Visitors walk past the Qualcomm stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 24, 2014. The world's biggest mobile brands will jostle for the spotlight at the premier mobile industry event... more 
Visitors walk past the Qualcomm stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 24, 2014. The world's biggest mobile brands will jostle for the spotlight at the premier mobile industry event this week in Spain, but away from the glitzy displays chipmakers will be preoccupied with China, the largest mobile market on the planet. From Qualcomm and Intel to MediaTek , Marvell and Broadcom, the suppliers of the crucial components that power smartphone applications and drive high-speed wireless connections are scrambling to capitalize on opportunities taking shape as Chinese brands and telecoms carriers such as China Mobile gear up for 4G LTE, or Long-Term Evolution. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: BUSINESS TELECOMS) less 
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Mon, Feb 24, 2014 6:21 AM EST