Cell World Congress, higher often known as MWC, is normally a giant occasion for telephone makers. It’s the world’s largest telephone present, and many firms exhibit their newest telephones on the occasion.
This yr, although, MWC is getting cancelled. The occasion was scheduled to start out on the 24th of February in Barcelona, however as a result of rising considerations over coronavirus, the organiser of the occasion GSMA is cancelling it.
The transfer comes after a number of firms pulled out of the present as a result of coronavirus considerations. This consists of firms like Nvidia, Intel, Sony, Amazon, LG, ZTE, Dash, AT&T, and so forth.
GSMA CEO John Hoffman stated the coronavirus outbreak has made it “inconceivable” to carry the occasion as initially deliberate. “With due regard to the secure and wholesome setting in Barcelona and the host nation at the moment, the GSMA has cancelled MWC Barcelona 2020 as a result of the worldwide concern concerning the coronavirus outbreak, journey concern and different circumstances, make it inconceivable for the GSMA to carry the occasion,” Hoffman told Bloomberg.
It’s not clear whether or not MWC 2020 will probably be rescheduled for a later date.
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