Lessons from the pandemic: Planning a return to MWC Barcelona

The last 12 months have been a learning experience for all of us. Many have suffered great hardship or made sacrifices, personally and professionally. It seems that each day brings a situation never encountered before that requires the adoption of new behaviours or to adjust to new restrictions on our usual way of doing things. […]
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GSMA ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AUTHORISATION FOR MWC21 BARCELONA

Registered exhibitors and attendees to be permitted entry to Spain 7 April 2021, London: The GSMA and Ministry of the Interior of the Government of Spain have announced details of an agreement to allow all MWC21 Barcelona registrants – including exhibitors, attendees, sponsors, and partners – to enter Spain to attend the in-person event. Whilst […]
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GSMA & UNDP announce an ‘Impact Partnership’ Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals at MWC Barcelona 2021

31 March 2021, London: The GSMA and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced today a new partnership that will leverage MWC21 and its start-up event 4YFN to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). MWC21 will take place in Barcelona from 28 June – 01 July. As an Impact Partner at MWC21, […]
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Mobile Money Accounts Grow to 1.2 Billion in 2020

Driven by the global pandemic, international transactions increased by 65% during 2020 24 March 2021, London: The GSMA has today published its annual ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’. It reveals a dramatic acceleration in mobile transactions during the COVID-19 pandemic as lockdown restrictions limited access to cash and financial institutions. The report […]
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GSMA Partners with Leading Medical Provider for Delivery of MWC21 Barcelona

Partner Updates for MWC’s health and safety plan, Committed Community 24 March 2021, London: The GSMA has shared further details of its health and safety plan,  Committed Community, for MWC21 Barcelona. Committed Community was launched earlier this month, and as promised, the organisation is sharing further details on creating a safe environment for the event […]
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GSMA Statement on Connectivity and Network Disruptions

The GSMA is deeply concerned about the impact that government/authorities’ restrictions on connectivity and internet services are having on citizens and businesses in Myanmar. We call for the restoration of services in Myanmar, and any other country affected by service restrictions orders and network disruptions, as soon as possible. Restricting access to connectivity has far-reaching […]
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GSMA ANNOUNCES TELCODR AS A MAJOR EXHIBITOR AT MWC BARCELONA 2021

12 March 2021, London: GSMA introduces TelcoDR, the public cloud transformation specialist, as one of the largest exhibitors by floor space at MWC Barcelona 2021. TelcoDR has expanded its presence at the show with more than 6,000m2 of floorspace, making it one of the largest exhibitor spaces at the show. It will create a stand […]
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GSMA PRESENTS HEALTH AND SAFETY PLAN FOR MWC21

A multi-layered plan to ensure a safe environment for everyone MWC21 takes place 28 June – 1 July 2021 in Barcelona 8 March 2021, London: The GSMA has shared details of its health and safety plan for MWC21 Barcelona. The plan was developed in coordination with and approved by the Catalan health authorities responsible for […]
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MWC Shanghai 2021 Makes a Dramatic Return With 200,000 Representatives as an International Physical & Digital Event

4 March 2021, Hong Kong: Connected Impact was the theme of MWC Shanghai 2021 and the GSMA has just revealed that the event held in February attracted around 25,000 attendees from 114 countries and territories. In a Covid era with extensive travel restrictions, this is an outstanding result. The My MWCS Online portal transformed the […]
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GSMA Heralds a New Era Of Connected Impact as MWC Shanghai Returns as a Hybrid Event

China continues its rapid uptake of 5G with 200m additional connections in the last year 23 February, Shanghai: GSMA is celebrating a return to in-person events with the launch of MWC Shanghai 2021, which opens today. This first-of-its-kind experience combines unique in-person and virtual elements, heralding a new era of connectivity and collaboration for the […]
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