Barcelona Bound

By David Murphy

Murphy's Law MWC 2015

It’s the last week of February, which must mean that Mobile World Congress is on the horizon. A colleague of mine, who is heading over to the event for the first time, asked me yesterday if I was looking forward to the event. I took her quietly to one side and put her in the picture, explaining that Mobile World Congress is not something you look forward to, it’s something you just do, and hope to come out in one piece the other side.

I say this as someone who, in the course of attending the show seven or eight times, has lost a phone, had a laptop nicked, and dislocated an elbow (not all in the same year, even I’m not that clumsy), so maybe other people feel differently about the event, but I’m not so sure. As someone else I spoke to about MWC last week noted, the flight home on Thursday evening is about as quiet a flight as you’ll ever find yourself on, packed as it is with a couple of hundred people who have spent the last four days redefining the phrase: “burning the candle at both ends”.

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