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GSMA Comments on Recommendation by Indian Regulator to Adopt APT Band Plan for 700MHz Spectrum

London: Tom Phillips, Chief Government and Regulatory Affairs Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding India’s decision to recommend the Asia Pacific (APT) band plan for the allocation of the 700MHz spectrum band to mobile: “The GSMA welcomes yesterday’s ...

GSMA Announces First Keynote Speakers for Mobile Asia Expo 2013

GSMA Provides Further Updates on Exhibition, Including New Partners in Connected City London: The GSMA today announced that the CEOs of KT Corp., Nokia Siemens Networks, NTT DOCOMO, Telecom Italia and Turk Telecom will be delivering keynote addresses at the 2013 GSMA Mobile ...

GSMA Comments on Future of European Telecoms Market

London: Anne Bouverot, Director General, GSMA, offered the following statement on the European telecommunications market in the context of the European Council meeting in Brussels last week: “European Union leaders have shown their interest in the development of a strong ...

GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013 Sets New Records

With More Than 72,000 Visitors, Attendance Up By 8 Per Cent Over Mobile World Congress 2012 Barcelona : The GSMA today reported that more than 72,000* visitors from over 200 countries attended the 2013 Mobile World Congress, setting another new record for the mobile ...

GSMA Global Mobile Money Adoption Survey Identifies 30 Million Active Mobile Money Customers Globally in 2012

GSMA Research Shows More Mobile Money Accounts than Bank Accounts in Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania and Uganda; 224 Million Transactions Totalling $4.6 Billion USD Were Processed on Mobile Money Platforms in One Month Barcelona: The GSMA’s Mobile Money for the Unbanked ...

GSMA Announces Winners of the 2013 Global Mobile Awards

Barcelona: The GSMA today announced the winners of the 18th Annual Global Mobile awards, held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The winners were honoured in an afternoon ceremony hosted by writer, actor and comedian, David Walliams. Walliams entertained ...

GSMA, Qtel Group, USAID and AusAID Announces Winners of GSMA mWomen Design Challenge

Barcelona: The GSMA, with partners Qtel Group, USAID and AusAID, today announced the winners of the GSMA mWomen Design Challenge, which aims to redefine the smartphone user experience for resource-poor women in emerging markets. Qtel Group CEO Dr. Nasser Marafih presented ...

New Report Finds Women are an Underserved Market for Mobile Financial Services

GSMA and Visa Study Reflects Findings from Five Key Emerging Countries Barcelona: A study released today by the GSMA mWomen Programme and Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) entitled, Unlocking the Potential: Women and Mobile Financial Services in Emerging Markets, shows that women in ...

GSMA Presents 2013 Chairman’s Award to KT and SK Telecom

Barcelona: The GSMA today announced that Korean mobile operators KT Corporation and SK Telecom have been named the joint recipients of the 2013 GSMA Chairman’s Award. The Chairman’s Award, established in 1996, is the GSMA’s most prestigious award and ...

GSMA: The Rise of Connected Devices Will Drive Mobile Operator Data Revenues Past Voice Revenues Globally by 2018

Expansion of Mobile Data Will Provide Better Access to Healthcare and Education, Help Lift People Out of Poverty, Fight Hunger, Combat Climate Change and Fuel Economic Growth Barcelona: The GSMA today announced that mobile operator d ata revenues will overtake voice revenues ...

GSMA Announces OneAPI Exchange

Barcelona: The GSMA today announced a new, flexible technical platform, the OneAPI Exchange, which will deliver network capabilities to mobile apps. This latest phase of the OneAPI global initiative, which facilitates closer collaboration between operators and developers, ...

GSMA Outlines State of Mobile Industry in New Report

“The Mobile Economy 2013” Details Socio-Economic Impact of Mobile and Highlights Drivers of Future Growth for the Mobile Industry Barcelona: The GSMA today released a new report, “The Mobile Economy 2013”, which provides a comprehensive overview of the mobile industry today, ...

GSMA Announces Mobile World Live Keynote Speakers

Mobile Operating System Players Mozilla, Tizen and Ubuntu to Take the Stage Tuesday Night at Mobile World Congress 2013 Barcelona: The GSMA today announced the details of the Mobile World Live keynote taking place next week at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013 , along with ...

GSMA to Unveil the Connected City at Mobile World Congress 2013

Experience the City of the Future Powered by Mobile Connectivity 18 February 2013, London: At Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, the GSMA will unveil the Connected City, allowing attendees to experience first-hand the city of the future where everyone and everything ...

GSMA Joins Leaders of Mobile World Capital Barcelona to Officially Launch Mobile World Centre

London: The GSMA today welcomed the official opening of the Mobile World Centre in Barcelona. Located in the heart of Barcelona, the Mobile World Centre offers a year-round, state-of-the-art exhibition showroom where citizens can learn about and experience first-hand how ...

GSMA Report Reveals Mobile Drives Unprecedented Growth in Arab World

New Mobile Observatory Calls for Additional Spectrum and Transparent Regulation to Further Boost Investment and Job Creation Dubai: Today the GSMA published its first in-depth assessment of the impact of the mobile industry on the Arab States 1, highlighting the explosive ...

GSMA Supports Delivery of Emergency Services in Europe through Mobile

GSMA Joins the European Emergency Number Association to Help Save Lives Across the Region 11 February 2013, London: Today, on the occasion of European 112 Day1, the GSMA announced that it is joining the Advisory Board of the European Emergency Number Association (EENA)2 to ...

GSMA Comments on Decision by Brazilian Ministry of Communications to Allocate Digital Dividend to Mobile

London: Tom Phillips, Chief Government and Regulatory Affairs Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding Brazil’s decision to allocate the 700MHz spectrum band to mobile: “The GSMA welcomes today’s decision by Brazilian Minister of Communications, ...

GSMA Comments on Decision by Chilean Regulator to Allocate Digital Dividend to Mobile

6 February 2013, London: Tom Phillips, Chief Government and Regulatory Affairs Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding Chile’s decision to allocate the 700MHz spectrum band to mobile: “Last week, the Chilean regulator SUBTEL published a resolution to ...

GSMA Announces Nominees for the 18th Annual Global Mobile Awards

British Writer, Actor, Fundraiser and Comedian David Walliams to Host Awards Ceremony at Mobile World Congress London: The GSMA today announced nominees for the 18th annual Global Mobile Awards. The winners will be presented on Tuesday, 26th February at the GSMA Mobile World ...