Press/Analysts

Welcome

Whether you are a member of the press or an industry analyst attending Mobile World Congress or covering the event from afar, you’ll find important news, background information, multimedia and other materials from the GSMA and exhibiting companies here in the Press/Analyst Centre.

Press/Industry Analyst Registration

Registration for Mobile World Congress 2015 is now open. If you are a member of the media or an industry analyst and would like to attend Mobile World Congress, you can review the criteria for media accreditation and complete your application for accreditation here. For questions on media/industry analyst accreditation, please email pressregistration@mobileworldcongress.com

Requisits d’acreditació pel sector de Premsa / Analistes
Requisitos de acreditación para el sector de Prensa / Analistas

 

Media Village

The Media Village at Mobile World Congress will be open to press, industry analysts and exhibiting companies from Sunday, 1 March through Thursday, 5 March. The Media Village is centrally located in Fira Gran Via, on the Upper Walkway between Halls 3 and 4. The Media Village encompasses Media Working Facilities (Room CC5), which are available exclusively for accredited press and industry analysts, and Press Conference and Meeting Facilities (Room CC4), which are available to exhibitors for meetings with press and industry analysts. The Media Village also houses the service desk for Business Wire. For information on the Media Village at Mobile World Congress, including availability and pricing for press meeting facilities, please contact pressregistration@mobileworldcongress.com.

Media Village Opening Hours

Media Village CC5
(Media Working Facilities – for accredited press and industry analysts only):

Date Hours
Sunday, 1st March 11.00 – 17.00
Monday, 2nd March 07.30 – 21.00
Tuesday, 3rd March 07.30 – 21.00
Wednesday, 4th March 07.30 – 21.00
Thursday, 5th March 07.30 – 16.00 (Open for entry until 15.30)

 

Media Village CC4
(Press Conference and Meeting Facilities, Business Wire):

Date Hours
Sunday, 1st March 11.00 – 17.00
Monday, 2nd March 07.30 – 19.00
Tuesday, 3rd March 07.30 – 19.00
Wednesday, 4th March 07.30 – 19.00
Thursday, 5th March 07.30 – 16.00

* Please note that Sunday access to the Media Village will be restricted to attendees with a registered Press/Industry Analyst Pass or an Exhibitor Stand Staff badge (with early access).
** Please note that press/industry analysts have access to the exhibition floor only during Mobile World Congress opening hours; Sunday access is prohibited.

Press Conference and Event Schedule

Below please find details on exhibitor press conferences and events taking place at Mobile World Congress. Note that this list is not meant to be exhaustive, as some exhibitors may not wish to make information on their press events publicly available. We will continue to update this as exhibitors provide details on press conferences and events.

Click below for details on each date.

 

Sunday, 1 March

GSMA Event: Official Mobile World Congress Media Welcome Reception, sponsored by Accedian Networks

Time: 5:00-7:00 pm CET

Location: Fira Gran Via, CC1

Contact: GSMA Press Team

RSVP: Accredited press and industry analysts can confirm attendance to gsmapressoffice@webershandwick.com


Nokia Event: Press conference with Nokia’s CEO Rajeev Suri

Time: 7:00-8:00 pm CET (registration and refreshments at 6:30 pm, drinks after the event)

Location: Hesperia Towers (Auditorium), Gran Via 144, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona

Contact: Christina Dinné, +49 (0)170 85 20020 or Susana Araújo, +351963969958

RSVP: Please register via http://networks.nokia.com/maiab-mwc15

Monday, 2 March

Nokia Event: Highlight booth tour with photo and filming opportunities (coffee and snacks available)

Time: 8:00-8:45 am CET

Location: Nokia Experience Center, Fira Gran Via, Hall 3, Stand 3B10

Contact: Christina Dinné, +49 (0)170 85 20020 or Susana Araújo, +351963969958

RSVP: Please register via http://networks.nokia.com/maiab-mwc15


Qualcomm Event: Qualcomm Press Conference

Time: 8:30 – 9:30 am – Doors open at 8:00 am (seating is limited)

Location: Media Village, Fira Gran Via, CC4, Press Conference Room 1

Contact: Heath Meyer

RSVP required: Please RSVP by March 1


Silent Circle Event: Introducing the World’s First Enterprise Privacy Ecosystem

Time: 10:00 am CET (Refreshments available from 9:30 CET)

Location: Media Village, Fira Gran Via, CC4, Press Conference Room 4

Contact: Lee Thompson, +44 (0) 793 0282 201

RSVP required: Please RSVP to lee.thompson@freuds.com.


