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Wrap Up of Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain February 27 – March 1, 2012.

Mar 12, 2012

1The world’s largest industry defining B2B event in telecommunications attracted over 67,000 attendees this year. Nearly 1,500 companies showcased their organisations through exhibition stands and hospitality space across eight halls at the spectacular Fira Montjuïc venue, covering a space of 58,000 square meters.

VNL’s real life Village Base Station on display.

The centre of attention at the VNL stand was a real life Village Base Station (VBTS) which, with 2 solar panels, occupied a space of just 2×2 meters on the floor of the stand. VNL also shared details of the WorldGSM™ solution developed for remote islands in Indonesia to deliver affordable GSM & Broadband services to rural communities on these islands. VNL’s Zero Opex and payback theme attracted a large number of visitors from the telecom world who were interested in knowing more about VNL’s deployments and the results.

Facts & Figures

“Mobile Network viability in developing markets is threatened by +50% rise in electricity generation costs by 2014”

- Juniper Research