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Making the most of the core: Oracle


Doug Suriano, CTO of Tekelec, part of Oracle Communications, talks to at MWC2014 about innovative data plans operators can offer to customers.

Optimising streaming media: Kontron


Sven Freudenfeld, Cloud Telecom Business Development at Kontron, talks to at MWC2014 about using graphics engines to do video transcoding and deliver rich content to end users in a more cost effective manner.

Putting VAS into SaaS: Callup


Alon Roth, CEO of Callup, talks to about rolling out Value Added Services (VAS) as a cloud-based SaaS.

Service diversity & sponsored data: Openet


Chris Hoover, VP Marketing at Openet, talks to at MWC2014 about service diversity among operators based on context.

Disruption and differentiation in branding: Lumata


Adhish Kulkarni, Chief Marketing Officer at Lumata, talks to at MWC 2014 about mobile branding and advertising.

VoLTE is here: Mavenir Systems


Ian Pattison, International CTO for Mavenir Systems, talks to at MWC 2014 about the rise of VoLTE and IMS-based IP networks.

Polystar to Showcase New NETWORK and CUSTOMER INSIGHTS Solutions designed to transform Data into Actionable Intelligence


Mobile World Congress 2014: Polystar to Showcase New NETWORK and CUSTOMER INSIGHTS Solutions designed to transform Data into Actionable Intelligence



The GSMA today announced that the 2014 Mobile World Congress will be the world’s largest tradeshow certified to have a zero carbon footprint. The GSMA will certify Mobile World Congress as carbon neutral through the internationally recognised PAS 2060 standard; official certification will be awarded once the event is completed and official data on emissions can be obtained.



The GSMA today announced several new speakers in the keynote programme at the upcoming 2014 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg. The GSMA outlined other new developments for Mobile World Congress, including keynote speakers in the mPowered Industries programme, new elements for the NFC Experience and new partners in Featured Programmes.

Astellia to Present its Flagship Nova 4G Monitoring Solution at the Mobile World Congress


Rennes, France, February 5th 2013 – Astellia will showcase Nova 4G, its new generation of monitoring solutions at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. In the world of 4G monitoring Nova is taking a quantum leap with its leading edge technology coupled with Astellia’s accrued experience over the past ten years.

CBOSS banned from MWC 2013 for breach of regulations

CBOSS stand has featured dancing girls for several years.

The GSMA, which organises Mobile World Congress, has announced that Russian OSS/BSS firm CBOSS will not be allowed to exhibit at the 2013 event, having this year been found in breach of show regulations. CBOSS has long been renowned for its use of attractive, often scantily clad young women as a means of driving traffic to its stand.

My first MWC


I’m gearing up for my first-ever visit to the illustrious Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week, and I’m wondering what my debut appearance at the event will have in store. Should I be excited to be reporting from one of the world’s largest and most reputable trade events in the calendar, or, as some have warned, will I find it long, exhausting and very tough-going?

GSMA promises more details on MWC strike plan

The 2012 Mobile World Congress is under threat from a transport workers' strike

Under the threat of a strike from Barcelona’s transport workers’ union, the TMB, that could disrupt next week’s Mobile World Congress, GSMA has issued a statement promising to reveal its contingency plans on Saturday. With more than 60,000 visitors expected to attend this year’s event, many of whom will be relying on the city’s public transport network, the disturbance to the event could be significant.

Getting ahead in the cloud


Carriers have much to gain from the cloud, both internally and externally.

NEC to Attend Mobile World Congress 2011

London and Tokyo, January 18, 2011 – NEC Corporation (NEC) announced today that it will attend the Mobile World Congress 2011 at the Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona February 14 – 17, 2011. This year, NEC will showcase a range of innovative and revenue-generating solutions for mobile operators at Stand No 8A125, Hall 8 including quick-to-market cloud services and next-generation mobile broadband solutions: LTE, backhaul, femtocell and Operational Support Systems (OSS).

Voice takes centre stage on day two of MWC

Thomas Wehmeier, senior analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media delivers a round up of the most interesting events from the second day of Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona

Openwave Mobile Analytics suggests new revenue opportunities for operators

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona – February 16, 2010 – Openwave Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: OPWV), a global software innovator delivering context-aware mediation and messaging solutions, today published a Winter 2010 report highlighting key mobile internet usage trends in Africa.

Openwave launches mobile data mediation and analytics solution

Data analytics solution launched to help operators gain insight into network usage patterns and prevent downtime at peak traffic times: The solution predicts trends in data usage, so operators can alleviate bandwidth problems caused by high traffic volumes in advance, while the information can also be used to help identify new revenue streams.

Synchronica introduces next-generation messaging

Synchronica Introduces Next-Generation Messaging, Adding Mobile Social Networking and Mobile Instant Messaging for Mass Market Devices.

GSMA Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Hall 2, Stand 2A35, February 16, 2010.

Cortado Workplace Launched to Offer BlackBerry Smartphone Users Cloud Printing and Storage Capabilities

(Berlin/Barcelona, February 15, 2010) Cortado, the experts in mobile business solutions, today announced its free mobile office solution for BlackBerry® smartphone users, Cortado Workplace. The Cortado Workplace solution allows BlackBerry smartphone users to store documents and files in the cloud and access them anytime and anywhere via the Cortado Workplace file manager application or the browser. The solution also includes printing, enabling users to print documents on any local or network printer.