Samsung Electronics joins Executive Board of Global mobile Suppliers Association
May 2017: The Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) is pleased to announce that Samsung Electronics has joined the GSA Executive Board. Samsung is an acknowledged visionary and a leader in today’s rapidly developing business of mobile devices and infrastructure and their contributions and industry knowledge will support and enrich the technology and spectrum work programs GSA and its members are engaged in.
Joe Barrett, President, GSA said: “Samsung Electronics is a global information technology leader and a recognized contributor in multiple areas of the mobile industry. GSA is very excited to welcome Samsung to the GSA Executive Board, which is probably the strongest mobile vendor led wireless industry trade association and continues to promote a harmonized and standards based approach to mobile broadband development.”
“Samsung is very pleased to be joining GSA and to participate in and contribute to the various industry work groups, including the excellent Spectrum Group program, which is delivering a strong mobile vendor led view of harmonized spectrum needs on both a global and regional level,” said Dr. Sungho Choi, Vice President and Head of Standards and Technology at Samsung Electronics. “Samsung will be a full and active member of GSA, its programs and the GSA Spectrum Group team.”
Samsung joins GSA at a time when the mobile industry is rapidly rolling out 4G/LTE globally and evolving towards 5G, the next generation of mobile broadband as wireless operators gear up to deliver ultra-fast and ultra-high capacity access to services across a broad spectrum of industries.
GSA has been representing the mobile ecosystem for almost 20 years and has grown into a recognized and reliable source of industry information, influence and advice in areas such as mobile technology deployment, standardization, spectrum allocation, as well as mobile technology capability and equipment availability. GSA reports are referenced globally and are free to download once registered at www.gsacom.com
Samsung joins Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm Incorporated on the GSA Executive Board.
About the GSA
GSA promotes the 3GPP technology roadmap – 3G; 4G; 5G including NB-IoT, VoLTE, LTE-V, LTE-U, LTE Broadcast, mobile device availability and features, etc. and represents companies across the worldwide mobile ecosystem engaged in the supply of infrastructure, semiconductors, test equipment, devices, applications and mobile support services. The GSA Executive Board comprises of Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia, Qualcomm Incorporated and Samsung covering close to 100% of all mobile network infrastructure deployments. For more information, please visit the GSA corporate website at www.gsacom.com. Follow the GSA on Twitter: @gsacom.
About Samsung Electronics
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