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Mobile World Congress Breaks New Ground

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More than 55,000 visitors* attended the world’s premier mobile event, the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona to do business and debate the future of the mobile phone industry, making this year’s event the largest yet. The three-day conference, which featured ...

GSMA Announces 13th Annual Global Mobile Award Winners

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The 13th Annual GSMA Global Mobile Awards proved lucky for some, as the winners were announced last night at a glittering gala dinner in Barcelona, hosted by international comedian Graham Norton. It was an evening full of stars and surprises, with a special guest appearance ...

GSMA To Pilot A Carrier ENUM Service For Mobile Operators

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NRS will make it easy to access a rich suite of communications services 13th February 2008, Barcelona, Spain: The GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade association for mobile operators, is preparing to pilot a service that will simplify the transmission of instant ...

GSMA and IMGA Collaborate to Drive Mobile Gaming Innovation at the Mobile World Congress

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GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards and International Mobile Gaming Awards Align to Promote Mobile Gaming Sector 15th January 2008, London: The GSM Association (GSMA) and the International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA) today announced an agreement to join forces at this ...

Mobile Asia Congress Makes Headlines Around The World

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The GSMA’s Mobile Asia Congress drew more than 7,500 visitors to Macau last week, making it Asia’s largest annual mobile communications event, said the GSM Association today. With more than 200 journalists covering the event, the Congress sparked media headlines ...

WRC Takes Important Step Towards Closing the Digital Divide

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The consensus achieved by the International Telecommunication Union at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva is an important step towards closing the digital divide between those with access to broadband and those without, according to the GSMA, the global trade ...

GSMA Establishes An Industry Alliance Against Child Sexual Abuse Content

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The GSMA, the global trade association for mobile operators, will establish a mobile industry-wide alliance to combat mobile services being misused to access content involving child sexual abuse. The vast majority of child sexual abuse content is currently accessed through ...

Personal Instant Messaging Services Go Live in Asia

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Personal Instant Messaging services are now commercially available in India and Malaysia, enabling mobile users to exchange instant messages with friends and colleagues on other networks. In Malaysia, customers of DiGi Telecommunications and Maxis can now send each other ...

Operators to Launch NFC-Based Mobile Payment Services

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Major step towards a global interoperable mobile payments system Over the next several months, 12 mobile operators will run trials of contactless mobile payment services in Australia, France, Ireland, Korea, Malaysia, Norway, The Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Turkey and ...

GSMA Research Reveals Addressable Market of 70 Million PC Buyers Interested in Notebooks With Built-In Mobile Broadband

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GSMA announces competition for mid-tier mobile broadband enabled notebook PCs The global trade association for the mobile industry, the GSM Association (GSMA), and Microsoft Corp. today published the results of the first-ever consumer study into mobile broadband computing ...

GSM Association Announces Asia Awards Winners

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Mobile awards winners announced in Asia’s entertainment capital – Macau The GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade association for mobile operators, today announced the winners of the Asia Mobile Awards 2007, as well as the category winners and the overall ...

GSMA Announces Asia Awards Nominees

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Winners to be announced at the Mobile Asia Congress in Macau The GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade association for mobile operators, has today announced a shortlist of 25 nominees for its inaugural Asia Mobile Awards 2007, plus eight finalists in the Asia Mobile ...

Mobile Operators Plan $50 Billion Investment to Blanket Africa With Telecoms and Internet Access

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At the Connect Africa summit, the GSM Association announced that the mobile industry plans to invest more than $50 billion* in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years to provide more than 90% of the population with mobile coverage. The investment will be used to extend ...

New Spectrum For Mobile Would Help Close Digital Divide

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GSMA calls on World Radiocommunication Conference to reserve spectrum for mobile broadband The GSM Association, the global trade association for mobile operators, has called on the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC), which begins in Geneva today, to identify ...

Microsoft And Visa To Headline GSMA Mobile Innovation Summit

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Experts from operators, vendors and VCs to grill mobile innovatorsSteve Zimba, the Managing Director of Microsoft’s Worldwide Communications Business, and Patrick Gauthier, the Senior Vice President of Innovation for Visa International, will be the keynote speakers at ...

Western Union And GSMA To Create New Global Mobile Money Transfer Service

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The GSM Association (GSMA), a global trade association representing over 700 GSM mobile phone operators, and The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a global leader in money-transfer services, today announced an agreement to facilitate the development of cross-border mobile ...

GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards 2008 – Now Open for Entry

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The GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards enter their 13th year with an official call for entry to the 2008 programme today. The awards deadline is 30th November 2007. Recognising best in class mobile services for consumers such as mobile entertainment, including gaming, music, ...

Broadband Sweeps Through The Mobile World

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Millions of mobile users access broadband services via HSPA The number of mobile users with access to broadband services is increasing rapidly as operators upgrade their 3G networks with HSPA* technology and roll out an array of advanced 3G handsets. Operators in Asia, ...

Mobile To Connect Refugees To Vital Services

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GSMA, UNHCR, MTN and Ericsson to bring mobile services to refugee camps The GSMA, the global trade association for mobile operators, is to lead a programme to connect refugee camps in northern Uganda to mobile networks to support family reunification, education, healthcare, ...

Leading CEOs to Debate Industry’s Future at GSMA’s Mobile Asia Congress

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Macau to host Asia’s most influential mobile executives An unprecedented gathering of leading operator CEOs* will debate the future of the mobile industry at the GSMA’s Mobile Asia Congress at the new Venetian Macau Resort on November 12-15. The chief executives ...