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Leading Communications Executives to Headline GSMA Mobile Asia Congress 2010

          The GSMA today announced that Li Yue, newly appointed president and CEO of China Mobile, will join CEOs and leaders from companies including Bharti Airtel, CSL, HTC, KDDI, KT, Qtel and Telenor in the keynote programme at the 2010 GSMA ...

GSMA Reveals New Developments for Mobile World Congress 2011

The GSMA today announced several new developments for the 2011 GSMA Mobile World Congress, which will be held 14-17 February, 2011 in Barcelona. Building on the success of the inaugural App Planet event held in 2010, the GSMA is expanding the developer-focused programme at ...

GSMA Announces Candidate Cities Bidding to Host Mobile World Congress 2013

          The GSMA today announced that six cities are competing to host the GSMA Mobile World Congress event starting in 2013. Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cologne, Milan, Munich and Paris have been named candidate cities who are vying to become the home ...

Brazil Leads on Spectrum Re-Farming for the Deployment of Next-Generation Mobile Broadband Services

          The GSMA today congratulated ANATEL, the Brazilian telecommunications regulator, for taking a leadership position on spectrum re-farming. ANATEL’s decision to re-allocate spectrum in the technology neutral 2.6 GHz band to support the ...

GSMA Announces Keynote Speaker Lineup for Mobile World Congress 2011

          The GSMA today announced that executives from leading communications companies including AT&T, China Mobile, Google, Qualcomm, Square and Twitter will headline the 2011 Mobile World Congress conference programme. Mobile World Congress ...

Taxes Must Be Aligned to ICT Policy Goals to Drive Mobile Broadband Adoption

A Telecom Advisory Services (TAS) report, delivered in conjunction with the GSMA today, reveals how mobile sector-specific taxation is impacting on the development and deployment of Mobile Broadband in developing countries. The study indicates how a reduction in special ...

GSMA Announces Keynote Speakers for Mobile Asia Congress 2010

            The GSMA today announced that CEOs and other senior executives from companies including Axiata, China Mobile, China Unicom, NTT DOCOMO, Sina Corporation and ZTE will headline the 2010 Mobile Asia Congress, which will be held 17-18 ...

GSMA Announces that Global Mobile Connections Surpass 5 Billion

            The GSMA today announced that the number of global mobile connections has surpassed the 5 billion mark, according to new data from mobile industry analysis firm Wireless Intelligence. The achievement comes just 18 months after the 4 ...

GSMA Wins Conference Award For APP Planet

          The GSMA announced that it was awarded the prize for “Best Development of an Association Event” at the inaugural Conference Awards, which were held June 25th in London. The GSMA was recognised for App Planet, its ...

GSMA Calls for Additional Spectrum to Enable Truly Ubiquitous Mobile Broadband Coverage across India

The availability of 3G and Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) licences in India will help accelerate the much-needed deployment of Mobile Broadband networks and services across the country, and will be instrumental in helping the Indian government to achieve its ambitious ...

Verizon EVP and CTO Dick Lynch Appointed to GSMA Board

The GSMA today announced that Dick Lynch, EVP and CTO of Verizon, a leading telecommunications operator in the U.S., has been appointed to the GSMA’s Board. Lynch’s appointment follows Verizon gaining full membership to the GSMA as a result of its commitment to ...

GSMA statement on San Francisco SAR ordinance

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) values like other technical parameters are made available in device handbooks and on manufacturer websites. These measurements are made under conditions of maximum power and are used to determine compliance of mobile phones with safety ...

GSMA Applauds Governments’ Actions to Establish a Harmonised Approach to Spectrum Allocation in South East Europe

The GSMA today announced that it welcomes an initiative driven by the Serbian Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Society to develop a unified approach to the allocation of ‘digital dividend’ spectrum – the spectrum that will be freed up by the ...

GSMA Takes Two at Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards

The GSMA received two awards at the fourth annual Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards held on 8th June 2010 at the Park Lane Hotel, London. The GSMA OneAPI pilot implemented by TELUS, Rogers Communications and Bell Mobility in partnership with the GSMA and Aepona took ...

GSMA Announces Seven New Grant Recipients from the Mobile Money for the Unbanked Programme

The GSMA announced the details of a further seven grantees from the Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) Fund, which is administered by the GSMA Foundation, Inc., with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. New grantees are Cellcard in Cambodia, Digicel in Fiji, ...

GSMA Welcomes Publication of INTERPHONE Results

The GSMA welcomes the publication by the INTERPHONE study group of the results for the combined analysis for glioma and meningioma in the International Journal of Epidemiology. In the press release announcing the paper Dr Christopher Wild, Director of the International ...

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile Money Summit 2010 in Rio

The GSMA today announced speakers for the Mobile Money Summit 2010, which will be held 24-27 May, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the Intercontinental Rio Hotel. The agenda features thought-leading conference sessions addressing areas such as ‘Financial Agents; Coverage, ...

GSMA to Address Spam and Fraudulent Messaging Threats for Consumers

The GSMA today announced that it is piloting a solution to address mobile messaging misuse caused by spam, which is a growing issue for consumers and mobile operators. The GSMA Spam Reporting Service will provide a worldwide clearinghouse of messaging threats and misuse ...

The Mobile Communications Industry Demonstrates Momentum

The GSMA today reported that more than 49,000* visitors from 200 countries attended the 2010 GSMA Mobile World Congress, the premier event for the mobile communications industry. The four-day conference and exhibition attracted executives from the world’s largest and most ...