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[February 20, 2013]

Tech Data Mobile: Tech Data Mobile to attend Mobile World Congress in its own right for the first time

Feb 20, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Tech Data Mobile, the specialist mobile division of Tech Data Europe, will be attending Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 under its new name for the first time, following the acquisition by Tech Data Corporation of the former joint venture with Brightstar.

The event will give customers and vendors the opportunity to meet with Tech Data Mobile personnel and discover more about the wide range of supply chain and managed services it offers. In addition, it will showcase how it can uniquely offer end to end mobile solutions through engagement with Tech Datas other specialist divisions.

One of the major features on the stand will be the B2B and B2C Eco rooms. In these areas, visitors will be able to experience the latest technologies for themselves. The B2B Eco room, featuring Samsung product, will focus on convergence with multiple devices being used to connect users to the web and to enable data and voice communications. The B2C room, featuring a number of vendors, will explore the potential of mobile solutions and accessories in the home for communications, social media, and visual and audio entertainment.

Cisco and Symantec are also supporting Tech Data Mobile at MWC 2013, with the former showing how its industry-leading architectures can be used to help organisations meet the challenges of BYOD and allow many different devices to establish secure wireless connections. Symantec will be demonstrating the features of its latest security solutions for users of smartphones and tablets. Tech Data will also be featuring Activate-Here: the companys online electronic software distribution (ESD) service that makes it simple for SMB resellers, e-tailers and retailers to offer a full and up-to-date choice of top selling software solutions to their customers.

Rod Millar, President of Tech Data Mobile, stated: Tech Data Mobile is new in name only and remains the same outstanding business partner for mobile resellers and vendors in Europe. The joint venture was a fantastic success story. In just five years, Tech Data Mobile has become the largest mobile phone distributor in Europe. We have a new name but nothing else has changed the dynamic essence of our mobile operations across Europe continues. Indeed, we have continued to take our business forward since the acquisition securing a number of important contracts that underline the strength of our performance in the services sector.

From its state-of-the-art warehouse facility, Tech Data Mobile provides overnight delivery to every corner of Europe and offers customisation and activation services to reseller and retailer customers. As well as unrivalled reach across the European market, Tech Data Mobile offers vendors seamless logistics and fully managed and integrated supply chain services. As one of Tech Datas specialist divisions, Tech Data Mobile is able to draw on tremendous resources to deliver end-to-end mobile solutions and close engagement with leading vendors in IT and communications markets.

Tech Data Mobile will be welcoming customers and vendors to its stand, which will be located in Hall 6, stand G10 at Mobile World Congress 2013. The conference and exhibition takes place between 25-28 February 2013 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.

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About Tech Data Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ GS: TECD) is one of the worlds largest wholesale distributors of technology products. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable over 125,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated $26.5 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2012, and is ranked 109th on the Fortune 500. To learn more, visit

Tech Data Mobile is the specialist mobile division of Tech Data Corporation, a leading global distributor of technology products. In 2012, Tech Data completed the buyout of its mobility joint-venture, formerly known as Brightstar Tech Data. With a turnover exceeding 1.7 billion, Tech Data Mobile is one of the fastest growing, mobile distributors in Europe providing an innovative range of value-added supply chain services that reduce the cost to serve to its growing customer base. By leveraging Tech Datas best in class sales engine, its global infrastructure and footprint, Tech Data Mobile is the number-one choice for the mobile market.

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