MWC: A peek inside the mobile mega-event

Ever wondered what Mobile World Congress in Barcelona looks like? ITWeb brings you all the picture highlights from MWC 2019.


MWC: Only 2% of MEA mobile subs will be 5G in 2024

Ericsson's new Middle East and Africa Mobility Report predicts the region will have 30 million 5G subscribers by 2024.

Mar 1, 2019

GSMA Wraps up Hugely Successful MWC19 Barcelona

The GSMA today reported that more than 109,000* visitors from 198 countries and territories attended MWC19 Barcelona, the mobile industry's premier event.

Feb 28, 2019

MWC: MTN 'smart feature phones' available soon

The KaiOS-powered smart feature phones will launch in South Africa soon.

Feb 27, 2019

MWC: Safaricom backbone network to get a huge upgrade

The Kenyan operator is partnering with Huawei to upgrade its backbone network to meet the growing data consumption needs.

Feb 27, 2019

MWC: Xiaomi unveils low-cost 5G slider smartphone

The Mi Mix 3 5G which is the cheapest 5G-enabled smartphone on the market at the moment.

Feb 27, 2019

MWC: Huawei pushes for digital inclusion

Huawei's Tech4ALL initiative will benefit 500 million people over the next five years, the company says.


Rain, Huawei launch first commercial 5G network in SA

Rain is planning a full commercial rollout of its 5G network in mid-2019 but says the network is already live in Johannesburg now.

Feb 26, 2019

MWC: LG flagship doubles screen size with screen in cover

In an effort to not be left behind when all its rivals are developing phones that fold out into tablets, LG has unveiled a smartphone with a phone cover that houses a second large screen.

Feb 26, 2019

MWC: Sony unveils longer than usual smartphones

The new Xperia models are about five centimetres longer than some of the largest smartphones currently available.


MWC: Google, FIDO kill passwords on a billion Android devices

Users of Android devices running version 7.0 can login to apps and Web sites without typing in a password.

Feb 26, 2019

MWC: Microsoft debuts HoloLens 2

Microsoft took to the stage at Mobile World Congress to introduce the second generation of its mixed reality headset, the HoloLens 2.

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