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GSMA Receives Additional Funding for Successful Mobile Money for the Unbanked Programme

New MMU Research Reveals That There Are Now 60 Million Registered Mobile Money Users Globally 9 May 2012, London: The GSMA today announced that it has received an additional $9.8m USD from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The MasterCard Foundation and Omidyar Network ...

GSMA Calls on Turkey’s Government to Lower its Taxation on Mobile so all Stakeholders can Benefit

Study Shows That Lower Taxation Can Lead to Higher Revenues for Turkish Government 9 May 2012, Istanbul: The GSMA today outlined findings from its Mobile Telephony and Taxation in Turkey report which was undertaken by Deloitte to examine the economic impact of mobile ...

GSMA Announces Commercial Launch of Developer-Friendly API Gateway to Major Canadian Operators

GSMA OneAPI Gateway Gives Developers Single Point of Technical and Commercial Access to APIs for Mobile Subscribers 7 May 2012, New Orleans: The GSMA, working closely with the three major Canadian operators – Bell Mobility, Rogers Communications and TELUS, has launched ...

Telecom Regulatory Authority Of India (TRAI) Recommendations Threaten Mobile Broadband Investment And Deployment In India

The GSMA today stated that the TRAI’s recommendations on the “Auction of Spectrum” will set India back in its goal to deliver “Broadband on Demand” to the citizens of India. The proposals disregard international best practice in spectrum policy and jeopardize the investment ...

Telefónica Germany Identifies €1.8 Million Per Year of Energy Savings with GSMA Mobile Energy Efficiency Optimisation Pilot

4 April 2012, London: The GSMA today announced the successful completion of the first Mobile Energy Efficiency Optimisation project with Telefónica Germany and Nokia Siemens Networks’ Energy Solutions. Telefónica Germany participated in the GSMA’s Mobile Energy Efficiency ...

GSMA Announces that India Will Become the World’s Second Largest Mobile Broadband Market Within Four Years

Additional Spectrum Needed to Ensure India Builds on Momentum; Affordability Key to Long-Term Mobile Broadband Growth and Social and Economic Prosperity 3 April 2012, New Delhi: The GSMA today announced that India will become the second largest Mobile Broadband1 market ...

GSMA Reveals How Mobile is Set to Transform Education Worldwide, with the Meducation Market Valued at US$70 billion by 2020

mEducation Solutions Could Revolutionise Learning for More than a Billion Students Globally 2 April 2012, London, UK: The GSMA today announced that mobile has the potential to dramatically change the way education is delivered, enhancing learning for over a billion people ...

Leaders From China Mobile, Huawei, Nokia, Smart and ZTE to Keynote at GSMA Mobile Asia Expo 2012

Exhibitors at Mobile Asia Expo Include China Mobile, China Unicom, NTT DOCOMO and ZTE 29 March 2012, London: The GSMA today announced that executives from China Mobile, Huawei, Nokia and Smart Communications and ZTE will be making keynote presentations at the GSMA Mobile ...

GSMA and Bharti Infratel Partner to Expand Green Energy Initiatives for Telecom Towers

28 March 2012, London and Delhi The GSMA and Bharti Infratel Limited today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop and promote green technologies for telecom tower infrastructure in India. The collaboration will entail working together to ...

GSMA Mobile World Congress 2012 Shatters Attendance Records

Attendance Up by 11% Over the 2011 Mobile World Congress; Move to Gran Via in 2013 to Accommodate Strong Growth and Demand The GSMA today reported that more than 67,000* visitors from 205 countries attended the 2012 Mobile World Congress, a new record for the mobile ...

GSMA Research Highlights New Opportunities to Provide Mobile Services and Offerings to Women in Emerging Markets

New Report Explores the Wants and Needs of Women Living on Less than $2 per Day and Shows How Mobile Can Offer Life-Enhancing, Commercially-Scaled Solutions The GSMA today released research into the opportunities that mobiles provide to underserved women in emerging markets. ...

The Republic of Colombia Wins GSMA Government Leadership Award

The GSMA today presented the Honourable Minister of Communications for the Republic of Colombia, Diego Molano, with the mobile industry’s prestigious annual Government Leadership Award. The award recognises the significant achievements made by the Colombian government in ...

GSMA Announces Winners of the 17th Annual Global Mobile Awards

The GSMA today announced the winners of the 17th Annual Global Mobile awards, held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The winners were honoured in an afternoon ceremony hosted by comedian and songwriter Tim Minchin. Minchin entertained nominees and attendees ...

North American Mobile Operators Adopt GSMA Spam Reporting Service to Help Protect Subscribers and Identify Spammers

System to Help Ensure Networks Remain Secure from Fraud and Text Messaging Attacks The GSMA today announced that North America’s largest mobile operators have launched the GSMA Spam Reporting Service (SRS), powered by Cloudmark technology. GSMA’s SRS is now available to ...

GSMA Names KDDI, NTT Docomo And Softbank Mobile as Joint Recipients of 2012 Chairman’s Award

Prestigious Award Recognises GSMA Operator Members for Contributions to Japan’s Recovery Following Massive 2011 Earthquake; GSMA Announces Disaster Response Programme to Aid the Mobile Industry in Preparedness and Recovery The GSMA announced that Japanese mobile operators ...

GSMA Research Demonstrates that Mobile Industry is creating a Connected Economy

Mobile Industry Set to Grow from US$1.5 Trillion in 2011 to US$1.9 Trillion in 2015 The GSMA today announced new research findings that demonstrate the positive, long-term economic impact of the global mobile industry. The research, developed by A.T. Kearney, GSMA Wireless ...

GSMA Announces the Business Impact of Connected Devices could be Worth US$4.5 Trillion in 2020

Mobile Connectivity in Cars Will Be the Top Connected Application in 2020 The GSMA, in partnership with Machina Research, today announced a new study that further examines the market potential of the Connected Life in 2020, when the number of total connected devices will ...

Mobile Operators Show Increased Momentum in Rich Communications

The GSMA today announced significant advancements in Rich Communications, including updates on launches by mobile network operators, device availability, a new global specification and the creation of a new consumer facing-brand, joynTM. Rich Communications will enable ...

GSMA Announces New Initiative Addressing Mobile App Privacy

Mobile Operators Begin Implementing Privacy Design Guidelines for Mobile Apps The GSMA, with the support of leading mobile operators in Europe and following consultation across the wider mobile ecosystem, has published a set of global Privacy Design Guidelines for Mobile ...

GSMA Announces New Initiatives Focusing On Creating More Efficient Mobile Applications

GSMA Provides Guidelines for Creating More Efficient Mobile Applications and Launches “Smarter Apps Challenge” The GSMA today announced the first in a series of activities designed to help users and operators manage the growing traffic and signalling demands generated by ...