The Mobile World Congress or MWC for short is an annual tech summit and trade show for mobile operators organized by the GSMA. It’s well known for its list of industry speakers, agenda on the future of mobile technology, and for the technology releases. This year we can expect to see new smartphones and smartwatches while hearing about new technologies like 5G and virtual reality.
Ido Niv, CEO of @AppNiv will be in attendance and ready to discuss any planned or proposed app development projects.
There are several prominent tech releases that are rumored to be announced around the time I of the conference including the:
In addition to learning of new releases, MWC provides a great forum to network with professionals in the industry and get hands on with the newest mobile devices.
MWC takes place from February 27th to March 2nd, with events happening all day on multiple stages. Here are some of the events to look forward to:
There are many prominent speakers visiting MWC this year, including John Stankey of AT&T Entertainment Group, Eric Xu, the current rotating CEO of Huawai, and Reed Hastings, the founder and CEO of Netflix. Strive Masiyiwa, Founder, and CEO of Econet, Eugene Kaspersky, Chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Labs, John Hanke, Creator of Pokemon Go and Founder and CEO of Niantic, and Terry Von Bibra of the Alibaba Group will all make keynote speeches to MWC attendees.