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Here & Now

On February 24, 2017

Hello Barcelona! We’re at the venue, and it’s shaping up to be a great show. We’ve seen MWC signs at the airport, pink and blue banners flapping in the wind on street poles, and even artwork in the metro. The …

New and Noteworthy

On February 23, 2017

What’s new with MWC17? New programmes and features are coming this year to help keep your enthusiasm going. See what we’ve got in store for you in the next few days: Women4Tech is being introduced at MWC this year, a …

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

On February 22, 2017

Let’s talk transport. Like most others, you’ll soon arrive in Barcelona by plane. After the hustle and bustle, luggage wrestling and many security checks, you’ll be happy to finally get on your way to the event. There are several local …

Bon Voyage!

On February 21, 2017

Our bags are packed and we’re heading onsite – here’s a list of quick reminders as you plan your arrival to MWC: Before arriving in Barcelona, use the My MWC event app to be Good To Go, this means you’ll …

Less than one week away!

On February 21, 2017

We want to ensure that your Mobile World Congress experience is trouble-free. These helpful tips will make your life a bit easier as you get ready for the biggest mobile event of the year. As you begin to pack your …

Mobile Connect

On February 20, 2017

Forget your password often? Wish there was a more secure way to log into websites and apps? Mobile Connect is the answer. Mobile Connect is a mobile-based secure universal identity solution which works by matching the user to their mobile …

MWC Event Themes

On February 18, 2017

#MWC17 is going to be big, and perhaps the largest one to date. There is a lot of excitement in the air, various programmes, multiple conference sessions and all of it is happening simultaneously.  How do you determine what is …

SDGs in Action app

On February 17, 2017

As part of our commitment to supporting the Sustainable Development Goals – we have created the SDGs in Action app to emphasise our industry goals to end poverty, combat climate change and fight injustice and inequality by 2030. The GSMA, …

Wi-Fi at MWC

On February 16, 2017

Be part of the Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) Live Experience with Global Operators @ MWC 2017! The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), GSMA and Fira – together with a large number of (mobile) operators and technology partners – are going to …

Networking Gardens

On February 15, 2017

84% of attendees describe MWC as the most important event in the mobile industry. Why? Because of the endless opportunities to network with fellow mobile leaders. Networking is a central component to the event and we want you to make …