Connected Devices will create a US$1.2 trillion Revenue Opportunity for Mobile Operators by 2020 The Number of Mobile Connected Devices is Expected to Increase by 100 Per Cent to Nearly 12 Billion by 2020; Cross-Industry Collaboration ...

GSMA Announces New Keynote Speakers for Mobile World Congress 2012

The GSMA today announced that the CEOs of eBay, Electronic Arts, Google, Interpublic Group, Nokia and Vodafone will be making keynote speeches at the GSMA Mobile World Congress, which will be held 27th February – 1st March 2012 at the Fira de Barcelona Montjuic in Barcelona. ...

GSMA Research Shows Mobile Users Rank Privacy As An Important Concern When Using Applications And Services

Privacy Concerns Can Prevent Consumers’ Engagement with Mobile Internet Services Today the GSMA announced the results of a study of more than 4,000 mobile phone users in Singapore, Spain and the UK, which sheds light on privacy issues, particularly relating to the use of the ...

GSMA Study into Africa Shows Kenyan Economy has Benefited from Removal of Mobile-Specific Taxation

Detrimental Surcharge Tax Threatens African Economic Growth Today the GSMA issued preliminary findings from research undertaken into taxation. Initially focused on Africa, the research shows that mobile handset sales have soared by 200 per cent in Kenya following the ...

Allocating Digital Dividend Spectrum For Mobile Broadband Could Contribute Up To Us$15 Billion To The Latin American Economy

Today, at the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) 11th Global Symposium for Regulators in Armenia, Colombia, the GSMA and AHCIET announced that allocating ‘digital dividend’ spectrum in the 700 MHz band for the deployment of mobile services could contribute almost ...