GSM Association

Type: Organization
Name: GSM Association
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mobile broadband drives smartphone sales in developing markets

Mobile broadband growth has become a key driver of smartphone sales in markets across developing economies, the mobile industry trade group has said. A new GSM Association (GSMA) Intelligence report titled “Smartphone forecasts and assumptions, 2007-2020” ... [Published Technology Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

By 2018, The 'Internet Of Things' Will Be Bigger Than The Smartphone, Tablet, And PC Markets Combined

The numbers being forecast for the Internet of Things (IoT) are truly mind-boggling.BI Intelligence finds that the number of everyday and enterprise devices that will soon be connected to the Internet — from parking meters to home thermostats — will be ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Blunting Growth-Retarding Spikes in Telecoms Sector

TODAY, Nigeria's telecommunications sector can confidently boast of over $32 billion investments and currently, going by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) report, the industry in real terms, contributed N1.48 Trillion or 9.25 per cent to total Gross ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

India 4th largest smartphone market

PRESS TRUST OF INDIANew Delhi, 14 SeptemberWith 111 million users, India ranks as the fourth largest smartphone market globally after China, the USA and Brazil, global telecom body GSM Association has said.According to the report by GSMA, China topped ... [Published The Statesman - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

Smartphones to gain two thirds of global mobile market by 2020

According to a new report by GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the GSM Association (GSMA), the body that represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, Smartphones will account for two out of every three mobile connections worldwide by 2020. ... [Published Technology Times - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Sub-Saharan Africa trails in world smartphone adoption

With just 15 per cent, Sub-Saharan Africa currently has the lowest smartphone adoption rate worldwide, a new market information from the GSM Association (GSMA) has revealed. The adoption rate currently stands at 15 percent, but is expected to be the fastest-growing ... [Published Technology Times - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

GSMA ranks India as the fourth largest smartphone market

Friday, 12 September 2014A recent study by GSM Association titled “Smartphone forecasts and assumptions, 2007-2020” has ranked India as the fourth largest smartphone market in the world. According to GSMA, India had 111 million smartphone connections ... [Published Tele.net.in - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

A spectrum of difference

Little room for compromise emerged during‘ The great spectrum debate’, chaired by Informity CEO William Cooper, which opposed public broadcasters and mobile operators, over the release of radio spectrum for mobile data communications. John Giusti, the ... [Published TVBE Europe - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Six billion smartphones will be in use by 2020

The GSM Association (GSMA) has revealed that by 2020, two thirds of the world's mobile devices will be smartphones.Additionally, the report, called  Smartphone forecasts and assumptions , 2007-2020 , said smartphones will be the driving force of mobile ... [Published IT Pro UK - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

EU report proposes releasing 700 MHz for mobile broadband by 2020

By staffMonday 01 September 2014GSM Association welcomes report, but calls for a shorter time frame.The 700 MHz band (694-790 MHz) should be repurposed for wireless broadband by around 2020 give or take two years, providing sufficient lead time to ensure ... [Published Total Telecom - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

(Special for CAFS) Africa urged to review taxation on mobile industry

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.NAIROBI, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- A global association of mobile operations and related firms on Monday called on Sub-Sahara African governments to review their approach to the increasing tax burden imposed on the mobile indu ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Connecting cars to the information superhighway

With 4G internet connection in cars set to become the norm, being productive on the move is now a real possibility. Chris Price and Ashley Norris report It used to be the case that employees needed to be in the office to stay in touch. But with the arrival ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 29 2014]

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"As the industry evolves, smartphones are becoming lifestyle hubs that are creating opportunities for mobile industry players in vertical markets such as financial services, healthcare, home automation and transport" she added
"We at Landbank recognize the needs of our customers, so we see to it that we devise responsive facilities for them. The LMLS needs an innovation which provides greater banking convenience that transforms our service delivery to our clients" Gilda E Pico, LandBank president and chief-executive-officer (CEO)
"Smartphones will account for two out of every three mobile connections globally by 2020. The number of smartphone connections will grow three-fold over the next six years, reaching six billion by 2020, accounting for two-thirds of the nine billion mobile connections by that time" the report titled 'Smartphone forecasts and assumptions, 2007-2020' said
...The forum opened on Wednesday and runs until Friday. "China's governance of the Internet follows the 'bottom line' approach, and all foreign Internet enterprises in China must follow the 'bottom line' of abiding by Chinese laws. There are two points. The first point is safeguarding the interests of China, which is very clear. The second point is safeguarding the interests of Chinese consumers, which is also very clear. Foreign investors, if they follow the two points, will be OK and welcome" Lu said

