G&D CEO preaches value of the SIM; talks up Mobile Connect

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI: An increasingly connected world means increasing need for security and one of the best ways to secure user identity is the SIM, said Dr. Walter Schlebusch, CEO Giesecke & Devrient, at the second …

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MWC Shanghai 2015 Keynote: GSMA

Anne Bouverot, director-general of the GSMA, presents in the opening keynote focused on ‘The Future of Mobile.’

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Asia leads global mobile industry but more work to be done – GSMA boss

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2015: While Asia, home to 1.8 billion unique subscribers and 3.7 billion mobile connections at the end of Q1, leads the global mobile industry, it should continue to focus on driving digital inclusion …

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Barcelona to host MWC through 2023

GSMA today said that Mobile World Congress (MWC) is set to remain in Barcelona for an additional five years, with the city maintaining its status as Mobile World Capital and host city of MWC through 2023. The initial contract was due to end …

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China leads way in smartphone penetration and M2M connections: GSMA

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2015: China is making waves in the mobile industry. Not only will smartphones account for two-thirds of mobile connections in the country by the end of 2015, it is also the world’s largest …

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Mobile industry contributes $1.1T to Asia Pacific economy: GSMA study

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI: The mobile industry in Asia Pacific contributed $1.1 trillion to the region’s economy in 2014, equivalent to 4.7 per cent of the region’s GDP, fuelled by rising mobile broadband and smartphone penetration, according …

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Asia Briefs: GSMA-ITU forum pushes digital societies agenda, Ericsson appoints head of North East Asia & more

GSMA-ITU forum pushes digital societies agenda The GSMA and ITU, with support from ICANN and the Internet Society, organised a forum in Bangkok this week that brought together more than 100 policymakers, regulators and industry executives to discuss the development …

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Operators urged to evolve and invest for an IoT future

LIVE FROM FUTURE OF WIRELESS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, LONDON: Mobile operators must continue to evolve and invest for the industry to truly see the benefits of a world powered by the Internet of Things (IoT). That was the message from this morning’s …

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Turkcell CEO urges improvement to Turkey’s infrastructure ahead of ‘4G’ tender

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Turkcell’s new CEO Kaan Terzioglu has urged the Turkish government to take more steps to improve the country’s digital infrastructure and ensure a successful rollout of 4G later this year. Terzioglu spoke to Mobile World Live as part …

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