sony and a bunch of other companies cancel their appearance at mwc 2020

It looks like the novel coronavirus is going to spoil the biggest mobile event this year – the Mobile World Congress 2020. Following LG’s decision to withdraw from the event, Sony made an official announcement that it will cancel its appearance and announce its new products online instead.

Earlier today Amazon also confirmed it will not participate, while Nvidia and Ericsson dropped out last week. Of course, Nvidia and Amazon haven’t traditionally had huge presence but LG Sony and Ericsson’s absence will be felt.

The GSMA, on its part has announced further measures to limit the…