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Excitement surrounds wireless world as MWC begins
Dubbed the largest industry tradeshow for anything and everything mobile, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) is expected to see over 50,000 visitors--spanning vendors, service providers, both small and large businesses connected to the mobile ecosystem--descending at the Fira de Barcelona, Spain, next week.I remember first covering this show--organized by the GSM Association--some nine years ago when, I believe, I was the only journalist to do so from Malaysia.
What's holding back LTE spectrum assignment in M'sia?
In a report I filed last week, the government is said to be still mulling over which operators should receive the spectrum to operate Long Term Evolution (LTE) commercial networks in Malaysia.This is not the first time I've written about such developments but it certainly is the latest information we journalists have received on record, that the government feels there is no rush to dish out the licenses since the technology is deemed to be still nascent.