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2014-02-27 12:30:27

With More Than 85,000 Visitors, Attendance Up By 18 Per Cent Over Mobile World Congress 2013 BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today reported that more than 85,000* visitors from 201 countries attended the 2014 Mobile World Congress, setting another new record for the mobile industry's premier event. In addition to the more than 80,000 attendees at Mobile World Congress at Fira Gran Via, more than 5,000 people participated in a range of partner programmes at...

2014-01-16 04:20:29

GSMA Increases Environmental Commitment to Reducing Carbon Footprint, Pursues International Certification of Mobile World Congress as Carbon Neutral BARCELONA, Spain, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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...

2013-12-10 04:24:20

IBM Chairman, President and CEO Virginia Rometty to Deliver Mobile World Live Keynote LONDON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced that leaders from companies across the mobile ecosystem, including AT&T, IBM, Isis, Raspberry Pi Foundation and Viacom will be delivering keynote presentations at the 2014 Mobile World Congress, taking place 24-27 February 2014 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. The GSMA also announced new details for the Connected City at Mobile World Congress,...

2013-11-12 04:24:04

CEOs From Companies Across the Mobile Ecosystem to Take the Stage in Barcelona LONDON, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced several new keynote speakers for the 2014 Mobile World Congress, including the CEOs of Alcatel-Lucent, Citigroup, EMC, Lookout and NTT DOCOMO. The company also confirmed new partners participating in Featured Programmes such as Partner Events, App Developer Conferences, the Forum Series, Professional Training and Power Hour sessions. Mobile World...

2013-10-09 04:20:39

New Participating Companies at MWC Include Ericsson, Etisalat, Google, IBM, Microsoft and Ooredoo LONDON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced that leaders from America Movil, Jasper Wireless, KDDI, Millicom, SK Planet, Tele2 and WhatsApp are confirmed to deliver keynote presentations at the 2014 GSMA Mobile World Congress. The company also announced new exhibitors and sponsors, as well as new event partners participating in a range of Mobile World Congress Featured...

2013-07-18 08:25:38

GSMA to Provide Funding, Expertise and Knowledge-Sharing to Advance the State of Education Through Mobile BARCELONA, Spain, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced it is partnering with the Generalitat de Catalunya in the "mSchools" programme, a multi-year, multi-faceted mEducation initiative by the Mobile World Capital Barcelona. The mSchools programme is designed to lower dropout rates, improve student attainment in schools across Catalonia and throughout Spain and,...

2013-02-28 08:36:54

With More Than 72,000 Visitors, Attendance Up By 8 Per Cent Over Mobile World Congress 2012 BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today reported that more than 72,000* visitors from over 200 countries attended the 2013 Mobile World Congress, setting another new 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...

2013-02-19 04:22:27

BARCELONA, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced the details of the Mobile World Live keynote taking place next week at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013, along with other keynote speakers in the conference programme. The GSMA also provided further updates across other programmes at the event, including the NFC Experience, App Planet and Partner Events. Mobile World Congress will take place 25-28 February at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. "Mobile World Congress 2013 is...

2013-02-15 08:24:43

LONDON, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today welcomed the official opening of the Mobile World Centre in Barcelona. Located in the heart of Barcelona, the Mobile World Centre offers a year-round, state-of-the-art exhibition showroom where citizens can learn about and experience first-hand how mobile is enhancing people's lives. The Mobile World Centre will offer a range of activities and programmes, combining content exhibitions, educational programmes and retail activities and...

2013-01-23 04:21:16

BARCELONA, Spain, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced the NFC Experience at Mobile World Congress, an interactive experience through which exhibitors, vendors, and attendees use mobile Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to exchange information and conduct transactions. The GSMA also announced several new keynote speakers for the Mobile World Congress conference programme, as well as new sponsors participating across key programmes at the event. Mobile World Congress...