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Mobile World Congress cancelled amid coronavirus fears

The GSMA, organiser of the event, cancels the gathering because of the global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak.

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Barcelona ready for MWC despite coronavirus fears

Catalan health minister Alba Vergés states the city of Barcelona is fully prepared for the mega mobile tech gathering to go ahead.

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Coronavirus to delay tech production lines

The tech industry will take a severe knock from the coronavirus outbreak, resulting in postponed product launches and behind schedule production.

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Blow for MWC as LG exits mobile mega-event

The firm decides to err on the side of caution, withdrawing from Mobile World Congress 2020 amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Jul 25, 2019

Galaxy Fold is fixed, tested, ready for re-launch

Samsung’s first luxury foldable phone is set to be re-introduced in September, after its April launch was delayed, due to reliability issues.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Three main trends to come out of MWC

Device manufacturers focused on augmented reality, artificial intelligence and the `intelligence of things' instead of hardware developments.

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Mar 5, 2018

Experts doubtful Africa is ready for 5G

This year's Mobile World Congress was all about 5G, but is the next-generation technology really a priority for Africa, and should it be?

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Qualcomm test shows 5G far outpaces LTE

The simulation showed that, when compared to LTE devices, 5G NR smartphones will browse the Internet nearly 900% faster.

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