Mobile World Congress 2023: What to expect

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is one of the world’s largest and most prominent mobile technology events, attracting industry leaders, innovators, and experts from around the globe. Taking place in Barcelona, Spain, the MWC provides a platform for the latest and greatest in mobile technology, from cutting-edge devices to the latest trends and innovations.


Conference Agenda

The Mobile World Congress 2023 is set to be a packed event, with a full conference agenda covering various topics and themes. Attendees can expect a mix of keynote speeches, panel discussions, workshops, and opportunities to network with industry leaders and other attendees. In addition, the conference will feature a range of experts and thought leaders from across the mobile industry, providing insights into the latest trends and technologies, as well as the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. Some key topics likely to be covered include 5G, wearables, AR/VR, AI, and sustainable technology. Attendees will also have the opportunity to see various companies’ latest products and innovations, with exhibitor showcases and product demonstrations running throughout the event. With such a rich and diverse conference agenda, the Mobile World Congress 2023 is sure to be a valuable and educational experience for anyone interested in the mobile industry.

Explore the Themes for MWC

5G acceleration

The advent of 5G unleashes unprecedented potential for players throughout the entire mobile ecosystem. The widespread adoption of 5G devices and the vast amounts of data generated reshape how we connect to the world.

With advancements in software development and digital innovation, coupled with optimized 5G deployment, mobile platforms are evolving into even more sophisticated systems, giving rise to new use cases and business models that will revolutionize industries and businesses. The rapid progression of technology is propelling us toward the next stage of 6G, quantum computing, and more efficient networks. The possibilities for growth and development along this path are genuinely limitless.


The integration of immersive technology and 5G is transforming how we interact with the world, both professionally and personally. With the introduction of new technologies and evolving business models, providing a remarkable experience is essential for capturing and retaining attention.

As extended reality and metaverse advancement continues, 5G will play a crucial role in enabling cutting-edge innovations across the physical, digital, and virtual realms. Over the next five years, the customer experience will undergo a significant transformation. We must start exploring ways to unlock the full potential of this virtual vision and bring people closer together.


Implementing open principles in mobile networks delivers significant benefits and ensures these networks’ long-term agility and sustainability. However, while open radio access networks have undergone significant changes, managing them carefully to maintain security and performance is important.

By leveraging the capabilities of 5G, IoT, Edge, and Cloud technologies and incorporating open API functionalities, mobile operators can create a unique value proposition that delivers scalable, cutting-edge digital services. The evolution of networks is underway, and it’s time to consider embracing open networks to drive this change.


The emergence of NFTs, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology is reshaping the financial industry and redefining what we understand by fintech.

Though technology has long been present in financial services, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of mobile banking across all age groups. This shift in human behavior has led to a rise in digital currencies and the trade of NFTs, creating new opportunities and challenges. However, given the rapid pace of technological advancements, mobile banking and digital currencies are not merely making financial transactions more efficient; they are providing a new means of conducting business in a global digital economy.

Digital Everything

The growth of digital technologies presents a massive opportunity for value creation across all industries, from entertainment and manufacturing to smart mobility. However, industries and enterprises face rapidly evolving challenges and must find ways to do more with less. Integrating digitalization, IoT, and the physical and digital worlds are key to meeting these challenges and driving the evolution toward Industry 4.0 and beyond.

Walk the Exhibition Hall

Intraway’s Symphonica is aligned with the themes at the Mobile World Congress 2023. With a focus on automation and digital transformation, Intraway enables organizations to quickly and efficiently deploy new services and applications, streamlining their operations and driving business growth. Through its cutting-edge technology and innovative approach, Intraway helps organizations to keep pace with the rapidly changing demands of the market, making it a perfect fit for the themes at the MWC 2023. Through improved network performance, enhanced customer experience, or increased operational efficiency, Intraway delivers solutions that help organizations stay ahead of the curve and capitalize on the opportunities presented by the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Meet our experts during the event to learn where you can use Symphonica:

  • Network Slicing

Symphonica simplifies the deployment and service activation of 5G intelligent networks by managing the network slicing functionality to provide flexibility for customer requirements.

Providing end-to-end orchestration, Symphonica abstracts service complexity to the business layer by integrating to the 5G network elements of the core, transport and edge but also with all the platforms required to provide services on top of the network slice capabilities. [Learn more]

  • Closed-loop automation

Closed-loop automation performs mass provisioning of network devices and ensures dynamic and consistent device configuration across the network. The analytics capabilities of closed-loop automation also provide key insights into network activity and ensure near 100 percent uptime, avoiding potential customer churn and lost revenue. [Learn more]

  • Intent-driven Autonomous Networks

Network operators recognize they must master substantial network complexity with sophisticated automation if they want to create, deliver, and sustain services, especially in cloud-native network environments like standalone 5G. Intraway has delivered the provisioning, activation, and orchestration automation needed to deliver intent-based networks.

Intraway’s cloud-native, no-code platform, Symphonica, provides a key piece of intent-driven architecture because it can connect any business system to any network infrastructure, activate any service on any available resource in real-time with zero-touch automation, and rapidly integrate with ecosystem partners to deliver end-to-end IDAN solutions quickly and efficiently. [Learn more]

  • Network as a Service

The NaaS market is expanding with diverse services and increasing demand. NaaS is a cost-efficient solution for enterprises to consume telecom services, but complex to deliver. Intraway’s Symphonica simplifies NaaS with a no-code, zero-touch platform. [Learn more]

  • Internet of Things

IoT requires a number of interconnected systems to work in concert to manage the flow of data, process it, diagnose and make decisions. Symphoinca’s value to the IoT world is its ability to not only activate a specific device but also provision all network resources necessary to interconnect that device and perform various control functions such as activation, change, deletion, status information and the like. Used in concert with existing gateways, analytic systems and other critical IoT deployment components, Symphonica completes the puzzle for large-scale deployments of smart devices and their supporting network infrastructure. [Learn more]

  • Streamlined and Proactive Service Order and Resource Management

The ServiceNow partnership Intraway announced in December 2022 has resulted in a certified integration between Intraway’s Symphonica and ServiceNow’s service order management solution. This integration gives service providers, telcos, and enterprises the ability to connect any business system to any network infrastructure. 

While ServiceNow automates and orchestrates enterprise-level workflow across many domains and teams, Intraway’s Symphonica automates and streamlines within specific domains to enable zero-touch automation and real-time service provisioning. [Learn more]


While attending the Mobile World Congress, there are plenty of opportunities to explore this beautiful city. Barcelona is a vibrant city with a rich history, beautiful architecture, and world-class dining and entertainment options. Some popular activities and sights to check out include:

  • Visiting the iconic Sagrada Familia
  • Taking a stroll along La Rambla
  • Exploring the Gothic Quarter
  • Sampling the local cuisine at one of the city’s many tapas bars

For those interested in art and architecture, a visit to Park Guell and the Casa Batllo, designed by Antoni Gaudi, is a must. The Picasso Museum, featuring works from the famous Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, is another must-visit destination. 

For those looking for some outdoor fun, head to the nearby beaches of Barceloneta or the nearby mountains for some hiking and adventure. Whether you are looking for culture, history, art, or simply a chance to relax, Barcelona has something for everyone.

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