Huawei and Barcelona City Council have signed a Letter of Intention (LoI) at Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) to collaborate on new projects within the city relating to technology, smart city applications, digital transformation and 5G.
“Collaborations such as this with Huawei reinforce Barcelona’s position as an advanced technology city, contributing to the creation of high-quality employment, and reinforcing us as a reference city in the Asian market,” said Jaume Collboni, Primer Tinent d’Alcade at Barcelona City Council.
He continued, “This adds to the more than 200 technology companies that have moved to the city in recent years, which highlights the importance of economic promotional work carried out by Barcelona in Asia to help us become a strategic partner in business projects.”
Huawei Enterprise Business Group’s VP, Sun Fuyou, stated, “Spain is a cert important market for Huawei. We established our business here 18 years ago and our commitment to contribute to the growth of the digital economy has only become stronger. We have a very close relationship with Barcelona, a city that welcomes us every year to showcase our most innovative technologies at the Mobile World Congress and the Smart City Expo World Congress”.
Huawei has also said that it aims to cooperate with the city of Barcelona to transform it and make it become Europe’s most innovative city.