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GSMA PUBLISHES “EMBEDDED SIM” SPECIFICATION FOR MACHINE-TO-MACHINE (M2M) SERVICES

Embedded SIM Initiative Aims to Accelerate the M2M Market Addressing Key Sectors Including Transportation and Utilities London:The GSMA today announced the publication of its specification to enable the remote ‘over the air’ provisioning and management of ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES LATEST KEYNOTE SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2014

IBM Chairman, President and CEO Virginia Rometty to Deliver Mobile World Live Keynote London: The GSMA today announced that leaders from companies across the mobile ecosystem, including AT&T, IBM, Isis, Raspberry Pi Foundation and Viacom will be delivering keynote ...

GSMA INTELLIGENCE STUDY PREDICTS ONE BILLION LTE CONNECTIONS BY 2017

LTE to Account for One in Eight Global Mobile Connections by 2017; LTE Users Consume Twice as Much Data as Non-LTE Users, Contribute to ARPU Uplift London: The number of 4G-LTE connections worldwide is forecast to pass one billion by 2017, according to a new study by GSMA ...

GSMA REPORT REVEALS FULL SCOPE OF MOBILE’S IMPACT ON LATIN AMERICA’S ECONOMIES

A Transparent and Predictable Regulatory Environment is Needed to Support Future Investment and Innovation in the Region Lima, Peru: Ahead of today’s GSMA Latin America1 Plenary Meeting #40 in Peru2, the GSMA released a comprehensive assessment of the impact of the ...

GSMA COLLABORATES WITH INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION TO DRIVE MOBILE BROADBAND IN ASIA PACIFIC REGION

GSMA Joins with ITU in “m-Powering for Mobile Broadband” Initiative to Accelerate Adoption of Mobile Broadband Bangkok: At the ITU Connect Asia Pacific Summit, the GSMA today announced that it is collaborating with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ...

GSMA COMMENTS ON TELECOM COMMISSION’S RECOMMENDATIONS ON SPECTRUM PRICING

London: Anne Bouverot, Director General, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding the Telecom Commission’s decision to increase the proposed auction prices by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) by 25 per cent in key circles for the 1800MHz and 900 ...

GSMA CONFIRMS NEW KEYNOTE SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2014

CEOs From Companies Across the Mobile Ecosystem to Take the Stage in Barcelona London : The GSMA today announced several new keynote speakers for the 2014 Mobile World Congress, including the CEOs of Alcatel-Lucent, Citigroup, EMC, Lookout and NTT DOCOMO. The company also ...

NEW GSMA REPORT SHOWS SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA LEADS THE WORLD IN MOBILE GROWTH AND IMPACT

But a Supportive and Predictable Policy Environment Is the Key to Realising the Longer-Term Potential of the Mobile Sector in the Region Cape Town: The GSMA today published its latest comprehensive study of the socio-economic impact of the mobile industry in Sub-Saharan ...

GSMA COMMENTS ON DECISION BY BRAZILIAN REGULATOR TO ALLOCATE THE DIGITAL DIVIDEND TO MOBILE AND TO ADOPT APT 700MHZ BAND PLAN

London: Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding Brazil’s decision to allocate the digital dividend to mobile and to adopt the Asia Pacific (APT) 700MHz band plan: “The GSMA welcomes ANATEL’s regulation to adopt the APT 700MHz ...

GSMA ELECTS TELENOR PRESIDENT AND CEO JON FREDRIK BAKSAAS AS CHAIRMAN

London: The GSMA today announced that it has elected Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and CEO of Telenor Group, to serve as GSMA Chairman for the remainder of the current Board term through December 2014. In this role, Mr. Baksaas will oversee the strategic direction of the ...

GSMA WELCOMES EUROPEAN COUNCIL’S FOCUS ON THE DIGITAL AGENDA

Digital Growth to Spearhead Europe’s Return to Growth and Competitiveness London: At today’s Summit, Europe’s leaders put the digital economy firmly at the top of their agenda and pointed to its central importance in driving growth, innovation and ...

NEW GSMA REPORT REVEALS UNIQUE ROLE PLAYED BY MOBILE IN INDIA’S TRANSFORMATION

Visionary and Transparent Policy Changes Are Needed for Mobile to Fulfil its Full Potential for Socio-Economic Development in India New Delhi: The GSMA today released an in-depth analysis of the socio-economic impact of the mobile industry in India. The report, “Mobile ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN BOARD LEADERSHIP

London : The GSMA today announced that Franco Bernabè has resigned as the Chairman of the GSMA. As defined in the GSMA governance regulations, Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and CEO of Telenor Group and current Deputy Chairman of the GSMA, will take on the role of ...

GSMA RELEASES INITIAL FINDINGS OF 2013 MOBILE MONEY ADOPTION SURVEY

Report Demonstrates Continued Strong Growth in Mobile Money Deployments in an Increasingly Competitive Landscape London: The GSMA today issued the initial findings of its 2013 Mobile Money Adoption Survey. The report underscores the critical role of mobile and mobile network ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES NEW KEYNOTE SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2014

New Participating Companies at MWC Include Ericsson, Etisalat, Google, IBM, Microsoft and Ooredoo London: The GSMA today announced that leaders from América Móvil, Jasper Wireless, KDDI, Millicom, SK Planet, Tele2 and WhatsApp are confirmed to deliver keynote presentations ...

GSMA OUTLINES DETAILS OF NFC EXPERIENCE AT UPCOMING NFC & MOBILE MONEY SUMMIT

London: The GSMA today announced details of the NFC Experience at the NFC & Mobile Money Summit 2013, which will be delivered in conjunction with Isis, the NFC Experience Official Sponsor. All show attendees with NFC-enabled smartphones will be able to participate in the ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVES FROM DU, NEC, OOREDOO AND VIVA BAHRAIN TO SPEAK AT GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES-MIDDLE EAST

London: The GSMA today announced several new speakers for the Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference, including C-level executives from Du, NEC, Ooredoo and Viva Bahrain, among others. Mobile 360-Middle East will take place 21-22 October in Dubai and will be co-located ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH PHILIPPINES MOBILE OPERATORS AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO BRING NEW EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES TO OUT-OF-SCHOOL FILIPINO YOUTHS

Ground-Breaking Initiative Could Extend Education Access to More than 6 Million Individuals Across the Philippines Manila, Philippines: The GSMA has today announced a ground-breaking cooperation between government partners including the Philippines Department of Education ...

MOBILE INDUSTRY PROMOTES SOCIO-ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF EMERGING SPECTRUM BAND

APT700 Spectrum Band Could Make Mobile Broadband Accessible and Affordable for More Than Two Billion People 23 September, London: Telstra, in association with the GSMA and GSA, today launched a major promotion of the APT700 spectrum band for 4G networks. The band is already ...

GSMA CALLS FOR A MORE COMPREHENSIVE CONNECTIVITY AGENDA TO HELP MEET EUROPE’S GROWTH, JOBS AND COMPETITIVENESS CHALLENGES

Europe Needs a Forward-Looking Policy and Regulatory Framework That Boosts Investment, Creates New Jobs and Drives Innovation 11 September 2013, London: The European Commission today announced its proposals for the development of a single telecoms market for Europe. The GSMA ...