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This week it’s the 10-year anniversary of MEF’s MWC Party

This year will be the 10th anniversary of MEF’s networking party at Mobile World Congress.  In 2002 (when Mobile World Congress was called “3GSM” and held in Cannes), MEF held its first “MEF Connects MWC” party, and every year since, the event has grown its well-deserved reputation amongst the mobile cognoscenti as the place to […]

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MEF Americas 2011 returns to Miami — early bird booking!

One of the most valuable events I attended last year was the MEF Americas event. The content was simply outstanding — especially for someone like me with a European outlook. The focus was obviously on ‘Americas’ but not just the usual suspects (i.e. West Coast America). I met and interviewed dozens of executives from some […]

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Are you coming to MEF Global on Thursday? See you there!

It’s all-systems-go on Thursday here in London. MEF Global has come to town. I’ve always thoroughly enjoyed MEF events. The calibre of the other attendees is always extremely high. The last MEF event I attended was a good few months ago now — in Miami — and it was simply brilliant. This week’s event — […]

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Ramzi Haidamus, EVP Sales & Marketing, Dolby

We got a chance to talk to Ramzi Haidamus, EVP Sales & Marketing at Dolby at MEF Connects @ MWC party in Barcelona. He gives us a bit of a background on what Dolby does in the context of Mobile, how the last 12 months have changed the industry and what the future may hold. […]

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Dr. Colin Yeh, Director, Qtel Group

At theMEF Connects @ MWC party in Barcelona, we got a chance to talk to Dr. Colin Yeh, Director, Group Innovations of Qtel Group. We asked him about the differences in the international markets, what’s up and coming in the Middle East and how valuable his experience with the MEF has been. Check out the […]

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Rimma Perelmuter, Executive Director of MEF

I was delighted to get a chance to speak to Rimma Perelmuter, Executive Director of MEF at their recent MEF Connects @ MWC party in Barcelona. She tells us about exciting announcements at MWC, why it’s great to be a member of the MEF and explains the popularity of the MEF Connects event. People were […]

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Neeraj Roy, Managing Director and CEO, Hungama Mobile

At the MEF Connects @ MWC party in Barcelona, we caught up with Neeraj Roy, Managing Director and CEO of Hungama Mobile. He gives us a bit of background on Hungama Mobile, how he thinks the mobile industry has changed in the past 12 months and interesting trends that have emerged from this year’s MWC. All […]

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Carsten Muller, VP Digital at net mobile AG

Carsten Muller, Vice President Digital Products & Services, net mobile AG, gave us a few minutes of his time at the recent MEF Connects @ MWC party in Barcelona. We talk a bit about the background of net mobile AG, how he uses the MEF and what the future holds. All that and more here:

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Tim Hadley, Communications Director, Omnifone

We caught up with Tim Hadley, Director of Corporate Communications for Omnifone at the recent MEF Connects @ MWC party in Barcelona. We wondered what Tim thought could be happening in the year ahead and why the MEF is a benefit to those in the mobile industry. Check out his answers here:

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Aaron Rattue, Marketing Director, Telecoms, GFK

At the recent MEF Connects @ MWC party in Barcelona, we got to talk to Aaron Rattue, Global Marketing Director, Telecoms of GFK. He gave us some insight about what is coming up with GFK and what could be happening in the future in the industry. Check it all out here:

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Andrew Dark, CEO of mBlox

At the MEF Connects @ MWC party in Barcelona, we managed to get some time with Andrew Dark, CEO of mobile transaction network, mBlox. We asked Andrew to discuss the trends he’s seen in the mobile industry over the last year and speculate on what he thinks we’ll be seeing across the next few years. […]

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Lee Epting, Vodafone Group Content Services Director

It was a big evening for Vodafone’s Lee Epting at MEF Connects at MWC party in Barcelona recently: She was voted on to the foundation’s European board and then appointed as Chair! Congratulations Lee. So obviously, I had to ask Lee about that honour — plus I took the opportunity to ask her to outline […]