Neowin News Feed for: Gsma Neowin News Feed for: Gsma en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Cloud RAN adds more credibility to Ericsson RAN portfolio as it is now NESAS-compliant <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ericsson Cloud RAN has passed the GSMA NESAS audit, and the products in scope for this audit include Central Unit-Control Plane, Central Unit-User Plane, Distributed Unit, and RAN Service Discovery. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Fiza Ali) Mon, 10 Jan 2022 18:16:01 +0000 Samsung passes NESAS security assessment set up by GSMA and 3GPP <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The development processes of Samsung for its network solutions, including virtualization software, meet the requirements of GSMA NESES standards that employ 3GPP-defined security test cases. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Fiza Ali) Thu, 16 Sep 2021 21:54:02 +0000 GSMA announces new safety measures for MWC 2021 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The GSMA, the association responsible for the annual Mobile World Congress events, has announced a breadth of safety measures it will put in place for this year&#039;s June edition of the event. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Mon, 08 Mar 2021 15:32:01 +0000 GSMA reschedules MWC 2021 to late June, adds some virtual elements <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>GSMA, the organization behind the annual Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, has announced that the 2021 edition will be postponed from its initial March date to late June due to COVID-19. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 23 Sep 2020 11:32:01 +0000 MWC 2021 set to go ahead, but with virtual elements <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The GSMA, the organization behind the annual Mobile World Congress event, has said that while it&#039;s planning to go ahead with the 2021 edition, it&#039;s working to make parts of it virtual. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 29 Jul 2020 15:02:01 +0000 This year's Mobile World Congress has been canceled because of coronavirus <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The GSMA, the organization behind Mobile World Congress, has announced that it will be canceling this year&#039;s edition of the event in light of the severity of the coronavirus outbreak. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 12 Feb 2020 19:18:01 +0000 New report suggests MWC 2020 could be cancelled <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a local newspaper in Barcelona, Spain, the organizers of the upcoming MWC exhibition - namely the GSMA - are unsure about holding the event due to the coronavirus outbreak. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Tue, 11 Feb 2020 15:08:01 +0000 TCL drops MWC press conference and Sony backs out entirely due to coronavirus <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>More companies continue to join the rapidly growing trend of canceling MWC plans due to fears related to the coronavirus outbreak. Sony won&#039;t be at the show, and TCL has canceled its press conference. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Mon, 10 Feb 2020 18:28:01 +0000 Unregistered mobile devices to be blocked after October 20 in Pakistan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mobile devices that have not been approved by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority will be blocked from using cellular services after October 20, unless their IMEI number is verified before then. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sun, 14 Oct 2018 06:54:01 +0000 GSMA launches the 2018 Mobile World Congress Shanghai <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Mobile World Congress Shanghai will be held from June 27 through June 29 under the theme “Discover a Better Future”. More than 60,000 attendees and 600 participating companies are expected. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gabriel Nunes) Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:32:01 +0000 CEOs of top European mobile operators have released an open letter to EU's legislators <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>This week&#039;s European Union Informal Ministerial Meeting will discuss preparations for the emergence of 5G, and CEOs from the top telecoms have pointed out their main concerns regarding regulation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gabriel Nunes) Tue, 18 Jul 2017 03:04:01 +0000 There are now five billion unique mobile subscribers in the world <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As GSMA was already expecting, the five billionth unique mobile subscriber was recently accounted and now two-thirds of the world population is connected via a mobile service, 55% in Pacific Asia. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gabriel Nunes) Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:26:02 +0000 Twitter launches Twitter Lite for slower mobile networks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter is currently rolling out the newer version of its mobile website which minimizes data usage. Twitter Lite was launched keeping in mind the network problem in developing nations. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gurkaran Singh) Thu, 06 Apr 2017 10:22:01 +0000 Study accounts for five billion mobile users by mid-2017 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The GSMA&#039;s &#039;Mobile Economy&#039; 2017 report expects that the five billion mobile subscribers milestone will be achieved by mid-2017. The growth will be driven by huge Asia markets such as India. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gabriel Nunes) Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:16:01 +0000 Samsung Galaxy S7 edge named best smartphone at MWC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The GSMA has awarded Samsung the best smartphone title for its flagship Galaxy S7 edge which launched last March. The award was given for its refined design, advanced camera, and performance. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:08:01 +0000 Google and global carriers plan to replace SMS with new RCS messaging <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a bid to compete with app-based messengers, Google is helping a consortium of carriers implement Rich Communication Services (RCS) to succeed SMS, bringing read receipts to regular texting. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Devon) Tue, 23 Feb 2016 01:20:01 +0000 Barcelona remains 'Mobile World Capital' until 2023 as GSMA signs new deal for MWC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The GSM Association has signed an agreement to ensure that Barcelona continues to host the annual Mobile World Congress event until 2023, while the city itself remains &#039;Mobile World Capital&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:46:01 +0000