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The number of mobile subscribers in the Asia Pacific region reached 2.5 billion at the end of last year and will grow to 3.1 billion by 2020, according to a new GSMA study published at GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai this week. The new report, ‘The Mobile Economy: Asia Pacific 2016’, finds that 62 per cent of the Asia Pacific population was subscribed to a mobile service in 2015, forecast to rise to almost three-quarters of the population by 2020 as a further 600 million new subscribers are added over the period."...Continue Reading >
The GSMA today announced the winners of the 2016 Asia Mobile Awards, which were presented last evening at the AMO Awards Ceremony and Dinner Reception, held at DaGuan Theatre in Pudong, Shanghai. The awards, which were hosted by popular TV personality Bai Xuxu, honour achievement, excellence and innovation in mobile communications across the dynamic and incredibly diverse Asia Pacific region.
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IBC today announced that media and technology expert Oisin Lunny will host the IBC Rising Stars event on Saturday 10 September in Amsterdam. The Rising Stars initiative is provided by IBC to empower the next generation of media and entertainment professionals, and features carefully selected broadcast"...Continue Reading >
Pyramedia Group CEO Nashwa Al Ruwaini attended the Select USA Investment Summit at the Washington Hilton to discuss opportunities of collaboration between the Pyramedia group of companies and business organizations in the USA. The biggest economic event of its kind in North America, this investment summit, attended by high level delegates, government officials and business personalities is a platform that brings together companies and"...Continue Reading >
The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) on Saturday said it had seized an illegal telecommunication network which had caused millions of dinars in annual losses to telecom operators in Jordan.
The illegal network was designed to steal international calls, the TRC said in a statement e-mailed to The Jordan Times.
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The GSMA welcomes the 3rd Generation Partnership Project’s (3GPP) decision to standardise three Low Power, Wide Area (LPWA) technologies in licensed spectrum in Release 13. The specifications which were completed today, address the growing IoT market and include a new technology called Narrow-Band IoT (NB-IoT), as well as pre-existing evolved technologies, EC-GSM-IoT and LTE MTC Cat-M1, that will cover all LPWA use cases, ensuring customer choice and helping the Internet of Things (IoT) market to flourish.
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The GSMA today provided further updates on the GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016, including new keynote speakers, programmes, events and participating companies. Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016 will take place 29 June – 1 July 2016 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).
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The GSMA and CTIA® today announced a partnership through which the two organisations will create a new mobile industry event in the United States. “GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in partnership with CTIA” will debut September 12-14, 2017 in San Francisco. CTIA and the GSMA are equal partners in the joint event, with the GSMA leading the event’s production and management.
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Today at Tech World 2016, Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) shared its vision for the future of smart, connected devices and unveiled new products that reshape what’s possible: the PHAB2 Pro, the world’s first consumer Tango-enabled smartphone, and the Moto"......Continue Reading >
The GSMA today announced the nominees for the 2016 Asia Mobile Awards. Winners of the inaugural “AMO Awards” will be honoured at the Asia Mobile Awards Ceremony and Dinner Reception at DaGuan Theatre in Pudong, Shanghai on Wednesday, 29 June. The AMO Awards are an integral element of Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held 29 June through 1 July at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).
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