Friday May 29, 2020

Mobile Business: Smartphones still dominate the agenda

Adrian Weckler reports from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where talk this year was still all about the smartphone.

31st March, 2012
Jo Harlow, executive vice-president, smart devices, Nokia, launches the 808 Pureview at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Quad-core handsets, projector phones and the re-emergence of Nokia: this year's Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona was all about souped-up smartphones.

Irish companies, too, were out in force at this year's event, which is the world's biggest showcase for mobile handset manufacturers and software developers, and attracted more than 60,000 people and 1,500 exhibiting companies.

Among the thousands of press, analysts, handset makers, mobile operators, accessory suppliers and software developers, dozens of exhibiting Irish companies caught...

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