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Mobile World Congress in pictures

The stands, the smartphones, the smartwatches, and the smartcars.
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Topic: Mobility
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Samsung stand

The Samsung stand was one of the largest and most popular at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, last week.

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The Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung gave hands-on demonstrations for the new Galaxy S6 and Edge.

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The Samsung Galaxy S6

Punters were keen to see the latest Samsung Galaxy S6.

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivered a keynote, where he attempted to make peace with telcos for Facebook's over-the-top apps taking voice and text revenue.

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Firefox

Mozilla's Firefox stand was particularly eye catching, as was the company's $23 smartphone running Firefox OS, aimed particularly at developing markets.

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Microsoft

Microsoft's stand put the "garden" in "closed garden" as the company showed off the latest phones, tablets, and Windows applications. The company even had a DJ playing in a balloon.

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Gemalto

Gemalto will need to be rebuilding a lot of trust after the latest Snowden revelations claimed that the company had been breached by the NSA.

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Lenovo

Watch out for the man in the middle at the Lenovo stand.

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T-Mobile

Germany's Deutsche Telekom had one of many stands keen to show off connected cars.

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Ericsson

Ericsson's hall was filled with the latest network advances across LTE and 5G.

Josh Taylor travelled to Mobile World Congress as a guest of Ericsson.

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Ericsson's first 5G device

Ericsson's first 5G device is a bit too big to carry in your pocket, but the company has said that the size will quickly reduce over the next five years.

Josh Taylor travelled to Mobile World Congress as a guest of Ericsson.

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Ericsson radio equipment

Ericsson has developed radio equipment small enough to remove the need to use cranes to upgrade mobile towers.

Josh Taylor travelled to Mobile World Congress as a guest of Ericsson.

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Oracle

Oracle and HP were represented in Hall 2 of Mobile World Congress.

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VMware

Attendees meet at the VMware stand.

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Ford

This year saw car manufacturer Ford appear with its own stand, as many telecommunications companies look towards connected vehicles.

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Ford

Ford even had a connected scooter.

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Intel

Just to stand out, Intel had its own connected bike.

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Qualcomm

Even Qualcomm had a car on display.

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ZTE

ZTE showed off network equipment and new phones in its booth.

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Huawei

Huawei's new Mate7 was one of the big announcements for Mobile World Congress.

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LG Urbane

LG's Urbane smartwatch captured the fashion of watches, with the functionality that many are looking for in smartwatches.

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