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GSMA Elects New Board Members and Announces Orange Chairman and CEO Stéphane Richard as Chair

GSMA Names 26-Member Board to Serve from January 2019 through December 2020 London: The GSMA today announced that it has elected new members of the GSMA Board for the two-year period from January 2019 through December 2020. The GSMA Board has also elected Stéphane Richard, ...

GSMA Expands Regional Office in New Delhi to Support Growing India Mobile Market

New Delhi: The GSMA today announced that it has expanded its regional office in New Delhi with its relocation to Connaught Place, one of the largest financial and commercial centres in the city. The new office was inaugurated at a ceremony on 25 October with GSMA Director ...

GSMA: 5G at Risk if Mobile Operators Don’t Get Access to the Right Spectrum

With One Year to Go to the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), GSMA Calls for Governments to Support Mobile Industry Spectrum Needs London: The successful rollout of ultra-fast 5G services relies on timely access to the right amount and type of spectrum in the ...

Nordic CEOs join forces for a sustainable future

(Oslo, 31 October 2018) Today, a group of Nordic-based CEOs announced a joint initiative to speed up the realisation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Representatives from the group presented their shared ambitions to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg ...

Leading Mobile Operators Join GSMA Partnership Programme to Create the Largest IoT Community in Asia Pacific

14 Operators Across Asia Pacific Region Join GSMA APAC IoT Partnership Programme to Accelerate the Internet of Things; Asia Pacific Expected to Reach 11 Billion IoT Connections by 2025   Hong Kong: The GSMA today announced that fourteen mobile operators across the Asia ...

Russia to Rapidly Scale 5G Following Launch of First 5G Networks in 2020, Finds New GSMA Study

5G Networks Set to Provide Coverage to 80 Per Cent of Russia’s Population by 2025 Moscow: Russia is set to become a “fast follower” 5G nation on the global stage, with 5G networks forecast to provide coverage to more than 80 per cent of the country’s ...

GSMA Announces First Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – MENA

Annual Mobile Event Convenes Industry Experts and Government and Regulatory Officials to Debate Key Issues in Region London: The GSMA today announced the first speakers for its Mobile 360 Series – MENA (Middle East and North Africa) conference taking place on the 26-27 ...

GSMA Supports the W20 Call to Action for G20 Leaders to Ensure Women’s Digital Inclusion

GSMA’s Call to Address Gender Gap in Internet Access and Use Included in W20 Final Communiqué; B20 also Highlighted Equality as Crucial for Digital Economy Buenos Aires: After a year-long international dialogue process, Women 20 (W20), the official engagement group of ...

GSMA Launches Innovation Fund for Rural Connectivity

GSMA Calls for Applications to Develop Solutions to Improve Rural Connectivity in Ghana and Uganda   London: The GSMA today launched a new Innovation Fund for Rural Connectivity, aimed at expanding digital inclusion through innovative new technology solutions for connecting ...

GSMA Report: Assigning Vital Spectrum for Mobile will Boost Indonesia’s Economy

New Report Estimates that Assigning 700 MHz to Mobile Broadband Would Deliver $11 billion (IDR161 trillion) in Economic Benefits over 10 Years Jakarta: Indonesia is poised to become a digital powerhouse in Southeast Asia. However, this can only be fully realised if the ...

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 – Russia & CIS 2018

Programme Features Executives from Organisations including Cisco, Huawei, Kazakhtelecom, Megafon, MTS, Qualcomm and Turkcell; Registration Now Open London: The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2018 Mobile 360 – Russia & CIS conference, which will take ...

W20 Summit: GSMA Culminates Year-Long Agenda on Digital Inclusion for Women

Engagement Group of G20 to Present Recommendations to Ensure Economic Development of Women; As Topic Chair on Digital Inclusion, GSMA Taking Active Role at W20 Buenos Aires: On October 1-3, Buenos Aires will host the Women 20 (W20) International Summit, the closing event of ...

Mobile Industry Accelerating Delivery of Sustainable Development Goals, According to Latest GSMA Report

Third Edition of Mobile Industry Impact Report Verifies Sector’s Progress Against All 17 SDGs New York: The global mobile industry is demonstrating significant and measurable impact in contributing to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and is ...

GSMA Reveals First Details for MWC19 Barcelona

GSMA Rebrands Annual Barcelona Convention, Reflecting Evolution of Communications Beyond Mobile; Citi, HTC, Vimeo, Vodafone Among Keynotes London: The GSMA today announced the first details of MWC19 Barcelona (formerly Mobile World Congress), including keynote speakers, ...

GSMA to Showcase Mobile’s Increasing Impact on Sustainable Development During UN General Assembly Week

Mobile Industry Leaders to Engage in High-Level Dialogue with the UN, Governments and Other Private Sector Players to Advance Transformative Impact of Mobile New York: The GSMA will represent the global mobile industry at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) ...

5G to Power Economic Growth in Europe, Finds GSMA Study

Europe’s Mobile Economy to Be Worth EUR720 Billion by 2022 – But Further Regulatory Reform Is Required to Fulfil Region’s Full Potential Brussels: Europe’s mobile ecosystem is forecast to account for more than 4 per cent of the region’s GDP by 2022, ...

GSMA Celebrates Successful 2018 “Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with CTIA” in Los Angeles

First LA Edition Showcased Convergence of Mobile with Content, Media and Entertainment Los Angeles: The GSMA today reported the highlights of the 2018 Mobile World Congress Americas, which was held September 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). Over 55 percent ...

Digital Agenda for Brazil 2019-2022: Contribution of the GSMA to the Program of Government of the Next President

GSMA Submitted Recommendations to Brazil’s Presidential Candidates to Connect 60 Million Unconnected Citizens and Maximize Benefits of Digital Economy Los Angeles: To contribute to the government program of the candidates for the Presidency of the Republic, the GSMA ...

GSMA: Mobile and Video Convergence Opens Opportunities for New Local Content Creation and Distribution in Latin America

As Smartphone Usage Continues to Grow, the Rise of Mobile Media Transforms the Digital Ecosystem, Fueling Innovation and Developing New Value Chains across the Region Los Angeles: According to the GSMA’s latest Global Mobile Trends report, published at Mobile World ...

USA and Canada to Lead Global Migration to 5G Finds GSMA Study

North America’s Mobile Ecosystem Contribution to GDP to Increase 32 Per Cent Over Next Four Years to Reach $1.1 Trillion by 2022 Los Angeles: Almost half of all mobile connections in North America are forecast to be running on 5G networks by 2025, according to a new ...