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Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association

A web portal has been launched that provides up-to-date, easy-to-access layered information on the scientific consensus among leading public health and regulatory authorities from around the world on health and electromagnetic fields (EMF).

Canada Wireless Telecommunications Association

Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA)

Forschungsgmeinschaft Funk

GSM Association - The GSM Association (GSMA) is a global trade association that represents the interests of more than 800 GSM mobile operators.

GSM Association - Mobile and Health. The GSMA encourages a harmonised approach to national exposure and compliance polices based on human exposure recommendations of the WHO and compliance methods developed by IEC, ITU, CENELEC and IEEE.

GSMA Europe is the European Interest Group of the GSMA

Mobile Communications Forum (FMK)

Mobile Manufacturer's Forum (MMF)

The TETRA Industry Group (TIG)

The UK Federation of Communication Services (FCS)


89.9 Million Mobile Subscriptions

Mobile telecommunications are vital for the UK’s economic competitiveness and in promoting social inclusion. There are now 89.9 million subscriptions in the UK. In Q1 2015 61% of UK adults used their mobile phone for internet access. Tablet ownership is 54% of UK households. Operators are working with Ofcom to extend the benefits of mobile communications as widely as possible; 99.7% of UK premises (homes and businesses) had outdoor 2G coverage from at least one operator; 3G coverage is slightly lower at 99.3% and 4G has reached 89.5%.

Smartphone ownership 

Two thirds of all adults (66%) now own a smartphone, this is on a par with laptop ownership. The proportion of adults that accessed the internet on a mobile handset increased to 61%. Over half of households (54%) had a tablet computer. Twenty eight percent of individuals now own an e-reader.