Stephanie Lynch-Habib Makes Capacity Magazine’s Power 100

GSMA CMO Hailed as ‘a driving force for the entire telecommunications industry’ London: GSMA Chief Marketing Officer, Stephanie Lynch-Habib, has been named one of Capacity Magazine’s Power 100 in its second annual ranking of the wholesale telecommunications industry’s leading executives. Stephanie joined the GSMA in June 2019, bringing over 25 years of digital and telecoms […]
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GSMA and O-RAN Alliance Collaborate on Opening up 5G Networks

Collaboration Aims to Accelerate Industry-Wide Consensus on the Adoption of Open, Interoperable Interfaces and Radio Access Network Virtualisation London: The GSMA and O-RAN ALLIANCE have joined forces to accelerate the adoption of Open Radio Access Network (RAN) products and solutions that take advantage of new open virtualised architectures, software and hardware. The organisations will work […]
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COVID-19 Network Traffic Surge Isn’t Impacting Environment Confirm Telecom Operators

More Energy Efficient Networks and Renewable Energy Usage are Negating Negative Environmental Impacts   London: The energy consumption and carbon emissions of telecoms networks have remained mostly unchanged in recent weeks, despite significant increases in network traffic as a result of COVID-19 lockdown measures. The GSMA surveyed several of its large operator members to ascertain […]
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Japan’s RCS Service Seeing Strong Momentum and Growing Business Messaging Opportunity

More Than 40m Users of Japan’s +Message Service Forecast by 2021   Tokyo: Japan’s RCS-based ‘+Message’ service is demonstrating strong consumer adoption and is aiming to become a leading platform for business messaging in the country, according to a new report. Japanese operators KDDI, NTT DOCOMO and SoftBank launched +Message using the GSMA’s RCS standards […]
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GTI & GSMA Call for Governments to Facilitate the 5G Era

White Paper in Collaboration with the GSMA Highlights Best Practice from National 5G Plans London: Countries must step up their efforts to facilitate the 5G era by backing more supportive policies, according to a new GTI study, produced in collaboration with the GSMA. The White Paper, ‘Supportive Policies for a Sustainable Mobile Industry in the […]
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GSMA Report Highlights That Mobile Money Accounts Now Exceed One Billion Worldwide

Mobile Money Industry Processed US$2 Billion in Transactions Per Day in 2019 London: The GSMA today unveiled the annual ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’, offering a view of the mobile money landscape and highlighting the impact that greater financial inclusion has on lives, economies and innovation, especially in emerging markets. This year’s […]
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GSMA Opens Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion

GSMA Calls for Applications to Develop Digital Access Solutions in Africa and Asia London: the GSMA today opened applications for the Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion. The Innovation Fund aims to increase mobile internet adoption and usage among those who have mobile internet coverage but are not using it in countries […]
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GSMA Condemns Attacks Against Mobile Phone Masts

Health Experts Confirm No Link Between 5G and COVID-19   London: Police and counter-terrorism authorities are investigating acts of arson against mobile phone masts in the UK. The GSMA condemns these acts of violence designed to weaken our communications networks in a time of crisis. Our vision at the GSMA is to unlock the power […]
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GSMA: 5G Moves from Hype to Reality – but 4G Still King

Global Mobile Economy Valued at $4.9 Trillion by 2024 as 5G Ramps Up London: 5G has gained significant traction over the past year and is now live in 24 markets worldwide, supported by an expanding roster of 5G devices and growing awareness among consumers. According to the 2020 global edition of the GSMA’s flagship ‘Mobile […]
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GSMA Statement on MWC Shanghai 2020

17 April 2020, Shanghai: In light of current government guidance1, the global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak, travel restrictions and other circumstances, the GSMA has cancelled MWC Shanghai 2020. The GSMA has been in regular contact with stakeholders, and sought the advice of health officials and other authorities, as health and safety remain our top […]
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