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AT&T among those backing GSMA's Low Power Wide Area M2M initiative

With backing from companies like AT&T, the GSMA has launched an initiative to accelerate the rollout of cellular networks customized for machine-to-machine communications.

Tele2 CEO to take on top GSMA role

The GSM Association (GSMA) said Tele2 Group CEO Mats Granryd will be its new director general with effect from January 2016, replacing Anne Bouverot who stepped down from the position on July 31.

GSMA tells Arab States to allocate UHF spectrum for mobile

The GSM Association (GSMA) urged Arab States to reallocate a significant amount of the UHF band currently used for terrestrial digital television (DTV) services for mobile broadband.  

GSMA appoints CTO as interim head as it continues search for Bouverot's successor

The GSMA admitted it has yet to appoint a new director general to replace Anne Bouverot, who is stepping down from the role today.

GSMA nears agreement with Apple, Samsung et al on eSIM standard

The GSMA is closing in on an agreement that could see the mobile industry move collectively towards using a standardised embedded SIM (eSIM) as opposed to today's SIM cards.

What is being done to connect the 1.7B women around the world without a mobile phone?

Around the world more than 3 billion people in low- and middle-income countries do not own mobile phones, and 1.7 billion of them are estimated to be women, according to the  GSMA's 2015 report on Connected Women.  Special report

Closing the world's mobile gender gap

More than 3 billion people in low- and middle-income countries do not own mobile phones, and 1.7 billion of them are estimated to be women, according to the GSMA's 2015 report on Connected Women. However, efforts are underway to narrow the gender gap--but there's no silver bullet. Special report

Closing the mobile gender gap: what the GSMA, Orange, Ericsson and others are doing to empower women

Women are typically 14 per cent less likely to own a mobile phone than men, which translates into 200 million fewer women than men owning mobile phones, the GSMA added.

GSMA DG says EC must back plans for joint mobile and broadcast usage of UHF frequencies

GSM Association (GSMA) director general Anne Bouverot said it is vital the European Commission (EC) allows EU member states to utilise UHF band frequencies for both mobile broadband and broadcast functions.

Report: Active mobile money accounts reached 100M in 2014

Total number of registered mobile money accounts reached 300 million by the end of December 2014, according to a report from the GSMA.