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Industry looks to reduce mobile gender gap

GSMA launched the Connected Women Commitment Initiative, with initial commitments from operator members aiming to connect millions more women in low and middle-income countries by 2020.

ZTE updates Blade smartphone line

Chinese handset player ZTE today unveiled the latest iterations of its Blade smartphone series, announcing …

Sony debuts latest smartphones

Sony Mobile unveiled its latest additions to the Xperia smartphone line, called Xperia X, alongside …

Global operators, Google and GSMA strike RCS partnership

A host of global operators, GSMA and Google today announced the launch of a new industry initiative designed to accelerate the availability of Rich Communications Services (RCS).

PayPal changes its mind on NFC

PayPal will announce a shift in its NFC stance this morning with two initiatives – an upgrade to its app that will support the technology and an alliance with Vodafone Group for contactless payments.

Mobile Connect availability hits 2B

The GSMA’s Mobile Connect mobile-based authentication solution is now available to some 2 billion customers, the industry association said today.

Verizon ramps 5G deployment plans

Verizon upped the stakes in the race to deploy commercial 5G services, with the announcement that it will move to pre-commercial form factors and testing later this year.

AT&T set for $10B business boost

AT&T plans to invest almost $10 billion in 2016 to enhance and expand services for its worldwide business customers.

Post-AlcaLu Nokia looks forward to 5G, IoT

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri used the first major public event since the closing of the …

Samsung sets out stall with 2016 flagships

Samsung again staked its claim on the smartphone crown this evening in Barcelona, unveiling its …