GSM Association

Type: Organization
Name: GSM Association
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

GSMA urges govt to accept Trai’s call on spectrum sale

KOLKATA: London-based global mobile operators' lobby GSM Association (GSMA) has intensified pressure on the government to accept the sector regulator's call for conducting the next airwaves sale only once sufficient bandwidth across 800 MHz, 900 MHz, ... [Published Economic Times - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

GSM Association urges government to auction only when more spectrum available

KOLKATA: London-based global mobile operators' lobby GSM Association (GSMA) has put further pressure on the government to accept the sector regulator's call for conducting the next airwaves sale only once sufficient bandwidth across 800 MHz, 900 MHz, ... [Published Economic Times - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Empower women to attain true knowledge economy

“South Africa needs to step up in women empowerment in ICT if meaning development is to be achieved”, Edzai Zvobwo, Chief Genius at MathsGenius Leadership Institute (MGLI) stated at the GSMA Mobile360 Connected Women North America event held in Atlanta, ... [Published My Press Release - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

TCC Technology, Only Thai Company, was Ranked Top Four of DCD APAC Awards

Total Access Communication PLC (TAC) announced today that its strategic partner and shareholder Telenor had been appointed as a new board member of the GSM Association, the world's leading wireless industry representative body. The announcement was made ... [Published Newswit.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

GSMA publishes Internet of Things guidelines for all players in the mobile ecosystem

Thursday, 16 October 2014GSM Association (GSMA) has published a set of guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT) market intended for use by all players in the mobile ecosystem. The guidelines list a number of best practices in areas such as data aggregation ... [Published Tele.net.in - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Over 1 bln mobile subscribers added globally in the last 4 years

Total number of mobile phone subscribers reaches 3.2 billion, of which 1 billion smartphone users.By Silky Malhotra 15 - Oct - 2014 15:46 PMIn the last four years more than one billion mobile phone subscribers have been added globally. The total number ... [Published Digit.in - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

New rules aim to prevent IoT devices from taking down mobile networks

The dream of an Internet of things could turn into a nightmare for mobile operators, if sloppily written apps or chatty smartmeters were to overload their networks with signaling traffic. To avert such a scenario, a number of operators are backing a ... [Published PC World: Techlog - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mena embraces smartphones as sales hit peak

More than half of the population of the Middle East and North Africa has a mobile phone connection, according the latest report from the GSM Association as sales of handsets reached an all-time high in the second quarter of this year.... ... [Published Town Hall - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Upswing in MEA smartphone sales

According to the latest report by the GSM Association more than half of the population of the Middle East and North Africa has a mobile phone connection The report also found that sales of handsets reached an all-time high in the second quarter of this ... [Published Town Hall - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

GSMA: Embedded SIM will boost M2M market growth by 2020

The GSM Association (GSMA) said adoption of its common Embedded SIM standard will boost machine-to-machine (M2M) market growth by almost 40 per cent by 2020, as it revealed a string of big name backers for the specification. ... [Published Fierce Wireless - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Mobile Network Operators to Earn U.S.$576 Billion in Six Years

By Adeyemi AdepetunMOBILE network operators including Nigeria's four major GSM players, MTN, Globacom, Airtel and Etisalat are among global telecommunications service providers expected to earn about $576 billion as revenues by 2020.These revenues are ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

GSMA opens entry for global mobile awards 2015

The GSM Association (GSMA), the body that represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide has announced that the Global Mobile Awards 2015 are now open for entry. The 2015 awards, which mark 20 years of honouring excellence, achievement and innovation ... [Published Technology Times - Sep 25 2014]

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The GSMA "fully supports Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on the need to make additional spectrum available prior to the auction" the lobby group said in a statement on Tuesday
...failed to secure bidders for all offered bands, the GSMA said "high reserve prices do not lead to higher final auction receipts", but triggers "market distortions that threaten bidders' ability to invest in their networks"
"The worst case is where they [telcos] use your PIN to protect visual voicemail, Shah said. "We found that a lot of service providers already added your account to this IMAP system for visual voicemail without your permission. So there is a chance that your PIN has been compromised," Shah said."
"In order to be able to support global deployments of connected cars and consumer electronics you need this capability. It's a necessity to build a market" said Matt Hatton, director at Machina Research

