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Senior MT team at mobile congress

Over 100,000 visitors at exhibition

Manx Telecom's top management represented the company at last week’s Mobile World Congress – the biggest annual expo for mobile communications technology.

The event, which attracts around 100,000 visitors and more than 2,000 exhibitors, took place over four days in Barcelona.

Manx Telecom dispatched CEO Gary Lamb, director of customer service and chief technology officer Kevin Paige and Simon Taylor, global solutions and business development manager.

The team met counterparts from other telecoms operators, established new contacts, shared information and discussed best practice.

Another big talking point at the Congress was 5G, the next generation of mobile network technology. Experts predict that the world’s first 5G networks won’t be launched until 2019 at the earliest.

5G could deliver speeds of up to 3Gigabits per second, and offer many other advantages in the sphere of ‘internet of things’ technology.

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