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Home of the Global M2M Association

What we can do for you

The GMA was created to help enterprises enjoy simpler, more profitable routes to launching global M2M services.

Our ambition is to help enterprises reduce the complexity of managing diverse operations; to deploy M2M services over multiple mobile networks more easily; and to achieve a faster time-to-market.

Global coverage

Global coverage

We currently provide enhanced M2M connectivity services throughout 33 countries in Europe and in key markets in North America, South America and Asia. Within Europe our networks reach 94% of the European population. As new members join, our footprint will expand.

Quality of experience

Quality of experience

Your customers will be expecting a high-quality, seamless service from their connected device: we ensure this happens straight out of the box. We help ensure this through our module certification program and by aligning our operational support processes.


Innovative services

We develop secure and reliable solutions that make it easier for enterprises to deploy connected devices on a global scale. In 2015, we will launch Multi-Domestic Service, an innovative M2M connectivity management service that combines an embedded SIM with a global management platform.

Who we are

The GMA is an association of leading operators with world-class networks.

We have made it easier for global enterprises to deploy and manage M2M services across the world by aligning our operational processes, enhancing quality of service (QoS) and creating common services.

We have proven experience and know-how in supporting business-critical M2M services and collectively connect tens of millions of M2M devices. As established operators with a long history in M2M, you can be assured that our members offer outstanding levels of support and customer care.

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Why M2M?

M2M powers the Internet of Everything.

By embedding connectivity in everyday devices likes cars, watches, body scales and coffee machines, global enterprises have an opportunity to improve their business processes and operations. M2M can take the relationship with customers to a higher level by enabling new business models or services. The GSM Association estimates that by 2020, there could be 1 to 2 billion smart devices connecting to mobile networks.

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If you would like to find out how the GMA could help your business or if you are interested in joining the GMA as an operator or technology partner, please get in touch.

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