|Mobile World Centre Opens|
Posted: 15-Feb-2013 [Source: Mobile World Capital Barcelona]
[The Mobile World Centre Espacio Movistar wants to turn the heart of Barcelona into an international benchmark in technology with the largest ever showcase of mobile telephony.]
Barcelona, Spain -- The President of the Generalitat, Artur Mas, officially opened the Mobile World Centre Barcelona Espacio Movistar this afternoon, accompanied by Barcelona's Mayor and President of the Mobile World Capital Foundation, Xavier Trias, the Secretary of State for Telecommunications and the Information Society, Victor Calvo-Sotelo, the Vice President of the Foundation, and the President of Telefonica Espana, Luis Miguel Gilperez, the Managing Director of the GSMA, Anne Bouverot, and the President of Fira de Barcelona, Josep Lluis Bonet. Together, they spelt out the word 'Welcome' on touch screens and as such declared the Centre open.
Located in Plaza Catalunya, the Mobile World Centre Espacio Movistar wants to turn the heart of Barcelona into an international benchmark in technology with the largest ever showcase of mobile telephony. The space, occupying 1,800 square metres on three floors, is a unique place to promote the use of new information and communication technologies to citizens, a chance to experiment with these technologies and show the potential of mobile communications to different segments of the population. In addition, the Mobile World Centre Espacio Movistar also aims to promote business opportunities for companies in this sector.
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