MWC, which was set to take place between February 24 and 27 in Barcelona, is a massive industry trade event which typically features many Chinese mobile phone manufacturers. As others pulled the plug - from Sony Corp.to Nokia Oyj, Vodafone Group Plc and Deutsche Telekom AG - it became harder for those remaining to justify their presence.
GSMA also released a statement, noting it cancelled the event "with due regard to the safe and healthy environment in Barcelona".
It adds that "the Host City Parties respect and understand this decision".
Our deepest sympathies are with those affected in China, and all around the world.
The annual Mobile World Congress will no longer be held as planned in Barcelona, in Spain, on 24-27 February. GSMA has been organizing this program in Barcelona since 2006.
Companies that have announced their withdrawal due to this coronavirus fear include Amazon, Ericsson, Facebook, Sony, Intel, Cisco and LG, BT, Nokia, Ericsson, the USA chipmaker Intel, Cisco, Vodafone, and Germany's Deutsche Telekom.
The news was announced today by Spanish press after the GSMA held a meeting today to decide the issue.
The change in the decision to continue with the show comes after a week+ of companies backing out one-by-one, also over coronavirus concerns.
Coronavirus' death toll surpassed 1,100 on Wednesday, and more than 45,000 cases have been reported globally, a lot of them contained to mainland China. However, many vendors who withdrew from the show still plan on making MWC-related product announcements. As of writing, around 1,300 people have already died from the said infectious disease.
But he said that large meetings of people with many worldwide guests pose a particular risk: "Taking this risk would be irresponsible". The reason for the cancelation is not far fetched - Coronavirus outbreak fears.
The event cancellation could result in a loss of $492 million euros, which is what MWC was projected to bring to the local Barcelona economy.
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