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GSMA ANNOUNCES FIRST SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE 360 – MIDDLE EAST

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Industry Leaders to Discuss Future of Mobile at Mobile 360 – Middle East in October London: The GSMA has today announced the first speakers to feature in the Mobile 360 Series – Middle East conference taking place in Dubai, 20-21 October 2015. Now in its third year, the ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES NEW SPEAKERS, EXHIBITORS AND SPONSORS FOR MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI

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Leaders of China Mobile, Huawei and LG Uplus Join Roster of Keynote Speakers for Shanghai Event Shanghai: The GSMA today provided further updates on Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including the addition of new keynotes and conference speakers, as well as confirmation of new ...

NEW GSMA REPORT FINDS THAT LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN HAVE FASTEST GROWTH IN MOBILE FINANCIAL SERVICES GLOBALLY

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Region Experiencing 50 Per Cent Growth Rate in New Registered Mobile Money Accounts, With 37 Services Live in 19 Countries Rio De Janeiro: At the Mobile 360 Latin America event today, the GSMA issued the report, ‘Mobile Financial Services in Latin America and the Caribbean: ...

GSMA CALLS FOR SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO 4G AND M2M IN LATIN AMERICA

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Latin America 4G/M2M Operators Facing Economic and Regulatory Challenges Rio de Janeiro: Deployments of 4G networks and cellular M2M technology are poised for rapid growth across Latin America if mobile operators in the region can overcome a range of regulatory and economic ...

GSMA CALLS FOR URGENT TELECOM RULE CHANGES TO SUPPORT EU INDUSTRY INVESTMENT

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Welcomes EU Digital Single Market Strategy But Urges Timely Telecom Review 6 May 2015, Brussels: Afke Schaart, Vice President, GSMA Europe, commented on today’s launch of the EU Digital Single Market (DSM) Strategy by Vice President Ansip: “We welcome the DSM Strategy, which ...

NEW GSMA STUDY FINDS THAILAND CAN INCREASE GDP BY US $23 BILLION BY 2020 THROUGH EFFECTIVE MOBILE BROADBAND POLICY

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Supportive Policies Can Expedite Delivery of Socio-Economic Benefits of Mobile Broadband and Help Achieve Thailand’s Digital Economy Plan 6 May 2015, Bangkok: The GSMA today issued a new report highlighting how effective government policy in Thailand could increase ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION CONSUMPTION FESTIVAL

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Festival To Be Held Alongside Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Expected to Attract 30,000-50,000 Consumer Attendees to SNIEC London: The GSMA today announced a partnership with the Shanghai International Information Consumption Festival in bringing mobile and ICT-focused ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES NEW SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE 360 SERIES – LATIN AMERICA

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29 April 2015, London: The GSMA today announced the confirmation of 14 additional senior executives as speakers at Mobile 360 – Latin America on Wednesday, 13 and Thursday, 14 May 2015 at the Sheraton Rio Hotel & Resort in Rio de Janeiro. The thought leadership ...

GSMA INSPIRES NEW GENERATION OF ‘CONNECTED WOMEN’ TO CONSIDER CAREERS IN TECHNOLOGY

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East London Schoolgirls Get Hands-on with 3D Printing on Girls in ICT Day London: The GSMA today hosted an interactive 3D printing and “upcycling” technology workshop to celebrate Girls in ICT Day1, the ITU’s annual initiative to create a global environment ...

FLEXIBLE USE OF UHF BAND IS ESSENTIAL FOR FUTURE OF EUROPEAN MOBILE BROADBAND AND BROADCASTING, SAYS GSMA

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London: Anne Bouverot, Director General of the GSMA, today offered the following statement following the conclusion of the Lamy Report public consultation, urging the European Commission to embrace flexibility for future uses when considering responses to its consultation on ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES FIRST DETAILS FOR INAUGURAL MOBILE 360 SERIES – LATIN AMERICA

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London: The GSMA today outlined the first details of the first Mobile 360 – Latin America event, which will be held on Wednesday, 13 and Thursday, 14 May 2015 at the Sheraton Rio Hotel & Resort in Rio de Janeiro. The thought leadership conference, which forms part ...

GSMA PROVIDES UPDATE ON FUTURE OF MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

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London: The GSMA today provided an update on the future of the Mobile World Capital and the Mobile World Congress. John Hoffman, CEO of GSMA Ltd., commented: “The contract between the GSMA and Barcelona to be the Mobile World Capital and host the Mobile World Congress ...

GSMA WELCOMES SOUTH AFRICA’S MOVE TO FOSTER DIGITAL INCLUSION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH MOBILE

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Government of South Africa Adopts Harmonised Channel Plans for Digital Dividend Spectrum London: Following the publication of the South African Government’s Final Radio Frequency Spectrum Assignment Plans1, Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented: ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES FIRST KEYNOTE SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2015

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Leaders from BSH Home Appliances, Idea Cellular, KDDI, Nokia, NTT DOCOMO, Telenor and Telstra to Keynote in Shanghai London: The GSMA today provided updates on the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including the first keynote speakers, new exhibitors and additional ...

GSMA CALLS ON INDIAN GOVERNMENT TO FOSTER MOBILE INVESTMENT

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Modi’s ‘Digital India’ Can Only Be Realised through a Certain, Trusted Regulatory Environment London: Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA comments on the conclusion of the spectrum auction in India: “The Indian Government raised a record amount from the spectrum ...

GSMA URGES A DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET STRATEGY FOR EUROPE TO MAXIMISE INCENTIVES FOR INVESTMENT

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Brussels: Afke Schaart, Vice President of Europe, GSMA welcomes Vice-President Ansip’s confirmation today that the European Commission is to press ahead with an ambitious Digital Single Market Strategy: “Europe’s economy is on the threshold of the fourth industrial ...

ANNE BOUVEROT TO STEP DOWN AS DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE GSMA

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Assuming New Position as Chair and CEO of Morpho London: The GSMA today announced that Anne Bouverot, Director General of the GSMA, will leave the organisation to become the Chair and CEO of Morpho, a global leader in security and identity solutions. Ms. Bouverot will remain ...

GSMA LAUNCHES THE GSMA MARKETPLACE™ – A NEW ONLINE COMMERCE PLATFORM FOR BUYERS AND SELLERS IN THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY

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World’s First Online Commerce Platform Dedicated to the Mobile Industry With Over 1,300 Organisations Signed Up at Launch   London:The GSMA today announced the launch of the GSMA Marketplace, the world’s first online commerce platform dedicated to the mobile ...

GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2015 SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORDS

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With More Than 93,000 Visitors, Attendance Up By Nine Per Cent Over Mobile World Congress 2014 Barcelona: The GSMA today reported that more than 93,000* visitors from 200 countries attended the 2015 Mobile World Congress at the Fira Gran Via and Fira Montjuïc venues in ...

NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF EGYPT AND GSMA ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DIGITAL INCLUSION THROUGH MOBILE BROADBAND

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Barcelona: The National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Egypt (NTRA) and the GSMA today announced an agreement to establish a framework of cooperation designed to promote Egypt’s mobile economy, recognising the transformative potential of mobile technology ...