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2011-07-22 09:30:00

LONDON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After an 18-month search, the GSMA today announced that Barcelona has been selected as the Mobile World Capital from 2012 to 2018. As the Mobile World Capital, Barcelona will be the home of the mobile industry's must-attend event, the GSMA Mobile World Congress, and will also develop a range of other programmes and activities that will span the entire year and will benefit not only the citizens of Barcelona, Catalonia and Spain, but also the worldwide...

2011-02-17 08:49:00

BARCELONA, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today reported that more than 60,000* visitors from 200 countries attended the 2011 GSMA Mobile World Congress, marking a record for the mobile industry's premier event. The four-day conference and exhibition attracted executives from the world's largest and most influential mobile operators, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies and media and entertainment organisations, as well as government delegations. 51 per cent...

2011-02-14 09:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Berkeley Mobile International Collaborative (BMIC), a non-profit dedicated to creating strategic relationships between mobile companies, innovative universities, and entrepreneurial students, today held the finals of the first annual University Mobile Challenge at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Committed to helping university students in engineering and business gain real-world entrepreneurial experience, BMIC is working...

2011-01-25 03:00:00

LONDON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced that Barcelona, Milan, Munich and Paris have been selected as the short list of cities vying to become the "Mobile World Capital(TM)". These four cities will now move to the next stage of the selection process which will culminate in the winning city being named the Mobile World Capital for the five-year period from 2013 to 2017. Launched in November 2010, the concept of the Mobile World Capital includes not only the...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced that it is launching the "Mobile World Capital(TM)". The concept of the Mobile World Capital extends far beyond the industry-leading annual Mobile World Congress event to include a range of academic and business development opportunities, cultural festivals and programmes, and the creation of a permanent centre of the industry. The GSMA today also announced that the six finalist cities vying to host the Mobile World Congress...

2010-10-07 05:00:00

CANNES, France, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Reed MIDEM, the organizer of leading international television and music events (MIPTV, MIPCOM, MIDEM) and the GSMA, the organization which represents the worldwide mobile industry and which also produces the Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Congress events, today announced a new partnership to launch the Connected Creativity Forum, the first conference and exhibition specifically designed for the global entertainment and technology marketplace....

2010-08-20 06:00:00

LONDON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced that six cities are competing to host the GSMA Mobile World Congress event starting in 2013. Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cologne, Milan, Munich and Paris have been named candidate cities who are vying to become the home of Mobile World Congress for the five-year period from 2013 through 2017. The GSMA expects to identify a short list of finalist cities in January 2011 and to complete the evaluation process and to announce the host city in...


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