Leading mobile operators have launched solutions compliant with the GSMA (Groupe Speciale Mobile Association) Embedded SIM Specification for the remote ‘over the air’ provisioning of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices, said a top offic
The GSMA (Groupe Speciale Mobile Association) and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the UAE have partnered to establish a Centre of Excellence for mobile telecommunications policy and regulation in the Mena region.
There were 195 million unique mobile subscribers in the Mena region at the end of 2013, a penetration rate of 53 per cent of the total population, a report said, signalling a growth faster than global average.
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Cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communications will account for at least 10 per cent of the global mobile market by 2020, according to a new study by GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the GSMA.
The study, entitled ‘Ce
Qatar and UAE are among the top five countries having the highest smartphone adoption rates today (as a percentage of total connections) along with Finland, South Korea and Norway, according to a new study.
The study, “Smart
GSMA’s Mobile for Development m-health programme has launched a new cross-ecosystem partnership designed to provide a range of m-health services to women and children, with a particular focus on nutrition, across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Senior leaders from eight major mobile operator groups, serving 551 million mobile connections across Africa and the Middle East, have announced plans to cooperate on network infrastructure sharing initiatives.
The participating o
Etisalat Group has been nominated for three GSMA Global Mobile Awards this year for its services offered across the Middle East, African and Asian markets.
It has been nominated for the ‘Best NFC/Mobile Money Product or Serv
Leading telecom company Etisalat said four of its international operations - Etisalat Afghanistan, Etisalat Egypt, Etisalat Nigeria and Etisalat Sri Lanka - have joined the SmartHub Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) in the UAE.