Cell World Congress, an annual telecoms business occasion that pulls greater than 100,000 guests to Barcelona, will go forward as deliberate on February 24-27 regardless of the worldwide unfold of a virus that has killed 132 individuals in China.
“The upcoming Cell World Congress Barcelona occasion will proceed as deliberate,” the GSMA telecoms business group that organises the occasion mentioned in a press release issued in response to a Reuters inquiry.
The GSMA mentioned it was monitoring and assessing the potential influence of the coronavirus outbreak. It might adhere to security suggestions from the World Well being Organisation and governments, and supply extra medical assist on-site.
MWC Barcelona, which brings collectively the newest improvements and modern expertise alongside at the moment’s most influential visionaries, is scheduled to happen amid fears of this mysterious virus which is spreading to different nations as nicely.
The occasion will happen at Fira Gran By way of, a cutting-edge exhibition and convention facility situated within the simply accessible L’Hospitalet de Llobregat space, 10 km from the Barcelona airport, from February 24-27.
The organisers count on greater than 2,500 exhibitors to attend, and China, being the house of among the largest smartphone makers on the earth, has one of many largest presence on the annual present.