GSM Association

Type: Organization
Name: GSM Association
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

5 different ways to count Indian mobile penetration

The GSMA’s info graphic on five different ways to measure Indian subscribers (see below) has sparked some interesting debates in the social media. Here are the five distinct measures put forward:Population covered by a mobile network, which according ... [Published Forbes India - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Entrepreneurs look for a piece of the $290 billion industry in your home

F. Scott Moody: You have the right idea.The “Internet of Things” concept at the heart of Moody’s latest startup, Raleigh-based K4 Connect, is expected to create a $290 billion global market by 2017.The U.S. market for connected homes already will reach ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

IoT interest building in LatAm - Intel

Internet of Things ( IoT ) solutions is beginning to pick up interest in Latin America, although the segment is still very unstructured, Intel's general director for the region, Steve Long, told BNamericas .Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) recently reported global ... [Published Business News Americas - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya licences four Mobile Virtual Network Operators

Updated : April 20, 2014 12:00  pm,DubaiBy EditorNew licensees will provide cellular mobile services to end users including customer registration, SIM cards issuance, billing and customer careThe Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) has licensed three ... [Published VAROnline.com - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Privatization of landline phone services in offing?

KUWAIT: Wataniya Telecom is hosting the 39th GSM Arab World forum at the Sheraton Hotel yesterday and today. “Wataniya Telecom is pleased to host this event for the second time (the first was in 2006), and we consider it an essential part of our duty ... [Published Kuwait Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

The 39th GSM Arab World Annual Event Commences today with the presence of more than 20 Telecom Operators and Vendors

Home News Article AApr 14 2014 Today at the Sheraton HotelKuwait April 14, 2014The 39th GSM Arab World annual event's sessions is taking place today in Kuwait at the Sheraton Hotel. The event, which is hosted by Wataniya Telecom, member of Ooredoo group, ... [Published Zawya.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Wataniya Telecom to host GSM Arab World meeting

Event slated for April 14-15KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Wataniya Telecom, member of Ooredoo Group, announced it will be hosting the 39th GSM Arab World annual meeting, due to take place in Kuwait at the Sheraton Hotel, from the 14th to the15th April, 2014. ... [Published Arab Times - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 3 reports

European parliament adopted net neutrality into new bill

On Thursday, the European Parliament has formally adopted a new bill on net neutrality, effectively barring Internet service providers from giving preference to certain traffic on their networks based on profit. Fox News said the new legislation was a ... [Published Lawyer Herald - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

MEPs Vote To Scrap Mobile Roaming Charges

–The cost of using your mobile abroad is set to come down after MEPs voted to scrap expensive roaming fees.Under a package of changes, the charge for making a call or downloading data in another EU country will be the same as at home.The cost of making ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

EU adopts 'net neutrality' law

The European Parliament has adopted a "net neutrality" law, barring internet service providers from giving preferential treatment to some kinds of traffic, such as video streaming, when it profits them.As part of the same package of telecommunications ... [Published TalkTalk - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

7 Telcos to Share Infrastructure in Africa, Middle East

Seven major telecom operators across Africa and Middle East, including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Group, will share their network infrastructure, with the objective of providing Internet to rural communities and driving down the cost of mobile servic ... [Published Communications Today - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Telecommunications - Honduras, Regional - Honduras seeks to fight crime with mobile phone "black list"

Honduras hopes to reduce crime by blocking stolen cell phones following a series of measures passed elsewhere in the region.The government, mobile carriers and the GSM Association (GSMA) have sign... ... [Published Business News Americas - Mar 31 2014]

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...is huge and that is what is going to get the WhatsApp membership sky-high," industry analyst Sunil Tagare wrote in an email to Light Reading. "I am not sure WhatsApp is contemplating the latter yet but I think they should because that's where their massive growth is going to come from. Basically it means that every person in the world with a smartphone will be forced to become a WhatsApp member. They won't have a choice."
In a statement signed by director Anne Bouverot of mobile phone industry group GSM Association, it read, "Europe's telecoms operators are facing decreasing revenues ... compared with operators in the U S and Asia. (European laws are) impairing their ability to invest in the infrastructure required to put Europe back on the path to growth and jobs."
"This vote is the EU delivering for citizens," Kroes said in a statement. "This is what the EU is all about - getting rid of barriers to make life easier and less expensive."
European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes, who proposed the bill, hailed Thursday's 534-25 vote as "historic." She said it will help "to get rid of barriers and to make life less expensive" for consumers

