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GSMA Announces First Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – Middle East and North Africa

Mobile-Focused Event Brings Industry Leaders Together to Debate Key Issues in Region London: The GSMA today announced the first speakers for its Mobile 360 Series – Middle East and North Africa (MENA) conference taking place 9-10 October in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ...

GSMA Announces Additional Updates for 2017 “GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with CTIA”

Executives from Ericsson, Essential, Ford Motor Company, Mozilla Foundation, Qualcomm Technologies and San Francisco 49ers Confirmed as Speakers; PayPal, Sprint Sponsoring San Francisco Event Atlanta: The GSMA released new details for the quickly approaching inaugural Mobile ...

GSMA Mobile 360 – Latin America will Showcase Mobile Ecosystem Innovation Across the Region

Held in Bogotá, the Regional Event Will Convene Technology Industry Experts and Policymakers to Discuss Key Drivers for Innovation. London: The GSMA today outlined the first details of the 2017 Mobile 360 Series – Latin America conference, which will take place 31 October – ...

New GSMA Report Highlights Risks Of Implementing Wholesale Open Access Networks

Wholesale Network Model Has Yet to Fulfill Its Promise, While Network Competition Has a Proven Track Record in Delivering Sustainable Growth and Unprecedented Innovation London: The GSMA today announced the findings of a new report, “Wholesale Open Access Networks”, which ...

GSMA Announces First Details for Mobile World Congress 2018

2018 Edition Expected to Attract More Than 108,000 Attendees, 2,300 Exhibitors London: The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2018 Mobile World Congress, including exhibitors, sponsors, programmes and activities taking place at the annual mobile industry event. ...

GSMA Announces Additional Keynotes, Programs and Participating Companies for 2017 “GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with CTIA”

Leaders from AT&T, Federal Communications Commission, Mighty Networks, Pandorabotsand UnityConfirmed to Keynote Atlanta: The GSMA provided further updates for the upcoming Mobile World Congress Americas, including several recently confirmed keynote speakers, new programs ...

Open letter from the CEOs of the European Mobile Operators

Tallinn: Mobile is a pivotal industry contributing to Europe’s economy and enabling an increasing range of adjacent sectors and innovative services. As leaders of the mobile industry in Europe and ahead of your Informal Ministerial Meeting on the 18th of July 2017, we ...

Sub-Saharan Africa Driving Global Market for Mobile Money

140 Mobile Money Schemes Deployed in 39 Sub-Saharan Countries Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments worldwide and is pioneering a range of new mobile money use cases, according to new GSMA data. The latest ...

We Care Peru: Mobile Operators Join Forces to Work on Disaster Response

Bitel, Claro, Entel and Telefónica Movistar Support United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by Signing the GSMA Humanitarian Connectivity Charter to Assist Communities, Consumers and Humanitarian Institutions in Emergencies and Crises Lima: The mobile industry in Peru ...

GSMA Announces New Developments in Mobile for Development Programme Initiatives

GSMA Announces New Connected Women Commitments, Additional Signatories for Humanitarian Connectivity Charter, Launch of Mobile for Energy Access Initiative and Successful First African Rural Roaming Project Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: At Mobile 360 – Africa, the GSMA today ...

GSMA Report Highlights Impact of Taxation on Mobile Connectivity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Reducing Excessive Mobile Sector-Specific Taxation Would Promote Connectivity, Economic Growth, Investment and Fiscal Stability in The Region Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: The GSMA today announced findings from its latest report, ‘Taxing Mobile Connectivity in Sub-Saharan ...

Sub-Saharan Africa to Surpass Half a Billion Mobile Subscribers by End of Decade, Finds New GSMA Study

Sub-Saharan’s Mobile Economy Valued at $110 Billion – 7.7 Per Cent of GDP Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: More than half a billion people across Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by the end of a decade, according to a new GSMA study. The new report, ...

Governments in the MENA Region should Champion Taxation Reforms for Greater Mobile Connectivity, Says New GSMA Report

Reducing Excessive Mobile Sector-Specific Taxation Would Bring Economic Benefit to Consumers, Businesses and Governments London: The GSMA today announced that seven MENA countries, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Turkey, could improve access to ...

GSMA Appoints Laxmi Akkaraju Chief Strategy Officer

London: The GSMA today announced the appointment of Laxmi Akkaraju as Chief Strategy Officer. Ms. Akkaraju, who was most recently Senior Vice President, Global Delivery at EVRY, will join the GSMA effective 1 September and will report to GSMA Director General Mats Granryd. ...

GSMA Reports Record Attendance for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017

Nearly 67,500 Attendees Visit Shanghai Event, a 27 Per Cent Increase Over 2016 Hong Kong: The GSMA today reported that nearly 67,500 unique visitors1 from 104 countries and territories attended the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, held 28 June – 1 July in Shanghai. ...

GSMA Announces Additional Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – Africa

Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund Launches New Call for Applications London: The GSMA today announced additional speakers participating in the 2017 Mobile 360 – Africa conference, which will take place 11 – 13 July 2017 at the Julius Nyerere International ...

GSMA Announces Winners of 2017 Asia Mobile Awards

Shanghai: The GSMA announced the winners of the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards, which were presented this evening at the AMO Awards Ceremony and Dinner Reception, held at DaGuan Theatre in Pudong, Shanghai. The awards, which were hosted by news anchor Jason He, honour achievement, ...

China and India to Account for Half of All New Mobile Subscribers Added by 2020, Finds New GSMA Study

Asia Pacific Mobile Economy Valued at $1.3 Trillion – Accounting for 5.2 Per Cent of GDP Shanghai: China and India will account for almost half of all new mobile subscribers expected to be added worldwide by the end of the decade, according to a new GSMA study. The 2017 ...

New Study From GSMA and CAICT Forecasts that China will be the World’s Largest 5G Market by 2025

China to Account for 39 Per Cent of Global 5G Market by 2025 Shanghai: Chinese operators are on track to launch commercial 5G networks by 2020 and are expected to establish China as the world’s largest 5G market by 2025, according to a new study by GSMA Intelligence and the ...

GSMA Mobile IoT Initiative Takes Off with Multiple Commercial Network Launches Around the World

AT&T, China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Verizon and Vodafone Launch Mobile IoT (LPWA) Networks Shanghai: The GSMA today announced that its Mobile IoT Initiative1 has taken off with the launch of multiple commercial rollouts of Low Power, Wide ...