Weekly Roundup – New Speakers

It’s all systems go here in the GSMA Content Team; with MWC Barcelona 2017 behind us, the full Mobile 360 Series of events are ahead of us. For the 2017 series we are bringing new branding, new events and new speakers to make sure that each regional show truly celebrates the developments and addresses the unique debates face each continent.

All of the Mobile 360 Series events have seen new speakers added this week. In case you missed it, here are the latest additions:

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MWC Americas Agenda Update

The overview of the MWC Americas agenda is now available on the website. Read More

So, what happened in Hall 4 at MWC 2017?

We are delighted to have hosted the largest Mobile World Congress yet! Now that we (the content team) have had the opportunity to recover, we took a moment to reflect on our key take away/ favourite moment from MWC17. Read More

Why We Are Going to West Africa

In West Africa, mobile is critical for millions to access life enhancing services and solutions that directly appeal to local interests and cultures. With 175 million unique subscribers – accounting for 320 million mobile connections – mobile is the leading platform for creating, distributing and consuming innovative digital solutions and services across the sub-region. Read More

Dino Flore, 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), at MWC 17

Dino Flore (@dinoflore) took part in our 5G Beyond The Hype conference session on Monday 27 February, representing the 5GAA and outlining some concrete use cases that are being developed that only 5G will be able to deliver on. Conference-goers can get the slides via the MWC app, but – exceptionally – for those of you that missed out on 2017’s conference, here they are for your reference.

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MWC17 Speaker Selfie – Harmeen Mehta, Bharti Airtel

Hear from Harmeen Mehta, Global CIO at Bharti Airtel ahead of her participation in the Accelerating Universal Financial Access session on Tuesday 28 February 12:15 – 13:15 in Auditorium 5.

Mobile World Congress Agenda at a Glance

Make sure you’re ready for MWC by downloading the MWC17 Agenda for your overview of week’s conference sessions. Visit the Mobile World Congress website or the My MWC App for the detailed agenda.

MWC17 Speaker Selfie – Beerud Sheth, GupShup

Beerud Sheth, Founder & CEO of GupShup gives us a taster of what he is excited to be speaking about during the Future of Messaging: Engagement, eCommerce and Bots on Tuesday 28 February at 12:15

MWC17 W4T Speaker Selfie – Anand Ramesh, MoPub / Twitter

Hear from Anand Ramesh, Head of Publisher Partnerships, Americas at MoPub on why Women 4 Tech is important to him. You can catch Anand speaking in the Women Innovating In Technology: Entrepreneurship, Business Development & Startups session during the Women 4 Tech Summit on Thursday 2nd March.

MWC17 Speaker Selfie – Michael Clever, Nokia

Hear from Michael Clever, SVP Converged Core at Nokia on what he plans to discuss during the Disruption at the Network Edge session on Wednesday 1 March at 14:15 in Auditorium 3.