Mobile World Congress 2017

Below is full access to our daily video highlight features, keynote replays and extensive news story coverage from MWC17.

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Feature: MWC17 in 360/VR

In a technology first, Mobile World Live brings you highlights from Mobile World Congress – ...

Feature: MWC17 Review

A record-breaking event! Mobile World Live brings you its highlights of the biggest ever Mobile ...

Keynote 10: Conversational Commerce – Dave O’Flanagan, Boxever

Join CEOs from Boxever, Twilio, Line Corporation and Kik as they discuss how messaging apps ...

Keynote 10: Conversational Commerce – Ted Livingston, KiK

Join CEOs from Boxever, Twilio, Line Corporation and Kik as they discuss how messaging apps ...

Keynote 11: Start Up Innovation – Farah Ramzan Golant, Girl Effect

Innovation is the life blood of the tech industry, whose rapid product lifecycles create a ...

Keynote 11: Start Up Innovation – Raviv Melamed, Vayyar Imaging

Innovation is the life blood of the tech industry, whose rapid product lifecycles create a ...

Keynote 11: Start Up Innovation – João Barros, Veniam

Innovation is the life blood of the tech industry, whose rapid product lifecycles create a ...

Keynote 11: Start Up Innovation – Paul Hainsworth, Open Garden

Innovation is the life blood of the tech industry, whose rapid product lifecycles create a ...

Keynote 11: Start Up Innovation – Alexey Moiseenkov, Prisma Labs

Innovation is the life blood of the tech industry, whose rapid product lifecycles create a ...

Keynote 11: Start up Innovation – Brian Pallas, Julia Puig, Opportunity Network

Innovation is the life blood of the tech industry, whose rapid product lifecycles create a ...

Keynote 11: Start Up Innovation – Edith Yeung

Innovation is the life blood of the tech industry, whose rapid product lifecycles create a ...

Keynote 10: Conversational Commerce – Takeshi Idezawa, LINE

Join CEOs from Boxever, Twilio, Line Corporation and Kik as they discuss how messaging apps ...

Feature: MWC17 Day 4

Mobile World Live‘s Steve Costello brings you all the action from Wednesday at Mobile World Congress. ...

Keynote 10: Conversational Commerce – Jeff Lawson, Twilio

Join CEOs from Boxever, Twilio, Line Corporation and Kik as they discuss how messaging apps ...

Keynote 10: Conversational Commerce – Intro

Join CEOs from Boxever, Twilio, Line Corporation and Kik as they discuss how messaging apps ...

Keynote 9: Connecting the Main Event – Shane Smith, VICE Media

Join CEOs from Discovery Networks International, Atos, VMware and Vice Media as they discuss how ...

Keynote 9: Connecting the Main Event – Jean-Briac Perrette,Discovery Networks

Join CEOs from Discovery Networks International, Atos, VMware and Vice Media as they discuss how ...

Keynote 9: Connecting the Main Event – Patrick Gelsinger and Patrick Adiba, VMware & Atos

Join CEOs from Discovery Networks International, Atos, VMware and Vice Media as they discuss how ...

Keynote 9: Connecting the Main Event – Janice Hughes, Redshift Strategy

Join CEOs from Discovery Networks International, Atos, VMware and Vice Media as they discuss how ...

Keynote 8: The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Allison Kirkby, Tele2

Join Executives from Tele2, PWC, Smart Dubai and Nokia as they discuss how mobile will ...

Keynote 8: The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Rajeev Suri, Nokia

Join Executives from Tele2, PWC, Smart Dubai and Nokia as they discuss how mobile will ...

Keynote 8: The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Bob Moritz, PwC

Join Executives from Tele2, PWC, Smart Dubai and Nokia as they discuss how mobile will ...

Keynote 8: The Fourth Industrial Revolution – H.E. Dr. Aisha Butti bin Bishr, Smart Dubai

Join Executives from Tele2, PWC, Smart Dubai and Nokia as they discuss how mobile will ...

Keynote 8: The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Mary Clark

Join Executives from Tele2, PWC, Smart Dubai and Nokia as they discuss how mobile will ...

Feature: MWC17 Day 3

New FCC Chairman Ajit Pai made headlines on Tuesday at MWC17 by attacking his predecessor’s ...

Keynote 7: The Content Gold Rush – Caroline Hyde

Join some of the biggest names in media as they discuss their content strategies and ...