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5 different ways to count Indian mobile penetra... [Published Forbes India - 19 hours ago]
Entrepreneurs look for a piece of the $290 bill... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 22 2014]
IoT interest building in LatAm - Intel [Published Business News Americas - Apr 21 2014]
Kenya licences four Mobile Virtual Network Oper... [Published VAROnline.com - Apr 20 2014]
WhatsApp Threatens Carrier VoLTE [Published Light Reading - Apr 18 2014]
Jargon Buster: Mobile Phone Network And Data Co... [Published TechTree - Apr 17 2014]
MENA telecom growth nearly twice to rest of world [Published Arab Times - Apr 15 2014]
Privatization of landline phone services in off... [Published Kuwait Times - Apr 14 2014]
The 39th GSM Arab World Annual Event Commences ... [Published Zawya.com - Apr 14 2014]
BRAC to develop English skills of adolescent gi... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 13 2014]
CCK grants licenses to 3 more mobile operators [Published CIO East Africa - Apr 11 2014]
Talk, Text And Tweet On SriLankan Airlines [Published AviationPros.com - Apr 10 2014]
Telefonica to support digital advertising for J... [Published Telecom Engine - Apr 09 2014]
Microsoft, GSMA Promote 3G Laptops [Published Free Press Release - Apr 08 2014]
Internet of Things co Neura raises $2m [Published Globes - Apr 08 2014]
Greenhouse Capital Partners leads $2 mln round ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 08 2014]
Wataniya Telecom to host GSM Arab World meeting [Published Arab Times - Apr 08 2014]
Fueling the mobile internet with open APIs [Published telecomasia.net - Apr 06 2014]
On-Ramp Wireless Appoints Former Verizon Execut... [Published SPi World News - Apr 05 2014]
EU Lawmakers Back Net Neutrality but Not Roamin... [Published Associations Now - Apr 04 2014]
European parliament adopted net neutrality into... [Published Lawyer Herald - Apr 04 2014]
EU Votes To Ban Roaming Charges, Enact Net... [Published Red Orbit - Apr 04 2014]
European Parliament adopts network neutrality r... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 04 2014]
European parliament adopts 'net neutrality' law [Published Idaho Statesman - Apr 03 2014]
MEPs Vote To Scrap Mobile Roaming Charges [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 03 2014]
European parliament adopts 'net neutrality' law [Published Charlotte Observer - Apr 03 2014]
EU adopts 'net neutrality' law [Published TalkTalk - Apr 03 2014]
EU votes to abolish roaming charges [Published Breaking News.ie - Apr 03 2014]
European parliament adopts 'net neutrality' law [Published Belleville News Democrat - Apr 03 2014]
LG Ranks as 'Most Innovative Device Manufacture... [Published Individual.com - Apr 03 2014]
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Greenhouse Capital Partners leads $2 mln round ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 08 2014]
Early-stage tech firm Neura said Tuesday that it has closed $2 million in funding. Greenhouse Capital Partners led the round with participation from investors that included SingTel Innov8 Ventures, Pitango Venture Capital and TriplePoint Ventures ...
UK mobile operators join forces to combat text ... [Published PC World: Techlog - Mar 20 2014]
U.K. mobile network operators EE, O2, Three and Vodafone have teamed up with the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to try to stop and punish companies that are sending spam text messages. The falling cost of sending bulk SMS messages is helping ...
Holland says yes to the network-agnostic SIM card [Published GigaOM - Mar 14 2014]
Regulators in Netherlands this week opened the door for any company — whether Apple, Audi or your local electric utility — to issue its own SIM cards configured to no particular carrier. This is just one country changing its rules , but if other countries ...
Holland says yes to the network-agnostic SIM ca... [Published GigaOM Network - Mar 14 2014]
Regulators in Netherlands this week opened the door for any company — whether Apple, Audi or your local electric utility — to issue its own SIM cards configured to no particular carrier. This is just one country changing its rules , but if other countries ...
HITB 2013 - Philippe Langlois - LTE Pwnage - Ha... [Published SecurityTube.Net - Mar 07 2014]
PRESENTATION ABSTRACT:Phrack and other magazines used to be full of obscure hardware and systems descriptions for telecom equipment that were the pride and the thrill of many dark-corner hackers. There's a specific kink about these strange OS, protocols ...
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SpatialBuzz and Telefónica UK Nominated by GSMA... [Published Financial Services - Feb 11 2014]
Pepcom's MobileFocus Global Does The Wireless F... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 29 2014]
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