Best of Irish mobile on view in Barcelona
Irish companies and State agencies are out in force at the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella presents to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday. Irish company Cubic Telecom announced a new collaboration with Microsoft at the mobile industry’s annual showcase. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters
Irish companies were out in force at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, which officially kicked off in Barcelona on Monday.
Some 22 Enterprise Ireland client companies are showcasing at the event, the largest annual global gathering for the mobile industry. This year’s event is expected to attract 107,000 attendees and more than 2,400 companies.
Cubic is to work with the tech giant on its connected vehicle platform, a set of services built on the Microsoft Azure cloud that are designed to help manufacturers create better connected driving experiences.
Irish telecoms software solutions provider Openet announced a new partnership with Samsung around 5G core network solutions. Under the agreement, Samsung and Openet will co-operate to provide 5G network functions in the packet core software solutions.
Enterprise Ireland is hosting a stand highlighting 13 clients including Benetel, Cubic, Decawave, Druid Software, Endeavour Technology, Inhance Technology, Joulica, Klas Telecom, mAdme Technologies, Openmind Networks, Software Radio Systems, Tidbo and Zyalin.
A number of companies will also have their owns booths, including Asavie, Ding, Openet, Taoglas and Alpha. IDA Ireland will also be present at the event, which is an important shop window for the Irish mobile technology industry.