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GSMA Announces Additional Keynote Speakers for Mobile World Congress 2013

17 December 2012, London: The GSMA today announced that CEOs and senior executives from Bharti Airtel, Deezer, Dropbox, General Motors, Juniper Networks and Qtel will take to the stage in keynote sessions at the 2013 GSMA Mobile World Congress, taking place 25-28 February ...

GSMA Elects New Board Members and Re-elects Franco Bernabè as Chairman

GSMA Names 26-Member Board to Serve from January 2013 through December 2014 13 December 2012, London: The GSMA today announced that it has elected new members of the GSMA Board for the two-year period from January 2013 through December 2014. The GSMA also has re-elected ...

GSMA and AHCIET Studies Highlight How Lowering Taxation on Telecoms Could Benefit Latin American Economy

High Taxes Hinder Economic Growth and Take-up of 3G Mobile Broadband Services 10 December 2012, London: Today  the GSMA and AHCIET released findings from respective reports ‘Mobile Telephony and Taxation in Latin America’ and ‘Taxation and Telecommunications in Latin ...

GSMA announces Grand Tour cycle ride from Brussels to Barcelona to raise awareness of diabetes and to highlight the benefits of mHealth

Call for Team Entries for 2,100 Kilometre Tour; GSMA Launches mDiabetes Campaign to Drive the Development and Delivery of mDiabetes Solutions 28 November 2012, Brussels: The GSMA today announced the mHealth Grand Tour cycle ride, which will start in Brussels on the 5th ...

GSMA Calls for more Women in Mobile Communications Industry

Brussels Event Inspires Positive Action to Increase the Number of Women Working In and With Mobile Brussels: The GSMA held its first GSMA Connected Women conference in Europe, bringing together more than 250 telecommunications industry professionals to discuss the challenges ...

GSMA Calls on Industry and Governments to Deliver a Connected Europe Through Next-Generation Mobile Technology

Mobile Services Have Potential to Drive Growth, Innovation, Employment and Sustainability Across Multiple Sectors; Partnerships Are Now Key to Maximising the Opportunity for Europe Brussels: The GSMA today highlights the urgent need for European industry and governments to ...

Spanish Mobile Operators Launch Nationwide Joyn Services

Movistar, Orange and Vodafone Subscribers Now Have Access to Fully Interoperable and Secure Rich Communications Madrid: The GSMA today announced that Movistar, Orange and Vodafone, Spain’s three leading mobile network operators (MNOs), have launched Rich Communication ...

GSMA and Deloitte Release Comprehensive Research into the Impact of Mobile Telephony on Economic Growth

Mobile Offers Unprecedented Economic Growth Opportunity Globally Today the GSMA and Deloitte released the first comprehensive assessment of the incremental benefits of next-generation mobile telephony services, such as 3G technology and mobile data services, and their impact ...

GSMA Report Reveals Mobile is Catalyst for Explosive Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Region Leads World in Mobile Growth, Mobile Internet and Mobile Money Transfer, But Further Growth Is Held Back by Inadequate Spectrum Allocation and High Taxation The GSMA today revealed that sub-Saharan Africa is the fastest-growing mobile market in the world, with a ...

Mobile industry CEOs to keynote at GSMA Mobile World Congress

12 November 2012, London: The GSMA today announced that the CEOs of AT&T, Ericsson, Qualcomm and Viber are confirmed to deliver keynote presentations at the 2013 GSMA Mobile World Congress, taking place 25-28 February 2013 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. The GSMA also ...

GSMA Comments on Decision by Ecuador Telecom Regulator to Promote Deployment of 4G Services Through Digital Dividend

22 October 2012, Buenos Aires: Statement from Sebastian Cabello, Director GSMA Latin America: “Last week the regulator in Ecuador, CONATEL, approved a resolution on the future adoption of 4G services in the country. The GSMA welcomes the decision made by Ecuador to promote ...

GSMA Announces New Global Research that Highlights Significant Growth Opportunity for the Mobile Industry

Worldwide Unique Mobile Subscriber Penetration Stands at Only 45 Per Cent; Global Mobile Subscribers to Hit Four Billion within Five Years Driven by Growth in Developing Markets The GSMA today announced the results of a global, multi-year study that for the first time ...

GSMA and ETNO Call for EU Data Protection Reform to Protect Consumers and Industry

Inconsistencies between the existing e-Privacy Directive and the proposed Data Protection Regulation need to be addressed Brussels : The GSMA and ETNO today raised the need to tackle discrepancies between the proposed Data Protection Regulation and the 2002 ePrivacy ...

GSMA NFC & Mobile Money Summit 2012 to Give Attendees Unique Mobile NFC Experience in Milan

NFC Demonstrations to include NFC-enabled ALFA 159 Coupe Car; New GSMA White Papers Will Examine the Use of Mobile NFC in Retail and Transport Sectors 16 Oct 2012, Milan: At the GSMA NFC & Mobile Money Summit 2012 taking place 22-25 October in Milan, the GSMA will ...

GSMA Announces new details for Mobile World Congress 2013

New Keynote Speakers, Exhibitors, Sponsors and Partners at Mobile World Congress 15 October 2012, London: The GSMA today provided new details and event updates for the 2013 GSMA Mobile World Congress, which will be held 25-28 February 2013 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. The ...

GSMA Welcomes Decision by Taiwan Telecom Regulator to Adopt APT Band Plan in 700mhz

12 October 2012, Hong Kong: Statement from Chris Perera, Senior Director, Spectrum Policy & Regulatory Affairs, APAC, GSMA: “The National Communications Commission in Taiwan today announced that they will adopt the Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) band plan for ...

GSMA Shines Spotlight on Latin American Mobile Market

World’s Leading Operators Convene in Rio for GSMA Board Meeting; GSMA Chairman Franco Bernabè Discusses Key Industry Drivers and Initiatives The GSMA held its most recent Board meeting in Rio, bringing together leaders from 25 of the world’s largest mobile ...

GSMA Report Places Mobile at the Heart of Brazil’s Transformation

New Brazil Mobile Observatory Reveals How Increasing Mobile Connectivity, Innovative Mobile Services and World Cup and Olympics Opportunities Will Boost Brazilian Economy and Society Today the GSMA released its first comprehensive assessment of Brazil’s mobile sector, ...

GSMA Introduces New Brand for Development Fund With Launch of GSMA Mobile for Development

Dr. Nasser Marafih Appointed Chairman of the GSMA Mobile For Development Foundation 24 September 2012, London: The GSMA today announced that, to better reflect the enabling role of mobile in developing markets, the GSMA Development Fund has been renamed GSMA Mobile for ...

GSMA Comments on Decision by Mexican Telecom Regulator to Adopt Apt Band Plan in 700mhz

Statement from Sebastian Cabello, Director GSMA Latin America: “The Federal Commission of Telecommunications (COFETEL) in Mexico yesterday voted in favour of the adoption of the Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) band plan for the 700MHz band for mobile services. The ...