Looking forward in the mobile industry

January 12, 2015


Global Mobile Awards

The GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards are this year celebrating 20 years of extraordinary innovation in the digital communications industry and we are marking this landmark by looking to the future, and with two special new awards: the “Young Mobile Innovator …

Digital Inclusion and the Mobile Internet Revolution

November 25, 2014


Digital Inclusion

Mobile phones are the most popular and widespread form of personal technology on the planet, with 3.6 billion unique mobile subscribers and 7.2 billion connections globally1. Mobile communications profoundly impacts every facet of society, from helping people communicate through to …

AT&T and Verizon Wireless get themselves connected

November 11, 2014


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


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


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


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


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



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


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


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 …


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