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Opinion

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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Opinion

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 […]

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Opinion

Kai Markus of Net Mobile

We caught up with Kai Markus of mobile aggregator and service provider,┬áNet Mobile (and sponsors of this video series!) Kai is one of the top people at the company and is quite possibly the only person I’ve met with the job title of ‘CPO’ — Chief Product Officer. We asked Kai to give us a […]

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Opinion

Andrew Bud on the growth of MEF and the future of mobile

We caught up with Andrew Bud in Barcelona at the MEF Connects @ MWC party. Andrew is the Global Chair of MEF. We asked his perspective on an array of subjects from the changes he’s witnessed sweeping the mobile industry across the last 10 years, to the latest trends coming next year.

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Operators Services

Video: Catching up with Steve French from NewBay

Back in Barcelona, I was meaning to pop by the NewBay stand to see what they’d been up to but I’d found myself passing by now and again, but not having the time to actually stop. Then one of their helpful PRs popped by when Ed and I were deciding what next to film at […]

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Devices

Video: RIM stand tour at MWC (including the PlayBook crowds)

Earlier I posted the video overview of the BlackBerry PlayBook I filmed for the CrackBerry.com team last Monday at Mobile World Congress. Now I’ve got the stand tour for you. It’s always interesting to observe the wisdom of the crowds at these shows — and in this video you’ll see me walking through the RIM […]

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Devices

Video: BlackBerry PlayBook Overview

I was delighted to be invited by the team at CrackBerry.com to do some filming for them on Monday morning at Mobile World Congress. I filmed this video overview of the PlayBook for them — but I thought you’d appreciate a look too. I have to say, the PlayBook is looking rather fine. The web […]

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Applications Devices News

Video: Noah from Technobuffalo says hello & talks Nokia

I was delighted to bump into Noah Kravitz of huge US consumer tech site, Technobuffalo, in the Mobile World Congress media centre on Monday morning. I asked Noah if he’d say a few words on camera to introduce his site and to tell us what he makes of the recent Nokia news.

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Opinion

Video: Is this MWC’s most polarising exhibition stand?

This is something I’ve been meaning to document for at least three years. As myself and colleague Ed walked by the CBOSS stand at MWC this year, I decided it was time for a video. CBOSS are famous amongst MWC-regulars for having one of the most polarising exhibition stands at the event. Some people love […]

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Applications Operators

Hello from James Parton of BlueVia

I popped over to see James Parton of BlueVia this morning to find out what was going on with Telefonica’s developer programme this week. I think popped out the camera and asked James to give us an update. Thanks James — here’s the video:

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News

Good morning from Barcelona

Hello and good morning from Barcelona! It’s time for Mobile World Congress 2011 and goodness me, I think it’s shaping up to be rather exciting. Nokia’s recent news has added a little unexpected excitement — and I’ve been delighted to see that the marketplace has picked it up and run with it. Almost everyone I’ve […]

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The unofficial MWC parties app

I saw this note posted on the Momolondon forum earlier today and thought it might be of interest to all those attending MWC: Hi All, As in last year, I have written an app that aggregates most interesting free networking events, receptions and parties happening in the week of MWC 2011 in Barcelona. The app […]