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GSMA JOINS FORCES WITH CHILD HELPLINE INTERNATIONAL TO PROMOTE CHILD PROTECTION WORLDWIDE

November 20, 2014

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London: The GSMA has marked the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)1 by forming a partnership with Child Helpline International (CHI) to protect young people and safeguard their right to be heard. …

GSMA LAUNCHES MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2015

November 20, 2014

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GSMA Rebrands Asia Event Under Mobile World Congress Banner, Providing Leading Global Showcase for Industry Players, Enterprises, Brands and Tech-Savvy Consumers Shanghai: The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2015 Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held …

NEW STUDY FINDS MORE SPECTRUM FOR MOBILE BROADBAND IS VITAL TO BOOST ECONOMIC GROWTH IN ASIA PACIFIC

November 19, 2014

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London – Increased broadband connections in Asia Pacific will generate US $1.2 trillion of GDP growth and create up to 35 million new jobs by 20201, according to a new report from the GSMA, “Today, Tomorrow and the Future – …

GSMA Open Letter to President Obama on Net Neutrality

November 14, 2014

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An open letter The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, We, the network operators, remain strong advocates of an open Internet. In recent years, we have made enormous investments to build the …

HALF OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION CONNECTED TO THE MOBILE INTERNET BY 2020, ACCORDING TO NEW GSMA FIGURES

November 6, 2014

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An Additional 1.6 Billion Mobile Internet Subscribers Forecast by 2020; GSMA Publishes Digital Inclusion Report Highlighting Efforts to Connect ‘Offline’ Populations Cape Town: Half of the world’s population will be using mobile devices to access the internet by 2020, according …

GSMA INTRODUCES CODE OF CONDUCT FOR MOBILE MONEY PROVIDERS

November 6, 2014

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Airtel, Avea, Axiata, Etisalat, Millicom, MTN, Ooredoo, Orange, Telenor, Vodafone and Zain Are First to Sign Up to New Code Cape Town: The GSMA today launched a Code of Conduct for Mobile Money Providers, outlining a series of common business …

NEW GSMA REPORT FORECASTS HALF A BILLION MOBILE SUBSCRIBERS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA BY 2020

November 6, 2014

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Almost Half Of Citizens In World’s Fastest-Growing Mobile Region Forecast To Be Mobile Subscribers By 2020; Mobile Industry Contributing 5.4 Per Cent To Regional GDP   Cape Town: The number of unique mobile subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa will pass the half …

ITU, GSMA AND INTERNET SOCIETY UNITE IN FIGHT AGAINST EBOLA

November 4, 2014

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Busan, South Korea: At the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the GSMA and the Internet Society (ISOC), announced that they are joining forces to fight against Ebola. The three organizations will bring together the global …

GSMA LAUNCHES CONSUMER PROTECTION CAMPAIGNS WITH GOVERNMENTS AND OPERATORS IN COSTA RICA AND EL SALVADOR

October 30, 2014

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GSMA Expands Reach and Scope of “We Care” Programme in Latin America London: The GSMA today announced that it has launched a series of initiatives designed to protect mobile users in Costa Rica and El Salvador, working in collaboration with …

GSMA INTRODUCES TWO SPECIAL AWARDS FOR 2015 GLOBAL MOBILE AWARDS

October 27, 2014

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“Young Mobile Innovator of the Year” and “Connected Women: Leadership in Industry” Awards Created to Mark Global Mobile Awards 20th Anniversary London: The GSMA today introduced two special awards that have been developed to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the …

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