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Mobile broadband drives smartphone sales in dev... [Published Technology Times - Sep 18 2014]
GLOBE TELECOM : GoSAKTO twice triumphant with 2... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 17 2014]
WALUBENGO: Behind the widening tussle over thin... [Published Daily Nation - Sep 16 2014]
By 2018, The 'Internet Of Things' Will Be Bigge... [Published Business Insider - Sep 15 2014]
Blunting Growth-Retarding Spikes in Telecoms Se... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
Blunting growth-retarding spikes in Nigeria’s t... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 15 2014]
India 4th largest smartphone market [Published The Statesman - Sep 14 2014]
Sub-Saharan Africa trails in world smartphone a... [Published Technology Times - Sep 14 2014]
Smartphones to gain two thirds of global mobile... [Published Technology Times - Sep 14 2014]
GSMA: China is world largest smartphone market [Published Technology Times - Sep 14 2014]
GSMA ranks India as the fourth largest smartpho... [Published Tele.net.in - Sep 12 2014]
Smartphones to make up two-thirds of mobile con... [Published Cable.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
LandBank unveils loan service [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 12 2014]
Week in Review: The entrepreneur’s journey and ... [Published Digital News Asia - Sep 12 2014]
TRUE GROUP AND CHINA MOBILE OFFICIALLY SIGN STR... [Published Newswit.com - Sep 12 2014]
Six billion smartphones will be in use by 2020 [Published IT Pro UK - Sep 12 2014]
A spectrum of difference [Published TVBE Europe - Sep 12 2014]
India ranks 4th among global smartphone markets... [Published Jagran Post - Sep 12 2014]
The Rise And Rise Of Mobile Money [Published Leadership - Sep 12 2014]
Foreign firms 'must follow Chinese law' [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 11 2014]
Global Rich Communication Services (RCS) Market... [Published I-Newswire - Sep 10 2014]
The Internet Of Things Is Creating A New Growth... [Published Business Insider - Sep 09 2014]
Handset Vendors Battle for Limelight [Published Light Reading - Sep 05 2014]
GSMA cautions against mobile taxation [Published IT Web - Sep 03 2014]
Minister makes broadband promises [Published Finance 24 - Sep 02 2014]
(Special for CAFS) Africa urged to review taxat... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 01 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Africa urged to rev... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 01 2014]
EU report proposes releasing 700 MHz for mobile... [Published Total Telecom - Sep 01 2014]
Eurobites: Telefonica Gets EC Green Light on E-... [Published Light Reading - Sep 01 2014]
Connecting cars to the information superhighway [Published Telegraph - Aug 29 2014]
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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Gemalto, GSM Association to... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 25 2014]
Gemalto, a publicly traded digital security firm located in the Netherlands, reportedly has announced its support of the Pan-African Mobile Health Initiative (PAMI), which uses mobile phones to address issues in nutrition and maternal and child health ...
Rumor: Apple Poised to Enter Smart Home Hardwar... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 26 2014]
Among the multiple developer enhancements that Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) unveiled at its recent Worldwide Developers Conference was HomeKit, a suite of tools that allows developers to easily create iOS apps for home automation products such as light ...
Report: Asia-Pacific is home to 1.7 billion mob... [Published The Next Web - Jun 09 2014]
The mobile revolution in Asia-Pacific isn’t showing signs of slowing down. The GSM Association released a report today that reveals the region is home to half of the world’s mobile subscribers, and will continue to be one of the world’s fastest growing ...
Reinventing the internet: How wireless networks... [Published GigaOM Network - May 07 2014]
Let’s face it: today the internet is wireless. Comcast may provide the coaxial cable into your home. Level 3 and AT&T may build the fiber optic backbone connecting cities. And Google and Netflix may run the massive server banks where your content originates. ...
Reinventing the internet: How wireless networks... [Published GigaOM - May 07 2014]
Let’s face it: today the internet is wireless. Comcast may provide the coaxial cable into your home. Level 3 and AT&T may build the fiber optic backbone connecting cities. And Google and Netflix may run the massive server banks where your content originates. ...
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Pepcom's MobileFocus Global Does The Wireless F... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 29 2014]
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