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Mobile World Congress 2018

Below is full access to our daily video highlight features, keynote replays and extensive news story coverage from MWC18. You can also view the entire MWL TV broadcast – more than 225 individual programmes – here.

Videos

Keynote 1: Creating a Better Service Provider – GSMA & Telefonica

Mats Granryd, Director General of the GSMA, and Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete, Chairman and CEO of Telefonica, open the week’s ...

MWL TV – Closing montage

More than 220 pieces of TV content… Broadcasting for nearly 100 hours… It’s time to say ...

Feature: MWC18 Week in review

Mobile World Live brings you its highlights of this year’s event, which featured everything from ...

Keynote 3 – Cher Wang, HTC

The CEO and Chairwoman of HTC joins Keynote 3 – Creating Better Content & Media.

Keynote 3 – Jeremy Fox, Atrium

Atrium’s Jeremy Fox keynotes in the session entitled Creating Better Content & Media.

Keynote 3 – BT CEO Gavin Patterson

Gavin Patterson joins Keynote 3 – Creating Better Content & Media.

Keynote – Women4Tech: Congresswoman & Chair, W20 Group Argentina, Susana Balbo

Susan Balbo of W20 Group Argentina speaks during Women4Tech Keynote 9.

Keynote – Women4Tech: CMO & EVP, Synchronoss, Mary Clark

Director General, GSMA, Mats Granryd talks with CMO & EVP, Synchronoss, Mary Clark during Keynote ...

Keynote 9: Women4Tech – Director General, Mats Granryd, GSMA

GSMA Director General Mats Granryd kicks off Keynote 9 – Women4Tech.

Keynote 4: Sprint CEO

Marcelo Claure presents in the Monday evening keynote at MWC18.

Keynote – Ajit Pai, US FCC Chairman

Ajit Pai Chaiman of the United States Federal Communications Commission explains his stance on The ...

Keynote 4 – Sunil Bharti Mittal, Bharti

The Chairman of the GSMA and Founder/Chairman of Bharti Enterprises presents in the Monday evening ...

Keynote – Andrus Ansip, VP of Commission & Commissioner for Digital Single Market, European Commission

Andrus Ansip speaks during Keynote 4 – The Future of the industry: Transatlantic Digital Policy and ...

Keynote 4: Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank

President of World Bank, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, addresses the audience during keynote 4 – The ...

Feature: MWC18 Wednesday Highlights

AI was the big theme of Wednesday’s keynote session. The speakers said operators will have ...

Keynote: Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete, Chairman & CEO, Telefonica

Chairman & CEO of Telefonia Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete joins fellow key opinion leaders in addressing ...

Keynote – Chair of the Board, Securitas and Telia Company, Marie Ehrling

Chair of the Board for both Securitas and Telia Compnay, Marie Ehrling shares key insights ...

Keynote 1: Creating a Better Service Provider: President & CEO, NTT DOCOMO – Kazuhiro Yoshizawa

Kazuhiro Yoshizawa, NTT DOCOMO President and CEO shares insights on the Mobile Industry during Keynote ...

Keynote – Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, GSMA & Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises

Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal ushers in Mobile World Congress 2018 with Keynote 1: Creating a ...

Keynote – Chief Executive, Vodafone – Vittorio Colao

Chief Executive of Vodafone, Vittorio Colao, presents during Keynote 1: Creating a Better Service Provider.

Keynote – Shang Bing, Chairman, China Mobile

The Chairman of China Mobile, Shang Bing kicks off Keynote 1: Creating a Better Service ...

Keynote – Jeff Zucker, President, CNN Worldwide

Jeff Zucker, President at CNN Worldwide, speaks during Keynote 3: Creating Better Content & Media

Keynote – Janice Hughes, Co-Founder & Director, Redshift Strategy

  Janice Hughes, Co-Founder & Director at Redshift Strategy, speaks during Keynote 3: Creating Better ...

Keynote – Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger

Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director from Hyperledger, speaks during Keynote 2: Investing in a Better Future

Keynote: Brigitte Bauman, Founder & Chairwoman, Go Beyond Early Stage Investing

Brigitte Bauman, Founder & Chairwoman of Go Beyond Early Stage Investing, speaks during Keynote 2: ...

Keynote 8: Creating an Artificially Intelligent Future: Limor Schweitzer, Founder & CEO, MOV.AI

Limor Schweitzer, Founder & CEO of MOV.AI speaks during Keynote 8: Creating an Artificially Intelligent ...

Keynote 8: Creating an Artificially Intelligent Future: Georg Polzer, Chairman & Co-Founder, Teralytics

Chairman & Co-Founder of Teralytics, Georg Polzer speaks during Keynote 8: Creating an Artificially Intelligent ...

