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Global Operators, Google and the GSMA Align Behind Adoption of Rich Communications Services -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global operators, including América Móvil, Bharti Airtel Ltd, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Globe Telecom, KPN, Millicom, MTN, Orange, PLAY, Smart Communications, Sprint, Telenor Group, TeliaSonera, Telstra, TIM, Turkcell, VimpelCom, Vodafone, the GSMA, and Google today...

GSMA and Mobile Operators Launch Initiative to Extend Mobile Money and Mobile Internet to Women Globally -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the launch of the Connected Women Commitment Initiative, aimed at reducing the mobile gender gap. Initial commitments by GSMA operator members, with over 75 million mobile internet and mobile money customers, will aim to connect millions more women in...

GSMA's Mobile Connect Available to 2 Billion Consumers Globally -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the GSMA Mobile Connect mobile-based authentication solution is now available to 2 billion consumers globally. Since the solution was introduced at Mobile World Congress 2014, 34 mobile network operators (MNOs) have launched the service in 21...

GSMA Announces Contingency Plans for Mobile World Congress to Address Barcelona Transport Strike -Monday 22 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The metro and bus workers from TMB, the main public transport operator in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, have announced plans to strike during Mobile World Congress, which will be held 22-25 February 2016. The metro strike is currently expected on Monday, 22 and...

GSMA Mobile IoT Initiative Welcomes First Low Power Wide Area Solutions at Mobile World Congress -Friday 19 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The first live demonstrations of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) solutions in licensed spectrum will be on display at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the GSMA announced today. Visitors will experience a diverse range of solutions underpinned by three...

GSMA Statement Regarding Planned Barcelona Transport Strike and Contingency Plans for Mobile World Congress -Friday 19 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The metro and bus workers from TMB, the main public transport operator in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, have announced plans to strike during Mobile World Congress which will be held 22-25 February 2016. The metro strike is currently expected on Monday, 22 and Wednesday,...

GSMA Expands Mobile 360 Series of Events in 2016 -Wednesday 17 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the schedule and locations for the 2016 GSMA Mobile 360 Series, a regional thought leadership conference series for executives in the mobile industry, as well as key regulatory and government representatives. This year, the GSMA is again expanding the...

New GSMA Study Calls for Fundamental Review of Digital Ecosystem Regulations -Thursday 11 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA has published a new report calling for the modernisation of telecommunications regulations. “A New Regulatory Framework for the Digital Ecosystem”, developed by NERA Economic Consulting for the GSMA, explores how the pace of regulatory reform has failed to match...

Automotive Industry Adopts GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to Accelerate Connected Car Market -Thursday 11 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading companies from across the automotive and transportation sector are supporting the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to help accelerate the growth of the connected car market, the GSMA announced today. The interoperable specification has been backed by international brands...

GSMA Announces Security Guidelines to Support Growth of the Internet of Things -Wednesday 10 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the availability of new guidelines designed to promote the secure development and deployment of services in the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. The document, ‘The GSMA IoT Security Guidelines’, has been developed in consultation with the...

Check in to the GSMA Innovation City at Mobile World Congress -Wednesday 3 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA Innovation City will return once more to Mobile World Congress, inviting visitors to explore an immersive city environment and experience first-hand how mobile technology is positively impacting the world around us. The City is one of the most popular exhibition spaces...

GSMA Provides Further Updates on 2016 Mobile World Congress -Thursday 21 January 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today provided further updates on the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including new keynote speakers, events and partner programmes. Mobile World Congress will be held 22-25 February 2016 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, with events also taking place at Fira...