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GSMA CALLS FOR REFORM OF TELECOMS REGULATION TO SPUR VITAL GROWTH IN EUROPE

November 27, 2014

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Brussels: Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding the Telecoms Ministers’ meeting on the Telecoms Single Market package in Brussels today: “Today’s rejection by the Council of Ministers of large sections of the Telecoms Single Market …

GSMA RESPONDS TO UK GOVERNMENT’S PROPOSALS ON NATIONAL ROAMING

November 27, 2014

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London: Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement in response to the UK Government’s consultation “Tackling Partial Not-Spots in Mobile Phone Coverage”: “The GSMA believes there are alternative solutions for tackling the issue of partial not-spots in …

NEW GSMA STUDY HIGHLIGHTS MOBILE BROADBAND AND SMARTPHONE MOMENTUM IN LATIN AMERICA

November 25, 2014

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Latin America Operators to Invest a Further US$193B to Support Mobile Data Demand; Mobile Industry Accounted for 4.1 Per Cent of Regional GDP in 2013 Quito, Ecuador: The mobile markets of Latin America are seeing accelerating smartphone adoption and a …

AN OPEN LETTER TO MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Shri RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD – SPECTRUM SHORTAGE THREATENS “DIGITAL INDIA” VISION

November 24, 2014

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An open letter Honourable Minister, Mobile technology is the primary means of communications for many of India’s citizens and mobile broadband is expected to be critical in bridging the digital divide for those who are yet to be connected. The …

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 …

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