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GSMA Introduces Premier Online Community for Mobile Money

Visa and Globe Telecom Named as First Two Founding Partners The GSMA, the body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, announced the launch of the Mobile Money Exchange initiative at the Annual Mobile Money Summit in Barcelona. Visa and Globe Telecom ...

Mobile Money Shows Great Economic and Social Momentum at the Annual Mobile Money Summit in Barcelona

The GSMA, the body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, today announced at the Second Annual Mobile Money Summit, that the first three applications to the Mobile Money for the Unbanked Fund have been approved. The first three projects are diverse and ...

GSMA Announces Winners of Mobile Innovation Grand Prix EMEA Tournament

The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, today announced the winners of the EMEA leg of the 2010 Mobile Innovation Grand Prix competition. The winners were announced at the GSMA’s Mobile Innovation EMEA Event, which was held ...

GSMA, KT and SK Telecom Put Spotlight on Korean Mobile Industry

The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, yesterday held its most recent Board meeting in Seoul, South Korea. The meeting was jointly hosted by Korean mobile operators KT and SK Telecom and attended by executives of the 25 of ...

GSMA Applauds Baltic Governments’ Actions to Establish a Harmonised Approach to Spectrum Allocation

The GSMA, the global trade association for the mobile communications industry, welcomes an initiative driven by the Finnish Ministry of Communications to develop a unified approach to the allocation of ‘Digital Dividend’ spectrum – the spectrum that will be freed up by ...

GSMA voices concern that Argentinean Bill Project to extend internal taxes on mobile devices will have detrimental effects to users and the economy

The GSMA, the global organization that represents more than 750 of the world’s mobile operators, is concerned about the potentially negative impact the bill, recently sent by the Argentine Executive Branch to the Parliament, will have on consumer choice and economic ...

GSMA Welcomes Spanish Government Proposal to Release Digital Dividend Spectrum for Mobile Use

The GSMA, the body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, is pleased to learn that Spain’s industry ministry has announced that he will issue a decree to regulate the 790 to 862 megahertz band that will be freed up after Spain phases out analogue ...

GSMA Announces 2009 Mobile Asia Congress

Hong Kong to Host the 6th Annual Mobile Asia Congress The GSMA today announced that the 2009 Mobile Asia Congress will be held 18-19 November 2009 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.  Under the banner “Inspiring the Mobile Future”, the 2009 Mobile Asia ...

Dialog Telekom Chooses GSMA’s PathFinder Service

Sri Lanka operator adopts GSMA’s Carrier ENUM technology to offer subscribers a variety of new, cost-efficient IP-based services The GSMA today announced that Dialog Telekom, Sri Lanka’s largest mobile operator, has signed up for the GSMA’s PathFinder Service. PathFinder, a ...

GSMA Announces Nominees for Mobile Innovation Grand Prix EMEA Tournament

Strong line up of speakers from Telefonica, HTC, Visa, Accenture and Bebo to offer insights at GSMA’s Mobile Innovation EMEA Event The GSMA today announced the nominees for the EMEA Tournament of the 2010 Mobile Innovation Grand Prix competition, along with a number of ...

GSMA receives ITU World Telecommunications and Information Society Award for its work on Child On-Line Protection

MEDIA ALERT Rob Conway, CEO, GSMA was today, 18 May 2009, presented with the ITU World Telecommunications and Information Society Award at the eminent World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) awards ceremony in Geneva. The award is presented each year to distinguished ...

GSMA statement: Mobile Broadband Coming to Vietnam

The GSMA, the body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, congratulates the Vietnamese government on opening the door to a mobile broadband future. The efficient licencing process that concluded last week will see the launch of advanced mobile ...

Ericsson Joins GSMA PathFinder Service Initiative

Service based on GSMA’s Carrier ENUM technology builds momentum The GSMA today announced that Ericsson, the global market leader in next-generation IP communications infrastructure, has achieved certification for its wireless and fixed carrier solutions as part of the GSMA’s ...

GSMA Celebrates Success of 2009 Mobile World Congress

The GSMA today reported that more than 47,000* visitors from 189 countries attended the GSMA Mobile World Congress, the leading event for the mobile communications industry.  The four-day conference and exhibition attracted executives from the world’s largest and most ...

GSMA Expands Reach of Mobile Money Transfer Programme

The GSMA today announced new developments in its Mobile Money Transfer (MMT) programme, an initiative that leverages mobile to facilitate access to money transfer services. Complementing the successful alliance that has been in place with The Western Union Company for the ...

GSMA 2009 Chairman’s Awards Presented to Research In Motion

Research In Motion (RIM) was honoured with the GSMA Chairman’s Award last night at the GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards ceremony. This award, established in 1995, is the Association’s most prestigious award and recognises outstanding contribution to the growth ...

GSMA and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Partner to Expand Availability of Financial Services through Mobile Phones

The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced an innovative programme that will expand the availability of financial services to millions of people in the developing world ...

Digicel Makes Advances in Green Power Deployment in Vanuatu

The GSMA today announced that Digicel, supported by the GSMA Development Fund, has completed the second phase of its green power network implementation and is using wind and solar energy solutions to power 25 base stations on the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu. Digicel, ...

Dialog Telekom to Deploy Ten Solar and Wind-Powered Base Stations in Sri Lanka

The GSMA today announced that it is working with Dialog Telekom to deploy ten solar and wind-powered base stations in Sri Lanka as part of its Green Power for Mobile programme. The trial, which will deploy five off-grid and five on-grid base stations, has seen two sites go ...

GSMA and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women Publish ‘Women & Mobile: A Global Opportunity’ Report

The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, a charity that supports women entrepreneurs today published ‘Women and Mobile: A Global Opportunity’.  The report, written by Vital Wave ...