Mobile World Congress Canceled After Coronavirus Scares Off Major Companies

More than two dozen companies had announced they were bowing out

A Barcelona sign
Mobile World Congress is typically attended by more than 100,000 people. Getty Images

Organizers of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona announced today that this year’s conference will be canceled after more than two dozen companies pulled out due to concerns about the global coronavirus outbreak.

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