GSMA creates Africa and Asia digital inclusion fund
06 April 2020
Mobile industry group GSMA has launched the Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion, designed to increase mobile internet adoption and usage among those who have coverage but are not using it in in Africa and Asia.
It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany, the GSMA and its members. Find out more
Boom for critical comms in transport
02 May 2018
Total critical communications revenues associated with transport will be worth more than USD3bn by the end of 2020, according to IHS Markit.
The analyst said public safety and security organisations represent the largest adopters of critical communications globally, accounting for around 38 per cent of PMR deployments in 2017.
However in aggregated terms, IHS says business critical sectors – the ‘non public safety sectors’, including buses, trams, metros, trains, ports, airports and utilities – make up the largest combined worldwide market for critical comms.Find out more