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New GSMA Report Highlights How 5G, Artificial Intelligence and IoT Will Transform the Americas LOS ANGELES -Saturday 15 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the 2018 Mobile World Congress Americas, the GSMA today issued a new report, ‘Intelligent Connectivity: How the Combination of 5G, AI and IoT Is Set to Change the Americas,’ highlighting how the region is set to benefit from the age of ‘intelligent connectivity’ or...

USA and Canada to Lead Global Migration to 5G Finds GSMA Study -Friday 14 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Almost half of all mobile connections in North America are forecast to be running on 5G networks by 2025, according to a new GSMA report, suggesting that the region will migrate to 5G at a much faster rate than comparable markets in Europe and Asia. The latest edition of the...

From ‘Mobile Only’ Internet to Content Strategies: New GSMA Study Identifies the ‘Megatrends’... -Wednesday 12 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GSMA Intelligence published its third annual ‘Global Mobile Trends’ report today, providing a wealth of data and insight on the direction of the global communications industry over the coming years. This flagship research offering outlines the key ‘megatrends’ that will...

GSMA Announces YoMo Festival at 2018 “GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with CTIA” -Friday 7 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the launch of the Youth Mobile Festival (YoMo), an exciting, hands-on educational experience for young people between the ages of six to 18. Building on its success in Barcelona, YoMo Los Angeles will inspire future generations to pursue education and...

GSMA Announces 2019 Global Mobile Awards Open for Entry -Thursday 6 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the 2019 Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO Awards) are now open for entry. The GLOMO Awards honour the greatest achievements and innovations across the mobile industry, with 42 awards presented over 10 categories. Entries for the 2019 awards will be...

GSMA Launches “GSMA 100” Initiative to Advance Next Generation of Connectivity and Digital Services -Thursday 6 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today launched the “GSMA 100”, a global innovation discovery initiative designed to identify and advance the next generation of connectivity and digital services. Comprised of the world’s most promising growth-stage companies and selected by mobile operators and...

GSMA: Free Flow of Data across Borders Essential for Asia’s Digital Economies -Wednesday 5 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Governments in Asia can expand the region’s digital economy and unlock further socio-economic benefits for their citizens by removing unnecessary restrictions on the movement of data internationally, according to a new report released by the GSMA today at the Mobile 360 –...

Mobile, Content, Media and Entertainment Industries Set to Convene in LA for 2018 “Gsma Mobile World Congress... -Tuesday 28 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With two weeks left until the 2018 Mobile World Congress Americas, the GSMA announced further details on the event, including recently confirmed speakers, exhibitors and sponsors, as well as updates on programs and activities at the show. Mobile World Congress Americas will...

GSMA Announces Latest Event Updates for 2018 “Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership With CTIA” -Saturday 28 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced several additions to the Mobile World Congress Americas event line-up, including new speakers in the conference program, additional participating companies and exhibition experiences, and new programs and events. The show will take place in the Los...

More Than Half of Sub-Saharan Africa to Be Connected to Mobile by 2025, Finds New GSMA Study -Tuesday 17 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than half the population of Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by 2025, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series, published at the GSMA ‘Mobile 360 – Africa’ event being held in Kigali this week. The new...

GSMA Finds That Consumers in Developing Countries Are Hard Hit by High Spectrum Prices -Tuesday 17 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Better spectrum pricing policies are needed in developing countries to improve the economic and social welfare of the billions of people that remain unconnected to mobile broadband services, according to a new report, ‘Spectrum Pricing in Developing Countries’, released by...

GSMA Announces Additional Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – Africa 2018  -Thursday 5 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced additional speakers participating in the Mobile 360 – Africa conference, which will take place 17-19 July 2018 at the Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda. The GSMA also provided further updates on the Innovation Showcase, including new features,...

Attendance at GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018 Tops 60,000 Visitors -Monday 2 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today reported that more than 60,000 unique visitors1 from 112 countries and territories attended the 2018 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, held 27-29 June in Shanghai. The three-day event attracted executives from the largest and most influential organisations...

GSMA Announces Winners of 2018 Asia Mobile Awards -Thursday 28 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA announced the winners of the 2018 Asia Mobile Awards (AMO Awards), which were presented in series of ceremonies at Mobile World Congress Shanghai this week. The awards honour achievement, excellence and innovation in mobile communications across the Asia Pacific...

GSMA: Global Mobile Operators Commit to Common Approach to Iot Security -Wednesday 27 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced that global mobile operators including AT&T, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, KDDI, LG Uplus, Orange, Telefónica, Telenor Group, Telia, Turkcell, Vodafone Group and Zain have committed to adopt and implement the...

Greater China Set to Dominate Global Industrial IoT Market, Says New GSMA Report   -Wednesday 27 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today issued a new report, ‘The Industrial IoT in Greater China’, highlighting how the region is poised to lead the global Industrial IoT (IIoT) market. The in-depth report draws on interviews with mobile operators including Asia Pacific Telecom Group, China...

GSMA: Asia Set to Become World’s Largest 5G Region by 2025 -Wednesday 27 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Asia Pacific is on track to become the world’s largest 5G region by 2025, led by pioneering 5G markets such as Australia, China, Japan and South Korea, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report. Launches of commercial 5G networks in these markets...

Countdown to GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018 is On -Friday 15 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With two weeks until Mobile World Congress Shanghai opens, the GSMA provided a final update on the event, including additional speakers confirmed for the keynote programme and 4 Years From Now (4YFN) Summit, as well as further details on exhibition features and partner...

GSMA Comments on the Agreement on European Electronic Communications Code -Wednesday 6 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The European Commission, Parliament and Council have reached a political agreement on the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC). In the GSMA’s view, this agreement is a political compromise that fails to confront long term challenges for the European...

GSMA Reveals First Keynote Speakers for 2018 “GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with... -Wednesday 6 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA announced the first confirmed speakers for the second Mobile World Congress Americas taking place September 12-14, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The GSMA also released additional details for the Americas event today, including new programs, exhibitors and...