Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organised by the GSMA.


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Day Four

CSG at MWC 2018: Key Takeaways

As MWC2018 closes, our CSG experts reflect on the past week and discuss the trends that will redefine our industry.

Day 4: Our 3 Key Trends From MWC

As Mobile World Congress wraps up, we reflect on the three main trends we saw at Mobile World Congress—and what they’ll mean for the future of the mobile industry.


Day Three

CSG at MWC 2018: Rain: Disrupting Through Access in South Africa

On Day 3 of MWC2018, we talked with Pieter Welgemoed, CIO of Rain, about how Rain is disrupting the industry in South Africa by building a next-generation LTE-Advanced Network.

Day 3: The Road Ahead with IoT

With more connected devices coming online every hour, service providers only have one way to keep up: IoT ecosystems. Read on to find out how leaders from Telefónica, T-Mobile and Microsoft are driving innovation with IoT ecosystems that connect cars, consumers, and their businesses at large.


Day Two

CSG at MWC 2018: Partner Ecosystems: Vital Role in a Connected World

With 5G and IoT connectivity still trending themes on Day 2 of MWC2018, Curt Minter, Vice President of Digital Services, explores the importance of partner ecosystems in the quest to “own the customer.”

Day 2: How IoT and 5G Will Change the Mobile Economy

The world is becoming more and more connected, thanks to technology like 5G and the Internet of Things. But what how will this connectivity change the world by 2025? Read on for findings from the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report, and learn how mobile operators can monetize increased connectivity.


Day One

CSG at MWC 2018: Digital Transformation: Securing Your Digital Future

From the floor of MWC2018, Head of Americas and Asia-Pacific, Ian Watterson, highlights the hottest topics being discussed on Day 1 of the premiere conference and takes a look at the future of the mobile economy.

Day 1: Digital Transformation is About the Journey, Not Just the Destination

Executives from inside and outside the mobile industry shared their perspectives on digital transformation and how they’ve succeeded so far. Read the recap to hear what strategies leaders from Telefónica, Ryanair and Dialog Axiata are implementing to build a digital business.

CSG at MWC 2018: IoT – An Absolute Game Changer

At the close of Day 1 of MWC18, CSG EVP & President of Technology and Product, Ken Kennedy, reports on the topic attendees are calling a Game Changer, and discusses the challenges and opportunities it will bring.


Taking the Pulse of Mobile World Congress

CSG Corporate Strategist, Michael Brown, takes you on a tour of Barcelona and the hot topics you can expect to hear at Mobile World Congress 2018. Watch the video then take a closer look at the key trends that Michael expects to hear at Mobile World Congress on our blog.