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Telefónica Selects Swrve To Drive Customer EngagementOctober 15, 2019

Swrve, the world leader in real-time, relevant customer engagement, announced today that Telefónica, one of the largest telecommunication operators and mobile network providers in the world, has chosen Swrve to drive app adoption, engagement, and subscriber satisfaction. With this partnership,"...

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GCC Telecoms Veterans Acquire Wray Castle, UK’s Leading 5G and Cyber Training Company as Part of MENA ExpansionOctober 8, 2019

Wray Castle Group, a new holding company, dedicated to serving the global Telecommunications and Cybersecurity industries announces it has acquired Wray Castle Training. Group announces plans to expand within the MENA region.

Established in 1958, Wray Castle Training is the leading telecommunications training provider. Delivering effective learning pathways, from entry-level graduate through to experienced professionals, using a broad spectrum of"...

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GSMA: Russian Mobile Operators to Lead Commonwealth of Independent States in 5G DeploymentsOctober 8, 2019

Russia will lead the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)1 in the commercialisation of 5G services, with the region’s other markets all launching 5G networks by 2025, according to the GSMA’s Mobile Economy: Russia & CIS 2019 report, which was published today at the Mobile 360 Series – Eurasia event in Moscow. The CIS region will have around 54 million 5G connections by 2025, an adoption rate of 13 per cent. Operators are forecast to invest $39 billion in mobile infrastructure between 2019 and 2025, of which over 70 per cent will be 5G-specific. “5G networks have the potential to transform the digital economy for businesses and citizens alike and our latest report highlights how Russia and the CIS region is preparing to enter this exciting new era,” said Mats Granryd, Director General of the GSMA. “However, in order to capitalise on the tremendous......

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GSMA Reveals First Details For MWC Barcelona 2020October 4, 2019

The GSMA today announced the first details of MWC Barcelona 2020, including keynote speakers, prominent participating companies, programmes and events. MWC Barcelona will take place 24-27 February 2020, with events also staged at Fira Gran Via, Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L’Hospitalet. Under the theme of ‘Limitless Intelligent Connectivity’, MWC Barcelona will outline the convergence of AI, Big Data, and IoT, all powered by 5G.

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GSMA Announces New Speakers for Mobile 360 – Eurasia 2019October 4, 2019

The GSMA today announced a number of new high-profile speakers for its Mobile 360 – Eurasia 2019 conference taking place at the Lotte Hotel, Moscow on the 8-9 October 2019. The industry event features a stellar line-up of senior leaders from across the mobile ecosystem who will discuss and debate the impact of mobile technology in the region. A key focus this year will be on the imminent roll-out of commercial 5G networks with Russia expected to have 48 million connections by 2025.

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GSMA Announces Final Event Lineup for Highly Anticipated 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in Partnership With CTIA”October 2, 2019

The GSMA today announced final updates for MWC19 Los Angeles, including new high-profile keynote speakers, exhibitors and event details. Taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from October 22-24, MWC19 Los Angeles will convene the mobile technology industry to showcase the new era of Intelligent Connectivity enabled by 5G.

“The GSMA is proud to convene the industry at MWC – the world’s premier mobile technology events."...

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Mobile Industry Steps up Commitment to Delivering Sustainable Development Goals, New GSMA Study Reports September 28, 2019

A new GSMA study shows increased contribution by the mobile industry against all 17 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) over the past year. The 2019 edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Industry Impact Report, published today at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, highlights the role mobile technology and connectivity is playing in meeting the targets of the SDGs and transforming the lives of billions around the world. However, the report warns that progress must be accelerated if the industry is to"...

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