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GSMA, ESA comms innovation partnership

Mobile industry trade body the GSMA and European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) to bring the mobile and satellite industries closer together to collaborate on developing new, innovative satellite and terrestrial networks technologies. The ambition of the partnership is to further strengthen the competitiveness of both mobile and satellite network […]

July 13, 2023By Colin Mann

China MNOs join GSMA Open Gateway

The GSMA Open Gateway initiative has announced three news additions: China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom have now signed-up to the global industry framework designed to help accelerate digital services and mobile apps. GSMA Open Gateway is an industry-wide initiative to help developers and cloud providers collaborate with mobile operators through a framework of […]

June 26, 2023

Report: Mobile Internet needed to close digital gender gap

Over 800 million women will need to adopt mobile Internet in order to close the digital gender gap by 2030 across low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), according to the latest Mobile Gender Gap Report from trade body the GSMA , which evaluates mobile ownership and mobile Internet usage across low- and middle-income countries. The latest […]

June 1, 2023By Colin Mann

Euro telcos call for Big Tech fair contribution

The GSMA and ETNO, industry associations representing fixed and mobile network operators, have called for European policymakers to take bold action to secure EU connectivity leadership over the next decade. In a joint response to the European Commission consultation on ‘The future of the electronic communications sector and its infrastructure’ the associations state that Europe […]

May 19, 2023By Colin Mann

GSMA: 30 countries to launch 5G services in 2023

Figures from GSMA Intelligence show 5G connections are expected to double over the next two years, expedited by technological innovations and new 5G network deployments in more than 30 countries in 2023 alone. Of the new networks to be deployed in 2023, it is expected that 15 will be 5G Standalone networks. The forecasts from […]

February 28, 2023

GSMA Open Gateway initiative

Mobile industry trade body the GSMA has unveiled a new industry-wide initiative called GSMA Open Gateway, a framework of universal network Application Programmable Interfaces (APIs), designed to provide universal access to operator networks for developers. Launched with the support of 21 mobile network operators, the GSMA says the move represents a paradigm shift in the […]

February 27, 2023By Colin Mann

GSMA: “Meaningful progress” in renewable energy use

As climate leaders meet at COP27 in Egypt, figures from the GSMA have revealed that global mobile operators are making strong progress in maximising the use of renewable energy in their networks. However, a survey indicates that access to an additional 64 terawatt-hours (TWh) of renewable electricity – roughly equivalent to Austria’s annual energy usage […]

November 14, 2022

Research: Wide mobile Internet coverage and usage gap

Ensuring people are able to use mobile Internet, rather than focusing purely on network coverage, is the key to driving digital inclusion for 3.2 billion people worldwide, according to statistics released by the mobile industry trade body the GSMA. The organisation’s annual State of Mobile Internet Connectivity Report shows that 95 per cent of the […]

October 19, 2022

GSMA restates Big Tech infrastructure stance

Mobile industry trade body the GSMA has issued a statement saying that it strongly believes that the future of Europe’s digital economy requires action to ensure that those Big Tech players, driving large and increasing traffic volumes over European networks, make a fair contribution to infrastructure investment. It says the publication of the BEREC (Body […]

October 13, 2022By Colin Mann

Report: Market dynamics impeding European 5G progress

Mobile technologies and services contributed €757 billion to European GDP in 2021, but Europe’s ambitious Digital Decade goals remain threatened by slower 5G rollout compared to competitor markets, according to the findings of a report by mobile industry trade body the GSMA. The 2022 Mobile Economy Report Europe shows that at the end of June […]

October 5, 2022By Colin Mann