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Europe Needs a Step Change in Investment to Match Its Digital Ambitions

GSMA Recommends Further Improvements to the Telecoms Reform Package Brussels: At today’s Telecoms Council, the GSMA called on Ministers to commit to the rapid adoption of the telecoms regulatory framework reforms that will drive investment and create an inclusive “Gigabit ...

GSMA Provides New Details for 2017 Mobile World Congress

GSMA Announces New Keynote Speakers, Participating Companies and Programme Updates for Barcelona Event London: The GSMA today provided an update on the 2017 Mobile World Congress, unveiling newly confirmed keynote speakers for the conference and additional participating ...

GSMA Launches Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017

More than 65,000 Attendees, 650 Participating Companies Expected for the 2017 Event Hong Kong: The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including confirmed exhibitors and sponsors, as well as a range of programmes and ...

New GSMA Report Analyzes How Reforming Mobile Sector Taxation Can Promote Investment and Drive Digital Inclusion in Colombia

With Realigned Tax Structure, Colombian Government Can Boost Mobile Connectivity, Increase Productivity, and Generate Economic Growth and Employment. Bogota: Excessive tax burdens on the mobile sector create an affordability barrier for Colombians wanting to use mobile ...

GSMA Calls on Governments to Collaborate on a Global Spectrum Plan to Deliver Ultra-Fast 5G

Governments Must Agree on Sufficient Harmonised Spectrum to Enable the Fastest 5G Speeds, Affordable Devices, International Roaming without Cross-Border Interference London: The GSMA today called on governments and regulators around the world to commit to supporting the ...

GSMA Welcomes First Launch of Universal Profile for Advanced Messaging

Sprint Becomes First Operator to Launch Service with Google; GSMA’s Universal Profile Now Backed by 58 Global Operators and Manufacturers London: The GSMA welcomes today’s announcement by Google and mobile operator Sprint that Sprint has become first to partner ...

GSMA Research Shows Mobile Money is Significantly Reducing the Cost of Sending International Remittances

By Reducing Migrant Remittance Costs, Mobile Money is Directly Contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 10 London: The GSMA today issued a report entitled, ‘Driving a Price Revolution: Mobile Money in International Remittances’ that looks ...

Mobile Industry to Add $1 Trillion in Value to North American Economy by 2020, Finds New GSMA Study

North American Mobile Ecosystem Unlocking Value in IoT, M2M and 5G Atlanta: North America’s mobile industry will be worth almost $1 trillion a year to the region’s economy by 2020, according to a new GSMA study. The new report, ‘The Mobile Economy: North ...

GSMA Elects New Board Members and Elects Sunil Bharti Mittal as Chair

GSMA Names 26-Member Board to Serve from January 2017 through December 2018; Mittal Leads GSMA Board Delegation in Meeting with Indian Prime Minister Modi New Delhi: The GSMA today announced that it has elected new members of the GSMA Board for the two-year period from ...

New GSMA Study Projects Almost One Billion Mobile Subscribers in India by 2020

India Surpasses US as World’s Second-Largest Smartphone Market New Delhi: India is expected to see a significant uptake in mobile subscriptions, broadband and connectivity by 2020, marking a period of rapid development of the country’s mobile economy, according to a new GSMA ...

GSMA Announces Additional Commitments from Indian Operators to Reduce Mobile Gender Gap by 2020

Aircel, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Sign Up to Connected Women Commitment Initiative New Delhi: At the GSMA Mobile 360 – India conference today, the GSMA announced a further three signatories to the Connected Women Commitment Initiative, which focuses on reducing the gender ...

Final Agenda Confirmed for GSMA Mobility Live! – North America

World-Class Speaker Line-Up Set for Next Week’s Show in Atlanta London: The GSMA and the Metro Atlanta Chamber have today confirmed the final agenda for the ‘GSMA Mobility Live! – North America’ conference being held next week (1-2 November 2016) in ...

New GSMA Study Charts Course to Reset Competition Policy for Digital Ecosystems

GSMA Report Proposes New Thinking on How Competition Policy Applies to the Digital Economy Brussels: The GSMA today launched the report “Resetting Competition Policy Frameworks for the Digital Ecosystem”. The global study, prepared for the GSMA by CEG, provides a detailed ...

Mobile Operators Claro, Movistar and Tigo Launch We Care Guatemala Campaign to Support the Population in Natural Disasters in Conjunction with Guatemalan Red Cross

Operators Sign Cooperation Agreement with the GSMA, Guatemalan Red Cross and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to Collaborate on Use of Mobile in Preparation for and Response to Natural Disaster Guatemala City: Claro, Movistar and Tigo have ...

New GSMA Report Sees Rise in Mobile Broadband and Smartphone Adoption Across Middle East and North Africa

Mobile Helping to Grow Innovative New Services, Connect the Unconnected and Create Employment Across Diverse Region Dubai: Mobile broadband networks will account for 61 per cent of mobile connections by 2020, up from 41 per cent today, across the diverse Middle East and ...

GSMA Calls on Indian Government to Reconsider Pricing in 700 MHz Band

Unrealistic and High-Priced Spectrum Will Result in Lack of Investment in Next-Generation Mobile Networks London: John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, has urged national governments to reassess their approach to spectrum auction reserve prices after India failed to ...

GSMA Warns Dutch Net Neutrality Law in Conflict with EU Regulation

Decision Will Hinder Development of Innovative Services and Consumer Choice Brussels: The GSMA has serious concerns about the revised Dutch Net Neutrality Law, which has been adopted today by the Dutch Senate. The GSMA stresses that the new law will be incompatible with the ...

GSMA Announces First Keynote Speakers for Mobile World Congress 2017

CEOs from AT&T, Kaspersky, KT, Niantic, Nokia and Telefónica and Vivendi to Speak in MWC Keynote Programme London: The GSMA today provided an update on the 2017 Mobile World Congress, including the first keynote speakers for the conference, as well as new programmes, ...

GSMA’s First Global Mobile Trends Report Highlights Industry Shift to Asia and Rise of the Mobile Internet

New Flagship GSMA Intelligence Report Identifies Megatrends Shaping Mobile Ecosystem London: The GSMA today launched its inaugural ‘Global Mobile Trends’ report, offering a vast wealth of data and insight on the state of the mobile ecosystem today and mapping out ...

GSMA Announces First Details for Mobile 360 Series – India 2016

London: The GSMA today outlined the first details of the GSMA 2016 Mobile 360 Series – India conference, which will take place 25-26 October 2016 at the Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel and Residences in Gurgaon, India. The thought leadership conference is the latest addition to ...