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GSMA SUPPORTS REGULATORY REFORMS TO CREATE A DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET FOR EUROPE

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Barcelona: Following today’s meeting of the Member State ambassadors to the EU, Anne Bouverot, Director General, GSMA, commented: “The GSMA fully supports the efforts of President Juncker to establish a European Digital Single Market and is committed to help ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2015 GLOBAL MOBILE AWARDS

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London: The GSMA today announced the winners of the 20th Global Mobile Awards, which were presented this afternoon at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The winners were announced in a ceremony hosted by actor, comedian, writer and film producer John Cleese. ...

GSMA HONOURS THE GOVERNMENTS OF BRAZIL AND PAKISTAN IN ITS 2015 GOVERNMENT MOBILE EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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Barcelona: The GSMA today recognised the governments of Brazil and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in the mobile industry’s prestigious Government Mobile Excellence Awards, which honour governments’ significant achievements in driving growth in the use of mobile ...

4G NETWORKS WILL COVER MORE THAN THREE-QUARTERS OF LATIN AMERICAN POPULATION BY 2020, ACCORDING TO NEW GSMA INTELLIGENCE DATA

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Increasing Mobile Operator Investment Is Fuelling 4G Deployments and Coverage Expansion Across the Region Barcelona: 4G-LTE networks will cover more than three-quarters of Latin America by 2020, according to new data from GSMA Intelligence published at Mobile World Congress ...

NEW GSMA INTELLIGENCE STUDY TRACKS THE EVOLUTION OF THE SIM

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Study Sees Embedded SIM And Remote Provisioning Influencing Future of the SIM  Barcelona: A new GSMA Intelligence report published today provides an overview of recent developments in the SIM card market, underlining the industry’s efforts to work towards defining a ...

GSMA PRESENTS 2015 CHAIRMAN’S AWARD TO JAMAL IBRAHIM, MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CEO OF AXIATA GROUP

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Barcelona: The GSMA today announced that Jamal Ibrahim, Managing Director and CEO of Axiata Group, has been named the recipient of the 2015 GSMA Chairman’s Award. This award, established in 1996, is the GSMA’s most prestigious award and recognises outstanding ...

ONE BILLION NEW UNIQUE MOBILE SUBSCRIBERS BY 2020, FINDS NEW GSMA STUDY

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2015 Mobile Economy Report Sees Rapid Global Migration to Mobile Broadband Networks; Mobile Industry To Make Rising Contribution to Global GDP, Public Funding and Jobs    Barcelona: An additional one billion people will become mobile subscribers over the next five years, ...

GSMA MOBILE CONNECT LAUNCHED BY 17 MOBILE OPERATORS IN 13 COUNTRIES

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Mobile Connect Trials Planned in All Major Regions in 2015 Barcelona: The GSMA today announced that, since the launch of Mobile Connect at Mobile World Congress 2014, there are now 17 mobile network operators (MNOs) who have launched the service in 13 countries, with plans ...

LEADING M2M ALLIANCES BACK THE GSMA EMBEDDED SIM SPECIFICATION TO ACCELERATE THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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Global M2M Association (GMA) and M2M World Alliance Members to Deploy Services; Nearly 65 Per Cent of All Global M2M Connections Now Serviced by Operators Committed to GSMA Specification Barcelona:The GSMA has announced that operator members of leading M2M alliances ...

NEW GSMA REPORT FINDS THE INTERNET OF THINGS IS TRANSFORMING FAMILY LIFE

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Cost Savings, Peace of Mind and Security Are Key Factors Driving Growth of Wireless Connected Devices; 89 Per Cent of People Want to Connect All Their Devices in The Future Barcelona:The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming family life through the wireless connection of ...

GSMA LAUNCHES HUMANITARIAN CONNECTIVITY CHARTER

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MNOs to Implement Disaster Response Initiative to Ensure Effective and Predictable Response During Times of Crisis Barcelona: The GSMA today announced the launch of an industry-wide Humanitarian Connectivity Charter, demonstrating the commitment of the mobile industry to ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF NEW MOBILE PHONE GENDER GAP SURVEY

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Report Finds More Than 1.7 Billion Women in Low- and Middle-income Countries Do Not Own Mobile Phones, Creating a Gender Gap of 200 Million Women Barcelona: The GSMA today released ‘Bridging the Gender Gap: Mobile Access and Usage in Low- and Middle-income ...

GSMA REPORT SHOWS ACTIVE MOBILE MONEY CUSTOMERS INCREASED BY OVER 40 PER CENT TO 100 MILLION IN 2014

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Mobile Money Industry Continues to Grow With Services Now Available in 61 Per Cent of Developing Countries Globally Barcelona: The GSMA’s Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) programme today released its fourth annual ‘Mobile Financial Services State of the ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES MOBILE INDUSTRY INITIATIVE TO CREATE A GLOBAL REMOTE PROVISIONING SPECIFICATION FOR CONSUMER DEVICES

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Common Remote Provisioning Specification to Put Consumers in Control of Connecting Mobile Devices and Help to Grow Market Barcelona:The GSMA has today announced that it is working with mobile network operators, mobile device manufacturers and SIM vendors to create a common ...

NEW GSMA REPORT EXAMINES GENDER DIVERSITY IN THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECTOR

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London: The GSMA today released a new report, “Accelerating the Digital Economy: Gender Diversity in the Telecommunications Sector”, which offers a snapshot of the gender balance within companies across the industry. Developed by A.T. Kearney1, the study aims to ...

MUSIC, ENTERTAINMENT AND MOBILE COME TOGETHER AT THE MMIX AT GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2015

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Rudimental & Roger Sanchez to DJ at The MMIX Party on Tuesday 3rd March; i.am+will.i.am, Deezer, Rdio, Rhapsody, Rightster, Shazam, Spotify, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and VimpelCom Speaking in The MMIX Forum London: The MMIX (Mobile.Music.Innovation.eXperience) is a ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES 2015 MOBILE 360 SERIES EVENTS

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GSMA to Host Executive Conferences in Five Locations Globally; Mobile 360 Events Explore Regional Mobile Industry Trends and Issues London: The GSMA today announced the schedule and locations for the 2015 GSMA Mobile 360 Series, a regional thought leadership conference ...

4G NETWORKS TO COVER MORE THAN A THIRD OF THE GLOBAL POPULATION THIS YEAR, ACCORDING TO NEW GSMA INTELLIGENCE DATA

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Number of 4G Operators Worldwide Surpasses 350; 4G Forecast to Account For More Than 30 Per Cent of Mobile Connections Globally by 2020 London: According to new data from GSMA Intelligence, 4G-LTE networks will cover more than a third of the global population by year-end as ...

GSMA ANNOUNCES NEW DEVELOPMENTS FOR 2015 MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI

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London: The GSMA today provided an update on the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including new exhibitors and sponsors, as well as additional GSMA and partner programmes being held at the annual mobile industry event. Mobile World Congress Shanghai will take place ...

GSMA COLLABORATES WITH GOVERNMENT OF COLOMBIA TO LAUNCH “WE CARE” CAMPAIGN TO ENHANCE MOBILE EXPERIENCE FOR CONSUMERS

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Bogotá: The GSMA, together with Colombian mobile operators Claro, Telefónica Movistar and Tigo and trade association Asomóvil, today announced a series of joint initiatives to enhance mobile users’ experiences throughout the country. These initiatives are supported by ...