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GSMA to tackle mobile innovation bottleneck

Innovation Programme aims to speed up rollout of new products and services The GSMA has launched an ongoing programme to help the thousands of small and medium-sized companies developing innovative mobile products and services reach mobile operators and bring their ...

New spectrum band for 3G to lead to major increase in coverage

The widespread deployment of 3G networks in the 900MHz GSM spectrum band, as well as the 2100MHz band, could enable an additional 300 million people across Asia, Europe and Africa to enjoy mobile broadband services by 2012, according to a study by the analyst and consulting ...

3GSM World Congresses Rebranded As Mobile Industry Approaches 3 Billion Milestone

Mobile Asia Congress to take place in Macau in November followed by Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February The GSMA is rebranding the 3GSM World Congress and its sister event in Asia to reflect their role encouraging the development of compelling new mobile services ...

Winning 3G For All Handset Available Now

The winning handset in the GSMA’s 3G for All programme, the LG-KU250, is now on sale across the globe, marking a new phase in the evolution of the market for third-generation mobile services. The 3G handset from LG Electronics was selected by 12 leading operators to ...

GSMA and MMA Collaborate to Accelerate Global Development of Mobile Advertising

The GSM Association (GSMA) and the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) have agreed to cooperate to accelerate the development of mobile advertising worldwide. The two organisations will collaborate to deliver standardisation and transparency around current mobile advertising ...

GSMA & industry leaders collaborate to show mass market potential for mobile broadband in notebook PCs

Global study & field trials with Microsoft and 13 mobile operators to quantify market opportunity for mobile broadband enabled mid-range notebooks The GSMA – the global trade association for mobile operators – is to collaborate with Microsoft Corporation on a ...

GSMA completes multi-vendor image share trials in China

The GSMA and China Mobile have successfully completed the first multi-vendor trials of interoperable Image Share services. This service, which allows mobile customers to share images with the person they are talking to on a phone call, was tested using mobile applications ...

GSMA Response to the European Parliament vote on EU Roaming Regulation

The GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade association for mobile operators, believes that the proposed EU regulation of roaming services, which was approved by a vote in the European Parliament today, is unnecessary, will curb competition and risks long-term harm to ...

GSMA launches mobile advertising programme to optimise advertising on the ‘fourth screen’

The GSM Association (GSMA), which represents more than 700 mobile operators serving 2.4 billion users, has launched a Mobile Advertising Programme to drive the development and success of advertising on the medium of the ‘fourth screen’ – mobile phones. The ...