Category: Spain

Voice over LTE matters to operators

We have previously blogged about the challenges that LTE still faces, despite the general agreement being that LTE provides a great opportunity for operators. At the same event, the recent LTE Conference in Barcelona, as well as seeing the challenges, we also saw one key theme emerging that can demonstrate just how important LTE is […]

‘Internet of Things’ dominates MWC keynotes

If there’s one thing that Mobile World Congress 2013 has taught us so far, it is that ‘the internet of things’ is well and truly here to stay. Listening to some of the speakers at this week’s conference has made it clear that the process of ‘verticalizing’ connections is already underway. Steve Girsky, vice chairman […]

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How to make Mobile World Congress 2014 a success

The countdown has commenced – it is but one month until Mobile World Congress 2014 starts and thousands of tech hotshots descend on Barcelona again. Everyone hopes for a successful event – however they may define success – but do you plan on being someone who is exhausted by the end of it, or one […]

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Contactless Challenge Day 7: Airports & cupcakes

The contactless challenge is now entering its final few days, with Ewan MacLeod struggling to find companies willing and capable to accept contactless mobile payments. Ploughing on with continued tenacity, however, he has managed to clock up potentially vital points in his attempt to wrestle the lead back off Jon Choo. A trip to the […]

The latest mobile marketing trends from MWC13 in Barcelona

Hola! Here we are in the heart of Mobile World Congress 2013. What we can observe so far is that innovation is in full swing fostering discoveries and development and it really seems endless. The mobile ecosystem is expanding at lightning speed, challenging everyone to adapt at the same pace. So as not to get […]

The history of the mobile phone: very large, to small,…

Is it just me, or are cell phones (after decades of shrinking) getting bigger and bigger? The first mobiles (models from the ‘Improved Mobile Telephone Service’ of the 1960s) were laughably large by today’s standards, and probably didn’t even warrant the description of ‘mobile’. Fortunately, the innovative and brilliant Martin Cooper, working for Motorola at […]

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