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GSMA PROVIDES NEW DETAILS FOR MOBILE ASIA EXPO

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GSMA Announces New Mobile Forum Keynotes, Exhibitors, Sponsors and Partners London: The GSMA today announced new details for the 2014 GSMA Mobile Asia Expo, including new keynote speakers in the Mobile Forum and new exhibitors, sponsors and partners. Mobile Asia Expo will be ...

NEW GSMA REPORT HIGHLIGHTS ECONOMIC IMPACT OF AWS SPECTRUM FOR 4G MOBILE BROADBAND IN LATIN AMERICA

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Region Would Benefit From Additional US $53 Billion Across Seven Markets London: The GSMA1 today released findings of a new report2, “The AWS Situation in the Americas”, which highlights the positive economic impact of allocating the AWS spectrum band (Advanced ...

OPERATORS TO REDUCE ROAMING COSTS ACROSS AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST

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Region’s Leading Operators Undertake Initiatives to Make Roaming Services More Affordable and to Improve International Connectivity 26 May 2014, London: The GSMA today announced that senior leaders from nine major mobile operator groups, accounting for over half a ...

GSMA CALLS FOR CLARITY ON FORTHCOMING SPECTRUM AUCTION OF 700MHZ DIGITAL DIVIDEND BAND FOR MOBILE IN BRAZIL

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London: Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding rules for the forthcoming Brazilian spectrum auction of the 700MHz Digital Dividend band for mobile broadband and the launch by ANATEL of two public consultations. The GSMA will ...

GSMA REPORT HIGHLIGHTS LATIN AMERICAN OPERATORS’ CONTRIBUTIONS IN REDUCING ELECTRONIC WASTE

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Operators Throughout Region Undertaking a Range of Projects to Treat Electronic Waste London: The GSMA today released the report “eWaste in Latin America”, a review of the electronic waste (e-waste) initiatives by mobile operators in Latin America, including ...

GSMA WELCOMES ARGENTINE GOVERNMENT’S DECISION TO LICENSE 210MHZ OF SPECTRUM FOR 4G SERVICES

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Multiband Auction Will Allow Mobile Operators to Unleash Investments Necessary to Deploy 4G Networks and Improve Quality of Existing 2G and 3G Services Buenos Aires: The GSMA welcomes the Argentine Government’s decision to license the AWS (Advanced Wireless Services – ...

GSMA WELCOMES BRAZILIAN GOVERNMENT DECISION TO REDUCE MACHINE-TO-MACHINE TAXATION

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Appropriate Regulatory Framework Will Allow Developing M2M Market to Flourish London: The GSMA welcomes the Brazilian government’s decision to pass regulation reducing taxation on machine-to-machine (M2M) devices. The move, which was announced by Brazil’s ...

OPERATORS COMMIT TO ACCELERATE INTEROPERABLE MOBILE MONEY SERVICES ACROSS AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

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Region’s Leading Operators to Expand Financial Inclusion through Collaboration in GSMA Mobile Money Interoperability Programme London: The GSMA today announced that nine mobile network operators, including Bharti Airtel, Etisalat Group, Millicom, MTN Group, Ooredoo ...

GSMA INTRODUCES NEW CONSUMER EXPERIENCES AT 2014 MOBILE ASIA EXPO

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New Elements Include Fitbit Challenge, Shanghai-wide Mobile Treasure Hunt and Showcase Stage; Chinese Pop Star Jane Zhang to Appear on Showcase Stage 29 April 2014, London: The GSMA today provided several updates for the 2014 GSMA Mobile Asia Expo taking place 11-13 June at ...

GSMA ENCOURAGES NEXT GENERATION OF “CONNECTED WOMEN” TO EXPLORE CAREERS IN TECHNOLOGY

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London Schoolgirls Build Mobile Apps in Tech City on Girls in ICT Day London: The GSMA will today host an interactive app building workshop to celebrate Girls in ICT Day 1, the ITU’s annual global initiative to empower and encourage young women to consider studies and ...

GSMA, CYBERPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION OF HONG KONG HOST 2014 ASIA INNOVATION FORUM

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Two-Day Event Focuses on Building a Vibrant Mobile Ecosystem through Innovation and Collaboration Hong Kong: The GSMA today announced that, together with Cyberport and the Communications Association of Hong Kong (CAHK), it is hosting the GSMA-Cyberport 2014 Asia Innovation ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES 2014 MOBILE 360 SERIES EVENTS

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GSMA to Host Executive Conferences in Six Locations Globally; Mobile 360 Events Explore Regional Mobile Industry Trends and Issues London: The GSMA today announced the schedule and locations for the 2014 GSMA Mobile 360 Series, a regional thought leadership conference series ...

MORE COMPREHENSIVE “CONNECTED CONTINENT” PACKAGE REQUIRED TO ADDRESS CURRENT ECONOMIC CHALLENGES, SAYS GSMA

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Amendments to the European Commission’s Proposals on the Open Internet Would Reduce Consumer Choice and Weaken Europe’s Competitiveness Brussels: The GSMA recognises the efforts of Rapporteur Pilar del Castillo to develop a constructive response to the ...

GSMA PROVIDES NEW UPDATES FOR MOBILE ASIA EXPO 2014

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CEOs from Kakao, KT, LINE, Telenor and ZTE to Headline Mobile Forum London: The GSMA today announced that the CEOs of Kakao, KT Corp., LINE, Telenor and ZTE will be among the executives delivering keynote presentations in the Mobile Forum at GSMA Mobile Asia Expo 2014. In ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF MOBILE ENERGY EFFICIENCY OPTIMISATION PROJECT IN PAKISTAN

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New Technology Partners Join Programme to Deliver Optimisation Projects London: The GSMA today announced the completion of its second Mobile Energy Efficiency (MEE) Optimisation project, located in Pakistan, working in conjunction with mobile operator Warid Telecom and ...

GSMA AND OPERATORS WORK TO IMPROVE MOBILE ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY ACROSS AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

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Initiative Aims to Enhance Use of Network Infrastructure to Connect Underserved Communities across the Regions London: Further to a high-level meeting at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, senior leaders from eight major mobile operator groups, covering 551 million mobile ...

GSMA URGES EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND MEMBER STATES TO REACH RAPID AGREEMENT ON CONSISTENT AND INNOVATION-FRIENDLY DATA PROTECTION RULES

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London: Following today’s plenary vote on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA called on the co-legislators to agree data protection rules that can deliver consistent protection for Europe’s citizens, promote ...

GSMA AND CEOS OF MOBILE OPERATORS SET OUT KEY SUCCESS FACTORS FOR AN EFFECTIVE EU TELECOMS SINGLE MARKET

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Brussels: Anne Bouverot, Director General, GSMA yesterday sent an open letter to Commissioner Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, setting out the key elements needed to deliver a telecoms single market to drive growth and employment across the region. ...

GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2014 SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORDS

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With More Than 85,000 Visitors, Attendance Up By 18 Per Cent Over Mobile World Congress 2013 Barcelona: The GSMA today reported that more than 85,000* visitors from 201 countries attended the 2014 Mobile World Congress, setting another new record for the mobile ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2014 GLOBAL MOBILE AWARDS

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Barcelona: The GSMA today announced the winners of the 19th Annual Global Mobile awards, held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The winners were honoured in an afternoon ceremony hosted by British actor, writer, presenter and comedian James Corden. Corden ...