70 Irish Companies on Show at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2012

27th February 2012: 70 of Ireland’s most innovative technology firms are taking part in the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today.  Enterprise Ireland organised an Irish exhibition stand to showcase Irish technology at the world’s largest mobile technology trade fair.  Twenty five companies will be exhibiting while a further 45 are attending the congress. 

Far more than a mere communication device, mobiles now serve as our books, health monitors, payment transfer devices, social connectors and tour guides. Mobile technology is embedded in our cars, homes, appliances, governments and utilities. Mobile is enhancing and expanding education and thus, transforming the world. Mobile World Congress 2012 celebrates the current state of mobile and offer a glimpse into where mobile has the potential to go next. This is the premier exhibition and networking event worldwide for mobile with over 1,400 exhibitors and circa 65,000 visitors.

Jennifer Condon, Enterprise Ireland’s Head of Software said:

“This year’s GSMA Mobile World Congress takes place as the mobile ecosystem continues to undergo a major transformation with network operators being challenged by other industry giants and the mobile internet becoming as pervasive as the fixed 

“The Irish mobile technology industry is young, innovative and punches well above its weight compared to the size of the country.  Irish mobile companies have already proven themselves and will continue to do so by selling innovative products and services to global companies.  The Irish firms participating in this event are at the very forefront of the mobile industry”

Some of the key companies of the 16 exhibiting on the Enterprise Ireland stand at Mobile GSM including:

Accuris Networks, Accuris Networks is a leading provider of Wi-Fi Offload and Roaming Inter-Working solutions not just for data offload but voice and messaging also.

Brite;bill, provides latest generation EBPP (electronic bill presentment) capabilities to Telecommunications companies to achieve the three goals of reducing cost to serve, improved upsell and cross sell and reducing churn.

Feedhenry is a leading provider of cloud-based Mobile Application Platform solutions that enable the development, deployment, integration and management of mobile apps.

Socowave is launching its UMTS-based active antenna with horizontal /vertical beamforming system at this year’s MWC.

A number of Enterprise clients will also be exhibiting on their own stands including Ezetop, Adaptive Mobile and Openet.

Full details on the Enterprise Ireland stand are at: 

ENDS

Notes to Journalists

Robert Bushnell of Enterprise Ireland will be attending Mobile World Congress and can put you in touch with the Irish companies at the event.  He will be contactable on
+ 353 87 2766393.

For general queries contact Ciara Concannon

Ciara Concanon
Press and PR Manager
Enterprise Ireland

Ciara Concannon
01 7272284
087 2043435