GSMA introduces API toolkit for applications
Telecom industry association GSMA presented the Open Gateway toolkit during MWC 2023. The toolkit allows developers on open standards to more easily build and deploy applications to multiple operator telecom networks.
As the underlying open technology, the API toolkit uses CAMARA, an open-source... Read more
IBM, Vodafone and GSMA collaborate on post-quantum cryptography
Telecom industry association GSMA launched a collaboration with IBM and Vodafone to integrate post-quantum encryption into the telecom industry.
The trio will become part of the GSMA Post-Quantum Telco Network Taskforce. The partners aim to develop policies, guidelines and workflows for post-qua... Read more
GSMA and Euro-telcos want exemption from crackdown on big tech
Telco lobby groups have argued for the exclusion of their members from the proposed global tax rules that aim to stop multinational corporations (big tech) from legally but cynically avoiding tax by conducting online activities in jurisdictions with lax tax laws.
The G7 approved a method to root... Read more
‘Roll-out of 5G will continue undiminished in 2021’
The GSM Association has issued its annual Global Mobile Trends report. The organisation expects the roll-out of 5G to resume at full speed in 2021, after a short downturn in 2020.
In the report, the GSMA indicates that despite the short setback of the corona pandemic, the roll-out of 5G is back ... Read more
Divided GSMA decides on Friday if Mobile World Congress takes place
Spain's third-largest newspaper, La Vanguardia, reports that the Mobile World Congress (MWC) may be cancelled altogether this year. Opinions differ within the GSMA, the organiser, to continue with the event. There will be a GSMA meeting on Friday, and a final decision will be made. Although, it mig... Read more