MWC Barcelona called off due to coronavirus

The world’s biggest annual mobile and telecommunications show has been canned amid fears of the Novel Coronavirus (now officially known as Covid-19) that sparked an exodus of key participants. It’s the first time in the Mobile World Congress’ history that organisers, industry association the GSMA have cancelled the event. MWC Barcelona 2020 was scheduled to run from 24 February to 27 February 2020.