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Gemalto takes first GSMA security accreditation for eSIM subscription management

Gemalto has become the first supplier in the world to undergo the GSMA Security Accreditation Scheme (SAS) certification for Subscription Management (GSMA SAS-SM), thereby providing MNOs with exacting standards of protection for sensitive data in M2M and IoT applications. 309 more words

Gemalto

Sunil Bharti Mittal elected GSMA chairman

The GSMA today announced that it has elected Sunil Bharti Mittal, founder and chairman, Bharti Enterprises, as chairman for the two-year period from January 2017 through December 2018. 97 more words

Technology

Tapping into the social good of mobile phones

Over the years the growth of mobile phone usage has tripled with many innovations to suit the consumer use as well as the those providing the services. 315 more words

ICT4DEV

Visa is taking on the world's largest mobile money platform on its home turf

Visa, the world’s largest payments network, is taking on the world’s largest mobile money platform, M-Pesa, in its home country. The credit card company has launched its Mvisa app that allows users to make purchases or transfer money on their cellphones in Kenya. 479 more words

Facebook has a massive gender divide in India

India has been experiencing exploding growth in all manner of ways—including internet literacy. There are now 462 million active internet users, up 90% from March 2015… 551 more words

There's a growing pressure on African mobile operators to become innovators

Africa may well be the world’s premier mobile-first continent, but vast swathes of the population still don’t have mobile or internet connectivity. This is a severe limitation as local mobile networks plan out building a customer base, especially when the spending power of that base is low. 810 more words

Smartphone Use Has Doubled In Africa In Two Years

Written By Abdi Latif Dahir

Lower smartphone prices are driving a digital revolution in Africa, allowing mobile phone users to access the internet at unprecedented levels. 324 more words

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