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GSMA REPORT CALLS FOR UHF SPECTRUM IN ARAB STATES TO BE CO-ALLOCATED FOR BROADCAST TV AND MOBILE

London: The GSMA has published a new report finding that terrestrial digital television broadcasting in the Arab States does not need an exclusive allocation of the UHF spectrum band (470-694MHz). The report “Terrestrial Broadcasting and Spectrum Use in the Arab ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE 360 SERIES – NORTH AMERICA

Registration Now Open for Major Telecom Industry Event Held in Atlanta; AT&T Confirmed as Platinum Sponsor     6 August 2015, London: The GSMA has today announced the first speakers for its Mobile 360 Series – North America event, which will be held on October 27-29, ...

GSMA DISAPPOINTED BY LACK OF PROGRESS MADE BY ASIA-PACIFIC TELECOMMUNITY AHEAD OF WRC-15

Future of Asia’s Digital Economy at Risk London: John Giusti, Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented on the outcome of the final meeting of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity’s Conference Preparatory Group (APG) in Seoul, ahead of the World ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES NEW SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE 360 – MIDDLE EAST

Registration Now Open For Mobile 360 – Middle East Event In Dubai London: The GSMA has announced several additional speakers that will feature in the upcoming Mobile 360 Series – Middle East conference taking place in Dubai, 20 – 21 October 2015. The expanded speaker line-up ...

GSMA WELCOMES AFRICAN SUPPORT FOR MOBILE BROADBAND GROWTH

African Telecommunications Union Takes Important Step Towards WRC-15 London: John Giusti, Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented on the outcome of the final meeting of the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) in Nairobi, ahead of this November’s World ...

GSMA SETS NEW RECORDS FOR MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2015

Attendance Increases 54 Per Cent Over the 2014 Event Hong Kong: The GSMA today reported that nearly 40,0001 unique visitors from 100 countries and territories attended the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, held 15-17 July in Shanghai. The three-day conference and ...

GSMA AND CHINA ACADEMY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY PARTNER TO PROMOTE NEW DIGITAL SERVICES IN CHINA

Collaboration to Address Areas Including Machine-to-Machine, Mobile Internet and All-IP Communications Services Shanghai: The GSMA and the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance the deployment ...

BARCELONA TO REMAIN MOBILE WORLD CAPITAL AND HOST OF GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS THROUGH 2023

London: The GSMA today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Barcelona City Partners to extend their contract for an additional five years, making Barcelona the Mobile World Capital and host city of the GSMA Mobile World Congress through 2023. The Barcelona City ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA

Cape Town Programme Features Executives from Organisations including China Mobile, Huawei, the Internet Society, MTN and Telenor; GSMA Introduces ‘Jumpstart’ to Bring Together Start-Ups and the Mobile Industry London: The GSMA today announced the first speakers ...

CHINA IS GLOBAL LEADER IN DEPLOYMENT OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS, FINDS NEW GSMA REPORT

Rapid Market Growth, Government Investment, Operator Industry Partnerships and Adoption of Common Specifications Helping to Drive Internet of Things (IoT) to Scale Shanghai: At Mobile World Congress Shanghai, the GSMA today issued a new report highlighting China’s ...

NEW GSMA STUDY SEES MOBILE INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTING $1.1 TRILLION TO ASIA PACIFIC ECONOMY

Latest GSMA Mobile Economy Report Finds Asia Pacific Leading Global Mobile Growth Shanghai: The mobile industry in Asia Pacific is now worth more than US$1 trillion per year to the region’s economy, fuelled by rising mobile broadband and smartphone penetration, ...

SMARTPHONES TO ACCOUNT FOR TWO-THIRDS OF CHINESE MOBILE MARKET BY YEAR END, ACCORDING TO NEW GSMA INTELLIGENCE STUDY

Smartphones Driving China’s Move to 4G Networks Shanghai: Smartphones are on track to account for two-thirds of mobile connections in China by the end of this year, according to a new study published today by GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the GSMA. The new ...

GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2015 CERTIFIED AS CARBON NEUTRAL

Ericsson, Mobile World Capital and Upstream Named Winners of First Mobile World Congress Green Stand Awards Barcelona: The GSMA today announced that the 2015 Mobile World Congress has officially been certified as carbon neutral, reaffirming its position as the world’s ...

GSMA INTRODUCES ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMES FOR MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI

Mobile Industry Set to Converge in Shanghai for Largest GSMA Event in Asia Hong Kong: The GSMA today announced the details of new programmes and exhibition features at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held 15-17 July at the Shanghai New International Expo ...

GSMA APPRECIATES ADOPTION OF THE CONNECTED CONTINENT REGULATION, LOOKS TO MOVE ON TO MORE PRESSING RULE CHANGES

More Needs To Be Done To Drive Growth of Europe’s Digital Economy 30 June 2015, Brussels: The GSMA appreciates the efforts of the Council of the European Union and European Parliament in concluding the Connected Continent legislation. “The clarity resulting from ...

GSMA INNOVATION CITY TO SHOWCASE THE CONNECTED LIFE AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2015

Immersive Exhibits to Demonstrate the Impact of Mobile Technology from Partners Including Huawei, KT Corporation, Oral B, Peel, Pittasoft, Qualcomm Incorporated, Thinfilm and Visa    Shanghai: The GSMA today announced further details on the GSMA Innovation City, which is ...

NEW RESEARCH REITERATES THAT DEVELOPMENT OF DIGITAL SOCIETIES ARE KEY TO OVERALL GROWTH IN ASIA PACIFIC

GSMA, ITU, ICANN and ISOC Asia-Pacific Share Reports and Findings At Digital Societies Policy Forum in Bangkok Bangkok: New research reports produced by the GSMA, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and ...

GSMA WELCOMES LAUNCH OF WORLD’S FIRST COMMERCIAL INTERCONNECTED VoLTE SERVICE IN SOUTH KOREA

South Korean Mobile Operators to Launch Commercial Interconnected VoLTE Service, Delivering Higher Quality Voice and Faster Connection London:The GSMA welcomes the announcement by South Korea’s mobile network operators to launch the world’s first commercial ...

TELECOM OPERATORS WELCOME THE JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS COUNCIL AGREEMENT ON THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION AND CALL FOR AN URGENT REPEAL OF THE EPRIVACY DIRECTIVE

Brussels: The GSMA and ETNO welcome the general approach approved today by the Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Council with a view to adopt the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the end of the year. Data Protection and privacy are fundamental to building trust and ...

GSMA URGES EUROPE TO SUPPORT TIMELY RELEASE OF 700MHZ AND REVIEW OF SUB-700MHZ SPECTRUM FOR MOBILE BROADBAND USAGE

London: Anne Bouverot, Director General of the GSMA, today commented on the release of the European Commission’s (EC) summary of the results of the Lamy Report public consultation: "Consumer take-up for mobile broadband has grown dramatically in recent years. ...