London, September 23
The world’s largest four-day telecom meeting Mobile World Congress has been scheduled to begin from June 28, 2021, world business physique GSM Association mentioned on Wednesday.
The Mobile World Congress is held within the final week of February yearly however this yr, it was cancelled as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, and after telecom corporations one after the opposite began pulling out of the annual convention following the outbreak of coronavirus.
“MWC21 Shanghai will now take place from February 23-25, 2021, and MWC21 Barcelona will now take place between 28 June and July 1, 2021,” GSMA mentioned in an announcement.
It added that transferring MWC21 Barcelona, initially scheduled for the primary week of March 2021, permits GSMA to take care of exterior circumstances associated to COVID-19.
GSM Association has been organising the occasion yearly since 2006 in Barcelona, Spain, the place governments, ministers, policymakers, operators and business leaders throughout the broader ecosystem focus on developments within the expertise sector with telecom as a standard thread.
The world telecom sector occasion additionally sees participation from high Indian business leaders and high authorities officers and ministers.
Bharti Airtel chief Sunil Mittal, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash had been additionally anticipated to attend the worldwide occasion early this yr.
Around 1 lakh folks from throughout the globe attend the occasion yearly. PTI