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WBA, GSMA expand next-gen Wi-Fi network at MWC

What a difference a year makes. Last year, six operators were involved in the Wi-Fi network sponsored by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) and GSMA at the Mobile World Congress Fira Gran Via venue in Barcelona, Spain. This year, that number has ramped up to more than 30.

Ericsson, GMA to showcase 'Multi-Domestic Service' M2M platform at MWC

Ericsson and the Global M2M Association (GMA) will showcase their "revolutionary" new Multi-Domestic Service at Mobile World Congress 2015. The GMA calls it one of the most innovative M2M connectivity management services on the market, enabling global deployment and management of M2M and Internet of Things services.

Report: 4G to cover over a third of the global population this year

LTE, or 4G, networks are expected to cover more than a third of the global population by the end of this year, as deployments continue to accelerate across the world.

Mallinson: The wireless market- not to mention Barcelona- is overflowing thanks to M2M and IoT

We are currently on the brink of dramatic change and market expansion which might well become as significant as the smartphone revolution, with a large proportion of objects communicating with each other and being constantly connected to the Internet. Many of these will connect through wires, fibre and Wi-Fi, and some will use cellular communications to do so. However, most will also become accessible and controllable by personal mobile devices including smartphones and tablets.

The rise and rise of 4G in Europe

Europe's mobile players are extremely focused on the rollout and promotion of 4G services. So much so that a recent report from the GSM Association claimed that 4G will underpin Europe's mobile recovery.

GSMA: 4G to underpin Europe's mobile recovery

Europe's rapid migration to LTE or "4G" services and devices is helping to stimulate a recovery in the continent's mobile industry, according to a new report from the GSM Association (GSMA).

UK ministers to meet telecoms bosses over mobile coverage plans

Further light could be shed this week on UK government plans to improve nationwide mobile coverage during a meeting between ministers and telecoms bosses expected to take place before Wednesday.

Mozilla to bring Firefox OS to Africa, partners with GSMA to help emerging markets develop web content

Mozilla said phones running its web-based Firefox OS will soon launch in Africa, expanding into a major smartphone growth region at a time when competing smartphone platforms are targeting the entry-level market. Meanwhile, Mozilla said it is partnering with the GSMA to help consumers in emerging markets develop locally relevant, non-English Web content.

GSMA signs up 11 operators to mobile money code of conduct

Vodafone, Orange, and Telenor are among the first 11 operators to sign up to a new GSM Association (GSMA) code of conduct for mobile money providers designed to promote responsible digital financial services.

GSMA: Mobile subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa will pass 0.5B in 2020

According to a new GSMA report, there were 329 million unique mobile subscribers in the region at the end of June 2014.