Barcelona to host MWC through 2023

GSMA today said that Mobile World Congress (MWC) is set to remain in Barcelona for an additional five years, with the city maintaining its status as Mobile World Capital and host city of MWC through 2023. The initial contract was due to end …

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Cisco invests $30m in IoT centre in Barcelona

Networking giant Cisco on Wednesday announced plans to open an Internet of Things innovation centre in the Spanish city of Barcelona. From 2015 to 2020, Cisco intends to invest close to $30m in the facilities’ restoration, innovation lab, IT equipment, and talent acquisition primarily in engineering, application development and research.

Facebook, GSMA to tackle connectivity in developing markets

The telecoms industry continued its courtship of internet services firms at Barcelona this week, where industry association the GSMA unveiled a joint initiative with Facebook.