Mobile Economy

Asia Pacific to add 600mil new mobile subscribers by 2020: GSMA study
The number of mobile subscribers in the Asia Pacific region reached 2.5 billion at the end of last year and will grow to 3.1 billion by 2020, according to a new GSMA study unveiled at GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai.
MWC 2016: 4G connections hit 1bil mark, driven by developing world
The number of 4G mobile connections worldwide has surpassed the one-billion mark and is on track to account for a third of all mobile connections by 2020, according to a new study by the GSMA.
IBM launches z13 mainframe, ‘built for mobile economy’
IBM has announced the z13, which it claimed is the most sophisticated computer system ever built, and which delivers scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics to help meet the expectations of consumers for speed and safety for trillions of transactions in the mobile economy.
Asia’s mobile-enabled transformation needs regulatory support: GSMA
Asia’s position at the forefront of mobile innovation is secured, but in order to fully leverage its transformative potential, regulatory frameworks and taxation policies are needed, said the GSMA.
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