Qualcomm today confirmed to TechCrunch that it will not attend the MWC 2021 World Mobile Communications Conference. MWC21 (World Communications Conference) will be held in Barcelona, Spain in June this year. However, due to the epidemic, as the exhibition date approaches, many exhibiting companies have also retreated.
Qualcomm said: We are very grateful to the GSMA for its epidemic prevention efforts for the MWC Barcelona conference, but in order to protect the best interests of employees and customers, we have decided to withdraw from this conference.
The 2021 Barcelona Mobile World Congress will be held from June 28 to July 1. The event will be a hybrid of offline and online.
Qualcomm announces its withdrawal from the 2021 MWC World Mobile Communications Conference: the epidemic is serious and life is important
Although the Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA) has reached an agreement with the Spanish authorities to exempt persons from outside the European Union from participating in the entry restrictions of MWC 2021.
However, telecommunications industry giants such as Ericsson, Nokia, and Sony announced their withdrawal from MWC 2021 as early as March. Google also announced its withdrawal in April, and Samsung issued its withdrawal statement a few days ago.