Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has joined GSMA, a trade association representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry. As a newly member of the GSMA, Oppo will participate in a variety of working groups and programs dedicated to the advancement of mobile technology. OPPO will have more opportunity to keep up with latest trends and technologies of global telecommunication industry. “Through this partnership, OPPO strives to promote its global development and to seek innovation across various mobile platforms,” said Oppo.
The GSMA works with nearly 800 operators with almost 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile 360 Series of conferences.
Founded in 2004, Oppo primarily focuses on camera phone. After entering the mobile phone market in 2008, OPPO has expanded its mobile business to 28 countries and was the fourth-ranked global smartphone manufacturer in 2016 by the IDC.