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European mobile industry issues connectivity manifesto

Mobile industry trade body the GSMA and leading European mobile operators have launched Connecting Europe to 2030: A Mobile Industry Manifesto for Europe, outlining a strategic vision for Europe’s mobile connectivity sector. It calls for critical policy reforms to ensure that Europe’s digital economy, underpinned by strong, sustained network innovation, can reestablish a leadership position […]

March 21, 2024By Colin Mann

GSMA outlines mobile progress; GSOA partnership

The GSMA has outlined the progress the mobile industry, and technology partners, are making in unlocking the full potential of 5G networks and commercialising network APIs through the GSMA Open Gateway initiative. A year since GSMA Open Gateway was unveiled at MWC 2023, 47 mobile operator groups, representing 239 mobile networks and 65 per cent […]

February 27, 2024

GSMA welcomes WRC-23 spectrum decisions

The World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 (WRC-23) has concluded with what mobile industry trade body the GSMA describes as “groundbreaking” spectrum decisions that will shape the future of mobile communications. Governments agreed on new mobile low-band spectrum (below 1 GHz) and mid-band spectrum in the 3.5 GHz and 6 GHz ranges. The GSMA welcomed these outcomes […]

December 18, 2023By Colin Mann

GSMA Intelligence shares research themes for 2024

Throughout 2023, GSMA Intelligence has analysed developments and trends spanning all areas of the telecoms industry and wider digital ecosystem. As the industry will continue to evolve in 2024, the industry research body asks how will their research themes change? Most of the 2023 themes will continue to run their course; though some of them […]

November 29, 2023

Report: Smartphone owners now the majority

Over half (54 per cent) of the global population – some 4.3 billion people – now owns a smartphone, according to mobile industry trade body the GSMA’s annual State of Mobile Internet Connectivity Report 2023 (SOMIC). Smartphone owners are much more likely to be aware of, and adopt, mobile Internet services, as well as use […]

October 12, 2023

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