Figures from the GSMA reveal that more than 72,000 delegates, exhibitors, contractors and media representatives attended Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year.
That’s an 8% increase on last year’s total, setting a new record.
Faiza Elmasry of voanews.com writes:
Teenagers are often warned against texting on their cell phones while they are behind the wheel of a car, since distracted driving can lead to serious automobile accidents.
Many teens, however, are not aware that distracted walking can be just as dangerous.
Sony Mobile used this year’s Mobile World Congress to emphasise its commitment to producing premium smartphones and tablets.
The company also started distributing its flagship Xperia Z smartphone and announced that its Xperia Tablet Z would launch globally in Q2 2013.
Mobile security business AdaptiveMobile launched the latest edition of its Global Security Insights in Mobile report at Mobile World Congress last week.
The report, which was revealed during the Mobile Security Forum event, warns that cross-border threats will spread more easily as 4G LTE and rich communications services (RCS) are adopted by networks and consumers.
Customers can make 'mobile' calls from any compatible internet-connected device
O2 UK has launched a new application that enables customers to link their O2 mobile number to any compatible device for calls, text messages and voicemail.
It’s called TU Go and follows Telefonica’s launch of the TU brand last year.