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.
Today, on the occasion of European 112 Day, the GSMA announced that it is joining the Advisory Board of the European Emergency Number Association (EENA) to support efforts in advancing the success and quality of emergency services across Europe.
This morning the Mayor of Barcelona and President of the Mobile World Capital Foundation, Xavier Trias, sent a first official greeting to Mobile World Capital Barcelona.
The GSMA today announced nominees for the 18th annual Global Mobile Awards. The winners will be presented on Tuesday, 26th February at the GSMA Mobile World Congress, in an afternoon ceremony hosted by one of the UK’s best-loved writers, actors and comedians, David Walliams.
The GSMA today announced the NFC Experience at Mobile World Congress, an interactive experience through which exhibitors, vendors, and attendees use mobile Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to exchange information and conduct transactions.
ETNO and the GSMA call on the European Parliament and Council to work towards the timely adoption of the EU Data Protection Regulation and to ensure that the final text reaches the proper balance between protecting consumers and driving economic growth.
The GSMA announced that it has appointed Dr. Wang Jianzhou, former Executive Chairman of China Mobile, as a senior advisor to the GSMA. In this role, Dr. Wang will work closely with GSMA Chairman Franco Bernabè and the GSMA Board to identify new opportunities in and advance key initiatives for the mobile industry.
The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2013 GSMA Mobile Asia Expo, which will be held June 26-28 at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre in Shanghai.
Vodafone Netherlands acquired spectrum of 2x10MHz in the 800MHz band, 2x10MHz in the 900MHz band, and 2x20MHz in the 1800MHz band for developing LTE services in Netherland.