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GSMA Welcomes Political Agreement on EU Data Protection Rules

Industry Urges Review of Inconsistent Sector-Specific Data Protection Rules London: John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, today commented on the agreement reached by the European Commission, the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament on common text for the ...

GSMA Welcomes Mobile Industry Agreement on Technology Standards for Global Low Power Wide Area Market

NB-IoT LPWA Technology Standard Agreed By 3GPP; Pilots and Open Lab Testing Underway with Commercial Implementations Starting in 2016 London: The GSMA today announced that the mobile industry has agreed on technology standards for the emerging Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) ...

New GSMA Study: European Economy Boosted by 4G Investments

Mobile Industry’s Annual Contribution to European Economy Surpasses EUR500 Billion London: The mobile industry’s contribution to Europe’s economy is set to increase over the next five years on the back of increasing mobile operator investment in 4G networks ...

NEW REPORT FROM GSMA AND UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY REVEALS IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC WASTE IN LATIN AMERICA

London: In 2014, Latin America produced 9 per cent of the world’s electronic waste1 (e-waste), the equivalent of 3,900 kilo tonnes2 (kt), according to a new report from the GSMA and United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS). ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2016

CEOs of AT&T, BT, Cisco, Huawei, Roshan, Stripe, TeliaSonera, Vodafone and WPP Confirmed to Speak at Mobile World Congress London: The GSMA today announced the addition of several speakers for the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress keynote programme, including CEOs of ...

GSMA COMMENDS ALLOCATION OF ADDITIONAL SPECTRUM FOR MOBILE BROADBAND AT WRC-15

Geneva: John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented on the outcome of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) and its identification of additional spectrum to support next-generation mobile services: ...

NEW GSMA STUDY HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF MOBILE IN DELIVERING A DIGITAL INDIA

India Surpasses 500 Million Unique Mobile Subscribers; Mobile Industry Accounts for 6.1 Per Cent of India’s GDP New Delhi: India is on track to surpass half a billion mobile subscribers by the end of the year, according to a new GSMA study published today, signaling the ...

GSMA POSTPONES MOBILE 360 – EUROPE EVENT

Brussels: The GSMA announced today that, due to the ongoing security situation in Brussels following the attacks in France, the Mobile 360 – Europe conference scheduled to take place on Thursday, 3 December in Brussels, will be postponed to a later date. Whilst there have ...

NEW GSMA STUDY EMPHASISES IMPORTANCE OF DIGITAL COMMERCE, ACCESS AND PAYMENTS FOR GROWTH IN PAKISTAN

Mobile Operators, Payment System Enablers and Government Partnerships Play Significant Roles in Developing Pakistan’s Digital Society Islamabad: A new research report produced by the GSMA, ‘Building digital societies in Asia: Making commerce smarter’, ...

GSMA URGES GOVERNMENTS TO SUPPORT CO-PRIMARY ALLOCATION OF SUB-700MHZ SPECTRUM FOR BROADCAST AND MOBILE AT WRC-15

London: John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, reiterates the benefits of agreeing a co-primary allocation for mobile and broadcast in the sub-700MHz spectrum band at this month’s World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva: “The sub-700MHz UHF ...

GSMA LAUNCHES MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2016

More than 50,000 Attendees, 400 Participating Companies Expected for the 2016 Event; GSMA Continues Partnership with Shanghai Digital Information Festival Hong Kong: The GSMA today outlined the first details of the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including ...

GSMA CONFIRMS COMMISSIONER OETTINGER WILL SPEAK AT MOBILE 360 SERIES – EUROPE

Brussels: The GSMA today announced that Mr Günther Oettinger, Commissioner for Digital Economy & Society, will speak at the GSMA Mobile 360 Series – Europe conference taking place on Thursday, 3 December. The conference, which will be held at The Egg in Brussels, will ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE 360 SERIES – EUROPE

Brussels: The GSMA today announced the first confirmed speakers for the Mobile 360 Series – Europe conference taking place on Thursday, 3 December 2015 at The Egg, Brussels. The event will bring together EU policy makers and thought leaders to explore the widespread ...

NEW GSMA REPORT REVEALS ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF C-BAND SPECTRUM FOR MOBILE BROADBAND

US$440 Million Would be Generated in London and Shenzhen Alone Hong Kong – The use of additional C-band spectrum for mobile broadband in London and Shenzhen alone will generate an additional US$440 million (€400 million) of economic benefit whilst protecting the continued ...

GSMA URGES GOVERNMENTS TO SECURE FUTURE OF MOBILE INTERNET AT WRC-15

Urgent Action Needed to Allocate Spectrum for Mobile or Risk Capacity Crunch Geneva: The GSMA marked the start of the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) by calling on governments across the world to allocate the spectrum required to drive continued global ...

GSMA WELCOMES MULTI-COUNTRY SUPPORT FOR SUB-700MHZ SPECTRUM FOR MOBILE BROADBAND AT WRC-15

London: John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented on the submission of multi-country proposals in support of spectrum for mobile to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in advance of the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva next ...

NEW GSMA REPORT REVEALS GLOBAL ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF AN L-BAND MOBILE ALLOCATION

Opportunity for Asia Pacific to Align With Rest of World to Create Globally Harmonised Band London: The GSMA has published a new report outlining the global socio-economic benefits that could be realised with the identification of L-band spectrum (1350-1400MHz/1427-1518MHz) ...

NEW GSMA REPORT SEES NORTH AMERICA LEADING GLOBAL ADOPTION OF NEW MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES

Operator Investment in 4G Networks Driving Huge Data Growth Across Region with High Smartphone Usage; Mobile Industry Contributing Significantly to Regional Economy Atlanta: North America is leading in the adoption of new mobile technologies such as 4G networks, the Internet ...

GSMA APPOINTS JOHN GIUSTI CHIEF REGULATORY OFFICER

London: The GSMA today announced that it has appointed John Giusti as Chief Regulatory Officer effective November 1, 2015. Reporting to the GSMA Director General, Giusti will be responsible for leading the organisation’s public policy and industry advocacy agenda with ...

GSMA WELCOMES BALTIC GOVERNMENTS’ COMMITMENT TO HARMONISING SECOND DIGITAL DIVIDEND FOR MOBILE BROADBAND

London: John Giusti, Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented on the outcome of the Baltic Sea Summit regarding the Second Digital Dividend (700MHz band), which took place in Helsinki today: “The GSMA applauds the Finnish Ministry of Communications for spearheading a ...