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GSMA AND FACEBOOK ANNOUNCE JOINT INITIATIVE TO CONNECT THE UNCONNECTED

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GSMA and Facebook to Focus Work on Reducing Total Cost of Ownership of Mobile Barcelona: The GSMA and Facebook, through its Internet.org partnership, today announced a joint initiative designed to connect the billions of men and women globally that currently have no access ...

GSMA LAUNCHES MOBILE SERVICES INITIATIVES WITH GOVERNMENT OF BRAZIL AND LEADING MOBILE OPERATORS

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Barcelona: The GSMA today announced several initiatives to advance the scope and scale of mobile services in Brazil for the benefit of its citizens and businesses. Paulo Bernardo, Minister of Communications, Federative Republic of Brazil and Anne Bouverot, Director General ...

GSMA REPORT SHOWS ACTIVE MOBILE MONEY CUSTOMERS REACHED 61 MILLION IN 2013

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Mobile Money Services Continue to Gain Scale as 13 Services Now Have More Than 1 Million Active Accounts Each Barcelona: The GSMA’s Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) programme today released its third annual Mobile Financial Services State of the Industry Report, ...

GSMA HONOURS THE GOVERNMENTS OF BOTSWANA, LEBANON, SPAIN AND THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES IN ITS GOVERNMENT MOBILE EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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Barcelona: The GSMA today recognised the governments of Botswana, Lebanon, Spain and the United Arab Emirates at the mobile industry’s prestigious Government Mobile Excellence Awards, which honour governments’ significant achievements in driving the growth and ...

LEADING MOBILE OPERATORS UNVEIL GSMA MOBILE CONNECT INITIATIVE TO PROVIDE CONSISTENT AND INTEROPERABLE APPROACH TO MANAGING DIGITAL IDENTITY

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Mobile Ecosystem Players Collaborate to Deliver Seamless, Secure Mobile Identity Services for Consumers Barcelona: The GSMA today announced the launch of a collaborative initiative, supported by leading mobile operators including Axiata Group Berhad, China Mobile, China ...

GSMA NAMES ROBERT G. CONWAY AS FIRST RECIPIENT OF THE GSMA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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Barcelona: The GSMA today announced that it has posthumously presented former GSMA CEO Robert G. Conway with the first GSMA Lifetime Achievement Award. This prestigious award recognises Rob’s significant efforts in advancing the state of the mobile industry, for the benefit ...

GSMA PRESENTS 2014 CHAIRMAN’S AWARD TO DR. PAUL E. JACOBS, CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF QUALCOMM

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Barcelona: The GSMA today announced that Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Qualcomm Incorporated, has been named the recipient of the 2014 GSMA Chairman’s Award. This award, established in 1995, is the GSMA’s most prestigious award and recognises outstanding personal ...

NEW GSMA REPORT REVEALS HOW SPECTRUM LICENCE UNCERTAINTY JEOPARDISES MOBILE SERVICES IN LATIN AMERICA

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Greater Certainty and Longevity for Spectrum Licensing is Vital for Ongoing Investment in Mobile Networks Across the Region London: The GSMA today released findings of a new report, “Licence Renewal in Latin America”, which highlights the climate of uncertainty ...

GSMA TRIALS MOBILE IDENTITY SOLUTION AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

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NFC Badge to Include New Mobile Identity Validation Feature London: The GSMA today announced that, building on the success of the Mobile World Congress NFC Badge in 2013, customers of Bouygues Telecom, Bharti Airtel, Dialog, Du, Etisalat, KT Corp., Orange, Tata and Telstra ...

GSMA CONNECTED CITY TO OPEN AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

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GSMA with AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, KT and Vodafone to Demonstrate How Latest Mobile Innovations Are Improving Our Lives London: The GSMA will unveil the Connected City at Mobile World Congress with its most ambitious and inspiring showcase yet, inviting visitors to ...

GSMA PREDICTS 250 MILLION M2M CONNECTIONS IN 2014

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New Study Points to Strong Growth in M2M Sector as ‘Connected Living’ Comes of Age London: Global machine-to-machine (M2M) connections1 will hit a quarter of a billion this year, according to a new report2 by the GSMA, underscoring that M2M has become a major ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES FIRST DETAILS FOR MOBILE ASIA EXPO 2014

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More than 24,000 Attendees Expected for the 2014 Edition of Mobile Asia Expo London: The GSMA today outlined the first details of the upcoming 2014 GSMA Mobile Asia Expo, which will be held 11-13 June at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in Shanghai. Mobile ...

GSMA REPORT REVEALS LICENSED SPECTRUM FOR MOBILE OFFERS BEST POSSIBLE ECONOMIC BENEFIT

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Spectrum Sharing Agreements for Mobile Broadband Should Not Replace the Need for Exclusive Spectrum Licensing London: The GSMA today issued a new report indicating that shared spectrum can complement but in no way replaces the need for exclusive-access spectrum in the ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES NOMINATIONS FOR THE 19TH ANNUAL GLOBAL MOBILE AWARDS

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London: The GSMA today announced the nominees for the 19th annual Global Mobile Awards. The winners will be presented in an afternoon ceremony hosted by British actor, writer, presenter and comedian James Corden on Tuesday, 25th February at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in ...

OFCOM’S PROPOSED INCREASE IN ANNUAL LICENCE FEES FOR 900MHZ AND 1800MHZ SPECTRUM THREATENS UK 4G ROLL-OUT, SAYS GSMA

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London: Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding Ofcom’s proposal to increase annual licence fees for the 900MHz and 1800MHz spectrum bands in the UK: “The GSMA is concerned that Ofcom’s proposal to more than ...

GSMA JOINS ALLIANCE FOR AFFORDABLE INTERNET TO DRIVE ACCESS TO MOBILE BROADBAND IN DEVELOPING WORLD

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London: The GSMA today announced its membership in the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), a diverse global coalition of over 50 members committed to driving down the cost of Internet access in developing countries via regulatory and policy reform. The GSMA will work ...

NEW GSMA REPORT DEMONSTRATES THAT LTE AND TELEVISION SERVICES CAN COEXIST IN BRAZIL

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NEW GSMA REPORT DEMONSTRATES THAT LTE AND TELEVISION SERVICES CAN COEXIST IN BRAZIL Study Outlines Mitigation Options Between LTE and ISDB-T Systems London: The GSMA today released findings of a new study from ATDI1, which examines ways to mitigate interference between new ...

FACEBOOK FOUNDER AND CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG TO KEYNOTE AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

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CEOs of Connecthings, Etisalat, Ford, GE healthymagination and SingTel also Newly Confirmed to Participate in Keynote Programme in Barcelona Barcelona: The GSMA today announced several new speakers in the keynote programme at the upcoming 2014 GSMA Mobile World Congress, ...

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2014 TO BECOME WORLD’S LARGEST CERTIFIED CARBON NEUTRAL TRADESHOW

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GSMA Increases Environmental Commitment to Reducing Carbon Footprint, Pursues International Certification of Mobile World Congress as Carbon Neutral   Barcelona: The GSMA today announced that the 2014 Mobile World Congress will be the world’s largest tradeshow ...

GSMA Announces Passing of Former CEO Rob Conway

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It is with great sadness that we announce that the former CEO of the GSMA, Rob Conway, passed away last night after battling an aggressive form of cancer. The GSMA will be honouring Rob for his contributions to the development of the mobile industry at Mobile World Congress ...