Keynote 8: Creating an Artificially Intelligent Future: Ran Krauss, CEO, Airobotics

Ran Krauss CEO of Airobotics speaks with Ralph Simon of Mobilium during Keynote 8: Creating ...

Keynote 8: Creating an Artificially Intelligent Future: Oren Jacob, Founder & CEO, Pullstring

Oren Jacob Founder & CEO of Pullstring speaks during Keynote 8: Creating an Artificially Intelligent ...

Keynote 8: Creating an Artificially Intelligent Future: Ralph Simon, Mobilium Global Limited, Founder & Chief Executive

Ralph Simon Founder & Chief Executive of Mobilium Global Limited speaks during Keynote 8: Creating ...

Feature: MWC18 Tuesday highlights

Day two at Mobile World Congress 2018 saw a real need for speed in the ...

Keynote 7 – The Fourth Industrial Revolution: GE, Chief Innovation Officer, Sue Siegel

Sue Siegel Chief Innovation Officer, GE and CEO, Business Innovations at GE speaks during Keynote ...

Keynote 7 – The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Synchronoss CEO Glenn Lurie

Glenn Lurie, CEO at Synchronoss, speaks during Keynote 7 – The Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Keynote 7 – The Fourth Industrial Revolution – McLaren, Formula 1 Driver Fernando Alonso and Zak Brown

Fernando Alonso, Formula 1 Driver and Double Formula 1 World Champion and Executive Director Technology ...

Keynote 6: Creating a Better Future for Everyone – Telenor Group: President & CEO, Sigve Brekke

President & CEO of Telenor Group, Sigve Brekke speaks during keynote 6: Creating a Better ...

Keynote 6 – Creating a Better Future for Everyone – GSMA: Director General, Mats Granryd

GSMA Director General, Mats Granryd introduces Keynote 6 – Creating a Better Future for Everyone.

Keynote 5: The Foundations of the Digital Economy – Red Hat: President & CEO, Jim Whitehurst

President & CEO of Red Hat, Jim Whitehurst speaks during Keynote 5: The Foundations of ...

Keynote 5: The Foundations of the Digital Economy – Rakuten Inc: Founder, Chairman, & CEO Hiroshi Mikitani

Founder, Chairman, & CEO of Rakuten Incorporated, Hiroshi Mikitani speaks during Keynote 5: The Foundations ...

Keynote – Ericsson: President and CEO Börje Ekholm

Moderator Karen Tso chats with President and CEO of Ericcson in Keynote 5 – The ...

Keynote 5: The Foundations of the Digital Transformation – McAfee, CEO Christopher Young

CEO of McAfee Christoper Young speaks during Keynote 5: The Foundations of the Digital Transformation.

Feature: MWC18 Monday highlights

After the flashy device launches of Sunday, we got down to real business on Monday ...

Feature: MWC18 Sunday highlights

Sunday at MWC has become known as Device Day, and this year proved no exception! Here’s Mobile World ...

Feature: MWC18 Preview – In Numbers

With just days to go until the world’s mobile industry descends on Barcelona, here’s Mobile ...

News content

Personalisation key to mobile ad success – Facebook

It is becoming increasingly important for advertisements to be “mobile-ready”, personalised and targeted to a ...

FreedomPop founder espouses world with zero customer service

In a Mobile World Congress panel session designed to discuss customer centricity, it may seem ...

IoT deployments must be simplified – Microsoft

Implementing IoT should be simple: connect the thing, gain insight, take action, Microsoft believes. Such ...

AI poised to move beyond Hollywood doomsday hype

Artificial intelligence technology is here to stay, despite “boom-and-bust” cycles seen in the technology since ...

Radical change needed for 4th Industrial Revolution

To take advantage of the prospects presented by the 4th industrial revolution it is imperative ...

5G essential to EU overall development

Pearse O’Donohue, the European Commission’s director of Future Networks, stressed 5G is central to many ...

Tech giants outmuscling operators on AI-voice

Operators have a “calling” to develop artificial intelligence (AI) powered voice services and should take ...

KT unclear on 5G business case

Despite being a 5G frontrunner, Korea Telecom (KT) is not yet ploughing ahead with large-scale ...

AI experts call on mobile operators to get in the game

The founders of innovative companies developing solutions based on artificial intelligence stressed the importance of ...

Build better services to compete with OTTs

Mobile operators have consistently ‘failed to board the opportunity bus’ and seen more nimble OTT ...

Telenor Norway wants to lead the way in 5G

Telenor Norway CEO Berit Svendsen believes the country can be a leader in 5G, given ...

Huawei tackles MNO automation challenge

In an effort to capture a greater share of the managed services market, Huawei unveiled ...

Asus launched AI-focused mid-tier range

Asus unveiled its ZenFone 5 line, hailed by the company as bringing AI technology and ...