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OnAir connects over half the worlds A380s as Qa... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 23 2014]
Link between spectrum auctions and broadband de... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 22 2014]
GSMA urges govt to accept Trai’s call on spectr... [Published Economic Times - Oct 22 2014]
Empower women to attain true knowledge economy [Published My Press Release - Oct 21 2014]
SIM Box Fraud: who encourages it, NCA or Telco?... [Published Joy FM - Oct 21 2014]
GSM Association urges government to auction onl... [Published Economic Times - Oct 21 2014]
TCC Technology, Only Thai Company, was Ranked T... [Published Newswit.com - Oct 21 2014]
Visual voicemail hack makes your messages a hac... [Published The Register - Oct 20 2014]
Here’s Why China Is Important to the iPhone’s S... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Oct 17 2014]
Apple SIM has great potential, but widespread c... [Published ARN - Oct 17 2014]
GSMA publishes Internet of Things guidelines fo... [Published Tele.net.in - Oct 16 2014]
Ebola: how text-messaging is being used to help... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 16 2014]
Guidelines aim to prevent overloading of mobile... [Published FierceMobileGovernment - Oct 15 2014]
Over 1 bln mobile subscribers added globally in... [Published Digit.in - Oct 15 2014]
Winners of southern African AABLA round announced [Published IT Web - Oct 15 2014]
Mena embraces smartphones as sales hit peak [Published Town Hall - Oct 14 2014]
Upswing in MEA smartphone sales [Published Town Hall - Oct 14 2014]
New rules aim to prevent IoT devices from takin... [Published PC World: Techlog - Oct 14 2014]
Tech boosts healthcare interaction [Published IT Web - Oct 14 2014]
Mobile Money: Banks get ready to take on M-pesa [Published The Africa Report - Oct 13 2014]
GSMA: Embedded SIM will boost M2M market growth... [Published Fierce Wireless - Oct 13 2014]
Mena embraces smartphones [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 13 2014]
Etisalat holds talks on sale of Sri Lankan unit... [Published Telecompaper - Oct 13 2014]
Ghanaians Now Prefer Mobile Internet Than Calls [Published Peace FM - Oct 13 2014]
Etisalat in talks on sale of Sri Lankan unit [Published Arabian Business - Oct 11 2014]
Stuck in the slow lane: Why Kenya's public 4G n... [Published ZDNet - Oct 09 2014]
Global Rich Communication Services (RCS) Market... [Published Wall Street Select - Oct 08 2014]
Mobile Network Operators to Earn U.S.$576 Billi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 08 2014]
Mobile network operators to earn $576b in six y... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 08 2014]
Broadband upgrade to raise data limits for smar... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 07 2014]
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Here’s Why China Is Important to the iPhone’s S... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Oct 17 2014]
Source: Apple.com After a record-breaking launch in the U.S. and select other countries around the world — a launch from which China, the world’s largest smartphone market, was conspicuously excluded due to a delay in the regulatory approval required ...
New rules aim to prevent IoT devices from takin... [Published PC World: Techlog - Oct 14 2014]
The dream of an Internet of things could turn into a nightmare for mobile operators, if sloppily written apps or chatty smartmeters were to overload their networks with signaling traffic. To avert such a scenario, a number of operators are backing a ...
World: Influencing mobile network operators and... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 01 2014]
Source: OxfamCountry: Bangladesh, Malawi, Uganda, World Posted by Alvaro Valverde Private Sector Adviser (ICTs), Dennis Aviles Sustainable Agriculture and Gender Adviser Oxfam recently embarked on an innovative partnership in mNutrition, a programme, ...
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 ...
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Pepcom's MobileFocus Global Does The Wireless F... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 29 2014]
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