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Mobile Ecosystem Adds $40 Billion in Value to Mexico Economy, Finds New GSMA Study

Mobile Powering Wave of Innovation and Digital Investment in Mexico, Driving Economic Growth and Productivity Cancun, Mexico: The mobile industry in Mexico generated $40 billion in value-added terms last year, accounting for almost 3.5 per cent of the country’s GDP, ...

GSMA Announces Nominees for 2016 Asia Mobile Awards

Winners to be Announced Live at Asia Mobile Awards Ceremony and Dinner Reception at Mobile World Congress Shanghai Hong Kong: The GSMA today announced the nominees for the 2016 Asia Mobile Awards. Winners of the inaugural “AMO Awards” will be honoured at the Asia ...

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – Africa

Tanzania Programme Features Executives from Organisations including Airtel Africa, Ericsson, Huawei, the Internet Society, ONEm, Tigo and Vodacom London: The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2016 Mobile 360 Series – Africa conference, which will take place 26 ...

GSMA Outlines Seven Steps to Achieving European Leadership in Mobile

Policy Roadmap Looks Towards 5G Connectivity and Services Across Europe Brussels: The GSMA today outlined seven policy steps necessary for Europe to regain a leading position in mobile. Demand for mobile data continues to rise across the continent, especially with the growth ...

Consumers to Experience Connected Lifestyle at GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016

Connected Cars, Devices, Drones, eSports, Gaming and Virtual Reality Take Centre Stage at Annual Shanghai Event Shanghai: Consumers attending the GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai will have the opportunity to experience the hottest mobile trends, all in one place. Held ...

GSMA Comments on the European Council Conclusions on the Decision for the Use of the 470-790Mhz Spectrum Band

Brussels: The GSMA welcomes the European Council’s proactive and rapid adoption of its General Approach for the European Commission proposal “Decision on the use of the 470-790MHz spectrum band in the Union proposal”. The rapid evolution in mobile broadband ...

GSMA Innovation City Returns to Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016

Immersive Exhibition Demonstrates How Mobile Technology is Transforming Our Lives; Partners Include Akyumen, DTS, Hangar 18 NOA, Huawei, KT Corporation, MyFC, NAES, nubia, OPPO and Thinfilm Shanghai: The GSMA Innovation City will return to Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016 ...

GSMA Announces Commitment to Expand Remit of Humanitarian Connectivity Charter at UN World Humanitarian Summit

Turkcell Becomes Latest Signatory of Humanitarian Connectivity Charter Istanbul: Today at the World Humanitarian Summit, GSMA Director General Mats Granryd addressed the Leaders Roundtable on Financing: Investing in Humanity and outlined the GSMA’s commitment to expanding ...

GSMA Announces Vice-President Ansip, Commissioner Oettinger and Belgian Deputy Prime Minister De Croo will Speak at Mobile 360 Series – Europe

Brussels: The GSMA announced today that European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, Andrus Ansip, and Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, as well as Alexander De Croo, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of ...

New GSMA Study Describes the Changing Economics of the Digital Ecosystem

Report Explores the Dynamics Shaping the Internet’s Future Brussels: The GSMA today published a new report examining the structure, economic drivers and financial performance of the global internet economy and its respective segments. “The Internet Value ...

CEOs from Leading Mobile Players to Keynote at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016

GSMA Announces Additional Exhibitors, Sponsors, Partners and Programmes Beijing: The GSMA announced confirmed keynote speakers for Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including CEOs and senior leaders from companies such as AT&T Mobility, Baidu, China Mobile, China Telecom, ...

GSMA Puts Spotlight on Digital and Financial Inclusion at Women Deliver 2016

London: Mats Granryd, Director General of the GSMA, will be joined by a panel of esteemed speakers for an exploration of issues surrounding the mobile phone gender gap at the Women Deliver 2016 conference this week in Copenhagen. In addition to Mr. Granryd, the session, ...

GSMA Inspires Schoolgirls to Consider Careers in Technology

London Pupils Learn How to Perfect Their Start-Up Pitch at Girls in ICT Day Event London: The GSMA today hosted a class of east London schoolgirls as they learned how to launch a start-up business to celebrate Girls in ICT Day1, the ITU’s annual global initiative to ...

GSMA Urges India’s Telecom Commission to Reduce Spectrum Auction Reserve Prices

Setting Realistic Prices Will Pave the Way for Lasting Economic and Social Gains London: John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA commented on the importance of adjusting the reserve prices for India’s forthcoming 700MHz spectrum auction to meet the Indian ...

New GSMA Study Tracks Digital Society Progress in Asia

New Report Highlights Role of Connectivity and Regulation in Delivering a Connected Asia Bangkok: A new report by the GSMA underscores the role mobile connectivity is playing in building digital societies across Asia and urges policymakers to support the development of ...

GSMA Welcomes New Eu Data Protection Rules and Review of E-Privacy Law

Industry Urges Review of Inconsistent Sector-Specific Data Protection Rules Brussels: John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer of the GSMA, today welcomed the final approval of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the launch of the Commission’s review of ...

GSMA Announces Additional Speakers for Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security

Huawei Signs as Global Industry Supporter for Mobile 360 Series of Conferences; Orange Joins as Platinum Sponsor of Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security and CM Groep as Silver Sponsor London: The GSMA today announced additional speakers for the 2016 Mobile 360 – Privacy & ...

GSMA Announces Further Details for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016

Hong Kong: The GSMA today provided further details for the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held 29 June – 1 July 2016 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The GSMA announced additional exhibitors, sponsors, partners and programmes ...

Mobile Operators in Argentina Launch Mobile Phone Theft and Child Protection Campaigns in Partnership with GSMA

Claro, Telecom Personal and Telefonica Movistar Back GSMA’s Consumer Protection Initiatives; Argentina’s Mobile Ecosystem Contributes $21 Billion to National GDP Buenos Aires: Argentina’s leading mobile operators are backing a new GSMA initiative focused on ...

2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress Surpasses Record 100,000 Visitors

Attendees from 204 Countries Convene in Barcelona to Shape the Future of Mobile   Barcelona: Visitors to the 2016 edition of the Mobile World Congress surpassed the 100,000 mark for the first time in the event’s history, with nearly 101,000 attendees, the GSMA reported ...