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GSMA PROVIDES FURTHER DETAILS FOR MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2016

GSMA Announces New Keynote Speakers, Programmes and Activities London: The GSMA announced further developments for the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including newly confirmed keynote speakers, programmes and activities taking place at the annual mobile industry event. ...

NEW GSMA STUDY SEES ACCELERATING MOBILE BROADBAND AND SMARTPHONE ADOPTION ACROSS THE ARAB STATES

Mobile Operators Investing in Networks, Jobs and Innovation Throughout the Arab States   Dubai: Mobile broadband networks will support more than two-thirds of all mobile connections across the Arab States of the Middle East and North Africa by 2020, according to a new GSMA ...

MOBILE CONTRIBUTION TO SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN ECONOMY SURPASSES US$100 BILLION, FINDS NEW GSMA STUDY

Mobile Operator Investments Fuelling Innovation and Inclusion Across Sub-Saharan Africa Cape Town: The mobile industry in Sub-Saharan Africa contributed more than US$100 billion to the region’s economy last year, according to a new GSMA study published at the ...

MOBILE INDUSTRY BACKS GSMA EMBEDDED SIM SPECIFICATION TO BENEFIT FROM US$1.1 TRILLION INTERNET OF THINGS OPPORTUNITY

Indosat, Tele2 and Telefónica | Vivo Become Latest Operators to Release Commercial Solutions; 75 Per Cent of Global M2M Connections Serviced by GSMA Embedded SIM Specification London:The GSMA today announced that Indosat, Tele2 and Telefónica | Vivo are the latest mobile ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES NEW SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE 360 SERIES – NORTH AMERICA

Venue Change Announced for Annual Mobile Industry Event in Atlanta London: The GSMA has announced a number of new high-profile speakers for its Mobile 360 Series – North America event being held in Atlanta, Georgia on October 27-29. The GSMA also announced a change of venue ...

GSMA CONFIRMS FULL SPEAKER LINE-UP FOR MOBILE 360 – MIDDLE EAST

Mobile Industry to Convene in Dubai to Discuss the Future of Mobile in the Arab States London: The GSMA has confirmed the full speaker line-up and agenda for the upcoming Mobile 360 Series – Middle East conference to be held in Dubai, 20 – 21 October 2015. For the third year ...

GSMA WELCOMES EUROPEAN SUPPORT FOR MOBILE BROADBAND GROWTH BUT URGES FURTHER ACTION

European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) Supports Important Spectrum for Mobile But Should Demonstrate Greater Flexibility Ahead of WRC-15 London: John Giusti, Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented on the outcome of the final ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE 360– AFRICA

Jumpstart Participants Announced; Connected Women Summit in Africa for a Second Year 21 September 2015, London: The GSMA today announced additional speakers for the 2015 Mobile 360 – Africa conference, including executives from organisations such as China Mobile, Huawei, the ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES GLOBAL MOBILE AWARDS 2016 ARE OPEN FOR ENTRY

GSMA Rebrands Prestigious Industry Awards as the “Glomo Awards”, Expands Programme with Addition of New Awards  17 September 2015, London: The GSMA today announced that the Global Mobile Awards 2016 are now open for entry. The awards, which have been rebranded as ...

POWERFUL DIGITAL HIGHWAYS FOR EUROPE’S CONNECTED AND AUTOMATED DRIVING

Joint Industry Statement The Automotive and telecom industries launch joint EU Dialogue at the Frankfurt IAA under the auspices of Commissioner Oettinger Frankfurt: Automated and connected driving will be a pillar of Europe’s industrial renaissance. The vehicle of the ...

THE GSMA WELCOMES NEWS OF THE FIRST MAJOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EIDAS REGULATION

Brussels: The GSMA commends the European Commission’s recent announcement that the adoption of key implementing acts of the Electronic-identification and trust service (eIDAS) Regulation is now complete. The European Union is the first and only region in the world that ...

GSMA EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT OVER COLLAPSE OF DANISH MERGER PLAN

Danish Merger Case Marks a Reversal in Recent Trend Towards Consolidation in European Mobile Markets Brussels: The GSMA commented on the news that TeliaSonera and Telenor will abandon the proposed merger of their respective business units in Denmark, a disappointing ...

THE GSMA WELCOMES THE COMMISSION’S EFFORTS IN PRESSING AHEAD WITH THE TELECOMS REGULATORY REFORM

Brussels: The GSMA applauds the Commission’s launch of a Public Consultation for the Telecoms Regulatory Reform. The European telecoms market has changed radically since the current set of telecommunications regulations was adopted. Consumers today can choose from a ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES FIRST DETAILS FOR MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2016

More than 95,000 Attendees, 2,000 Exhibitors Expected for the 2016 Event London: The GSMA today outlined the first details of the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including confirmed keynote speakers, exhibitors and sponsors, as well as programmes and activities taking place ...

GSMA Comments on Ad Blocking

As an industry association, the GSMA does not get involved in the negotiation of commercial agreements between operators and third parties, as this would violate competition law. Further, the GSMA is not actively involved in any projects concerning the development or ...

GSMA URGES ARAB STATES TO MAINTAIN FLEXIBILITY IN SUPPORT OF MOBILE BROADBAND GROWTH

Limited Spectrum Made Available for Mobile by Arab Spectrum Management Group Ahead of WRC-15 London: John Giusti, Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented on the outcome of the final meeting of the Arab Spectrum Management Group  (ASMG) in Rabat, Morocco in ...

GSMA SAYS MOBILE BROADBAND GROWTH IS KEY FOR THE AMERICAS

Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) Demonstrates Commitment to Spectrum for Mobile Ahead of WRC-15 London: John Giusti, Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented on the outcome of the final meeting of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission ...

GSMA APPOINTS MATS GRANRYD AS DIRECTOR GENERAL

London: The GSMA today announced the appointment of Mats Granryd as Director General and Member of the GSMA Board. Granryd, who served most recently as President and CEO of Tele2 Group, will assume leadership of the GSMA on 1 January 2016. “I am very pleased to welcome Mats ...

NEW GSMA STUDY FINDS BANGKOK CAN GAIN US$1 BILLION IN SOCIO-ECONOMIC BENEFITS THROUGH INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS

Implementing Innovative ITS Solutions Will Provide for Better Traffic Management, In Addition to Improved Commuting, Environment and Safety 24 August 2015, Bangkok: A new research report produced by the GSMA, ‘Building Digital Societies in Asia: Making Transportation ...

GSMA LAUNCHES LOW POWER WIDE AREA NETWORK INITIATIVE TO ACCELERATE GROWTH OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS

Backed by Mobile Operators, OEMs and IoT Companies, ‘Mobile IoT Initiative’ Will Help Accelerate LPWA Market with Commercial Solutions Expected in 2016 20 August 2015, London: The GSMA has today announced that it has established the ‘Mobile IoT ...