Frequently Asked Questions

What is GSMA Intelligence?

GSMA Intelligence is a comprehensive market intelligence service that provides data, research, and industry updates on the global mobile ecosystem from our team of global analysts. It offers insights and analysis on operators, networks, spectrum, and various industry trends. Our easy-to-use platform allows users to easily size up markets, profile competitors and future-proof business planning. The analyst team is available to engage with our customers and help guide those decisions.

Who is GSMA Intelligence affiliated with?

GSMA Intelligence is affiliated with GSMA, the industry association representing mobile network operators worldwide. It collaborates closely with GSMA and its 700+ operator member to provide valuable insights and support to the mobile industry.

What type of data does GSMA Intelligence provide?

GSMA Intelligence offers a vast amount of data, including 50 million data points and over 350 metrics. It covers every operator in every country and provides information on areas such as operator financials, connections, fixed broadband, pay TV, fixed voice, and more.

How accurate is the data provided by GSMA Intelligence?

GSMA Intelligence takes pride in the accuracy of its data. It works closely with its 700 operator members who inform them of any discrepancies or inaccuracies, which are then corrected. Additionally, when renewing, GSMA operator members provide financials and connections, which are used to sense-check and validate the models.

What research reports are included in the GSMA Intelligence subscription?

With over 150 reports produced annually, GSMA Intelligence offers a wide range of research topics. The base subscription includes 75+ reports, covering areas such as mobile network operators, consumers, enterprise, eSIM vendors, IoT connections, revenue data, and forecasts.

How experienced are the analysts at GSMA Intelligence?

GSMA Intelligence boasts a team of 35+ analysts and data professionals across three countries. The cumulative experience of the team is extensive, covering various topics and markets within the mobile industry.

What are the industry updates provided by GSMA Intelligence?

GSMA Intelligence filters out the noise of search engines and provides concentrated mobile ecosystem news and press releases. It offers over 90 industry updates per week, keeping subscribers informed about the latest developments in the mobile industry.

Does GSMA Intelligence offer consulting services?

Yes, GSMA Intelligence provides consulting services tailored to the specific requirements of clients. These projects are priced individually and include primary and secondary research, as well as promotional activities, as needed.

What additional services does GSMA Intelligence offer?

In addition to data, research, and consulting, GSMA Intelligence offers a range of additional services. These include bespoke reports, radar insights, thought leadership content, event support (such as roundtable moderation and webinar support), business and strategy support, and support for MWL (Mobile World Live) webinars and digital event series.

What does the Spectrum offering from GSMA Intelligence include?

GSMA Intelligence’s Spectrum offering, available through the Spectrum Navigator platform, provides detailed information on spectrum assignments by band, license duration, and obligations. It covers 200 countries, 1120 operators worldwide, and includes current and future auction plans. The platform also features a network sunset tracker and offers annual research reports, deep dives, and spotlights on spectrum-related topics.


GSMA Intelligence is the definitive source of mobile industry insights, forecasts and research, used around the world. Our insights cover every mobile operator, network and MVNO in every country worldwide – from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Our team of analysts and experts use their deep understanding of markets, technologies and regulatory issues to identify and understand mobile trends, and form captivating analysis on the topics shaping the mobile industry.

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