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NEW GSMA REPORT SEES NORTH AMERICA LEADING MOBILE INVESTMENT AND INNOVATION IN THE DEVELOPED WORLD

September 22, 2014

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North American Mobile Operators and Consumers Reaping The Benefits of 4G Investment; Mobile Industry Contributing Three Per Cent to Regional GDP Atlanta: The North American mobile market is one of the most advanced and successful in the world, according to …

UNITED STATES DRIVING GLOBAL INNOVATION IN M2M WITH 41 MILLION CONNECTIONS THIS YEAR, FINDS NEW GSMA REPORT

September 22, 2014

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M2M Represents 10 Per Cent of All Mobile Connections in the US, Driven by Huge Growth in the Automotive and Utilities Sectors; US Accounts for 19 Per Cent of All M2M Connections Worldwide 22 September 2014, Atlanta:The United States is one …

NEW GSMA STUDY HIGHLIGHTS MAJOR M2M MARKET OPPORTUNITY

September 22, 2014

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At Least One Billion M2M Connections Expected By 2020; Two Billion Milestone Achievable If Market Accelerators Are Successfully Deployed Atlanta: Cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communications will account for at least 10 per cent of the global mobile market by 2020, according …

GSMA REPORT FAVOURS COMPETITION OVER SINGLE WHOLESALE NETWORKS

September 17, 2014

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Competing Mobile Networks Drive Greater Innovation and Investment London: The GSMA today released a new report that predicts a move away from traditional mobile network competition towards single wholesale networks1 would stifle innovation, restrict investment and take-up of mobile broadband …

SMARTPHONES TO ACCOUNT FOR TWO THIRDS OF WORLD’S MOBILE MARKET BY 2020 SAYS NEW GSMA INTELLIGENCE STUDY

September 11, 2014

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Smartphone Connections to Reach Six Billion by 2020, Fuelled by Growth in the Developing World and Supported by Mobile Broadband Rollout London: Smartphones will account for two out of every three mobile connections globally by 2020, according to a major …

GSMA LAUNCHES MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2015

September 10, 2014

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2015 Event Expected to Attract More Than 86,000 Attendees and 1,900 Exhibitors; Mobile World Congress Celebrates Ten Years in Barcelona London: The GSMA today outlined the first details of the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including exhibiting and sponsoring companies, …

GSMA APPOINTS LOUISE EASTERBROOK CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

September 9, 2014

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London: The GSMA today announced the appointment of Louise Easterbrook as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Ms. Easterbrook, née Breen, will be responsible for overseeing the business and financial performance of the GSMA, leading the company’s finance and legal …

GSMA CALLS ON THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION TO ADOPT A LONG-TERM VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF THE UHF SPECTRUM

September 1, 2014

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Spectrum Policy Must Encourage Investment in World-Leading Mobile Networks London: Anne Bouverot, Director General, GSMA commented on today’s release of a report to the European Commission on the future use of the UHF spectrum band (470-790MHz). Pascal Lamy, President of …

GSMA CALLS FOR RE-EVALUATION AND REDUCTION OF MOBILE-SPECIFIC TAXATION ACROSS SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

September 1, 2014

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400 Million USD of Sub-Saharan Africa’s Universal Service Funds Have Yet to be Dispersed; Surtax on International Incoming Traffic Found to Distort Price Competition and Negatively Impact Businesses and Consumers London: The GSMA today called upon governments in Sub-Saharan Africa …

GSMA ANNOUNCES FIRST SPEAKERS FOR MOBILE 360 SERIES-AFRICA

August 26, 2014

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Mobile 360-Africa Registration Now Open London: The GSMA today announced the first keynote speakers for the Mobile 360 Series-Africa conference, including executives from organisations such as the Alliance for Affordable Internet, Econet Zimbabwe, Facebook, inVenture, Lumos, MTN Group, Opera Software, …

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