KT Chairman stresses carrier-manufacturer collaboration for 5G

KoreaKorea Times — KT Chairman Hwang Chang-gyu met with leaders of the global telecom industry and sought cooperation over the next-generation network and the Internet of Things (IoT) at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai 2015. Hwang attended the board meeting of the Global System for Mobile Telecommunication Association (GSMA) in the host city, Tuesday, and stressed the importance of collaboration between telecom operators and network equipment makers.

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/tech/2015/07/133_182850.html

Mobile World Congress Heads East, from IN

APACNew Indian Express — SHANGHAI:  Mobile World Congress (MWC), an annual event organised by Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA) in Barcelona, is turning to India and China which has lately seen explosive growth in the mobile telephony sector. GSMA is an association of mobile operators and related companies devoted to supporting the standardising, deployment and promotion of the GSM mobile telephone system.

http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/Mobile-World-Congress-Heads-East/2015/07/18/article2927507.ece

Mobile industry contributes $1.1 trillion to Asia Pacific economy: Study

APACTimes of India — SHANGHAI: The mobile industry in Asia Pacific contributes more than $1 trillion per year to the region’s economy, fuelled by rising mobile broadband and smartphone penetration, a new report by GSMA said.  GSMA (Groupe Speciale Mobile Association) is an association of mobile operators and related companies devoted to supporting the standardizing, deployment and promotion of the GSM mobile telephone system.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/Mobile-industry-contributes-1-1-trillion-to-Asia-Pacific-economy-Study/articleshow/48069821.cms

Telecom industry seeks revision in mergers and acquisitions policy

IndiaTimes of India — NEW DELHI: The telecom industry wants the regulator to take steps to revise the mergers and acquisitions policy to facilitate consolidation in an intensely competitive sector and help cut costs, improve services and reduce debt.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/Telecom-industry-seeks-revision-in-mergers-and-acquisitions-policy/articleshow/47972400.cms

GSMA Introduces Additional Programmes for Mobile World Congress Shanghai

ChinaBusiness Wire India — The GSMA today announced the details of new programmes and exhibition features at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held 15-17 July at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. The GSMA also announced further exhibitors, sponsors and partners for the Shanghai event. “With just two weeks until Mobile World Congress Shanghai, we’re gearing up for our largest and most ambitious Asia event ever,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA.

http://businesswireindia.com/news/news-details/gsma-introduces-additional-programmes-mobile-world-congress-shanghai/44300

GSMA, Cyberport and Communications Association of Hong Kong Host 2014 Asia Innovation Forum

TAG indexThe GSMA today announced that, together with Cyberport and the Communications Association of Hong Kong (CAHK), it is hosting the GSMA-Cyberport 2014 Asia Innovation Forum 23-24 April at the Cyberport Conference and Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong. Under the theme of “Building a More Vibrant Mobile Ecosystem through Innovation and Collaboration”, the event will bring together key players in the mobile ecosystem, including mobile operators, Internet companies, incubators, entrepreneurs, policy makers, regulators and academia, and will focus on innovation and the role of various sectors in accelerating innovation.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3065857

GSMA Provides New Updates For Mobile Asia Expo 2014

LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The GSMA today announced that the CEOs of Kakao, KT Corp., LINE, Telenor and ZTE will be among the executives delivering keynote presentations in the Mobile Forum at GSMA Mobile Asia Expo 2014. In addition to the first keynote speakers, the GSMA announced several new exhibitors at Mobile Asia Expo, as well as additional programmes and partner events. Mobile Asia Expo will be held 11-13 June at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in Shanghai.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3034294