The Norwegian stand run by Innovation Norway with a dozen Norwegian companies at MWC, remains a success swarmed with people
The Norwegian’s exhibitors hit the day off with a wonderful kick off and debrief by hard working and impressing Boost Communications CEO Øystein Skiri, that gave all the Norwegian newcomers a shock when he went through scope and the details on how to work 100% professionally before, during, and after an event like MWC, giving credit to his mentoring company Norwegian old-timer Vizrt, that they had tailed over several years to learn from before he now runs an impressing operation in MWC with a staff of twenty persons, and two specially invited guests with unique network and business knowledge flown in from Asia and Africa.
Today biggest news for Scandinavians is the return of the Danish advanced design-mobile “Lumigon (T2)”. More news later!
We announced yesterday that Huawei launched the most powerful mobile. Today they are announcing a tablet in full HD-screen quality. They are up there to fight high end!
Mobili.no has had the opportunity to test Sony Experia P, and the message is clear. It´s wonderful
Amobil.no has fallen in love with LGs newest flagship Optimus 4X HD. It´s a big screen, but it´s thin and it has a wonderful sharp screen.
Thin is a hot buzzword at this market.
Facebook is trying to design a well function eco-system on the open browser-accessible web, with similar qualities to the closed ecosystems of Apple and Android and are amongst others working with Opera. Opera announces today that it will support 3D through the web browser. We certainly are up for great news and most likely the return of the web also on mobile.
Mobiletech is present as always here in Barcelona, and of course their comment is: we told you so. The app-hype was a hype. And Mobiletech are now voicing a new warning to the market: Be cautious with the responsive web-hype also. Don´t forget the server side-part of a solid well functioning advanced mobile solution.
Mobiletech is targeting the US-market and have already impressing accounts, particularly on the west coast. That’s why their first foothold is in Washington.
Forrester gave Microsoft a shock today, reporting that ¼ of all digital work is now done on handheld devices, driving down Windows normal dominance from the confortable 90% since Windows is still such a small player.
HTC announces that even if their big news yesterday was their Android trippel, announces that they will hit the market with a new range of Windows hones when Microsoft release their new Apollo operating system
Nokia is clearly raising their head with more self confidence than we have seen in a while, stating that their perform in their restructuring project with high speed and a impressing innovation level. Look to Nokia in 2012! And they repeat, the do not see Apple as a long-term threat. The war against Google has just begun!
Bad news from the Telco´s singing the same song we have heard some time now from Telenor; there is a business model challenge on financing the new mobile superhighways. Either must rich content providers pay more or consumers or a combination. There is no free lunch to be served for bandwidth consumers is the joint message from Telcos here in Barcelona.
NMNs representative here on site, thinks that Most likely this point in the direction of combining the IP-based highway building, quicker roll out of LTE combined with increased investments in next generation Wi-Fi-offerings, hybrid-TV-solutions and mobile broadcasting-technologies. Cisco announces the next-gen hotspot is on it way to the market.
There is a need for a big Norwegian discussion as there is no alternative to well dimensioned infrastructure function well for businesses and consumers. What we will and must see is more complex solutions and great new jobs for IT-consultants and network professionals inside the Telco´s, the Eriksson’s and the Huawei´s
And not surprisingly, the self-confident mobile technology-companies brags that the next gaming console for certain is the mobile, gaining capabilities for immersive media, multiplayer and 3-D-gaming. Game on on your mobile!
And to end it or with the how mobile technologies now finds new markets and this hits new industries hard Ford envisions a future of 4 billion cars that communicate with each other as peers, sharing info on speed and direction. Great for safety, scary at the same time..
But our guess is that consumers will be the winners.
New Media Network, in collaboration with Innovation Norway, in Barcelona