Digital inclusion: what is being done for vulnerable members of society?

As the wave of digital transformation carries us to exciting new heights of progress in business and personal development, industries must stop to consider the challenges of digital access faced by more vulnerable groups in society. In this era of rapid technological advancements, enterprises are realizing the need for greater initiatives to encourage growth and […]

The GSMA pushes for a united front on Mobile Money

The GSMA’s mobile money team has called on operators to help drive in the next phase of growth in the sector by adopting its new generation of protocols to create a harmonized industry and also to aid integration with third parties. The GSMA Director of Inclusive Financial Technology, Bart-Jan Pors and API Architect for Inclusive […]

GSMA repledges better digital inclusion for Women

A recent GSMA study shows that despite some progress, the gender gap in mobile internet usage remains substantial. Over 300 million fewer women than men are able to access the internet from a mobile device in low- and middle-income countries. The main barrier affecting ownership is affordability, followed closely by lower awareness, as well as […]

Telecoms industry agrees decarbonisation strategy

The GSMA has agreed a Science-Based Target (SBT) and has a clear sense of direction on how to decrease Green House Gas (GHG) emissions in the telecoms sector, with target of achieving industry wide ‘net zero’ carbon emissions by the year 2050.  The recently announced SBT is a product of the teamwork between the GSMA, […]