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Connected Women – Accelerating the Rise of the Female Digital Economy

October 14, 2014

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Connected Women

Two weeks ago, Atlanta hosted the 3rd annual global Connected Women event, titled ‘Accelerating the Rise of the Female Digital Economy’. The event attracted a host of speakers from different industries to discuss a wide range of subject areas including …

Dubai to Host Second GSMA Mobile 360-Series Middle East

October 8, 2014

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Events

In less than a weeks’ time the Dubai World Trade Center will play host to the GSMA’s Mobile 360-Series Middle East conference for the second year running. Held on October 13th and 14th, the event is designed to appeal to …

Driving M2M: AT&T becomes one of the first global operators to offer an M2M solution based on the GSMA Embedded SIM specification

October 2, 2014

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Connected Living

Last week, US telecoms operator AT&T announced the arrival of its ‘’Single SIM solution’’ making it the first operator in the world to announce the use of a global SIM designed according to the GSMA Embedded SIM specification. So what’s …

Long Term Revolution: VoLTE Comes of Age

September 26, 2014

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Network 2020

We first discussed the speed of operator Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) deployments back in June when there seemed to be a never-ending parade of news outlining operator commitments and plans. Three months on and we are starting to …

New iPhone the latest chapter in the smartphone success story as attention turns to emerging markets

September 10, 2014

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GSMAi

The unveiling of the latest generation of iPhones this week – the ‘iPhone 6’ and the larger-screen ‘iPhone 6 Plus’ – come (roughly) 20 years after the launch of the first-ever commercially available smartphone. The IBM Simon was no iPhone. …

Welcome to Mobile 360……

August 28, 2014

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Events

It’s not long until the 2nd annual GSMA Mobile 360 Series of events kicks off in September! We’re excited to bring you four interesting and thought-provoking conferences, each emphasising critical opportunities and challenges in mobile, on a regional basis – …

NTT DOCOMO offers software programmable embedded SIM

August 8, 2014

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Connected Living

In June 2014, Japanese mobile operator NTT DOCOMO announced the first embedded Subscription Identity Module (SIM) in Japan. The embedded SIM is software programmable and can register phone numbers and mobile data in the form of subscriber identities of mobile …

GSMA: Key Steps to Best Practice in Digital Commerce

July 22, 2014

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Digital Commerce

Many of the world’s mobile operators are exploring, testing or launching services that support digital commerce, such as mobile payments, retail loyalty and couponing, and transport ticketing. While many of these services are still in their formative stages, there have …

Continued momentum of digital commerce in 2014

July 15, 2014

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Digital Commerce

A thriving digital commerce market is a key pillar of the digital economy. With the increased use of smartphones and tablets, digital commerce has become an important focus for banks, merchants, transport operators and other vertical markets. Digital commerce has …

Mobile Asia Expo through Google Glass

June 25, 2014

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Events

Basketball acrobats, fashion runways, a Chinese pop sensation and George, a connected canine crowd pleaser. These were some of the highlights at this year’s Mobile Asia Expo (MAE) and were all captured using Google Glass. GSMA Marketing Manager Kelly Hoang …

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