Keynote 7: The Content Gold Rush – John Martin

Join some of the biggest names in media as they discuss their content strategies and ...

Keynote 7: The Content Gold Rush – Eric Xu (Xu Zhijun), Huawei

Join some of the biggest names in media as they discuss their content strategies and ...

Keynote 7: The Content Gold Rush – John Hanke, Niantic

Join some of the biggest names in media as they discuss their content strategies and ...

Keynote 7: The Content Gold Rush – Arnaud de Puyfontaine, Vivendi

Join some of the biggest names in media as they discuss their content strategies and ...

Keynote 6: Building the 5G Economy – Ajit Pai, FCC

Join Executives from the European Commission, U. S Federal Communications Commission, Liberty Global and Orange ...

Keynote 6: Building the 5G Economy – Mike Fries, Liberty Global

Join Executives from the European Commission, U. S Federal Communications Commission, Liberty Global and Orange ...

Keynote 6: Building the 5G Economy – Stephane Richard, Orange

Join Executives from the European Commission, U. S Federal Communications Commission, Liberty Global and Orange ...

Keynote 6: Building the 5G Economy – Andrus Ansip, EC

Join Executives from the European Commission, U. S Federal Communications Commission, Liberty Global and Orange ...

Keynote 6: Building the 5G Economy – Panel: Ajit Pai, Andrus Ansip, Mike Fries, and Stephane Richard

Join Executives from the European Commission, U. S Federal Communications Commission, Liberty Global and Orange ...

Keynote 6: Building the 5G Economy – Karen Tso

Join Executives from the European Commission, U. S Federal Communications Commission, Liberty Global and Orange ...

Keynote 5: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Mobile – Panel: Greta Bull and Arun Gore

Mats Granryd, Director General GSMA with Executives from Gray Ghost Ventures, NEC Corporation, Econet, CGAP ...

Keynote 5: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Through Mobile – Strive Masiyiwa, Econet

Mats Granryd, Director General GSMA with Executives from Gray Ghost Ventures, NEC Corporation, Econet, CGAP ...

Keynote 5: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Through Mobile – Jeremy Oppenheim, Business & Sustainable Development Commission

Mats Granryd, Director General GSMA with Executives from Gray Ghost Ventures, NEC Corporation, Econet, CGAP ...

Keynote 5: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Mobile – Takashi Niino, NEC

Mats Granryd, Director General GSMA with Executives from Gray Ghost Ventures, NEC Corporation, Econet, CGAP ...

Keynote 5: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Mobile – Mats Granryd, GSMA

Mats Granryd, Director General GSMA with Executives from Gray Ghost Ventures, NEC Corporation, Econet, CGAP ...

Feature: MWC17 Day 2

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was the big keynote Monday evening at MWC, while another session ...

Keynote 4: Reed Hastings, CEO and Founder, Netflix

Content is in the midst a period of disruption and change. Acquisitions abound, as content ...

Keynote 2: The Digital Economy – Travis Johnson, Ansible

Keynote 2 at MWC17 covers The Digital Economy highlighting the current and future impact of ...

Keynote 2: The Digital Economy – John Stankey, AT&T Services

Keynote 2 at MWC17 covers The Digital Economy highlighting the current and future impact of ...

Keynote 2: The Digital Economy – Josep Maria Bartomeu i Floreta, FC Barcelona

Keynote 2 at MWC17 covers The Digital Economy highlighting the current and future impact of ...

Keynote 2: The Digital Economy – Alexey Reznikovich, L1 Technology

Keynote 2 at MWC17 covers The Digital Economy highlighting the current and future impact of ...

Keynote 2: The Digital Economy – Karen Tso

Keynote 2 at MWC17 covers The Digital Economy highlighting the current and future impact of ...

Keynote 1: Mobile. The Next Element – Masayoshi Son, SoftBank

The opening keynote of the 2017 Mobile World Congress features Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA ...

Keynote 1: Mobile the Next Element – Chang-Gyu Hwang, KT

The opening keynote of the 2017 Mobile World Congress features Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA ...

Keynote 1: Mobile. The Next Element – Mats Granryd, GSMA

The opening keynote of the 2017 Mobile World Congress features Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA ...

Keynote 1: Mobile the Next Element – Sunil Bharti Mittal, Bharti Enterprises

The opening keynote of the 2017 Mobile World Congress features Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA ...

