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GSMA: Mobile Technologies Enabling Huge Carbon Reductions in Response to Climate Emergency MADRID -Thursday 12 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The use of mobile technology enabled a global reduction in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions of around 2,135 million tonnes CO2e last year, according to a new study commissioned by the GSMA – a quantity approximate to the total emissions emitted yearly by Russia1. The emissions...

GSMA Announces First Details for MWC Shanghai 2020 -Thursday 12 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced the first details of MWC Shanghai 2020, including participating companies, as well as a wide range of programmes and activities taking place at the annual mobile industry event. MWC Shanghai 2020 will be held from Tuesday to Thursday, 30 June to 2 July...

GSMA: WRC-19 Opens Door To Exciting New 5G Services -Tuesday 10 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today welcomed the international spectrum treaty adopted by the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), which will unlock the potential for game-changing 5G services around the world. The conference, which has just concluded in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, has...

GSMA Announces New Developments for MWC Barcelona 2020 -Wednesday 4 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced further details of MWC Barcelona 2020 activity, including additional keynote speakers, participating companies, programmes and events. MWC Barcelona will take place 24-27 February 2020, with events across Fira Gran Via, Fira Montjuïc and La Farga...

GSMA: Mobile Technologies and Services Adding $191 Billion a Year of Economic Value to Middle East and North Africa -Wednesday 27 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA has today released two new reports at the annual ‘GSMA Mobile 360 – MENA’ event happening in Dubai. These reports highlight the positive economic impact of the mobile ecosystem on markets across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, as well as the...

GSMA Connected Society Innovation Fund Announces Winners -Friday 15 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the winners of the Connected Society Innovation Fund for Rural Connectivity. Fairwaves Inc., iSat Africa and NuRAN, have been awarded grants of up to £330,000 to test and evaluate new innovative mobile internet connectivity solutions for unconnected...

GSMA 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in Partnership With CTIA” Reinforces Its Position as the Leading Industry... -Saturday 26 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today reported the highlights of the 2019 MWC Los Angeles, in Partnership with CTIA, held October 22- 24 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). Over 60% of attendees held senior-level positions, including nearly 2,000 CEOs, who gathered to launch global societies...

New GSMA Study Highlights North America’s Global 5G Leadership -Thursday 24 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A new GSMA study has highlighted North America as one of the most advanced mobile regions in the world – a result of significant operator investments in 5G. The 2019 North America edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series – published today at MWC Los Angeles –...

GSMA and Sónar Release First Details of xside -Thursday 24 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA’s successful Four Years From Now (4YFN) start-up platform and Sónar, the international festival devoted to advanced music, creativity and technology, today announced further details of their hotly anticipated co-curated event, xside. Taking place within the 4YFN...

GSMA: US Gets Set To Clash with Europe at WRC-19 -Thursday 24 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A clash between the US and Europe over 5G’s future development at The World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) – taking place in Egypt from 28 October to 22 November 2019 – could risk $565bn of economic expansion globally over the next 15 years, warned the GSMA...

New GSMA Study Points to Huge Opportunity for Mobile Big Data Solutions to Drive Positive Social Impact -Wednesday 23 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The use of mobile big data solutions in areas such as disaster response, disease prevention and financial inclusion could positively impact more than 150 million people over the next five years, according to a new GSMA study. The new study, Mobile Big Data Solutions for a...

GSMA: Russian Mobile Operators to Lead Commonwealth of Independent States in 5G Deployments -Tuesday 8 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Russia will lead the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)1 in the commercialisation of 5G services, with the region’s other markets all launching 5G networks by 2025, according to the GSMA’s Mobile Economy: Russia & CIS 2019 report, which was published today at...

GSMA Reveals First Details For MWC Barcelona 2020 -Friday 4 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first details of MWC Barcelona 2020, including keynote speakers, prominent participating companies, programmes and events. MWC Barcelona will take place 24-27 February 2020, with events also staged at Fira Gran Via, Fira Montjuïc and La Farga...

GSMA Announces New Speakers for Mobile 360 – Eurasia 2019 -Friday 4 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced a number of new high-profile speakers for its Mobile 360 – Eurasia 2019 conference taking place at the Lotte Hotel, Moscow on the 8-9 October 2019. The industry event features a stellar line-up of senior leaders from across the mobile ecosystem who...

GSMA Announces Final Event Lineup for Highly Anticipated 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in Partnership With CTIA” -Wednesday 2 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced final updates for MWC19 Los Angeles, including new high-profile keynote speakers, exhibitors and event details. Taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from October 22-24, MWC19 Los Angeles will convene the mobile technology industry to...

Mobile Industry Steps up Commitment to Delivering Sustainable Development Goals, New GSMA Study Reports -Saturday 28 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new GSMA study shows increased contribution by the mobile industry against all 17 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) over the past year. The 2019 edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Industry Impact Report, published today at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New...

GSMA Partnership Programme Expands to Create the Largest IoT Community in Asia Pacific -Wednesday 25 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA APAC IoT Partnership Programme has expanded to include more than thirty mobile operators making it the largest IoT community in the Asia Pacific region (APAC), the GSMA announced today. The programme brings operators and their partners together including developers,...

GSMA Launches Inclusive Tech Lab -Wednesday 25 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced the launch of the GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab, which will take a hands-on approach to research, testing and development of the inclusive technologies of the future. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has provided three years of funding for the GSMA...

World’s Leading Mobile Operators to Disclose Climate Impacts as Part of New GSMA-Led Climate Action Roadmap -Monday 16 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Many of the world’s largest mobile operator groups have agreed to start disclosing their climate impacts as part of a major new GSMA-led initiative to develop a mobile industry climate action roadmap in line with the Paris Agreement. More than 50 mobile operators – which...

GSMA Announces First Speakers for Mobile 360 – Eurasia 2019 -Monday 16 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first speakers for its Mobile 360 – Eurasia 2019 conference, which will take place on the 8-9 October 2019 at the Lotte Hotel, Moscow. The event, which is now in its second year, invites senior leaders from mobile operators, governments and...