Mobile World Congress 2016 Key Takeaways Center on Crystalizing Timeline of 5G Deployments and Growing the IoT and Connected Car Ecosystem

Mobile World Congress 2016 Key Takeaways Center on Crystalizing Timeline of 5G Deployments and Growing the IoT and Connected Car Ecosystem

  • March 2016 •
  • 4 pages •
  • Report ID: 3685425 •
  • Format: PDF
This IDC Insight discusses key takeaways from the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016. The 2016 event held at the Fira de Barcelona's Gran Via facilities garnered over 101,000 visitors from nearly 204 countries, with attendance up 8% from the previous year. Beyond the traditional unveiling of new flagship mobile products and announcements, which in many cases promised innovation but had a disappointing familiarity with the past few years, the event continues to be a fertile venue to engage with leaders from the mobile ecosystem and unearth potential disruptions on the horizon as we have outlined in this IDC Insight.