Mobile World Congress 2022, denied participation to some Russian companies

The consequences of the devastating and dramatic war in Ukraine they are affecting all areas, including technology. Second Reutersfor example, the organizers of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, they will exclude some Russian companies from the event which will take place from 28 March to 3 February (it is not yet known what they will be). Also, this year there won’t be any pavilion dedicated to Russia and its products.

For what concern MWC – which could be one of the biggest live events since the start of the pandemic – there are currently no plans to cancel or reschedule it. In any case, the GSMA (the organization organizing the event), on its official websitesaid about the dramatic events in Ukraine: We strongly condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The situation is rapidly evolving and we are aware that several governments are considering tightening sanctions against Russia. The GSMA will follow all government sanctions and policies resulting from this situation. Finally, this year there will be no Russia Pavilion at MWC22 “.