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GSMA Partnership Programme Expands to Create the Largest IoT Community in Asia Pacific

32 Operators in 16 Countries Creating Innovative IoT Solutions; APAC IoT market to Reach 11 billion Connections by 2025 London: The GSMA APAC IoT Partnership Programme has expanded to include more than thirty mobile operators making it the largest IoT community in the Asia ...

Mobile Industry Steps Up Commitment to Delivering Sustainable Development Goals, New GSMA Study Reports

New ‘Mobile Industry Impact Report’ Points to Increased Impact Across All 17 SDGs New York: A new GSMA study shows increased contribution by the mobile industry against all 17 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) over the past year. The 2019 edition of the GSMA’s ...

GSMA Launches Inclusive Tech Lab

GSMA Tech Lab, to Develop and Drive Inclusive Technologies, in Collaboration with Industry Stakeholders and Supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation London: The GSMA today announced the launch of the GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab, which will take a hands-on approach to ...

GSMA Report Outlines How Collaborative Platforms Can Advance Digital Societies Across Asia Pacific

Operators and Governments in APAC Urged to Collaborate on Digital Strategies to Maximise 5G Opportunity Kuala Lumpur:  the GSMA today launched, at the Mobile 360 Series – Digital Societies conference in Kuala Lumpur the fourth edition of a key annual report. ‘Collaborative ...

World’s Leading Mobile Operators to Disclose Climate Impacts as Part of New GSMA-Led Climate Action Roadmap

GSMA-Led Climate Initiative to Develop Decarbonisation Pathway for Mobile Sector London: Many of the world’s largest mobile operator groups have agreed to start disclosing their climate impacts as part of a major new GSMA-led initiative to develop a mobile industry climate ...

GSMA GLOMO Awards 2020 Now Open for Entries

Awards Commemorate Twenty-Five Years of Innovation in Mobile; New Award Categories Introduced London: The GSMA today announced that the Global Mobile Awards 2020 (GLOMO Awards) are now open for entries. The prestigious awards, which will enter their twenty-fifth year at GSMA ...

GSMA Announces First Speakers for Mobile 360 – Eurasia 2019

Event to Focus on Impact of 5G on Digital Economy; Registration Now Open London: The GSMA today announced the first speakers for its Mobile 360 – Eurasia 2019 conference, which will take place on the 8-9 October 2019 at the Lotte Hotel, Moscow. The event, which is now in its ...

Open Letter From GSMA Board to Ministers to Secure 5G’s Future at WRC-19

The The GSMA and its Board, on behalf of the global mobile industry, today called on governments to support the identification of spectrum for mobile at WRC-19 in an open letter sent to ministers and heads of regulatory authorities in nearly 170 countries. When governments ...

GSMA Report Shows High Spectrum Prices Leave Millions Unconnected

New Study Links High Prices to Slow Network Rollouts, Reduced Network Quality and Poor Mobile Coverage London: The negative impacts of high spectrum prices on consumers can no longer be disputed, according to a new report released today by the GSMA at ITU Telecom World 2019. ...

GSMA and 5GAA Sign Cooperation Agreement to Boost Deployment of Connected Cars and Safer Roads

Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Solutions Will Reduce Road Fatalities and Pollution Brussels: Accelerating the deployment of connected cars, the GSMA and the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) today signed a three-year cooperation agreement. The global trade groups will work ...

GSMA Mobile 360 Debuts in Malaysia

GSMA Unveils Speakers at Mobile 360 – Digital Societies including AirAsia, Axiata, Maxis and SoftBank Kuala Lumpur: The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2019 Mobile 360 Series – Digital Societies conference, which will take place 24-26 September at JW ...

Nordic CEOS For a Sustainable Future Seek to Collaborate with Nordic Governments on Climate Action and Diversity in the Workplace

(L to R) Kim Kielsen (Premier of Greenland), Katrin Sjögren (Premier of Åland), Stefan Löfven (Prime Minister of Sweden), Erna Solberg (Prime Minister of Norway), Antti Rinne (Prime Minister of Finland), Mette Frederiksen (Prime Minister of Denmark) , Katrín Jakobsdóttir ...

GSMA Announces New Keynote Speakers, Event Updates for 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in Partnership with CTIA”

Executives from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Intel Corporation, Nokia, OpenTable, Orange Group and Refinery29 Join Keynote Program August, 14, 2019, Atlanta: The GSMA provided further updates for the upcoming MWC19 Los Angeles, including recently confirmed ...

GSMA Tech4Girls Initiative Wins 2019 Women Economic Forum Award for its Direct Impact on Gender Equality

The GSMA’s Gender Representation Initiative Recognised in “Iconic Company Creating a Better World for All” Category Cartagena, Colombia: The GSMA was selected by the Women Economic Forum (WEF) as a recipient of its 2019 award in the category “Iconic ...

GSMA: Global Growth Threatened in Battle for Airwaves

GSMA Warns $565bn of Economic Benefits are at Risk as 5G’s Future hangs in the Balance at WRC-19 London – An economic report by the GSMA reveals that releasing 5G mmWave capacity will create $565bn of economic expansion. This figure represents 2.9% of global GDP growth ...

GSMA Signs £38 Million Funding Partnership with the Department of International Development

Funding Will Support the GSMA’s Work on Digital Innovation for the Underserved LONDON, UK: The GSMA today announced that it has signed a thirty-eight million-pound partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The ‘Partnership ...

GSMA, Vodafone and GIFEC Partner to Deliver Connectivity to Rural Communities

Pioneering Project Will Deliver Mobile Internet Connectivity to Unconnected Communities in Ghana Kigali: The GSMA today announced a new partnership with Vodafone Ghana and the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) to support the deployment of innovative ...

Youth Population to Drive Strong Subscriber Growth Across Sub-Saharan Africa, Finds New GSMA Study

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Mobile Economy Valued at More Than $150 Billion in 2018 Kigali, Rwanda: Sub-Saharan Africa will remain the world’s fastest-growing mobile region over the coming years as millions of young African consumers become mobile users for the first ...

Airtel and MTN Launch GSMA ‘We Care’ Initiative Promoting Digital Inclusion in Rwanda

‘We Care’ Launched in Rwanda to Drive Mobile Internet Uptake and Promote Digital Skills, Supported by Rwanda’s Ministry of ICT and Innovation Kigali: Rwanda’s mobile industry has joined forces with the GSMA to drive mobile internet adoption and ...

Fully Interactive 5G Experiences Showcased at MWC19 Shanghai

5G Innovation Front and Centre Stage; Digital Leaders Convene in Shanghai to Discuss the Digital Future; 4YFN Shanghai Awards 2019 Winner Announced as RefundMe Hong Kong: The GSMA today reported that more than 75,000 unique visitors1 from over 100 countries and territories ...