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GSMA Announces Winners of the 2016 Glomo Awards

Barcelona: The GSMA today congratulates all winners of the 2016 Glomo Awards, which were announced during a series of ceremonies and live TV presentations throughout the week at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Awards hosts TV presenters Suzi Perry and Ortis ...

New GSMA Studies Highlight Barriers to Mobile Broadband Adoption in Latin America and the Caribbean

Locally Relevant Content and Digital Literacy Skills Key to Digital Inclusion in the Region Barcelona: Tackling digital literacy and ensuring that locally relevant content and services are available will be key to connecting the estimated 363 million citizens in Latin ...

UK and GSMA Partner on Mobile Technology to Fight Global Poverty

London and Barcelona – Innovative mobile technology will provide life-enhancing services to millions of people in poverty as part of a new partnership between the UK government, the GSMA Foundation, and the GSMA, the organisation that represents mobile operators worldwide. ...

GSMA Report Shows Registered Mobile Money Accounts Increased by 31 Per Cent to 411 Million in 2015

Mobile Money Industry Continues to Grow With More Than One Billion Transactions Processed In December 2015 Barcelona: The GSMA today released its fifth annual ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’. The report provides a quantitative assessment of the ...

5G: tech and telecom industries support initiatives to put EU in the lead

Brussels and Barcelona – The technology and telecoms industries are leading the work on the development and future launch of 5G networks and services. For this reason, we welcome and support the European Commission’s efforts and commitment to promoting EU leadership in ...

GSMA and Mobile Operators Launch Initiative to Extend Mobile Money and Mobile Internet to Women Globally

Mobile Operators, Representing Over 75 Million Mobile Internet and Mobile Money Customers, Have Committed to Reduce Their Gender Gap by 20201 Barcelona: The GSMA today announced the launch of the Connected Women Commitment Initiative, aimed at reducing the mobile gender gap. ...

Global Operators, Google and the GSMA Align Behind Adoption of Rich Communications Services

Operators align on universal RCS profile; Google to provide RCS messaging client in Android Barcelona: Global operators, including América Móvil, Bharti Airtel Ltd, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Globe Telecom, KPN, Millicom, MTN, Orange, PLAY, Smart Communications, Sprint, ...

Mobile Industry to Add One Billion New Unique Subscribers by 2020

GSMA Intelligence Forecasts 72% Global Unique Subscriber Penetration by 2020   Barcelona: Almost three-quarters of the world’s population will be connected to a mobile network by 2020, according to the latest study from GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the GSMA. ...

4G Connections Hit One Billion as Mobile Broadband Momentum Extends to the Developing World

New Study Sees 4G Market Double in 2015; Industry Accounts For 4.2% of Global GDP Barcelona: The number of 4G mobile connections worldwide has surpassed the one billion mark and is on track to account for a third of all mobile connections by 2020, according to a new study by ...

GSMA’s Mobile Connect Available to 2 Billion Consumers Globally

Mobile Connect Launched with 34 Operators in 21 Countries Around the World Barcelona: The GSMA today announced that the GSMA Mobile Connect mobile-based authentication solution is now available to 2 billion consumers globally. Since the solution was introduced at Mobile ...

GSMA Announces Contingency Plans for Mobile World Congress to Address Barcelona Transport Strike

Barcelona – The metro and bus workers from TMB, the main public transport operator in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, have announced plans to strike during Mobile World Congress, which will be held 22-25 February 2016. The metro strike is currently expected on ...

GSMA Statement Regarding Planned Barcelona Transport Strike and Contingency Plans for Mobile World Congress 2016

London – The metro and bus workers from TMB, the main public transport operator in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, have announced plans to strike during Mobile World Congress which will be held 22-25 February 2016. The metro strike is currently expected on ...

GSMA Releases Remote Provisioning Specification to Help Consumers Connect Mobile Devices

Backed by the World’s Largest Mobile Operators, SIM Vendors and Device Manufacturers; Common Specification Lets Consumers Add a Comprehensive Range of New Devices to a Mobile Subscription London: The GSMA today released a specification that allows consumers to remotely ...

GSMA Mobile IoT Initiative Welcomes First Low Power Wide Area Solutions at Mobile World Congress

Mobile Operators and Vendors to Showcase World’s First Demonstrations of LPWA Technology in Licensed Spectrum London: The first live demonstrations of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) solutions in licensed spectrum will be on display at this year’s Mobile World ...

GSMA Expands Mobile 360 Series of Events in 2016

GSMA Announces First Details of Mobile 360 Series – Privacy & Security Event; Expanded Partnership with Metro Atlanta Chamber Sets the Stage for North America Event London: The GSMA today announced the schedule and locations for the 2016 GSMA Mobile 360 Series, a ...

New GSMA Study Calls for Fundamental Review of Digital Ecosystem Regulations

London: The GSMA has published a new report calling for the modernisation of telecommunications regulations. “A New Regulatory Framework for the Digital Ecosystem”, developed by NERA Economic Consulting for the GSMA, explores how the pace of regulatory reform has ...

Automotive Industry Adopts GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to Accelerate Connected Car Market

General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, Renault Nissan, Scania and Volvo Cars Support Specification for Delivery of Range of Connected Vehicle Services; 22 Live Operator Solutions Now Commercially Available London: Leading companies from across the automotive and transportation ...

GSMA Announces Security Guidelines to Support Growth of the Internet of Things

Backed by the Mobile Industry, New Guidelines Outline Common Approach to Security for IoT Services London:The GSMA today announced the availability of new guidelines designed to promote the secure development and deployment of services in the growing Internet of Things (IoT) ...

Joint Industry Statement on Harmonising Spectrum Use in the EU

Brussels – Today, mobile is at the heart of Europe’s economy and society with ubiquitous, superfast wireless connectivity sustaining growth and driving continued innovation. Exciting technological advancements such as connected cars, smart cities and the Internet of ...

GSMA and Costa Rican Operators Commit to a Safer Mobile Environment

Supported by the GSMA, Sutel and the Deputy Ministry of Telecommunications, Claro, ICE and Telefónica Pledge to Tackle Mobile Phone Theft and Promote Greater User Accessibility 3 February 2016, San José: Mobile operators today announced a series of new initiatives as part of ...