DRIVING THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION: COLLABORATION IS KEY TO CLOSING COVERAGE AND CONNECTIVITY GAPS

28 September 2020, London: Over the last decade, mobile has connected more than 2.5 billion people to the internet, with mobile broadband coverage reaching in excess of 90% of the world’s population. Despite this rapid expansion of mobile internet infrastructure, there is still a coverage gap of more than 600 million people, who live without […]
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Mobile Industry Continues to Close the Digital Divide Accelerating Global Impact Across All SDGs, Says GSMA Report

In 2019, the mobile industry increased impact across all 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals for the 5th year in a row Mobile connectivity has driven significant economic, social and environmental gains To maximise the mobile industry’s contribution to the SDGs by 2030, operators and key stakeholders must accelerate the pace and scale of their […]
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GSMA ANNOUNCES DATE CHANGES FOR ITS MWC21 SERIES

MWC Shanghai to Precede MWC Barcelona, MWC LA Remains as Planned 23 September 2020, London: GSMA today announced a rescheduling of its world-class MWC series for 2021. MWC21 Shanghai will now take place from 23 – 25 February 2021, and MWC21 Barcelona will now take place between 28 June – 1 July 2021. Moving MWC21 […]
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GSMA Announces Progress on Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme

24 August 2020, London: The GSMA today announced that the world’s leading mobile network equipment vendors, Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia and ZTE, have successfully completed an assessment of their product development and lifecycle management processes using the GSMA’s Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS). The NESAS scheme is a collaboration and jointly led by 3GPP and […]
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GSMA AND WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME ACCELERATE THE USE OF MOBILE FINANCIAL SERVICES FOR HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE

6 August 2020, London: The GSMA and United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are expanding their partnership to help the world’s most vulnerable people. Through the GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation programme, which has been funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) since 2017, this three-year collaboration will primarily focus on the use […]
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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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