Africa, EU headed for clash over 5G mmWave spectrum

Africa and European countries are set to have a heated debate later this month over usage of the in-demand 5G mmWave spectrum.


GSMA sets up lab for innovative tech solutions

The London-based lab is aimed at conducting research, testing and development of innovative technologies of the future.

Sep 12, 2019

Spectrum auctions can’t be cash cows

The GSMA uncovers the negative impact of high spectrum prices on consumers, going against government objectives to leverage mobile tech to reduce poverty and achieve economic prosperity.

Sep 6, 2019

execMobile deploys eSIM profile technology

Embedded SIM is a global specification by the GSMA that enables remote SIM provisioning of any mobile device.

Aug 15, 2019

Africa is last growth frontier for fintech companies

Sub-Saharan Africa will become a flagship for mobile disruption by 2025, with 600 million of the population expected to use mobile technology.

Aug 2, 2019

5G to unlock R67bn value for Sub-Saharan Africa

Releasing 5G mmWave capacity will create global economic expansion valued at $565 billion, says the GSM Association.

Jul 17, 2019

Young ‘digital natives’ drive mobile subscriber growth

Mobile subscriber additions in Sub-Saharan Africa will see a 44% increase by 2025, driven by a new generation of young ‘digital natives’, reveals a GSMA report.

Jul 17, 2019

GSMA, Vodafone and GIFEC Partner to Deliver Connectivity to Rural Communities

Pioneering Project Will Deliver Mobile Internet Connectivity to Unconnected Communities in Ghana

Jul 16, 2019

Youth Population to Drive Strong Subscriber Growth Across Sub-saharan Africa, Finds New GSMA Study

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Mobile Economy Valued at More Than $150 Billion in 2018

Jun 10, 2019

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Africa

2019 Edition Features Innovation Showcase; Event Registration Now Open


GSMA cautions against poorly designed spectrum pathway

The mobile industry body warns against maximising revenues above the connectivity of citizens, as SA prepares to assign high-demand mobile spectrum sometime this year.

Apr 16, 2019

New GSMA Study: Mobile Powering Economic Growth and Job Creation Across West Africa

West Africa's mobile ecosystem generated more than $50 billion in economic value last year - equivalent to 8.7 per cent of the region's GDP1, according to a new GSMA study.

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