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About GSM Association

The GSM Association (GSMA) is the global trade association representing more than 750 GSM mobile phone operators across 218 countries and territories of the world. The Association's members represent more than 3 billion GSM and 3GSM connections - over 86% of the world's mobile phone connections. In addition, more than 200 manufacturers and suppliers support the Association's initiatives as key partners. The primary goals of the GSMA are to ensure mobile phones and wireless services work globally and are easily accessible, enhancing their value to individual customers and national economies, while creating new business opportunities for operators and their suppliers.

In November 08, Huawei Technologies has joined the GSM Association's Embedded Mobile initiative, which will initially focus on bringing the benefits of continuous mobile connectivity to the consumer electronics, clean energy, healthcare, transport and utilities sectors.

GSM Association in News

Jinny Software Deploys Secure Mobile Messaging Services For Telecom 26
Jinny Software Limited, an Enghouse Networks company, is pleased to announce the successful deployment of a next generation messaging solution for Telecom26, a Telecommunications Service Provider based in Switzerland.

Personalized Plans and New LTE Video and Voice Services Drive LTE Diameter Signaling Growth

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PageUp People Adds Apply Anywhere to Talent Management Solution to Address Increasing Mobile Momentum
PageUp People, a leading multinational talent management solutions provider, today announced the upcoming integration of mobile-based recruitment solution Apply Anywhere to its unified talent management suite

Open Mobile Alliance Elects Board Leaders From Deutsche Telekom/T-Mobile, AT&T, Telecom Italia
The Open Mobile Alliance announced today the election of Gary Jones of Deutsche Telekom/T-Mobile as Chairman of OMA's Board of Directors. Bryan Sullivan of AT&T and Cecilia Corbi of Telecom Italia have been elected Vice-chairs

Hipcricket Selected as Finalist for Global Mobile Award in Best Advertising on Mobile Category
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Telecom North America Launches the Multi-IMSI Roaming Hub(TM)
Ahead of the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Telecom North America launches the multi-IMSI roaming hub™, a revolutionary roaming services trading platform which allows MNOs (Mobile Network Operators) and MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators) around the world to lower costs and increase revenues by selling and buying roaming services to and from one another.

MasterCard Extends Global Reach of Mobile Money Services for the Unbanked
At Mobile World Congress, MasterCard (NYSE:MA) today announced that leading mobile payment technology providers eServGlobal and Oltio have joined the MasterCard Mobile Money Partnership Program (MMPP), an initiative launched in February 2012 and is designed to help more than 2

Kirusa Ties Airtel, Tigo & Vodafone Subscribers Into a Seamless Voice SMS Experience
After successful launch of the Exchange service that enabled users across different carriers to exchange Voice SMS messages with ease, Kirusa announced that the service has substantially added to the experience of millions of telecom consumers in Ghana, leading to a threefold increase in the retrieval rate of off-net Voice SMS messages

LTE Diameter Signaling Traffic to Grow More Than Three Times Faster Than Mobile Data Traffic Over Five Years, Tekelec Forecasts
According to the new Tekelec LTE Diameter Signaling Index™, Diameter signaling traffic growth will more than triple mobile data traffic growth through 2016.(1) Tekelec forecasts Diameter Messages per Second (MPS) to increase to 47 million Diameter MPS by 2016, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 252% between 2011 and 2016.

Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) Delivers 2D Barcode Standard and Registry to Enhance and Extend Mobile Commerce and Advertising Traffic
OMA announces its standard specification for encoding, decoding and resolution of mobile two-dimensional (2D) barcodes

Sony Mobile unveils Xperia miro and Xperia tipo - stylish, fun and easy to use smartphones

Lantronix to Attend and Present at Digital Experience
Lantronix (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced it will be attending and providing live product demonstrations at Digital Experience, a leading consumer electronics media event on June 21, 2012 in New York. With more than 400 editors and members of the press in attendance, Digital Experience is the nation's largest technology media event.

Introducing Xperia go and Xperia acro S - two new stylish, durable and water resistant smartphones from Sony

Xperia sola from Sony - the smartphone with a sense of magic

Sony Mobile Communications introduces Xperia P and Xperia U - smartphones for connected entertainment experiences
Xperia P and Xperia U join Xperia S in the Xperia NXT series - next generation smartphones from Sony  

Introducing Xperia S - the first Sony smartphone
First smartphone in the new Xperia NXT series - next generation smartphones from Sony  

BroadSoft Global Survey Reveals Mobile Operators View LTE Networks as Opportunity to Deliver New Enterprise, Consumer Services
More than 42 percent of global Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are currently deploying or trialling LTE, and an additional 34.2 percent plan LTE network rollouts in the future, according to a study released today by BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT)

Get fit with Sony Ericsson Xperia(TM) active
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Sony Ericsson stuns with Xperia(TM) ray
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xG Technology Announces Appointment of John Coleman and George Schmitt to Its Board of Directors
xG® Technology, Inc. (LSE: XGT) ("xG" or the "Company"), the developer of a broad portfolio of wireless communications technologies, including cognitive radio networks, is pleased to announce the appointment to its Board of both John Coleman as a new Executive Director and George Schmitt as a new Non-Executive Director.

Mobile apps will transform business and industries

Sony Ericsson expands Xperia family with two new generation Android smartphones
Xperia(TM) pro combines intuitive and fast messaging with multimedia features from Sony Xperia(TM) neo gives consumers a new way to experience the best of Android and the best of Sony multimedia February 13, 2011, Barcelona, Spain - Sony Ericsson today unveils the Xperia(TM) neo and Xperia(TM) pro, the newest additions to the new generation of Xperia(TM) smartphones

Fujitsu to Exhibit at Mobile World Congress 2011
Fujitsu today announced that it will be exhibiting at Mobile World Congress 2011, the world's largest mobile industry trade show, to be held in Barcelona, Spain, from February 14-17, 2011

DOCOMO and KT Agree to Launch Cross-border NFC Services
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today an agreement with South Korea's leading telecom operator, KT Corporation, to use near field communication (NFC) technologies to develop cross-border services for mobile payments, mass-transit ticketing, promotional coupons, etc., which they will launch in their respective markets of Japan and South Korea from around the end of 2012

BroadSoft Completes Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) IR.92 Compliance
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the leading global provider of IP-based communications services to the telecommunications industry, today announced that its BroadWorks™ telephony application server (TAS) meets the requirements of the GSM Association's (GSMA) IR.92 specifications for delivering Voice over LTE (VoLTE)

SOFTBANK MOBILE in Japan Selects Gemalto for Mobile Contactless Payment Trial
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces its selection by SOFTBANK MOBILE for the latest mobile contactless payment trial in Japan. SOFTBANK MOBILE is a leading mobile operator in Japan with 21 million subscribers

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