GSMA Government Leadership Award 2023
India received the GSMA Government Leadership Award 2023 at the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2023. The MWC was organized in Barcelona, Spain. The GSMA is an association that brings together mobile operators and key stakeholders in the global mobile industry. It represents more than 750 mobile operators and 400 companies. Each year GSMA recognises one country.
Why did India get GSMA Government Leadership Award 2023?
The award recognized the Indian Government’s efforts in the development of the telecom sector. It also recognizes the regulatory mechanism policies targeting mobile connectivity. India is currently on the path of achieving the goal of national-level coverage of 5G network by the end of 2023. Currently, 387 districts across India have access to 5G services.
What are GSMA Government Leadership Awards?
GSMA awards are presented to companies, governments, and individuals with great innovation in the mobile field. GSMA stands for Groupe Speciale Mobile Association. It is from the UK. The main purpose of GSMA is to represent mobile operators from all over the world.
What is GSMA?
It is an association with more than 1200 companies as members. It was formed in 1995 to support mobile operators in the world. The GSMA organises the Mobile World Congress. More than 100,000 visitors attend the congress. In 2019, the congress was recognised as the Guinness World Record for the fourth time. It was recognised for holding the largest carbon-neutral tradeshow.
What is the job of GSMA?
The GSMA allocates the TAC – Type Allocation Code. The code is used to create the IMEI database. IMEI is the International Mobile State Equipment Identity number. Every wireless device has a unique IMEI number and is identified with this number.
What is Mobile World Congress?
It is an annual trade show organized by GSMA. The show is dedicated to the mobile communication industry. It is usually conducted in Barcelona, Spain.
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