26 February - 1 March 2018

Press Resources

Press Registration

Registration for Mobile World Congress 2018 has not yet opened. 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 accreditation here: English, Chinese. For questions on press/industry analyst accreditation, please email pressregistration@mobileworldcongress.com.

Media Village

The Media Village at Mobile World Congress will be open from Monday, 26th February through Thursday, 1st March.

Centrally located in Fira Gran Via on the upper walkway between Halls 3 and 4, the Media Village encompasses Media Working Facilities (CC5), which are available exclusively for accredited press and industry analysts, and Press Conference and Meeting Facilities (CC4), which are available to exhibitors for meetings with press and industry analysts. The Media Village also houses the service desk for Business Wire, our official news distribution partner.

For information on the Media Village at Mobile World Congress, including availability and pricing for press meeting facilities, please contact pressmeetingrooms@mobileworldcongress.com.

Media Village Opening Hours

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

Date Hours
Monday, 26th February 07.30 – 20.00
Tuesday, 27th February 07.30 – 20.00
Wednesday, 28th February 07.30 – 20.00
Thursday, 1st March 07.30 – 16.00 (Open for entry until 15.30)


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

Date Hours
Monday, 26th February 07.30 – 19.00
Tuesday, 27th February 07.30 – 19.00
Wednesday, 28th February 07.30 – 19.00
Thursday, 1st March 07.30 – 16.00


** Please note that press/industry analysts have access to the exhibition floor only during Mobile World Congress opening hours; Sunday access is prohibited.


Filming: 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 during the event and other video content will be posted to Mobile World Live following the event www.mobileworldlive.com.

Photography: 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 official event photographers will be made available to the media via the event website www.mobileworldcongress.com.

News, Information and Other Materials

Here you will find breaking news, announcements, and more related to Mobile World Congress.

July 25, 2017 – GSMA Announces First Details for Mobile World Congress 2018


Please contact the GSMA PR team at press@mobileworldcongress.com to schedule press interviews with the GSMA or for further information on Mobile World Congress 2018.


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