Mobile World Congress 2010

Next week sees the GSM Association’s Mobile World Congress descend upon Barcelona. The annual event, a combination exhibition and grand conference, is the mobile industry's largest get-together of the year. An opportunity for leaders and strategists from the mobile operators, vendors and content owners across the world to gather, collaborate, conduct business and tout new products.

Lots of amazing gadgetry is certain to be unveiled as the event includes more than 1,300 exhibitors. We can also expect guidance from the insight from the presentations given by top executives. Speakers include the Chief Executives of Google (Eric Schmidt), and Vodafone (Vittorio Colao), plus the President of China Unicom (Lu Yimin), and the Chairman of Huawei Communications (Guo Ping).

The agenda includes seminars and day-long events around app development, mobile money services, data congestion, mobile entertainment and innovation. I’ll report (remotely, alas!) each day.

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