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GSMA Intelligence is the definitive global source of mobile industry insights, forecasts and research. Our expert analysts cover core mobility and ecosystem analysis, forecasting and research, policy and regulation, spectrum, emerging technologies, IoT, the digital consumer and much more. With insights from every mobile operator, network and MVNO across the globe, our deep understanding of markets, technologies and regulatory issues help to identify and understand mobile trends and form captivating analysis on the topics shaping the mobile industry today.


The Mobile Economy China 2023

By the end of 2022, nearly 1.3 billion people in China subscribed to a mobile service. China will be the first market with 1 billion 5G connections, reaching the milestone by 2025. By 2030, 5G connections in China will reach 1.6 billion, accounting for nearly a third of the global total. Meanwhile, mobile technologies and services generated 5.5% of China’s GDP in 2022 – a contribution that amounted to $1.1 trillion of economic value added.


Region in Focus: Greater China, Q4 2022

The Region in Focus series provides an essential quarterly briefing on industry developments, market insights and country KPIs for mobile markets around the world. This edition outlines the key market trends and developments in Greater China for Q4 2022. It also explores 5G for the enterprise and early 6G developments in the region.


China Telecom: Capitalising on digital transformation and the rapid growth of China’s digital economy

Operator strategies continue to evolve in the digital era as the telecoms industry seeks to capture new growth opportunities in the consumer and enterprise markets. Assessing innovation and achievements is more important than ever before. GSMA Intelligence’s operator case studies provide a concise and consistent way to shine a light on and analyse operators’ strategies and business models, as well as how they are launching new services.

Definitive Data and Analysis for the Mobile Industry

Meet the experts

Got a burning question about the future of connectivity? Here’s your chance to ask one of our intelligence experts.

Peter Jarich
Head of GSMA Intelligence
Peter leads the GSMA Intelligence analyst team, driving its content strategy and agenda. Working across the GSMA membership and broader mobile ecosystem, Peter is responsible for developing insights into the intelligence products required by the market and the best ways to deliver them. In the near term, this means driving the rollout of new data sets and research on topics ranging from 5G and IoT, to Consumer Demand trends and multi-pay (fixed broadband, pay TV).
Pau Castells
Head of Economic Analysis
Pau leads the economic research department of GSMA Intelligence. He is responsible for the publication of high-profile economic research on telecommunications and digital infrastructure and services, playing an active role in setting the economic position and rationale for the mobile industry across key industry topics. Before joining the GSMA, Pau worked as an economist in the financial sector and several UK government departments, specialising in the economic analysis of public policy and regulation in the energy, ICT, and digital sectors.
Tim Hatt
Head of Research and Consulting
Tim has responsibility for consulting work across a range of topics and clients in the TMT sectors along with published research reports. In an ever changing industry, this means that change is the only constant. Aside from writing and editing, he is a regular presenter at conferences, public speaking engagements and in the media. Prior to this he was a European telecoms analyst at Enders Analysis
Radhika Gupta
Head of Data Acquisition
Radhika joined the GSMA in 2013 and successfully built the Indian operations of GSMA Intelligence. As Head of Data Acquisition, she is responsible for the GSMA Intelligence data products and leads all activities of our team based in New Delhi. From planning, scoping, and executing multiple data-driven research projects to defining the performance measures of the team, she leads the end-to-end delivery of our data products. Radhika strongly believes in our two core data quality values of accuracy and completeness. She ensures with her team that every data point on GSMA Intelligence meets our rigorous data quality standards. The data and insights provided by Radhika’s team help drive the strategic decision-making of multiple stakeholders including internal teams, GSMA members, and GSMA Intelligence clients.
Pablo Iacopino
Pablo Iacopino
Head of Research and Commercial Content
Pablo leads the Commercial Research practice at GSMA Intelligence. He drives the research agenda and themes, overseeing content production for a range of topics such as 5G and network transformation, telecoms and media convergence, new telco technologies, IoT and enterprise opportunities, spectrum, and the future of the digital consumer. Some of his recent research publications delved into operator revenue and services diversification beyond connectivity, eSIM, 5G investment and opportunities, B2B strategies, and Edge Computing.
Matthew Iji
Director of Forecasting & Modelling
Matthew leads forecasting and modelling at GSMA Intelligence covering topics including Mobile, Fixed & TV, IoT & Enterprise, and consumer. He is responsible for more than 50 million metrics on the platform as well as data across the research reports. Alongside this, Matthew produces commissioned industry forecasts, recent topics include VoLTE and Adult Mobile Usage. With a particular focus on 5G, Matthew is a regular contributor to the GSMA Intelligence research agenda and leads several regular reports including the 5G in Context publication.

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