With the ongoing MWC event already showcasing a number of smartphones, tablets and other smart devices, it's only natural to expect that the event will grow even hotter and bigger as the days progress. However, it seems like the first step toward that has been taken in a proper way with Facebook owner and founder Mark Zuckerberg's upcoming keynote prepping to happen.
While the keynote has been planned, it is yet to be found as to what the major talking point will be. However, it is massively expected that Facebook's recent $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, which happened last week, will surely play a big role in the upcoming discussion.
"Mobile World Congress 2014 is set to be our biggest, most ambitious and most diverse event yet, offering new experiences for attendees across the growing mobile ecosystem," said Michael O'Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA.
"Over four days, attendees will have the opportunity to see just how broadly mobile is impacting our everyday lives, how we work, live and play. We're looking forward to seeing the mobile world gather in Barcelona. Apart from Mr. Zuckerberg, the keynote will also witness other prominent personalities such as tech journalist David Kirkpatrick, who will also appear on stage with Zuckerberg, and WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum.
"In this session, Mr. Zuckerberg and renowned technology journalist and writer David Kirkpatrick will explore the importance of extending the benefits of ubiquitous Internet access to the unconnected world," the official description for the same states. As of now, Zuckerberg's keynote is set to start at 12 PM ET (10.30 PM Indian Standard Time) on Monday. Those interested can watch his presentation by heading over to Mobile World Live - one stop destination for all the keynotes waiting to be streamed live online.