Mobile World Congress, or MWC, is an annual gathering for the mobile industry and related industries, organised by the GSMA, and held in Barcelona, Spain, the Mobile World Capital. It was attended by experts and companies from 204 countries and territories and was covered by more than 3,600 members of the international press and media.
Tech4i2 recently attended MWC and presented the results of their European Commission funded 5G socio-economic impact study on Tuesday 23rd February and Thursday 25th February for the European Commission at the EC Pavilion in Congress Square.
European Commissioner Günther Oettinger (the Commissioner responsible for the Digital Economy and Society) also referenced the 5G study during his speech on the potential of 5G in creating value for industry verticals. The commissioners' speech was also the focus of an article featured on page one of the Tuesday Edition of the Mobile World Daily, the official newspaper of MWC. Click here for the article.