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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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Paul Gowans of JDSU announces Data Collection Technology for Service Providers

Momchil here, with a video of Paul Gowans, Marketing Manager of JDSU. Paul talks about their new breakthrough solution for Service Providers – PacketPortal. PacketPortal enables gathering intelligence from the network, which may be used for a whole range of applications such as personalised services, pro-active problem correction of networks and overall better service delivery. […]

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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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You can pick up your MWC badge at Barcelona Airport!

I just wanted to post this reminder to anyone who’s attending MWC over this weekend. You can beat the crowds on Monday morning by obviously picking up your badge the day before. But did you know you can pick it up at the airport? Genius! You need to be eligible for “FAST TRACK” — I’d […]

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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

MWC: I just can’t wait for App Planet!

Hello it’s Jan Macijewski here. Many of you may have met me at some of the Mobile Industry Review events last year. For a long time I’ve been one of the chaps in the background helping provide perspective and insight as part of the Mobile Industry Review Advisory Board. This, if you haven’t come across […]

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Baby Number Two is due any moment — So I’m not going to MWC!

I’ve had a lot of enquiries from readers wondering if I’ll be at Mobile World Congress this year. Normally, that’s an automatic yes. I thoroughly enjoy the opportunity to ‘meet the industry’ in Barcelona. Yes, it’s seriously tiring and yes, the thieves and vagabonds roaming Barcelona are seriously unpleasant. However MWC is a brilliant occasion […]

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MWC is 3 weeks away: If you need a bit of a push, sponsor our coverage!

Mobile World Congress isn’t far away now. The noise has already begun — at least when I’m looking at the avalanche of emails arriving about the planet’s biggest mobile event. Back in January I wrote about some of the rather cool sponsorship packages we’ve got ready-and-waiting to help boost attention during this period. We’ll be […]

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Pre-MWC drinks this Wednesday in London — are you coming?

It’s not long until the pre-MWC drinks reception on Wednesday night in London! Are you coming? It’s being hosted by Hotwire PR — and I’m going to be there to provide my perspective on the world’s largest mobile event. Principally I’ll be talking hints and tips — as will the Hotwire PR team as they […]

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Devices Operators Opinion

A competing Apple press event during MWC week would annoy a lot of people

Have a read of this text from The Telegraph — Matt has picked up the various iPhone 5 rumours flying around. The Mobile World Congress mention caught my attention: When users will find out for certain is also subject to debate; a March launch has been suggested for the iPhone by a number of blogs, […]

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Sponsor our MWC coverage!

It’s getting near that time again. Mobile World Congress is coming up and we’ll be working overtime during the period to make sure we’re properly covering the biggest event in mobile. We’ve got some sponsorship packages ready-and-waiting if you’re looking for a nice way to significantly boost attention during the MWC period. I know from direct […]

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Are you ready for some pre-MWC drinks with me and Hotwire PR?

I’m getting my thoughts in line for the upcoming Hotwire PR pre-MWC drinks reception in a few weeks time. If you work in PR or marketing you’re most welcome to come along. [You can, theoretically come along if you’re working in another role, just, you might find the discussion about media deadlines and press meeting […]