Mobile World Congress
|GSMA Mobile World Congress|
|Venue||Fira de Barcelona|
The GSMA Mobile World Congress is a combination of the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a conference featuring prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world. The event, initially named as GSM World Congress and later renamed as the 3GSM World Congress, is still often referred to as 3GSM or 3GSM World.
The GSMA Mobile World Congress currently takes place in February at the Fira Gran Via venue in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The annual attendance is generally between 60,000-70,000 people. Up until 2006 the event took place in Cannes and was known as 3GSM World. Attendees represent more than 200 countries from across the globe.
The dates for Mobile World Congress 2014 are 24-27 February, 2014.
Past event dates
- The 2014 GSMA Mobile World Congress took place from February 24–27
- The 2013 GSMA Mobile World Congress took place from February 25–28, at Fira Gran Via, in Barcelona, Spain.
- The 2012 GSMA Mobile World Congress took place from February 27 to March 1, 2012.
- The 2011 GSMA Mobile World Congress took place from February 14–17, 2011
- The 2010 GSMA Mobile World Congress took place from February 15–18, 2010
- The 2009 GSMA Mobile World Congress took place from February 16–19, 2009
- HTC: Desire 816, 610
- Lenovo: S660, S850, S860, YOGA Tablet 10 HD+
- LG: G Pro 2, G2 mini and L III (GSMArena)
- Nokia: Asha 220, Asha 230, Nokia-X (see below)
- Samsung: Galaxy S5 (see below), Gear 2 smartwatch, Gear Fit wristband
- Sony: Sirius - Xperia Z2 (phone & tablet), M2
- Xiaomi: Redmi for approx $135 USD (CNET Review)
- ZTE: Open C (Firefox OS 1.3), Open II
- 64-bit chips from Intel (Merrifield), Qualcomm (610,615) and MediaTek
- Windows 8 reference platform with Qualcomm
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