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Opinion

361 Degrees Podcast: Everything you need to know about MWC!

The 361 Degrees team were out and about at Mobile World Congress this week. We were all crazy busy but we did manage to make time to record a series of special edition podcasts from the show floor. If you’ve got a few minutes, have a listen. Or if you’d like these on your podcast […]

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Operators

My Mobile World Congress will be brought to you by the letter T. For Truphone.

I’m delighted to say that this year I’ll be ‘connected’ in Barcelona by Truphone. They’ve sent me a Galaxy SIII handset containing a super-hot Truphone sim to use for the week. My instructions are to check it out, try it out, kick the tyres and see how I get on. I readily accepted. I’m particular […]

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Opinion

Bring on Barcelona: Mobile World Congress is almost upon us

Well then, we’re here again. Can you believe it? I bet you can. If you’re working in the marketing or PR side of the mobile industry, you’ve been eating and sleeping Mobile World Congress for the past month. In the last two weeks things will have ratcheted up a few gears. This week has been […]

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News

Pitch your app to the mobile industry: Announcing the MWC App Pitch!

Mobile World Congress (“MWC”) in Barcelona is fast approaching. All across the world, marketing teams are scrambling to get press releases, stand designs and meetings arranged ahead of the world’s largest, biggest and most influential mobile event. Flights, hotels and  restaurant reservations are being snapped up as I type. Every single PR person I speak […]

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Opinion

Bad news: Almost everyone at MWC had an iPhone!

[Note: This post was originally published as the main editorial in the Mobile Industry Review newsletter. Would you like to receive it in your inbox now-and-again? It’s free to subscribe.] Bad news. Or, is it good news? Let me know what you think… I arrived into Barcelona as the city bathed in glorious, glorious sunshine. […]

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Opinion

Barcelona: You can shove your “transport system” up your jumper!

I just spoke to the highly helpful Abigail in the GSMA press office who confirms that there’s no news yet regarding this bus and metro strike that’s due to take place next week whilst Mobile World Congress is in full swing. The current GSMA update is here and I expect that we’ll have an announcement […]

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Services

Top Tips for staying connected at Mobile World Congress 2012

With MWC just about a week away, it’s time now to get your personal communications plan sorted. I asked Christian Gunning, Director of Corporate Communications at Boingo Wireless for his suggestions. Over to you Christian: – – – – – Attending Mobile World Congress is a bit like weathering the perfect storm for wireless power users. […]

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Opinion

Greasy Food And Petty Crime? It Must Be Barcelona For Mobile World Congress

Hello! Andrew Scott here with a look ahead at Mobile World Congress. We have less than 100 hours to go until the doors of the world’s biggest and best known mobile conference swing open in Barcelona for another year, so let’s pause to see what we have to look forward to. As all good conferences, […]

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News

Video: The Rafe Blandford Interview

I am delighted to bring you this rare treat! An exclusive sit down interview with Rafe Blandford, founder and editor of All About Symbian. I filmed this whilst we were at the Symbian London headquarters interviewing many of their team. There was a break in proceedings whilst we waited for some more interview subjects to […]

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Video: Scott Weiss, Symbian’s User Interface Manager

A few weeks ago, Rafe and I popped into the Symbian London HQ to talk with Scott Weiss, the Foundation’s User Interface & Technology manager. The aim? Find out more about what they’ve got planned with upcoming versions of the operating system. Have a watch! Download M4V Video | Subscribe to Podcast | Embed video

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Video: Lee Williams Mobile World Congress Walkabout

Rafe Blandford of All About Symbian takes a walkabout Mobile World Congress with Symbian‘s Executive Director, Lee Williams. Download M4V Video | Subscribe to Podcast | Embed video

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News

Video: Nokia’s Tero Ojanpera on Symbian, Ovi and beyond

At Mobile World Congress, we sat down with Nokia’s Dr Tero Ojanpera, EVP of Services for Nokia, to talk about the company’s strategy with Symbian, Ovi, Maemo/MeeGo and the way ahead. Here’s the video… Download M4V Video | Subscribe to Podcast | Embed video