Keyword: Mobile World Congress Americas
Vodafone is working to build out an internet-of-things business in the U.S. with “outcome-based pricing.”
5G use cases were not hard to find at last month's MWC Americas show.
The inaugural MWC Americas was an improvement on CTIA shows of the recent past, but the event needs a stronger operator presence and a more worldwide focus.
The inaugural Mobile World Congress Americas show had a noticeably more global tone, but attendance fell well short of the expectations of organizers.
The wireless industry used Mobile World Congress Americas to urge legislators and regulators to streamline policies regarding small-cell deployments.
American Tower announced a partnership with Philips Lighting to build a street light that has a small cell hidden inside.
Marcelo Claure and Sunil Bharti Mittal said immigrants and venture capital are underpinnings of the U.S. technology market.
Verizon said it may have solved one of the key problems in 5G: how to transmit 28 GHz signals through windows that block UV rays.
Wireless executives used their keynote speeches Mobile World Congress Americas to push for an overhaul of regulations they say would spur the market.
Analysts expect little in the way of new phone announcements at the show, but there will be no shortage of both consumer and enterprise devices.