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A guest post by Hugh Griffiths from the world’s biggest mobile trade show, Mobile World Congress, held in Barcelona in early March.

The show’s attendance broke previous records: the GSMA announced on the final day that 93,000 people had attended MWC in 2015, an increase of 9% over the 2014 show’s attendance of 85,000. Here are my highlights.

The arrival of 5G

Facebook turned up again

Sensors, wearables and the Internet of Things

Hugh Griffiths runs the consultancy Digital Potential. This is an extract from a longer report on the 2015 Mobile World Congress that can be accessed by emailing hugh.griffiths[at]digitalpotential.co.uk. The image at the top of the post is by flickr user melenita2012 and is published here under a Creative Commons licence.

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