the industry association the GSMA has taken the decision, at the moment, then, with a wide range of companies have chosen to jump out of the trade fair, the Mobile World Congress (MWC), telekombranschens's largest annual event.
the Swedish network operator Telia, telekomgiganten, Deutsche Telecom, mobile phone operator Vodafone, finland-Nokia, the Uk's largest telecoms company, BT, and the Italian-French chiptillverkaren of ST Microelectronics, is the last of the companies which submitted the cancellation due to the fear of the coronavirus.
sets the account for the employees and the customers, is the reason.
”by the GSMA's work is very much appreciated, but since Telia is not able to run the risk of employees or business partners, occupational health and safety, Telia has decided to set up its own involvement”, said At the editor-in-chief Ralf Bagner, in a written statement to the news agency TT.
Deutsche Telekom ceo Tim Höttges, writes on Linkedin that it would be irresponsible to take the risk,” to be present at such a large international gathering.
in the Past, a number of other companies, including, among others, the Swedish Ericsson, the electronics giant LG have dropped out of the show, which was scheduled to take place between the 24th and 27th of February.
the Spanish economy, is a welcome addition to a half-a-billion dollars, according to the GSMA. Barcelona's mayor tried to send a message of reassurance, and the health authorities of the region of Catalonia, where Barcelona is located, has said that there is a need to set up the exhibition. But it didn't help.
Telekommässan in Barcelona is not the only international convention which is affected by the fears of the coronavirus. Oljebranschens the great yearly meeting in London, the International petroleum week, which has also been affected by a long-range drop-out. The IP week will be held from 24 to 27 February.
do not talk from major international collections.
”There is currently no evidence for a general distribution outside of China, WHO calls the present is not that major events are out,” said spokesman Tarik Jasarevic told Reuters.<