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31 Mar, 2014, 08:00 BST GSMA Provides New Updates For Mobile Asia Expo 2014

The GSMA today announced that the CEOs of Kakao, KT Corp., LINE, Telenor and ZTE will be among the executives delivering keynote presentations in the ...


24 Mar, 2014, 09:00 GMT GSMA Announces Completion Of Mobile Energy Efficiency optimisation Project In Pakistan

The GSMA today announced the completion of its second Mobile Energy Efficiency (MEE) Optimisation project, located in Pakistan, working in...


20 Mar, 2014, 09:00 GMT Major UK Mobile Operators And The ICO Launch Consumer Spam Reporting Service To Protect Mobile Customers

The GSMA today announced that EE, O2, Three, Vodafone together with the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), are working together to tackle...


18 Mar, 2014, 09:27 GMT GSMA And Operators Work To Improve Mobile Access And Affordability Across Africa And The Middle East

Further to a high-level meeting at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, senior leaders from eight major mobile operator groups, serving 551 million...


13 Mar, 2014, 09:53 GMT La GSMA insta al Parlamento Europeo y a los Estados miembros a que alcancen rápidamente un acuerdo sobre normativas de protección de datos consistentes y favorables a la innovación

Al hilo del voto plenario de hoy sobre la Normativa de Protección de Datos General (GDPR, por sus siglas en inglés), Tom Phillips, director ejecutivo ...


12 Mar, 2014, 13:20 GMT GSMA Urges European Parliament And Member States To Reach Rapid Agreement On Consistent And Innovation-Friendly Data Protection Rules

Following today's plenary vote on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA called on the...


07 Mar, 2014, 08:00 GMT GSMA And CEOs Of Mobile Operators Set Out Key Success Factors For An Effective EU Telecoms Single Market

Anne Bouverot, Director General, GSMA yesterday sent an open letter to Commissioner Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, setting...


27 Feb, 2014, 15:21 GMT GSMA Mobile World Congress 2014 Shatters Previous Records

The GSMA today reported that more than 85,000* visitors from 201 countries attended the 2014 Mobile World Congress, setting another new record for...


25 Feb, 2014, 15:30 GMT GSMA Announces Winners of the 2014 Global Mobile Awards

The GSMA today announced the winners of the 19th Annual Global Mobile awards, held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The winners were...


25 Feb, 2014, 08:00 GMT GSMA And Facebook Announce Joint Initiative To Connect The Unconnected

The GSMA and Facebook, through its Internet.org partnership, today announced a joint initiative designed to connect the billions of men and women...


25 Feb, 2014, 07:00 GMT GSMA Report Shows Active Mobile Money Customers Reached 61 Million In 2013

The GSMA's Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) programme today released its third annual Mobile Financial Services State of the Industry Report,...


24 Feb, 2014, 16:30 GMT GSMA Honours The Governments Of Botswana, Lebanon, Spain And The United Arab Emirates In Its Government Mobile Excellence Awards

The GSMA today recognised the governments of Botswana, Lebanon, Spain and the United Arab Emirates at the mobile industry's prestigious Government...


24 Feb, 2014, 12:00 GMT Leading Mobile Operators Unveil Mobile Connect Initiative To Provide Consistent And Interoperable Approach To Managing Digital Identity

The GSMA today announced the launch of a collaborative initiative, supported by leading mobile operators including Axiata Group Berhad, China Mobile, ...


24 Feb, 2014, 07:00 GMT GSMA Names Robert G. Conway As First Recipient Of The GSMA Lifetime Achievement Award

The GSMA today announced that it has posthumously presented former GSMA CEO Robert G. Conway with the first GSMA Lifetime Achievement Award. This...


24 Feb, 2014, 07:00 GMT GSMA Presents 2014 Chairman's Award To Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, Chairman And CEO Of Qualcomm

The GSMA today announced that Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Qualcomm Incorporated, has been named the recipient of the 2014 GSMA Chairman's ...


19 Feb, 2014, 10:56 GMT GSMA Trials Mobile Identity Solution At Mobile World Congress

The GSMA today announced that, building on the success of the Mobile World Congress NFC Badge in 2013, customers of Bouygues Telecom, Bharti Airtel,...


17 Feb, 2014, 08:00 GMT GSMA Connected City To Open At Mobile World Congress

The GSMA will unveil the Connected City at Mobile World Congress with its most ambitious and inspiring showcase yet, inviting visitors to explore a...


17 Feb, 2014, 08:00 GMT GSMA Predicts 250 Million M2M Connections In 2014

Global machine-to-machine (M2M) connections[¹] will hit a quarter of a billion this year, according to a new report[²] by the GSMA, underscoring that ...


13 Feb, 2014, 08:00 GMT GSMA Announces First Details For Mobile Asia Expo 2014

The GSMA today outlined the first details of the upcoming 2014 GSMA Mobile Asia Expo, which will be held 11-13 June at the Shanghai New International ...


11 Feb, 2014, 08:00 GMT GSMA Report Reveals Licensed Spectrum For Mobile Offers Best Possible Economic Benefit

The GSMA today issued a new report indicating that shared spectrum can complement but in no way replaces the need for exclusive-access spectrum in...


29 Jan, 2014, 08:00 GMT GSMA Announces Nominations For The 19th Annual Global Mobile Awards

The GSMA today announced the nominees for the 19th annual Global Mobile Awards. The winners will be presented in an afternoon ceremony hosted by...


23 Jan, 2014, 09:00 GMT Ofcom's Proposed Increase in Annual Licence Fees for 900MHz and 1800MHz Spectrum Threatens UK 4G Roll-Out, Says GSMA

Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding Ofcom's proposal to increase annual licence fees for the...


21 Jan, 2014, 09:00 GMT GSMA Joins Alliance for Affordable Internet To Drive Access To Mobile Broadband In Developing World

The GSMA today announced its membership in the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), a diverse global coalition of over 50 members committed to...


17 Jan, 2014, 11:00 GMT New GSMA Report Demonstrates That LTE And Television Services Can Coexist In Brazil

The GSMA today released findings of a new study from ATDI[1], which examines ways to mitigate interference between new LTE mobile signals and...


26 Nov, 2013, 08:00 GMT GSMA Intelligence Study Predicts One Billion LTE Connections by 2017

The number of 4G-LTE connections worldwide is forecast to pass one billion by 2017, according to a new study by GSMA Intelligence. By 2017, it is...