Covid-19: Yet another major tech show, MWC Shanghai, cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic


The Shanghai event is the second MWC conference to be cancelled this year, after MWC Barcelona was shelved less than two weeks before the event. It is the latest of many major tech events that have been pulled in light of coronavirus fears and travel restrictions. — SCMP

Months after the last-minute cancellation of MWC Barcelona, the world’s biggest mobile industry gathering, organiser GSMA has announced that it will also be cancelling the regional edition of the show in Shanghai – this time well in advance of the event which was supposed to run from June 30 to July 2.

The decision was made “in light of current government guidance, the global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak, travel restrictions and other circumstances”, London-based GSMA said in a statement on Friday.

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