BERLIN, May 31 (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom said
on Monday it would not attend the Mobile World Congress in
Barcelona in a month's time due to continuing health risks from
the coronavirus pandemic, adding it would instead host an online
"At the present time, we still do not believe it is
justifiable to take this risk for a large number of our
employees," the Bonn-based group said in a statement issued to
"Telekom has therefore decided not to be physically present
in this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and will
organize a fully virtual event instead where we will present our
latest technological developments and visions."
The Telekom Tech Grounds event will be held on June 28-29.
(Reporting by Douglas Busvine
Editing by Riham Alkousaa)