Far more than a mere communication device, mobiles now serve as our books, health monitors, payment transfer devices, social connectors and tour guides. Mobile technology is embedded in our cars, homes, appliances, governments and utilities. The Mobile World Congress 2012 celebrated the current state of mobile and offered a glimpse into where mobile has the potential to go next.
The GSMA’s industry-defining event again shattered attendance records as more than 67,000 attendees showcased how they are Redefining Mobile. This year’s exciting event, hosted in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona, featured attendees from 205 countries were treated to a wealth of learning and networking opportunities; product showcases and announcements; inspiration and innovation.
Between the GSMA Pavilion in Hall 8, the Connected House in The Courtyard and several initiatives in Hall 2, the GSMA highlighted several important initiatives benefitting the industry, including Mobile Money, Mobile Health and Embedded Mobile.