GSMA will hold meeting to decide fate of MWC 2020
Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 has seen a slew of withdrawals due to the coronavirus outbreak, and it looks like there’s a risk that the occasion itself may very well be cancelled.
According to Spanish day by day La Vanguardia, the GSMA (which organizes MWC) will hold a meeting on Friday, February 14 to decide whether or not MWC 2020 will go forward.
The information comes after quite a few corporations pulled out of the present or decreased their presence. Companies that withdrew utterly embrace Amazon, LG, Nvidia, Sony, and Vivo. Meanwhile, the likes of ZTE and TCL confirmed that they wouldn’t be holding press conferences, however would nonetheless have a presence on the expo.
It additionally comes after the GSMA introduced improved well being and security measures on the occasion, together with banning folks touring from Hubei province (on the heart of the outbreak) and elevated cleansing and disinfecting of stands.
We’ve contacted the GSMA for remark relating to the story and will replace the article accordingly when/in the event that they get again to us.