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GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – Africa 2017

Mobile 360-Africa Registration Now Open London: The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2017 Mobile 360 – Africa conference, which will take place 11 – 13 July 2017 at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Following the ...

GSMA Device Check powers CTIA’s Stolen Phone Checker

CTIA, the U.S wireless industry association, recently announced the launch of a new service called Stolen Phone Checker (www.stolenphonechecker.org) that helps consumers, businesses and law enforcement agencies check the status and authenticity of used or second-hand mobile ...

World Telecommunication Day: Celebrating Mobile and the SDGs

Today marks the 48th annual World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD). Established by the United Nations to recognise the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), WTISD celebrates the power of telecommunication and ICT and its monumental ...

GSMA Urges for Lower Spectrum Prices in Bangladesh for Affordable Mobile Broadband Networks

High Government Fees Challenge Mobile Operators’ Ability to Roll Out Services Dhaka: The GSMA today expressed concerns about the Bangladesh Government’s plan to impose higher fees for 4G licensing ahead of the next round of spectrum auctions. The decision would ...

Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security: Exploring the global importance of digital privacy & security

For the second year running, the GSMA will host its Mobile 360 Series – Privacy & Security event in The Hague (23 – 24 May). Building on the success of the inaugural event, this year’s Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security is designed to bring the industry together ...

GSMA Outlines New Developments for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017

GSMA Announces Summit Speakers, Key Exhibition Feature Areas, and New Exhibitors, Partners and Sponsors Hong Kong: The GSMA today highlighted new developments for the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held 28 June – 1 July 2017 at the Shanghai New ...

GSMA Puts Spotlight on Mobile for Girls in ICT Day

Events in London and Barcelona Showcase Learning and Careers in Technology London: The GSMA today celebrated the annual ITU Girls in ICT Day with students from The Bridge Academy in Hackney, highlighting the exciting learning and career opportunities in science, technology, ...

New GSMA study highlights West Africa’s rapidly growing Mobile Economy

Half of all citizens across West Africa are now mobile subscribers and millions more are forecast to sign up to mobile services by the end of the decade, according to a new GSMA study. The 15 markets that make up the West Africa region (highlighted) are the subject of the ...

We Care Chile: Mobile Operators Launch Campaign for Disaster Preparedness and Response

Claro, Entel and Movistar Sign the GSMA Humanitarian Connectivity Charter to Enhance Coordination and Standardise Preparedness and Response Before, During and After a Natural Disaster Santiago, Chile: The GSMA today announced that mobile operators Claro, Entel and Movistar ...

The first GSMA Mobile 360 – West Africa event

In West Africa, mobile is increasingly becoming critical for millions to access life enhancing services and solutions. With 175 million unique subscribers – accounting for 320 million mobile connections – West Africa is one of the fastest growing mobile markets ...

GSMA Announces Additional Speakers for Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security

Industry Experts from AIOTI, CaixaBank, City of The Hague, Deutsche Telekom, KPN and Vodafone to Share Insights on Trust, Privacy and Security London: The GSMA today announced additional speakers for the 2017 Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security conference taking place 23-24 ...

GSMA Provides New Details for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017

GSMA Announces First Keynote Speakers, Continues Partnership with Shanghai Digital Information Festival and Announces New Exhibitors and Sponsors Hong Kong: The GSMA today offered new details for the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held 28 June – 1 ...

New Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone pre-installs RCS messaging based on GSMA Universal Profile

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone will include in-built Rich Communications Services (RCS) capabilities based on the GSMA Universal Profile for Advanced Messaging out of the box, providing consumers with richer messaging experiences as well as access to features including ...

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – West Africa

Côte d’Ivoire Programme Features Executives from Organisations including African Development Bank, Airtel, Esoko, Etisalat, IFC and Orange London: The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2017 Mobile 360 Series – West Africa conference, which will take place ...

Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2017: Another record-breaking year

The 2017 edition of Mobile World Congress was once again a resounding success, attracting a record 108,000 visitors from 208 countries and territories worldwide. The event hosted more than 2,300 exhibitors featuring some of the most high-profile names in the mobile industry ...

GSMA Comment on India Mobile Congress

Contrary to media reports, the GSMA is not collaborating with COAI in the development of the India Mobile Congress scheduled to take place in September. The GSMA produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World ...

Record-Breaking Year for GSMA Mobile World Congress as 108,000 Attend Industry’s Premier Event

Mobile World Congress 2017 Sees 7 Per Cent Increase in Visitors Barcelona: The 2017 edition of Mobile World Congress attracted a record 108,000 visitors*, an increase of 7 per cent over the previous year, the GSMA reported today as the show came to a close. Visitors from 208 ...

GSMA Congratulates Winners of the 2017 Global Mobile Awards

Barcelona: The GSMA today congratulates all winners of the 2017 Glomo Awards. Glomo Award hosts, TV presenters Suzi Perry and Ortis Deley, announced the awards during a series of ceremonies and Mobile World Live TV presentations throughout the week at the GSMA Mobile World ...

4G Connections in Latin America More Than Doubled in a Year, Reveals New GSMA Intelligence Data

Latin America 4G Connections Surpass 100 Million in 2016 and 4G Set to Account for Nearly 40 Per Cent of Market by 2020; 5G Will Begin Roll-Out in Region by 2020 Barcelona: The number of 4G connections in Latin America more than doubled last year, according to the latest ...

Latest GSMA Report Highlights Success of Mobile Money with Over Half a Billion Accounts Worldwide

277 Live Mobile Money Services Available in 92 Countries; GSMA Launches Mobile Money Developer Portal Barcelona: The GSMA today unveiled its sixth ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’, offering a current snapshot of the mobile money landscape and ...