This could be a piece of bad news for a lot of Tech freak and Tech fans who are waiting for MWBC 2020, so now, LG and ZTE have taken a step behind for MWC 2020. Which is scheduled to take place on the 23rd of February in Barcelona. Both of the company took down their arrival in MWBC due to the serious outbreak of coronavirus.
MWBC Event – What all brand withdrew their arrival?
In an official statement, LG has made it a clear point that they won’t be will be appearing for any sort of separate events in the near future to announce its products lineup for this year.
Keeping the controversy and problems faced due to the severe outbreak of Coronavirus, Lg took this safety action for their employees, partners and customers, so that they can take out the risk to expose their LG employees to an international destination, which has already become more restrictive as the virus continues to spread across borders
Then with LG, another Chinese smartphone maker ZTE announced that they won’t be showcasing their new products at MWC 2020.
The spokesperson of ZTE said that they took the decision to skip MWC is due to travel and visa delays along with its coronavirus concerns. We tend to be an overly courteous company, and simply don’t want to make people uncomfortable.
For now, GSMA has no plans as of now to postpone the conference and the organizers anticipate to carry on with the event as planned.
GSMA said that they have been consistently monitoring the potential impact of Coronavirus, they think that there has been “minimal impact” on the event so far.
GSMA also announced few of the security measures that they have taken to prevent the virus including increased cleaning and disinfection in common areas, onsite medical support, conducting awareness campaigns, and more.
Following this, the other of heavyweights tech companies like LG, ZTE, Nvidia and Ericsson have also taken down their arrival in the upcoming MWC 2020.
The US tech giant, Amazon, has now joined the growing list of companies who won’t be appearing in MWC 2020 because of the Coronavirus outbreak.
In an official statement, Amazon said they will no longer take part in the upcoming MWBC due to the same reason, which is the severe outbreak of coronavirus.
Then comes Sony, who also withdrew its arrival for MWBC 2020 due to coronavirus outbreak.
Instead of hosting an event in Barcelona, Sony will be coming in with a “live stream event” where their new products could be announced, the live streaming will be done on YouTube at the scheduled time, i.e. 8:30 am CET (1:00 pm IST) on 24th February in 2020.