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Change it : Barcelona Mobile World Congress

  • 09.04.2015

In collaboration with L’Atelier, BNP Paribas created Change it, a video magazine which presents innovation, in all its forms. It aims at identifying the most innovative start-ups and providing and insight on their business, anywhere in the world.

Change it was at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, held from 2nd to 5th March.The mobile is a very important technological and human revolution. According to a Cisco study, nearly 5.2 billion people will be equipped with a mobile phone by 2020, nearly 70 % of the world population.

This event provided an opportunity to review the latest innovations and trends of the mobile.The French Tech was there including this. French Secretary of State Digital, Axelle Lemaire, also assisted the Mobile World Congress, noting that it was essential to maintain an ecosystem that allows startups and large companies to work together. Mark Zuckerberg insisted on the needs to open the Internet connection to as many people as possible in the world.

This year's Mobile World Congress was also heavily loaded with connected watches, as well as the new standard 5G, which should be released by 2020.