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AT&T and Verizon Wireless get themselves connected

November 11, 2014

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Network 2020

Interconnecting networks between mobile operators offers many benefits to customers such as interoperable VoLTE (voice over LTE) calls with HD Voice quality as well as interoperable Rich Communications Services (RCS). It works by using all-IP (Internet Protocol) technology, which lets …

Unlocking relevant Web content for the next 4 billion people

November 5, 2014

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Mobile Industry

Globally, 4 billion people remain unconnected from the web, 90% of whom are in the developing world. At the same time, we are currently undergoing a rapid shift from feature phones to smartphones, even in the world’s less economically developed …

Mobile sector faces spectrum shortfall

November 3, 2014

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Mobile Industry

Governments have 12 months to secure the future of the mobile internet. In November 2015, a global UN treaty conference – the World Radiocommunication Conference – will decide whether to allocate more of an invisible national asset, so it can …

Beecham Research Confirms GSMA Embedded SIM Specification Will Help Growth of M2M Industry

October 24, 2014

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Connected Living

At Mobile 360-Middle East held last week in Dubai, the GSMA released a new independent report written by technology research firm Beecham Research. The report ‘Benefits Analysis of the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification on the Mobile M2M Industry’ highlights how …

Connected Women – Accelerating the Rise of the Female Digital Economy

October 14, 2014

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Connected Women

Two weeks ago, Atlanta hosted the 3rd annual global Connected Women event, titled ‘Accelerating the Rise of the Female Digital Economy’. The event attracted a host of speakers from different industries to discuss a wide range of subject areas including …

Dubai to Host Second GSMA Mobile 360-Series Middle East

October 8, 2014

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Events

In less than a weeks’ time the Dubai World Trade Center will play host to the GSMA’s Mobile 360-Series Middle East conference for the second year running. Held on October 13th and 14th, the event is designed to appeal to …

Driving M2M: AT&T becomes one of the first global operators to offer an M2M solution based on the GSMA Embedded SIM specification

October 2, 2014

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Connected Living

Last week, US telecoms operator AT&T announced the arrival of its ‘’Single SIM solution’’ making it the first operator in the world to announce the use of a global SIM designed according to the GSMA Embedded SIM specification. So what’s …

Long Term Revolution: VoLTE Comes of Age

September 26, 2014

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Network 2020

We first discussed the speed of operator Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) deployments back in June when there seemed to be a never-ending parade of news outlining operator commitments and plans. Three months on and we are starting to …

New iPhone the latest chapter in the smartphone success story as attention turns to emerging markets

September 10, 2014

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GSMAi

The unveiling of the latest generation of iPhones this week – the ‘iPhone 6’ and the larger-screen ‘iPhone 6 Plus’ – come (roughly) 20 years after the launch of the first-ever commercially available smartphone. The IBM Simon was no iPhone. …

Welcome to Mobile 360……

August 28, 2014

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Events

It’s not long until the 2nd annual GSMA Mobile 360 Series of events kicks off in September! We’re excited to bring you four interesting and thought-provoking conferences, each emphasising critical opportunities and challenges in mobile, on a regional basis – …

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