Keynote 1: Mobile. The Next Element – Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete Lopez, Telefonica

The opening keynote of the 2017 Mobile World Congress features Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA ...

Keynote 3: Connected Vehicles – Denis Sverdlov, Daniel Simon – RoboRace

The Connected Vehicle Keynote features leading companies Otto, Roborace & Charge, Formula E and Kaspersky ...

Keynote 3: Connected Car – Anthony Levandowski, Otto

The Connected Vehicle Keynote features leading companies Otto, Roborace & Charge, Formula E and Kaspersky ...

Keynote 3: Connected Vehicles – Eugene Kaspersky, Kaspersky Labs

The Connected Vehicle Keynote features leading companies Otto, Roborace & Charge, Formula E and Kaspersky ...

Keynote 3: Connected Vehicles – Alejandro Agag, Formula E Holdings

The Connected Vehicle Keynote features leading companies Otto, Roborace & Charge, Formula E and Kaspersky ...

Keynote 3: Connected Vehicles – Michael O’Hara

The Connected Vehicle Keynote features leading companies Otto, Roborace & Charge, Formula E and Kaspersky ...

Feature: MWC17 Day 1

Sunday has become known as ‘device day’ at Mobile World Congress and this year didn’t ...

Feature: MWC17 Preview

Mobile World Live offers a sneak peek of what to expect from this year’s Mobile World Congress. ...

News content

Nokia Mobile Networks CTO urges operators to think bigger

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Hossein Moiin said it is now “critical” for operators to find new use ...

Singtel: We need help with 5G verticals

The likely success of 5G will be given a significant boost if the operator community ...

Vendors bullish on 5G security

Mobile equipment vendors expressed confidence new technologies such as blockchain and distributed networks will enable ...

Mobile operators push for united front on 5G

The consensus among speakers at the Global 5G Test Summit during Mobile World Congress was ...

Orange sees huge upside in public cloud

Orange Business Services is targeting the untapped cloud market with a new private cloud service ...

Line wants ‘Clova’ to be leading AI platform in Asia

Line unveiled plans at MWC17 to launch an artificial intelligence (AI) assistant called Clova which ...

Consumers tired of apps

Ted Livingston, chief executive and founder of messaging app company Kik, believes bots will shoot ...

Companies must “build or die” in new era of customer service

Consumer-facing businesses need to focus on developing agile, software-based propositions to enhance customer experience to ...

Content strategy based on reselling Netflix “lazy and stupid”

Shane Smith, founder and chief executive of Vice, a global youth media brand, fired a ...

2020 Olympics will demo 5G/NFV use case

The huge mobile data requirements of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will mandate the use of ...

Tech chiefs talk up fourth industrial revolution

Remote-control monster trucks may not be the first thing that springs to mind when considering ...

LatAm sees 4G boost

Latin America’s 4G connections more than doubled in 2016, as the region passed 100 million ...

Dubai aims to become global benchmark for smart cities

Dubai has set itself the objective of becoming the benchmark for smart cities not only ...

GTI focuses on verticals with 5GAA deal

The Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) took a “concrete” step in its strategy to focus on vertical ...

Huge opportunity for operators in AR

Operators are already aware of the success of Pokemon Go, with the likes of Sprint ...

MNOs call for slack to afford 5G capex

The potential investment requirements for 5G has prompted operator calls for a level playing field ...

FCC charts new course for 5G

Republican Ajit Pai, barely five weeks into his new role as chairman of the Federal ...

SDGs give operators chance to benefit society – and earn

The mobile industry has a key role to play in supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development ...

Econet’s Masiyiwa warns regulators not to be “ham fisted”

Cultural challenges and regulatory limitations must be overcome for mobile operators to achieve social good, ...

DT chief says Europe not behind on 5G

Timotheus Hottges, chief executive of Deutsche Telekom (DT), maintained Europe was not lagging Asia and ...

Jio aims to be 5th largest operator globally

Indian 4G upstart Reliance Jio and South Korea’s Samsung announced an extension to their partnership, with ...

Fairphone calls for industry collaboration to ease self-repair

The CEO of ethical handset manufacturer Fairphone called on the industry to make sustainability the ...

GSMA launches first annual report on humanitarian connectivity

The GSMA unveiled its first Humanitarian Connectivity Charter report, which highlights efforts made by mobile ...

