There was plenty of that this year. Google executive chair Eric Schmidt ruminated on the transformation of the digital divide from connected vs unconnected to ultra-connected vs basic connectivity.

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Anyone attending Mobile World Congress in Barcelona for the annual tapas and telephone fest will vouch that it was the most energetic, positive and crowded event in years, attracting a mass of new peripheral players that are finally seeing that connectedness is everything.

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There are many mythical assumptions underpinning the belief in a mobile broadband spectrum famine.

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If you’re looking for evidence of the growing role of women in the telecoms industry, look no further than the news that Russian OSS/BSS vendor CBOSS has been banned from the next Mobile World Congress by organizer GSM Association.

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As over 60,000 delegates converged on Barcelona for the annual Mobile World Congress conference, many wondered if the age old rhetoric of unsustainable traffic growth would dominate the conversation, as it has in previous years.

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EXFO CEO Germain Lamonde explains how automation brings massive productivity gains in network capacity management - on the fly.

 

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Executives from Redknee, KPN Spain and Informa take a close look at brands entering the mobile space as MVNOs, the drivers and the likely outcomes.

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