Barcelona to host Mobile World Congress until 2030

The Mobile World Congress, the telecom industry’s biggest annual gathering, will be held in Barcelona until 2030, extending its current contract by six years, organisers said Monday. The event, which draws more than 100,000 people to Barcelona, has been held in Spain’s second largest city since 2006. The existing agreement between the GSMA association that […]

World’s biggest mobile show eyes up to 60,000 visitors

Up to 60,000 people are expected to attend the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this month, organisers said Thursday, hoping it would resemble its pre-pandemic days despite the absence of several heavyweights. “We’re expecting somewhere between 40,000 and 60,000 people,” said John Hoffman, executive director of the GSMA industry association which stages the annual telecoms […]

Samsung won’t attend global telecoms meet in-person

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it won’t be physically present at Mobile World Congress, the telecoms industry’s biggest annual gathering, next month in Barcelona due to the pandemic.

Top gadgets at Mobile World Congress

From a tiny robot which strikes a pose when you point a camera at it to a pocket translator, here are five eye-catching devices on display at the Mobile World Congress trade fair which opened Monday in Barcelona:

5G wireless race heats up

The race to bring super-fast 5G wireless services to market is heating up with the first commercial deployments of the much-anticipated technology expected at the end of the year.

Find out the awesome gadgets at Mobile World Congress

From headsets that help you lose weight without dieting to a smart meat thermometer, here are five eye-catching devices on display at the Mobile World Congress, wireless industry’s biggest conference which got underway Monday in Barcelona: