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Leading Mobile Executives to Keynote at GSMA Mobile Asia Congress 2011

The GSMA today announced that CEOs and senior executives from companies including Alcatel-Lucent, China Mobile, Ericsson, SK Telecom and Telenor have been confirmed to deliver keynote presentations at the 2011 GSMA Mobile Asia Congress, which will be held 16-17 November at ...

GSMA announces call for entries for 17th annual Global Mobile Awards

Today the GSMA announced that the Global Mobile Awards 2012, which recognise excellence, achievement and innovation within the mobile communications industry, are now open for entry. The Global Mobile Awards will be presented at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on ...

GSMA Outlines New Developments For Mobile World Congress 2012

                The GSMA today revealed details of the 2012 GSMA Mobile World Congress, which will be held 27th February – 1st March 2012 at the Fira de Barcelona Montjuic in Barcelona. The GSMA announced that CEOs from companies ...

GSMA Names Anne Bouverot Director General

The GSMA today announced the appointment of Anne Bouverot as Director General and Member of the GSMA Board. Ms. Bouverot, who served most recently as Executive Vice President of Mobile Services for France Telecom Orange, will assume leadership of the GSMA effective September ...

GSMA Names Barcelona the First Mobile World Capital

Barcelona Edges Competition to be Named Mobile World Capital for 2012-2018 After an 18-month search, the GSMA today announced that Barcelona has been selected as the Mobile World Capital from 2012 to 2018.  As the Mobile World Capital, Barcelona will be the home of the ...

GSMA Announces Keynote Speakers for Mobile Asia Congress 2011

The GSMA today announced that CEOs and other senior executives from companies including Axiata, Bharti Airtel, KDDI, NTT DOCOMO, Telstra and ZTE will deliver keynote presentations at the 2011 GSMA Mobile Asia Congress, which will be held 16-17 November at the Hong Kong ...

Data Roaming Prices Continue to Fall Across the European Union

Mobile broadband users able to benefit from increasingly attractive roaming rates Laptop and smartphone users in the European Union are able to benefit from increasingly attractive roaming prices, according to data collected from 101 mobile operator websites from the period ...

Huawei Joins GSMA Pathfinder Partner Programme

Huawei successfully completes ENUM interoperability testing The GSMA today announced that Huawei, a leading telecom solutions provider, has achieved certification for its wireless and fixed-line carrier solutions as part of the GSMA PathFinder Industry Partner Programme. ...

GSMA Mobile Media Metrics Report Issued on UK Mobile Applications Useage

Google Owns 3 Out of 5 Top Ranked Apps The GSMA and comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), in partnership with the UK mobile operators, today released the first monthly data showing how UK mobile consumers engage through mobile applications. The data from the GSMA Mobile Media ...

GSMA Announces mFarmer Initiative Fund

mAgri Programme Aims to Benefit 2 Million Farmers in Developing Countries by 2013 The GSMA, the body that represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, today announced at the inaugural mAgri Working Group in Cape Town, the launch of the mFarmer Initiative Fund, ...

Demand for Mobile Broadband Drives HSPA Past 500 Million Connections as the Mobile Data Revolution Continues

The GSMA today announced that HSPA Mobile Broadband connections will reach 500 million worldwide by the end of June, making it the fastest growing wireless technology ever1. Furthermore, LTE, the next-generation Mobile Broadband technology, has now reached one million ...

GSMA Announces Departure of CEO Rob Conway

                The GSMA today announced that Rob Conway, the Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of the GSMA, will step down as CEO effective September 1, 2011 after leading the organisation for 12 years to become the ...

Telecom Italia Hosts GSMA Board Meeting in Venice

GSMA Chairman and Telecom Italia Group Chairman and CEO Franco Bernabè Convenes Gathering of World’s Top Mobile Operators at TI Future Centre Bernabè Announces Milestone in Mobile Broadband – 500 Million HSPA Connections by the End of June, Expected to Reach 1 Billion ...

GSMA Statement on the IARC Classification

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) announced on 31 May 2011 that a working group meeting from 23-31 May in Lyon (France) has completed a cancer hazard assessment for radiofrequency signals, including those from broadcast services, mobile communications, ...

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile Money Summit 2011 in Singapore

Industry executives highlight the rising power of mobile money The GSMA today announced speakers for the GSMA Mobile Money Summit 2011, which will be held 27-30 June at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore. The agenda features thought-leading conference sessions ...

Government and Industry Unite to Support Mobile Broadband in India

Government of India, GSMA, COAI and TRAI Call for Greater Spectrum Allocation for Mobile Broadband Services The Honourable Minister for Communications & Information Technology of India, the GSMA, the Cellular Operators of India (COAI) and the Telecoms Regulatory ...

GSMA Mobile Network Benchmarking Service Gains Backing of 20 Mobile Operators

The GSMA today announced that its Mobile Energy Efficiency (MEE) Network Benchmarking Service, launched in November 2010, has now recruited a further 17 mobile network operators (MNO), growing the total number of operators supporting the initiative to 20 worldwide. MEE ...

World’s Leading Mobile Operators Announce Commitment to NFC Technology

                Many of the world’s leading operators, including América Móvil, Axiata Group Berhad, Bharti, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, KT Corporation, MTS, Orange, Qtel Group, SK Telecom, SOFTBANK MOBILE, Telecom Italia, ...

The GSMA Reports Record Attendance at Mobile World Congress 2011

Increased Attendance at Industry’s Leading Mobile Communications Event by 20% over 2010 The GSMA today reported that more than 60,000* visitors from 200 countries attended the 2011 GSMA Mobile World Congress, marking a record for the mobile industry’s premier event. The ...

GSMA Announces Winners for Band App Audition, Coca-Cola Brand App and Vodafone mWomen Challenges

The GSMA today announced winners of the Mobile App Challenges (http://www.mobileappchallenge.com), a series of skills-based competitions aimed at the app developer community. The 2011 challenges included the Brand App Challenge, the Band App Audition and the mWomen Base of ...