LTE to account for one in eight global mobile connections by 2017 says new study of GSMA. LTE-users consume twice as much data as non-LTE users.
The GSMA today released a new report, “The Mobile Economy 2013”, which provides a comprehensive overview of the mobile industry today, and outlines the key opportunities and challenges for the mobile industry over the next five years.
The GSMA Arab States Mobile Observatory details strong regional market competition and falling handset prices, fuelling a 32 per cent average annual growth in mobile connections over the past 10 years, soaring from 19 million connections in 2002 to 391 million in 2012.
The GSMA today announced the details of its Mobile Ad Forum conference programme at the 2011 Mobile World Congress, which will be held 14-17 February, 2011 in Barcelona. This “event within an event” addresses the unique requirements of brand and services marketers, advertising agencies, mobile operators and others in the mobile advertising value chain.
The GSMA today reported significant progress with its Rich Communication Suite (RCS) initiative, a service that provides mobile operators with a feature-rich portfolio of interoperable communication services, enabling customers to access a wide range of advanced messaging applications direct from their handset’s contact list.
GSMA, Samsung, Telefonica and Visa, with Giesecke & Devrient, Ingenico, ITN International and La Caixa, collaborate across industries to give Congress attendees an opportunity to experience NFC
The GSMA today announced it has adopted the work of the One Voice Initiative* to drive the global mobile industry towards a standard way of delivering voice and messaging services for Long-Term Evolution (LTE).