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The GSMA has called for a renewed dialogue between the Egyptian authorities and the country’s mobile industry after the offering of 4G licences failed to attract any bids from Egypt’s three mobile operators. The GSMA understands the existing mobile operators are ready to support and invest in 4G in Egypt if sufficient spectrum is allocated, at a fair price, so that 4G services can be operated efficiently and enable customers to enjoy significantly faster speeds.
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The GSMA today confirmed the final speaker line-up and agenda for its upcoming Mobile 360 Series – Middle East conference taking place in Dubai 17-18 October 2016. The mobile industry-focused event, which is now in its fourth year, brings together a world-class conference programme that includes senior representatives from the region’s mobile operators, ecosystem players, vertical industries and governments to discuss the impact of mobile across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
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G-STAR Organizing Committee (Chairman, Martin Kwanho Choi, Organizing Committee hereinafter) held a press conference in the morning of September 23 in Seoul to share the current status of how the plan for 'G-STAR 2016' is proceeding.
G-STAR's Organizing Committee Chairman Martin Kwanho Choi said, "applications for participating in the public area have been closed already"...Continue Reading >
Proving its success in providing educators with previously untapped opportunities for growth, ITWORX Education has to date enabled more 80,000 teachers in Saudi Arabia, and more than one million educators worldwide, to effortlessly manage their classrooms and students, by adding its versatile TeacherKit app to their educational arsenal. Coupling TeacherKit’s advanced features with the convenience and easy access through mobile devices, the app frees up teachers’ time and allows them to focus on what they love most;"...Continue Reading >
The number of people across Latin America using their mobile devices to access the internet is set to grow by 50 per cent by the end of the decade, according to a new GSMA study. It is forecast that 150 million new mobile internet subscribers1 will be added in the region by 2020, bringing the total to 450 million and driving economic growth, innovation and digital inclusion. The new report, ‘The Mobile Economy: Latin America and the Caribbean 2016’, was published at the ‘GSMA Mobile 360 – Latin"...Continue Reading >
At today’s United Nations Private Sector Forum, the GSMA unveiled the ‘2016 Mobile Industry Impact Report: Sustainable Development Goals’, a ground-breaking study that provides a current assessment of the mobile industry’s impact in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and outlines future actions that will expand and strengthen that impact. The GSMA also announced several industry commitments, including actions to elevate the focus on humanitarian assistance, as well as a partnership"...Continue Reading >
OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions today announces the commercial launch of Lenovo Transit application with the electronic payment and settlement service provider BMAC (Beijing Municipal Administration and Communications Card Co.,Ltd.) on Lenovo X3 smartphones thanks to the eSE PEARL by OT®.
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At the 2016 Social Good Summit, the GSMA today announced a collaboration with the United Nations and Project Everyone, a non-profit global campaign, to increase awareness of and engagement with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Together, the organisations have developed and launched the ‘SDGs in Action’ mobile app, which provides a global forum through which industry, governments and individual citizens can collectively realise the promise of the SDGs.
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Beecell; the leading company of mobile value added services, has signed an agreement with Zain Jordan to launch its multiscreen digital entertainment content store “Zoom”.
The agreement between the two parties aims at providing Zain customers with “Zoom” store of highly valued digital entertaining content satisfying all customers’ tastes.
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The GSMA and the Mobile World Capital Barcelona today announced that they are launching the first Youth Mobile Festival Barcelona (YoMo Barcelona) at Mobile World Congress 2017. YoMo Barcelona has been created to inspire young people to pursue education and careers in science, technology, engineering, art/design, and math (STEAM) disciplines. YoMo Barcelona will be held 27 February – 2 March 2017 at Fira Montjuïc.
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