Accedian Networks Event: SkyLIGHT VCX – Demonstration

Time: Appointments 1:00-5:00 pm CET

Location: Media Village, Fira Gran Via, CC4, Press Meeting Room 7

Contact: Scott Sumner

RSVP: RSVP required – please email marketing@accedian.com


IBM Event: Media and Analyst Event

Time: 2:00pm CET

Location: Media Village, Fira Gran Via, CC4, Press Conference Room 4

Contact: Jeanine Kilbride

RSVP: Please contact Jeanine Kilbride


Panasonic

Event: Panasonic presents its connected M2M world

Time: 4:00 pm CET

Location: Media Village, Fira Gran Via, CC4, Press Conference Room 2

Contact: Iris Mauricio

RSVP: Please RSVP to Iris Mauricio


DIMOCO and Juniper Research

Event: “The Future of Carrier Billing in Europe” new whitepaper launch

Time: 4:00 pm CET

Location: DIMOCO stand, Fira Gran Via, Hall 8.1 App Planet, Booth Number 8.1K41

Contact: Margit Anglmaier, Vice President Corporate Communications

RSVP: RSVP: Please click here to register.

Tuesday, 3 March

GSMA Latin America Event: GSMA Latin America Press Briefing

Time: 10:00-11:00 am CET

Location: Media Village, Fira Gran Via, CC4, Press Conference Room 4

Contact: Melanie Galpin, GSMA, +44 7860 400 847

RSVP: Please confirm attendance to taticantoni@pimenta.com


Accedian Networks Event: SkyLIGHT VCX – Demonstration

Time: Appointments 1:00-5:00 pm CET

Location: Media Village, Fira Gran Via, CC4, Press Meeting Room 7

Contact: Scott Sumner

RSVP: RSVP required – please email marketing@accedian.com


European Commission and 5G PPP
Event: Launch of 5G Vision
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm CET
Location: Media Village, Fira Gran Via, CC4, Press Conference Room 1
RSVP: Please register your attendance at http://5g-ppp.eu/5g-ppp-press-event-mwc/

Wednesday, 4 March

Mavenir Event: Mavenir Product & Customer Update

Time: 9:30-10:30 am CET

Location: Media Village, Fira Gran Via, CC4, Press Meeting Room 5

Contact: ldnwswmaveniruk@webershandwick.com

RSVP: Please RSVP to ldnwswmaveniruk@webershandwick.com


Accedian Networks Event: SkyLIGHT VCX – Demonstration

Time: Appointments 1:00-5:00 pm CET

Location: Media Village, Fira Gran Via, CC4, Press Meeting Room 7

Contact: Scott Sumner

RSVP: RSVP required – please email marketing@accedian.com

Thursday, 5 March

Accedian Networks Event: SkyLIGHT VCX – Demonstration

Time: Appointments 1:00-5:00 pm CET

Location: Media Village, Fira Gran Via, CC4, Press Meeting Room 7

Contact: Scott Sumner

RSVP: RSVP required – please email marketing@accedian.com

 

Media Welcome Reception

The GSMA will host the official Mobile World Congress Media Welcome Reception from 17:00 to 19:00 on Sunday, 1 March at Fira Gran Via. This networking cocktail reception will offer accredited press and industry analysts the opportunity to meet with players from across the mobile ecosystem and preview the week’s activities in relaxed social environment. The reception will feature a select number of exhibition showcases and demonstrations; companies interested in participating in the exhibition showcase or sponsoring the welcome reception should contact sales@mobileworldcongress.com. Press interested in attending should contact pressregistration@mobileworldcongress.com.

