4YFN to Co-locate with MWC Barcelona in 2021

28 July 2020, London: The GSMA today announced that it is moving its 4YFN event from Fira Montjuïc and co-locating it with MWC Barcelona 2021 at Fira Gran Via. Combining these two influential events signals a new era and commitment to working together to fulfil the potential of mobile technology, connecting everyone and everything to […]
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GSMA Outlines Details of GSMA Thrive 2020 Virtual Platform Series

Pre-registration is Open for all GSMA Thrive Events 28 July 2020, London: After the hugely successful inaugural Thrive China event, the GSMA today announced full details of the GSMA Thrive 2020 series of events. Through GSMA Thrive, the virtual convening platform gives participants the quality experience that they have come to expect from the world’s […]
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GSMA Report Shows Mobile Industry Continues Asia Pacific Region Investment to Support Economic Recovery and Growth

Mobile Industry Generates $1.6 Trillion of Economic Value to Asia Pacific London:  Asia Pacific mobile operators are to invest over $400 billion on their networks between 2020 and 2025, of which $331 billion will be spent on 5G deployments, according to the latest Asia Pacific edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy series. The report shows […]
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5G Stand Alone to Become Reality

GSMA Releases Guideline Document to Expedite the Deployment 5G Stand Alone Networks London: The GSMA convened pioneers in 5G to develop a guidelines document that provides technological, spectrum and regulatory support to operators in the deployment of 5G Stand Alone (5G SA) Option 2. Combining the high-performance of New Radio with a cloud-native core network, […]
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GSMA Launches ‘GSMA Thrive’ Virtual Convening Platform

GSMA Thrive China First Event in Virtual Series London: the GSMA today announced the launch of the GSMA Thrive series, with the inaugural GSMA Thrive China event taking place 30 June – 2 July at www.mwcshanghai.com/gsmathrive. A virtual industry convening platform, GSMA Thrive will give ‘attendees’ the quality convening experience that they have come to […]
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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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