African Mobile Subscriber to Hit Half a Billion by 2020

According to a new GSMA study, more than half a billion people across Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by the end of a decade. The report titled ‘The... Read more »

Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments worldwide

Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments worldwide according to GSMA’s latest ‘State of Mobile Money in Sub-Saharan Africa’ presentation. The report indicates that the number of... Read more »

GSMA Urges Policymakers to Advance the Digital Economy

The GSMA is encouraging governments to pursue policies that incentivise investment and promote development of digital economies, building an inclusive digital future for their citizens. In a report themed, “Embracing the Digital... Read more »

Airtel’s Sunil Bharti Mittal Elected New chair of GSMA

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises is the new chairman of GSMA while Mari-Noëlle Jego-Laveissiere, Innovation, Orange Group  bagged the Deputy Chair position. This is after the GSMA announced that it... Read more »

GSMA’s Accelerator Innovation Fund to Invest over £2 million in startups from Africa & Asia

GSMA has launched the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund, which will support innovative start-ups from and operating in Africa and selected countries in Asia. The fund will invest £2 million to approximately 10... Read more »

Breaking: GSMA’s Director General Anne Bouvert Resigns

The GSMA’s Director General Ms. Anne Bouverot will leave the organisation July 31 2015 to become the Chair and CEO of Morpho, a global leader in security and identity solutions. “I am... Read more »

1.7 Billion Women in Low- and Middle-income Countries Do Not Own Mobile Phones-GSMA Report

  A total of 1.7 billion in low and middle-income countries do not own mobile phones a report by GSMA has revealed adding that women have been left behind in mobile ownership... Read more »