Google pulls out of Mobile World Congress 2021 due to ‘COVID-19 travel restrictions and protocols’- Technology Information, Gadgetclock
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Google will skip the world’s largest cellphone occasion – the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2021. The corporate has determined to withdraw from MWC 2021 due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions and protocols. The annual occasion is organised by International System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) in Barcelona. In a assertion to GadgetClock, Google stated, “Following our present COVID-19 travel restrictions and protocols, Google has made the choice to not exhibit at Mobile World Congress this yr.”
The US-based tech large added that it’s going to proceed to collaborate carefully with GSMA and assist its companions by way of digital alternatives. “We glance ahead to this yr’s actions and seeing you(GSMA) in Barcelona in 2022,” the assertion stated.
The announcement comes weeks after Sony, Nokia and Oracle pulled out of MWC 2021, reported Cnet.
The report added that GSMA will go forward with the occasion as deliberate. All the businesses who’re coming to the occasion may have to comply with the coronavirus tips and security protocols issued by the authorities.
Final yr, MWC was cancelled after the bulk of tech firms determined to skip it due to the coronavirus outbreak.