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GSMA Advance Overview Leaflet

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Tuesday 21 May 2019 | Brochure | Capacity building and training |

Download the GSMA Advance leaflet and discover more information about the GSMA Advance Training Programme, which provides in-depth training on mobile policy and regulation.

Digital ECOWAS: Pathways to investment, innovation and inclusion

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Tuesday 16 Apr 2019 | 2019 | Digital inclusion | New regulatory frameworks | Research & Reports | Sub-Saharan Africa |

While the number of mobile internet users in West Africa is continually increasing, three quarters of the population remain unconnected and are classified as digitally excluded. By removing unnecessary obstacles that may reside in regulatory frameworks...

Reforming mobile sector taxation in Madagascar

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Tuesday 19 Mar 2019 | 2019 | Research & Reports | Sub-Saharan Africa | Taxation |

Mobile telephone services are playing an increasingly important role in supporting economic growth and social inclusion across the world. Mobile penetration, and specifically 3G and 4G penetration, enhances digital connectivity by expanding internet and

Reforming mobile sector taxation in Pakistan

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Tuesday 19 Mar 2019 | 2019 | Asia Pacific and Greater China | Research & Reports | Taxation |

Mobile telephone services are playing an increasingly important role in supporting economic growth and social inclusion across the world. Mobile penetration, and specifically 3G and 4G penetration, enhances digital connectivity by expanding internet and br

The Making of a Digital City: Pathways to Success

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Monday 25 Feb 2019 | 2019 | 5G | Global | Research & Reports |

This report presents recommendations for accelerating the digitalisation of cities. It lists the challenges that have limited progress to date, breaks down specific roadblocks and puts forth a strategy for moving forward. In conclusion it presents the step

Rethinking mobile taxation to improve connectivity

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Tuesday 19 Feb 2019 | 2019 | Global | Research & Reports | Taxation |

It is well recognised that the mobile sector makes a positive economic contribution. Taxation of the sector, however, is not always aligned with best practices, impacting the development of global digital economies.

Capacity Building Course Catalogue

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Tuesday 8 Jan 2019 | Brochure | Capacity building and training | Global |

The GSMA Capacity Building programme’s in-depth courses highlight real-world examples of policy and regulatory best practice, and are designed specifically to help policymakers and regulators tackle today’s most pressing issues. Our ...

Signal Inhibitor Solutions: Use of jammers in prisons

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Friday 7 Dec 2018 | 2018 | Mobile security | Research & Reports |

The use of mobile communication devices smuggled into prisons is one of the main drivers for implementing technical solutions to block, restrict or inhibit mobile communications signals. One of these solutions is the use of mobile signal inhibitors....

Spotlight on Nigeria: Delivering a Digital Future

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Tuesday 27 Nov 2018 | 2018 | 5G | Digital inclusion | New regulatory frameworks | Research & Reports | Sub-Saharan Africa |

The report details key policy recommendations to support mobile’s role in advancing Nigeria’s digital economy.

Reforming mobile sector taxation in Ecuador

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Tuesday 13 Nov 2018 | 2018 | Latin America & the Caribbean | Research & Reports | Taxation |

Mobile telephone services are playing an increasingly important role in supporting economic growth and social inclusion across the world. Mobile penetration, and specifically 3G and 4G penetration, enhances digital connectivity by ...

Reforming mobile sector taxation in Uzbekistan

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Wednesday 24 Oct 2018 | 2018 | Europe | Research & Reports | Taxation |

Mobile telephone services are playing an increasingly important role in supporting economic growth and social inclusion across the world. Mobile penetration, and specifically 3G and 4G penetration, enhances digital connectivity by ...

Data Privacy at Ministerial Programme

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Monday 22 Oct 2018 | 2018 | Data protection | Global | Privacy | Video |

The GSMA's Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the largest mobile event in the world. It will return to Barcelona Spain on 25-28 February 2019. Every year, the Ministerial Programme forms an integral part of MWC.  It brings together ...

Reforming mobile sector taxation in Tunisia

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Thursday 20 Sep 2018 | 2018 | Middle East and North Africa | Research & Reports | Taxation |

Mobile telephone services are playing an increasingly important role in supporting economic growth and social inclusion across the world. Mobile penetration, and specifically 3G and 4G penetration, enhances digital connectivity by ...

Regional Privacy Frameworks and Cross-Border Data Flows

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Wednesday 5 Sep 2018 | 2018 | Asia Pacific and Greater China | Cross-border data flows | Data protection | Privacy | Research & Reports |

According to McKinsey research, international data flows have increased global GDP by 10.1 per cent over the past decade. Both ASEAN and APEC have officially recognised in their privacy frameworks the vital contribution that ...

Cross-Border Data Flows: Realising benefits and removing barriers

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Wednesday 5 Sep 2018 | 2018 | Cross-border data flows | Data protection | Global | Privacy | Research & Reports |

This report describes the benefits of cross-border data flows for individuals, businesses and governments, and explores the damaging impact of data localisation measures – requiring that certain types of data remain in country or be stored on local servers

Reforming mobile sector taxation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Tuesday 24 Jul 2018 | 2018 | Research & Reports | Sub-Saharan Africa | Taxation |

Mobile telephone services are playing an increasingly important role in supporting economic growth and social inclusion in emerging economies. Mobile penetration and affordability enhance digital connectivity by expanding internet and ...

Reforming mobile sector taxation in Sri Lanka

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Wednesday 4 Jul 2018 | 2018 | Asia Pacific and Greater China | Research & Reports | Taxation |

Mobile telephone services are playing an increasingly important role in supporting economic growth and social inclusion in the developing world. Mobile penetration and affordability enhance digital connectivity by expanding internet ...

The Data Value Chain

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Friday 22 Jun 2018 | Competition policy | Research & Reports |

The purpose of this report is to understand the data value chain in terms of the activities and business  models involved in collecting and monetising data. The report additionally considers the role that mobile network operators ...

Assessing the impact of market structure on innovation and quality in Central America

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Thursday 10 May 2018 | 2018 | Competition policy | Latin America & the Caribbean | Research & Reports |

Central America is lagging behind in mobile broadband deployment and adoption, putting the region’s future economic development at risk. While 4G networks are available to 35% of the population in Central America, 4G still only ...

The Proposed European ePrivacy Regulation: Use cases

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Thursday 26 Apr 2018 | 2018 | Europe | Policy Position | Privacy |

The GSMA is committed to reinforcing the role of mobile operators as the “backbone of the Digital Single Market,” as noted by European Commission Vice-President Ansip. Connectivity is the lifeblood of innovation and economic ...