The global telecom body GSMA on Tuesday launched its mobile-based authentication solution, Mobile Connect, in India. ”India is already the world’s second-largest mobile market and as the country enters a new phase of mobile industry growth that will unlock far-reaching social and economic benefits, it is critical that consumer security is ensured at all times,” said Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA. 104 more words
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A global initiative to define a common, open and universal Rich Communications Services (RCS) profile has gained momentum with backing by 57 global operators and manufacturers. 391 more words
Ricardo Estrada and Claire Scharwatt
What are the benefits of encouraging the use of mobile financial services among MSMEs?
This article is the first of a series of two blog posts looking at the issue of driving the uptake of mobile financial services among MSMEs. 1,478 more words
By Claire Maslen, GSMA.
Across all sectors, next generation connected solutions have the potential to transform the delivery of services and enrich the lives of billions of people throughout the globe. 630 more words
A month has passed since the closing of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. But although the event lasts less than a week, its effects reverberate around the industry for many months – before the cycle in the second half of this year begins to look towards MWC 2017. 476 more words
Africa’s mobile economy is unique, with telecom network infrastructure and mobile devices being the main engines for digital growth. In its 2016 Mobile Economy report, the GSMA recognises the key role mobile is playing in socio-economic development across the continent — including the increased reach and accessibility of educational, utility and other public sector services. 606 more words