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Amazon pulls out of Barcelona telecoms conference over coronavirus

US tech giant follows LG Electronics, Ericsson and Nvidia

A view of the Amazon Automotive booth during the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Jan. 7.   © Reuters

BERLIN/MADRID (Reuters) -- Amazon.com has pulled out of this month's Mobile World Congress because of the coronavirus outbreak, in another blow to one of the telecom industry's biggest gatherings which attracts over 100,000 visitors to Barcelona.

"Due to the outbreak and continued concerns about the new coronavirus, Amazon will withdraw from exhibiting and participating in Mobile World Congress 2020," the company said in a statement on Sunday.

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