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Phone companies still holding MWC-like events in Barcelona are dwindling – Source CNET Tech


Mobile World Congress in Barcelona won’t take place this year because of coronavirus worries.

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After the coronavirus canceled Mobile World Congress 2020, attendees still held out hope for something to take place in Barcelona, Spain. Some companies already had executives in Europe, and many others had non-refundable travel plans. But on Thursday, the possibility for a sort of “shadow show” seemed highly unlikely. 

Oppo and Xiaomi said they would reschedule their phone launches, originally slated for MWC. They had earlier been mulling plans to proceed with their events in Barcelona, even though the official conference won’t take place. Huawei, the world’s second-biggest phone maker, hasn’t yet made a decision…

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