Sam Caplat · Feb 20, 2012 at 07:00 pm

Meet the Team Covering Mobile World Congress

With Mobile World Congress less than a week away, questions are already flying around about what’s being announced. The most notable of which, what will Samsung announce if its not the Galaxy S III, are the Huawei Diamond rumours true, and will HTC have ended its lawsuit with Vivid Entertainment?

It’s no easy task covering events, producing countless videos and photos away from a quiet and controlled environment, but we don’t want you feeling left out. During the week of the event, our UK-based team will be upping-shop and moving their production efforts to Barcelona. James Bricknell (left) will be presenting the event, with Olly and Sam (left, right) co-producing.

  

While we’re obviously disgustingly good at looking sexy, viewing the world through hair, and drinking tea, we’ll try and put those skills aside to bring you the best coverage possible. What are you hoping to see from MWC this year?

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