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Mobile World Live TV: What’s Driving the Mobile Economy? (MWC19)

We are in the age of hyper-connectivity, with 5.1 billion mobile subscribers and 8 billion mobile connections worldwide. With 4G now emerging as the dominant technology, and 5G launches well underway, the mobile economy is larger than ever before, accounting for 4.6% of global GDP.

With the evolution of 5G networks, emerging tech such as AI is expected to mainstream – everything from smart speakers in homes, to robotics in industry. So how does this evolution translate into economic gains? And are there risks or barriers which must be addressed in order for the global economy to benefit? 


  • Mayuran Sivakumaran, Senior Economist, GSMA Intelligence
  • Davide Strusani, Principal Economist for Telecoms, Media, Technology, Venture Capital and Funds, The World Bank Group
  • Gabriel Solomon, Head of Government and Industry Relations (Europe and Latin America), Ericsson
  • Alex Zhang, VP of Wireless Marketing, Huawei

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#TheDataPoint: Outlook on the Indian mobile market

This week on #TheDataPoint, GSMA Intelligence turns to India, where a newly released report by the 5G High Level Forum and a rebrand of Google’s mobile payments app both reflect … Continue reading “#TheDataPoint: Outlook on the Indian mobile market”

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Analyst Insights: Unveiling the 2024 Global Mobile Trends 2024 report – full recording and slides

Catch the on-demand recording of our exclusive unveiling of the latest insights are shaping mobile and telecom landscape. What Was Discussed? Key themes from the report: This Global Mobile Trends … Continue reading “Analyst Insights: Unveiling the 2024 Global Mobile Trends 2024 report – full recording and slides”

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Energy Efficiency Benchmark – Recording and Slides

Recording of GSMA Intelligence’s energy efficiency benchmark launch at #mwc24, including experts from Nokia, Turkcell, Telenor, Ericsson and McKinsey & Company. You can access the energy benchmark report here. Agenda: … Continue reading “Energy Efficiency Benchmark – Recording and Slides”

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