Huawei opens in Madrid, its largest flagship store outside China

MADRID (Xinhua) – China’s technology giant Huawei on Friday opened in Madrid its largest flagship store outside China.

The two-storey, 1,100-square-metre shop is located in Madrid city centre, where the customers can experience Huawei’s latest technologies, including 5G and artificial intelligence (AI) applications, and enjoy the products it has launched such as smartphones, tablets as well as personal computers, President of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group for the Western European Region Walter Ji told Xinhua.

Over 1,000 people came to the new flagship store on the opening day.

On June 15, Vodafone Espana, in cooperation with Huawei, rolled out the first commercial 5G mobile services in Spain, making it one of the first European countries with the ultrafast mobile network in Europe.

Vodafone announced that it’s offering 5G roaming in four European countries – Britain, Germany, Spain and Italy over the summer.

On May 30, mobile network operator EE launched Britain’s first 5G service, using Huawei equipment.

Huawei is the world’s leading company in 5G.

The Chinese company said it has already won 50 5G contracts globally.

A Huawei store is seen at a mall in Manila, the Philippines. – XINHUA