We are proud to announce that TikTok has joined the GSMA as an industry member. Through this membership, we will work with our industry partners to advocate the development of new mobile communication technologies and form lasting business relationships in our global community.
The GSMA is the largest member-led organization supporting the global mobile ecosystem, representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, software companies and internet organizations, along with adjacent industry sectors, under one umbrella. Its activities include advancing policy; driving thought leadership on key industry issues such as 5G, IoT, Roaming, AI, Security and SIM technology; tackling major societal challenges – such as the usage gap; and supporting the technology and interoperability that makes mobile work for business and society.
The GSMA also provides the world’s largest platform for convening and informing the mobile ecosystem, at its annual MWC events in Barcelona, Shanghai, Las Vegas and Kigali and the M360 series of regional events.
"TikTok's mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. In partnership with hundreds of telcos around the world, we've made it easier, cheaper and faster for our users and partners to create, share and engage with our amazing video platform," said David Saidden, Director of Distribution Partnerships, TikTok. "As part of the GSMA community, we're excited to expand on these successes, amplifying innovation in the 5G space, streamlining delivery through CDN and Edge infrastructure, and pioneering new modes of connectivity in evolving markets."
"With its powerful influence on culture and massive monthly user base of over one billion, TikTok has captured the world's attention over the past few years," said Lara Dewar, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. "We're excited to welcome TikTok as an industry member to work together on initiatives that benefit the entire mobile ecosystem."
This membership is an important milestone for TikTok as we continue to grow as a trusted industry leader and support and empower all our partners across the mobile communications industry. We are excited to add value to this incredible organization by sharing our knowledge, providing unique industry insights, and supporting innovative initiatives that will benefit everyone in the telecommunications ecosystem. We are committed in our efforts to drive product excellence and deliver our goals with the support of GSMA and its members.