US operators draw 5G battle lines

The CTOs of T-Mobile US and Sprint poured scorn on rival AT&T’s plan to push ...

T-Mobile US reveals aggressive 5G build plans

T-Mobile US CTO Neville Ray (pictured) unveiled plans to build 5G in 30 US cities ...

Alonso touts F1 as technology lab

Formula 1 has always been a laboratory for experimental technologies and today generates an almost ...

F1 embraces digital with OTT launch

The high-octane motorsport of Formula 1 is embracing digital and mobile technology, in order to ...

Zero rating helps connect Africa

Zero-rated programmes have helped drive digital adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa by giving operators a way ...

Vodafone, Nokia to build 4G on the moon

Vodafone Group and Nokia will supply the first 4G network on the moon, supporting live ...

China Mobile urges operators to be alert

Shang Bing, chairman of China Mobile, said despite its tremendous subscriber and IoT growth, past ...

UN, GSMA highlight “twin challenge” of the unconnected

Kathy Calvin, president and CEO of the United Nations Foundation (pictured), heaped praise on the ...

Digital inclusion starts with ID

Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor Group, said lack of ID was one of the biggest ...

Ericsson CEO: North America, Asia driving 5G

Borje Ekholm said 5G was no longer a buzzword and was becoming a reality, but ...

Rakuten to leverage customer base for MNO launch

Japan’s leading online membership company Rakuten is set to challenge established mobile operators by using ...

Sprint touts Massive MIMO for “5G-like” service

Sprint unveiled plans to launch “5G-like” service in six US cities starting in April, as ...

Operators form global alliance to push RAN evolution

Five of the world’s largest operators announced a new alliance with the goal of driving ...

Mobile money hits $1 billion per day landmark

Mobile money services generated $2.4 billion in direct revenue during 2017, as the industry processed ...

Pai announces plans for US mmWave auction

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai revealed plans to hold a mmWave spectrum auction ...

BT CEO warns against going head-to-head with Netflix

Denying customer demand for OTT video services such as Netflix is “ridiculous”, BT Group CEO ...

CEOs trade blows over Liberty Global

Growing speculation surrounding a potential deal between Vodafone Group and cable giant Liberty Global appeared ...

Huawei signs 45 5G MoUs with operators

Huawei rotating CEO Ken Hu (pictured) said the company had signed 5G MoUs with 45 ...

Operators highlight mobile’s role in transforming lives

Industry executives took to the floor on Monday to highlight the leading role that the ...

Sony maintains premium play with Xperia XZ2

Sony showed no let up in its pursuit of the premium tier of the smartphone ...

2018 to see ‘big bang’ moment for mobile IoT

The coming 12 months are expected to be an active period for mobile IoT technologies, ...

Mittal pushes ‘NetCo’ model for mobile operators

Sunil Mittal, chairman of both Bharti Enterprises and GSMA (pictured, right), called on mobile network ...

Huawei unveils new tablets, notebook

Huawei upped its play in the tablet and laptop market with the launch of its ...

Zain aims to boost mobile money education in Iraq

Zain is set to increase the footprint of Zain Cash in Iraq and launch an ...

4G/5G to support bulk of connections by 2025

The migration to 4G and 5G networks will gather significant pace over the coming years, ...

Intel to partner Docomo on 5G for 2020 Olympics

Intel announced a partnership with NTT Docomo for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo at ...

HMD maintains MWC momentum with bolstered lineup

HMD Global looked to replicate the hype it generated at MWC 2017 by “doubling down” ...

Telstra, Ericsson expect 5G-fuelled revenue boom in Australia

Senior Telstra executives appeared to agree with aggressive mobile revenue forecasts from Ericsson. Speaking at ...

Samsung talks up pictures with Galaxy S9

Samsung took the wraps off its latest flagship smartphones, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, stating ...

No one better positioned for 5G, claims Nokia CEO

A bullish Rajeev Suri confidently stated that his company was best placed to gain from ...

LG goes big on AI with incremental V30 upgrade

LG Electronics said it aims to make its smartphones “a hub for artificial intelligence” (AI), ...

Alcatel refreshes smartphone range

Alcatel revamped its smartphone lineup ahead of the opening day of Mobile World Congress 2018, ...

Delivering on the promise of VR

PARTNER INTERVIEW: Ahead of a keynote speech at Mobile World Congress 2018, Cher Wang, chairwoman ...

Official Show Daily Preview

Mobile World Live has published the official MWC 2018 Show Daily Preview edition. Check out ...

AI offers limitless possibilities for communication

PARTNER FEATURE: The ways in which artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to improve all ...

MWL TV goes large in biggest MWC to date

Hard to believe, but this year marks the 32nd edition of Mobile World Congress (in ...

ZTE pushes early move to standalone 5G option

PARTNER INTERVIEW: In the lead up to Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Live spoke to ...