At the most recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, executives from wireless phone companies mingled with power users and device manufacturers. Attendees remarked how a slowing global economy put even more demands on their businesses, pressed by customers who wanted to replace big travel budgets with effective collaboration solutions. According to press coverage of the week-long event, vendors used Barcelona as a backdrop to unveil the latest tools and technologies for this year’s communications buzzword: “fixed-mobile convergence.”
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