The mobile industry’s trade body is cutting about a fifth of its workforce after being forced to cancel a conference that generated most of its revenue, according to a person familiar with the plan.
The organiser of the world’s biggest mobile technology conference will offer refunds or discounts to future gatherings to the tens of thousands of attendees and companies that had paid to attend February’s cancelled event.
Intel has become the latest high-profile technology company to withdraw from upcoming trade show Mobile World Congress over concerns about the spread of coronavirus.
Chinese gadget manufacturer TCL Communication has become the latest company to scale back its presence at upcoming tech show Mobile World Congress over concerns about coronavirus.
LG Electronics has become the first major technology company to pull out of the 2020 Mobile World Congress over concerns about the coronavirus outbreak.