MWC 2018: Huawei Press Event Live Blog (1pm UTC, 8am ET)

In a surprising twist of events, Huawei has taken over one of the largest venues in Barcelona for its press event this year. The building we are in has typically been the Samsung venue, but this year it seems Huawei has the contract. We are out-of-cycle for Huawei’s expected smartphone launches, with an event in Paris in a few weeks, so it will be interesting to see what the company will be announcing here.