Hastings confident Netflix can keep competition at bay

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was bullish in his much anticipated keynote at Mobile World Congress, ...

Roborace to give connected vehicles a boost

Roborace unveiled its Robocar at MWC’s ‘Connected Vehicles’ keynote, with CEO Denis Sverdlov stating the ...

Jolla aims for profitable 2017

Jolla made a number of announcements in a wide-ranging company update, with chairman Antti Saarnio ...

Facebook’s TIP gets member and funding boost

The Telecom Infra Project (TIP), the Facebook-backed initiative to develop more flexible ways of constructing ...

Nokia unveils 5G First to provoke early adoption

In an effort to trigger interest in early 5G network deployments, Nokia announced an end-to-end ...

Bharti’s Mittal declares war on roaming

Sunil Mittal (pictured), chairman of Bharti Enterprises – and GSMA chairman – made a rallying ...

Mobile leaders say intelligence key to innovating

As operators move towards the next generation of mobile, incorporating greater intelligence into their systems ...

Operators place LPWA bets

Vodafone Group’s chief engineer, Luke Ibbetson, said previous doubts and concerns about the cellular industry’s ...

Ericsson CEO admits future will require ‘grit and grace’

In a press conference short on announcements, Ericsson’s new CEO, Borje Ekholm, admitted the company ...

Sony aims high with new flagship

Sony Mobile said it “re-affirmed its position as a leading communications innovator and visionary”, with ...

Samsung doubles down on tablet line-up

Samsung, as expected, did not use its pre-MWC press conference to unveil its next flagship ...

Lenovo unveils Moto G5, increased Z features

Lenovo-owned Motorola launched its fifth generation Moto G smartphone, along with its G5 Plus sibling, ...

HMD debuts new Nokia devices

HMD Global, the company now offering mobile phones under the Nokia banner, announced a “new ...

Huawei takes fight to rivals with P10 launch

Ambitious smartphone vendor Huawei made its mark early at this year’s Congress, unveiling its new ...

ZTE pushes pre-5G capabilities

Chinese equipment vendor ZTE is confident demand for 4G networks will continue to expand, even ...

Mobile heavyweights back plan to speed 5G NR

Some of the biggest names in the mobile industry threw their collective weight behind a ...

LG looks to revive mobile business with G6

LG Electronics launched its G6 flagship, as it looks to reinvigorate its mobile business after ...

TCL hails BlackBerry KeyOne as most secure Android handset

TCL launched BlackBerry KeyOne, the first new device to use the BlackBerry brand since the ...

5G on track for 1B connections by 2025

5G connections are forecast to reach 1.1 billion by 2025, accounting for approximately one in ...

GSMA launches big data initiative for social good

The GSMA unveiled the ‘Big Data for Social Good’ initiative at Mobile World Congress. By ...

LG ratchets up hype around forthcoming flagship G6

LG Electronics ramped the activity around its anticipated G6 flagship, which is set to debut ...

Qualcomm ramps up connectivity play ahead of MWC

Qualcomm made a raft of announcements ahead of next week’s Mobile World Congress, including a ...

Intel CEO talks up 5G progress in pre-MWC17 Tweets

Intel currently leads its market in enabling 5G technology, CEO Brian Krzanich claimed ahead of the ...

MWC 2017: Top 5 themes

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is back for its 12th year in Barcelona. This hugely significant ...

What’s new this MWC?

Mobile World Congress, in one form or another, has been around for many years. For ...

MWC 2017 puts the focus on content

Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 looks set to be even bigger than last year’s event. ...

ZTE to launch gigabit handset at MWC17

ZTE will unveil its first gigabit handset, featuring 360-degree panoramic VR video capabilities, instant cloud ...

HMD set for Nokia smartphone launches at MWC

The plans of HMD – the company bringing Nokia-branded smartphones to market – were in ...

Huawei goes all out on video, 5G and cloud at MWC17

Huawei used its pre-Mobile World Congress 2017 media briefing to position itself as “the real ...

Blog: Content reigns at MWC as MWL TV goes live again

Content will be a major theme of this year’s Mobile World Congress. With mobile operators ...

Blog: Netflix set to make streaming debut – on MWL TV

Ahead of Mobile World Congress, CCS Insight’s Paolo Pescatore discusses the major themes that Netflix ...