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GSMA INTRODUCES TWO SPECIAL AWARDS FOR 2015 GLOBAL MOBILE AWARDS

“Young Mobile Innovator of the Year” and “Connected Women: Leadership in Industry” Awards Created to Mark Global Mobile Awards 20th Anniversary London: The GSMA today introduced two special awards that have been developed to commemorate the 20th ...

GSMA SUPPORTS TRAI RECOMMENDATIONS FOR INDIA’S FORTHCOMING SPECTRUM AUCTION

London: Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) recommendations on India’s upcoming spectrum auction: “Next year’s spectrum auction is particularly crucial for India’s mobile ...

GSMA PROVIDES NEW DETAILS FOR MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2015

Leaders from AVG, BBVA, Mozilla, Peel, TAPTAP Networks, Thinfilm and Wikipedia Confirmed to Keynote; AT&T, Jasper, KT, Oral-B, Sierra Wireless and Vodafone to Exhibit in GSMA Innovation City London: The GSMA today provided updates on the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress, ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS AT MOBILE 360-AFRICA

First GSMA Connected Women Africa Conference Launched; MTN Announced as Mobile 360-Africa Platinum Sponsor London: The GSMA today provided further details on the Mobile 360 Series-Africa conference, which will take place 5-7 November at the Clock Tower Conference Centre in ...

GSMA AND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES TO ESTABLISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today announced a ground-breaking partnership to establish a Centre of Excellence for Mobile Telecommunications Policy and Regulation.

MOBILE IDENTITY UNLOCKS DIGITAL SERVICE DELIVERY FOR GOVERNMENTS GLOBALLY

New report from the GSMA and Secure Identity Alliance outlines the growing value of mobile identity for governments looking to deliver inclusive access to digital services, protect citizens online and drive economic growth National eID & ePassport Conference, Budapest, ...

NEW GSMA STUDY REVEALS OVER HALF OF CITIZENS IN THE ARAB STATES NOW SUBSCRIBE TO MOBILE NETWORKS

Mobile Industry in the Arab States Growing Faster Than Global Average; Industry Contributes 4.4 Per Cent to Regional GDP and Directly Supports One Million Jobs Dubai: More than half of the population across the Arab States of the Middle East and North Africa are now ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES DEVICE AND APPLICATION CONNECTIVITY EFFICIENCY GUIDELINES TO ACCELERATE THE INTERNET OF THINGS

Global Operators Agree New Guidelines to Define How Internet of Things (IoT) Devices and Applications Should Connect to a Mobile Network, Ensuring Optimal Performance and Aiding Growth of IoT London:The GSMA today announced the publication of guidelines for the Internet of ...

MOBILE INDUSTRY EMBRACES GSMA EMBEDDED SIM SPECIFICATION TO ACCELERATE GROWTH OF INTERNET OF THINGS

Leading Mobile Operators, SIM Vendors and Module Manufacturers Deploy Solutions Compliant with GSMA Embedded SIM; New Research Indicates that Deployment Will Grow M2M Market by 34 Per Cent by 2020 13 October 2014, Dubai:At the Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference in ...

GSMA REPORT HIGHLIGHTS KEY ROLE OF MOBILE BROADBAND IN EGYPT

With the Right Incentives, Investment in Mobile Broadband Could Boost GDP by EGP 310 billion (US $43 billion) and Create 1.2 Million New Jobs London: At a roundtable of industry and government leaders this week in Cairo, attended by H.E. Eng. Atef Helmy, Minister of ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES SENIOR EXECUTIVES FROM AVEA, DU, MOBILY AND ZAIN GROUP TO SPEAK AT MOBILE 360 SERIES-MIDDLE EAST

London: The GSMA today announced the addition of several executive-level speakers for the Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference programme from organisations including Avea, Du, Mobily, Ooredoo Group and Zain Group amongst many others. Mobile 360-Middle East will take ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE COMMITMENT FOR GSMA CONNECTED WOMEN PROGRAMME

GSMA to Undertake Ground-breaking Research to Accelerate the Female Digital Economy London: The GSMA today announced its Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action, Connected Women: Accelerating the Female Mobile Economy, at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting ...

GSMA CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF GLOBAL MOBILE AWARDS

2015 Awards, Spanning Eight Categories and 40 Awards, Are Now Open for Entry London: The GSMA today announced that the Global Mobile Awards 2015 are now open for entry. The 2015 awards, which mark 20 years of honouring excellence, achievement and innovation across the mobile ...

NEW GSMA REPORT SEES NORTH AMERICA LEADING MOBILE INVESTMENT AND INNOVATION IN THE DEVELOPED WORLD

North American Mobile Operators and Consumers Reaping The Benefits of 4G Investment; Mobile Industry Contributing Three Per Cent to Regional GDP Atlanta: The North American mobile market is one of the most advanced and successful in the world, according to the latest report ...

UNITED STATES DRIVING GLOBAL INNOVATION IN M2M WITH 41 MILLION CONNECTIONS THIS YEAR, FINDS NEW GSMA REPORT

M2M Represents 10 Per Cent of All Mobile Connections in the US, Driven by Huge Growth in the Automotive and Utilities Sectors; US Accounts for 19 Per Cent of All M2M Connections Worldwide Atlanta:The United States is one of the largest and most advanced machine-to-machine ...

NEW GSMA STUDY HIGHLIGHTS MAJOR M2M MARKET OPPORTUNITY

At Least One Billion M2M Connections Expected By 2020; Two Billion Milestone Achievable If Market Accelerators Are Successfully Deployed Atlanta: Cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communications will account for at least 10 per cent of the global mobile market by 2020, ...

GSMA REPORT FAVOURS COMPETITION OVER SINGLE WHOLESALE NETWORKS

Competing Mobile Networks Drive Greater Innovation and Investment London: The GSMA today released a new report that predicts a move away from traditional mobile network competition towards single wholesale networks1 would stifle innovation, restrict investment and take-up of ...

SMARTPHONES TO ACCOUNT FOR TWO THIRDS OF WORLD’S MOBILE MARKET BY 2020 SAYS NEW GSMA INTELLIGENCE STUDY

Smartphone Connections to Reach Six Billion by 2020, Fuelled by Growth in the Developing World and Supported by Mobile Broadband Rollout London: Smartphones will account for two out of every three mobile connections globally by 2020, according to a major new report by GSMA ...

GSMA LAUNCHES MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2015

2015 Event Expected to Attract More Than 86,000 Attendees and 1,900 Exhibitors; Mobile World Congress Celebrates Ten Years in Barcelona London: The GSMA today outlined the first details of the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including exhibiting and sponsoring companies, ...

GSMA APPOINTS LOUISE EASTERBROOK CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

London: The GSMA today announced the appointment of Louise Easterbrook as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Ms. Easterbrook, née Breen, will be responsible for overseeing the business and financial performance of the GSMA, leading the company’s finance and legal ...