Samsung reps won’t exhibit up in particular person to Cell Globe Congress in Barcelona this yr, in accordance to a assertion acquired by Reuters. The organization suggests it has “made the determination to withdraw from exhibiting in-person” and will instead show up at remotely to prioritize the wellbeing and safety of its shoppers and personnel. Samsung has but to announce what its distant presence will search like.
The in-man or woman party is even now scheduled to materialize in June, inspite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and challenges with vaccination availability exterior the US. The GSM Affiliation, which organizes the celebration, also fought towards shutting down very last year’s party early on in 2020 prior to several big brands dropped out. This yr, we have now found Google announce that it will not be exhibiting, in addition to Samsung’s remote announcement.
We’ve achieved out to several other large brands about their attendance options, such as ZTE, Huawei, Sony, and Lenovo. None had been promptly offered for remark, but we’ll update this report if we hear again.