It’s an often repeated claim that the mobile industry and the wider digital ecosystem have undergone profound changes over the past decade, so we thought it would be interesting to take a closer look at how these changes have impacted the content we develop and the overall makeup of the audiences our flagship event attracts. Read More
The Leaders Stage is a new initiative we’ve put in place for MWC Shanghai. While most of the GSMA’s conference accessed (surprise surprise) by a gold or VIP conference pass, the Leaders Stage is a unique part of the conference which is accessible to anyone with an exhibition pass.
You’ll find the Leaders Stage along with the rest of the conference, in Hall N5. It offers the same high level of content and speaker as the rest of the conference, and the content is designed to be relevant to (more or less) anybody. Read More
We’ve all heard the hype about 5G, which sounds very impressive and there’s no doubt that it’s moved from pure theory to trials and (some) standards with astonishing speed; especially given the complexity of the proposition. We’ve already seen some very cool services demonstrated in Korea at the winter Olympics. For much of the world, though, the simple question is ‘So what?’ Read More
In 2017 AI pushed total venture capital investments in China to US $40 bn! That’s up 15% increase from 2016.
And now for 2018, MWC Shanghai is hosting the first Think, AI Summit – a dedicated programme to navigate the smart revolution taking every industry by storm. Led by a cross-section of companies and programmes working at the cutting-edge of AI. Read More
This is the situation; Asia homes more than 4.4 billion people, the average age being just 30 years old. With a fast growing middle class, the economic potential for this mobile-first population is huge! The speed of life has fastened and borders between physical and digital have blurred in society.
So, what role does the Network Operator play in this fast-evolving landscape? Read More
Following a successful launch at MWC 2017, Women4Tech – the GSMA’s targeted gender diversity programme, was back with a bang in Barcelona. It was an action-packed week for W4T – with a total of 11 activities across the 4 days, including a Hack_D_Gap challenge, GLOMO Awards, Speed Coaching & Networking, Mobile World Live Panel, Main Stage Keynote, and day-long Summit. Read More
MWC Barcelona 2018 saw the introduction of the first mHealth Predictions Panel in front of an audience of over 350 senior health and tech professionals. Read More