Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
26 February 2017
MWC 2017 to Hold in Barcelona

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 will be organized by the GSMA in Barcelona, Spain on February 27-March 2. MWC is the world’s largest annual gathering for the mobile industry that provides the best venue for mobile industry business opportunities and deal-making.

The Mobile World Congress includes an exhibition with more than 2,200 companies displaying cutting-edge technologies, the industry’s best networking opportunities and the annual Global Mobile Awards ceremony which recognizes innovative mobile solutions and initiatives around the world.

In MWC 2017, industry leaders will gather, network, showcase and exchange ideas. Over the four-day event, the most prominent companies in the industry will showcase the newest technologies and most innovative products. With an exhibition spanning nine halls, this year will feature over 2,200 companies including the industry's most distinguished and innovative ones such as AT&T, Cisco, Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, Ford Motor Company, Google, Huawei, IBM, Lenovo, LG, NEC, Nokia, Qualcomm, Samsung SK Telecom, Sony, Telefonica, Vodafone and ZTE.

MWC program will showcase specific themes for each day of the event, where the first day will focus on how mobile can improve society and people’s daily lives, while day two will focus on the Internet of Things, designed to help enterprises advance through mobile innovation and data analysis. The last day will underline digital media and how it enhances people’s lives and aids education and communication.

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies and Internet companies, as well as organizations in adjacent industry sectors.
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