Media Welcome Reception Sponsor

Media Welcome Reception Demonstration Sponsors

*Please note that due to space restrictions, attendance to this event will be on a first-come, first-served basis, so ensure you register early to attend.

Exhibitor Online News Centre

As part of our ongoing efforts to implement socially and environmentally conscious business practices, we offer the fully integrated, online Mobile World Congress Online News Centre. Here you will find press releases from Mobile World Congress and official Mobile World Congress photography, as well as press kits and information from Mobile World Congress Exhibitors and Sponsors.

Click here to visit the Online News Centre

Press Releases

5 March 2015 – GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015 Shatters Previous Records

4 March 2015 – National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Egypt and GSMA Announce Agreement to Support Economic Growth and Digital Inclusion Through Mobile Broadband

4 March 2015 – GSMA Supports Regulatory Reforms to Create a Digital Single Market for Europe

3 March 2015 – GSMA Announces Winners of the 2015 Global Mobile Awards

3 March 2015 – GSMA Honours the Governments of Brazil and Pakistan in Its 2015 Government Mobile Excellence Awards

3 March 2015 – 4G Networks Will Cover More than Three-Quarters of Latin American Population by 2020, According to New GSMA Intelligence Data

3 March 2015 – New GSMA Intelligence Study Tracks the Evolution of the SIM

2 March 2015 – One Billion New Unique Mobile Subscribers by 2020, Finds New GSMA Study

2 March 2015 – Leading M2M Alliances Back the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to Accelerate the Internet of Things

2 March 2015 – GSMA Launches Humanitarian Connectivity Charter

2 March 2015 – GSMA Presents 2015 Chairman’s Award to Jamal Ibrahim, Managing Director and CEO of Axiata Group

2 March 2015 – New GSMA Report Finds the Internet of Things Is Transforming Family Life

2 March 2015 – GSMA Announces Results of New Mobile Phone Gender Gap Survey

2 March 2015 – GSMA Mobile Connect Launched by 17 Mobile Operators in 13 Countries

2 March 2015 – GSMA Report Shows Active Mobile Money Customers Increased by Over 40 per Cent to 100 Million in 2014

2 March 2015 – GSMA Announces Mobile Industry Initiative to Create a Global Remote Provisioning Specification for Consumer Devices

23 February 2015 – Music, Entertainment and Mobile Come Together at the Mmix at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015

11 February 2015 – GSMA Announces Mobile World Live Keynotes for Mobile World Congress 2015

27 January 2015 – GSMA Announces New Keynote Speakers for Mobile World Congress 2015

3 December 2014 – GSMA Announces New Keynote Speakers For Mobile World Congress 2015

27th October 2014 – GSMA Introduces Two Special Awards for 2015 Global Mobile Awards

21st October 2014 – GSMA Provides New Details For Mobile World Congress 2015

10 September 2014 – GSMA Launches Mobile World Congress 2015

Filming/Photography

The filming of keynotes and conference sessions is prohibited at Mobile World Congress. Please be aware that filming equipment will not be allowed into the auditoria. Individuals discovered using filming equipment within the conference sessions may be asked to leave. The GSMA will make selected video footage available for the media following the Mobile World Live keynotes and other video content will be posted to Mobile World Live following the event www.mobileworldlive.com.

The GSMA regrets that during the keynotes only official event photographers will be allowed unlimited access in the auditoria and use of alternative positions during these sessions. We will also convey on the day any further limitations or restrictions regarding photography as requested by individual keynote speakers. Selected photographs from our official event photographers is available to the media via the link below.
Click here for Official Event Photography

Enquiries

Please contact the GSMA PR team at press@mobileworldcongress.com for any enquiries about:

  • Scheduling press interviews with the GSMA
  • Press conference and meeting facilities in the Media Village at Mobile World Congress
  • Photography or multimedia requests
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