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GSMA Blacklist & GSMA Device Check are contributing to reducing phone thefts across the Americas

November 23, 2017

Device Check

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Jason Smith, GSMA Blacklisting & Device Check Services Senior Director, GSMA The market for second-hand phones has grown considerably over recent years. As people regularly upgrade to new models, and dispense with what remains a valuable asset, it has become …

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GSMA IMEI Services: the Global Source of IMEI Data

August 31, 2017

Device Check

Presentation

As the body responsible for issuing IMEI for mobile devices globally, the GSMA is the source of authoritative and complete IMEI data. We provide organizations with a range of products that harness the unrivalled accuracy of our data to provide …

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The Power of IMEI and Blacklist Data

August 31, 2017

Device Check

Presentation

In this short video, Jason Smith, Senior Director, Device Check, IMEI Services at the GSMA, discusses how the GSMA Device Check and Stolen Phone Checker service increasingly benefit the public.

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A Guide to GSMA Device Check

February 9, 2017

Device Check

Presentation

The recycling of mobile phones, tablets and other devices has become a huge business with millions of units being repurposed each year. However, with this growth has come an increased risk from stolen devices. If device recyclers accept stolen devices, …

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Video: About GSMA Device Check

February 6, 2017

Device Check

GSMA Device Check provides up to 10 years’ of a device’s history as well as the device model information and capabilities. It gives you access to a comprehensive registry of device information which can benefit your business in a variety …

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Video: About GSMA PathFinder & ENUM

February 6, 2017

Pathfinder

GSMA PathFinder is a real-time telephone number look-up service that accurately identifies fixed and mobile numbers by operator for successful message delivery. It provides businesses, mobile operators and aggregators access to the critical information they need to route and deliver …

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Device Check: Case Study for Retail Device Reselling

February 6, 2017

Device Check

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CeX is a shop which gives customers cash or store credit for used games, gadgets and computers. The store has grown be a global leader in the retail trading of mobile phones and other electronic devices. This short case study demonstrates how …

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A Guide to IMEI & Number Portability Services

February 5, 2017

Device Check

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As the body responsible for issuing IMEI numbers for mobile devices globally, the GSMA is the source of authoritative and complete IMEI data. This brochure gives an overview of the IMEI and number portability services the GSMA can offer.

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GSMA IMEI Services at Mobile World Congress 2017

February 2, 2017

Device Check

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The GSMA is the body responsible for issuing TAC (Type Allocation Code) / IMEIs (International Mobile Equipment Identifiers) for mobile devices globally in accordance with 3GPP standards.  We also manage a global database of device attributes. This data then enables …

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Device Check Brief

April 1, 2014

Device Check

Brief

Device Blacklist Brief

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