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Infobip Welcomes Trusted Partner Role in The GSMA’s Identity Revenue Acceleration Initiative

The GSMA has conferred global cloud communications specialist, Infobip with Trusted Partner status to help create opportunities and revenue growth for mobile network operators (MNOs) using digital identity technology. A recent Juniper Research report - Digital Identity: Technology Evolution, Regulatory Analysis & Forecasts 2019-2024 indicated unique mobile identifier services which provide identity verification through SIMs, will generate over $7 billion for mobile operators in 2024. This is up from an expected $859…

WalkMe Announces an Online Alternative to Bring Together MWC Community

Following the Cancellation of Mobile World Congress, WalkMe to Host Virtual Conference to Give MWC Participants and Speakers a Platform to Push Their Businesses Forward WalkMe, the leading digital adoption platform and one of the fastest-growing software companies globally, announced Mobile Live, a virtual conference that will bring together the companies that were impacted by the GSMA's decision to cancel Mobile World Congress (MWC), the biggest Telecom event of the year, after concerns about the safety of its…

“2020 is set to be the year of RCS,” says mGage

The interaction between organisations and consumers is set to become revolutionised with all-new Rich Communications Services (RCS), the latest development in the evolution of mobile messaging. The next generation of SMS is set to surge in 2020 – with predictions that it will create a market worth more than US $74 billion by next year, according to GSMA. Brands searching for innovative and new ways to engage their end-users will be able to unlock the benefits of RCS to their advantage. The pioneering technology provides a…

GSMA: Mobile Technologies and Services Adding $191 Billion a Year of Economic Value to Middle East and North Africa

5G and IoT Adoption to Drive Economic Impact to More Than $220 Billion by 2023 The GSMA has released two new reports at the annual ‘GSMA Mobile 360 – MENA’ event happening in Dubai. These reports highlight the positive economic impact of the mobile ecosystem on markets across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, as well as the transformative impact of IoT technologies on regional governments’ strategic national visions. The two reports from GSMA Intelligence – ‘The Mobile Economy: Middle East and North Africa…

GSMA Supports World First in Asia-Pacific for Digital Innovation

New ‘Regulatory Pilot Space’ to Stimulate Economic Activity from Cross Border Data Flows The GSMA called on businesses to come forward with details of services and applications that require the transfer of personal data across two or more ASEAN countries1 as they can fall under the remit of a newly adopted ‘Regulatory Pilot Space’ (RPS). The initiative will promote economic growth2 in the Asia-Pacific region from digital innovation by giving businesses the certainty that their handling of data across borders is judged…

AlefEdge leads conversation around 5G and the Edge Internet at MWC Los Angeles

Recently Named to the GSMA 100, AlefEdge Will Discuss How Operators and the Ecosystem Can Deploy and Monetize the Edge 5G is expected to be the focus of the upcoming GSMA Mobile World Congress in Los Angeles (October 22-24) and AlefEdge, the Edge Internet leader, will explain how the Edge Internet optimizes delivery economics for 5G applications and services. As discussed in Chetan Sharma’s most recent paper, Edge Internet: The Multi Trillion Dollar Opportunity, the Edge Internet is forecasted to create a $4.1 trillion…

3Cinteractive and Automagi Partner to Enable RCS Business Messaging in Japan

3Cinteractive Corp. (3C), the leading provider of rich communication services (RCS), announced a licensing agreement with artificial intelligence (AI) technology provider and systems integrator Automagi Inc. (Automagi) to deploy RCS business messaging in Japan through 3C's industry-leading RCS Engagement Platform—enabling the creation of compelling experiences between businesses and their customers that reinvents messaging engagements. This new collaboration adds the ability for enterprise businesses to take advantage of…

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Africa

2019 Edition Features Innovation Showcase; Event Registration Now Open The GSMA announced the first speakers for the 2019 Mobile 360 Series – Africa conference, which will take place 16-18 July 2019 at the Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda and is themed ‘Rise of the Digital Citizen’. Sponsors for the event include MTN Rwanda (Host Sponsor); Mastercard (Headline Sponsor); Channel VAS (Fintech Sponsor); Telepin and Visa (Industry Sponsors); Safaricom and Telecom Egypt (Mobile Partners); and Ericsson, Facebook and…

Anticipation Builds as MWC19 Barcelona Approaches

GSMA Announces Additional Keynote Speakers, Programme and Event Updates The GSMA announced final updates for MWC19 Barcelona (formerly Mobile World Congress), including additional keynote speakers, participating companies, programmes and events. Taking place 25-28 February 2019, with events being staged at Fira Gran Via, Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L’Hospitalet, MWC19 Barcelona is set to attract more than 107,000 professionals from over 200 countries and territories. “With the anticipated arrival of 5G, this year’s…