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Mobile gender gap disadvantages women

A new GSMA report reveals women in low- and middle-income countries are 10% less likely to own a mobile phone than men.


TV white spaces seen as answer to Africa's connectivity woes

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance calls for increased use of TV white space technology to help bridge the digital divide.

Jul 27, 2018

BRICS must collaborate to shape Industry 4.0 tech, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa believes the BRICS bloc of countries must work together to exploit the opportunities presented by the new age of technology.

Jul 23, 2018

Over half of the world remains offline

The population in developing markets is unable to realise the social and economic benefits of mobile Internet as they remain offline, says the GSMA.

Jul 18, 2018

High spectrum prices hit developing nations hard

Too expensive spectrum assignments hinder the uptake of mobile broadband services by consumers in developing economies, a GSMA report finds.

Mar 4, 2016

Govt must speed-up spectrum allocation

The GSM Association takes SA's government to task, urging it to fast-track the allocation of high-demand spectrum.

Mar 30, 2015

Gender diversity boosts ICT bottom line

There is a significant relationship between a more diverse leadership and better financial performance, says ThoughtWorks.

Dec 9, 2014

GSMA outlines 5G future

A new report describes how current network technology innovation is shaping the shift towards 5G.

Sep 3, 2014

GSMA cautions against mobile taxation

Sub-Saharan African countries imposing hefty mobile-specific tax are stifling economic growth, according to the GSMA.

Jul 1, 2014

M-health faces regulatory hurdles

The GSMA's new m-health programme could face unclear regulatory frameworks in many countries, say analysts.

Jun 30, 2014

GSMA launches African m-health drive

Organisations in the mobile and health sectors have partnered to develop m-health solutions geared towards serving the Sub-Saharan African population.


Costly digital TV delay

SA's digital television migration is on hold until a court ruling is handed down.

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