Mark Zuckerberg’s company announces its landing in Spain to shape its metaverse. For this they are going to create a laboratory with a capacity for 2,000 workers and a huge investment in material, technology and infrastructure.
Facebook, now known as Meta, today announced a significant investment in staff and infrastructure in Spain. His goal: to create the metaverse.
Zuckerberg wants to place Spain at the center of his plans by creating new highly qualified jobssupport for local technology entrepreneurs and companies, and investment in essential digital infrastructure.
With this message, Facebook explains what it wants to generate in our country. Below we detail their plans for the coming years:
- hiring up to 2,000 people in the next five years
- The world’s first Meta Laba place of support for remote workers from Meta in Spain, with space for local technology entrepreneurs and start-ups
- Double the space of our offices in Madrid
- A new connectivity infrastructure: the world’s first half petabit transatlantic submarine cable and cable 2Africa will land in Spainjoining the existing Marea cable
- A collaboration with Telefónica to establish a Metaverse Innovation Hub in Madrid focused on helping speed up metaverse device and network readiness
- Start the process that will allow us build a new Data Center in Castilla-La Mancha
According to Meta, Spain is at the forefront of European technology. It has two strong technological centers with advantages for the country: Barcelona and Madrid, which are at the core of the technological landscape and attract local and international entrepreneurs, talent and investors.
In Spain, record levels of investment are being registered in start-ups that solve all kinds of problems, from online food delivery to neuroelectronics, boast from Facebook.
For those who do not remember, Meta has been present in our country for a long time. In addition to English, Spanish was the first language in which Facebook was available in 2007; they started operating in the country in 2009 and opened their first office in 2015.
When the company looks to the future, the advantages of Spain make it logical to invest in the homeland, they explain from Facebook.
“The metaverse will not belong to any company and will not arise overnight, but it has the potential to help unlock access to new creative, social and economic opportunities, and we want the Spanish to help us shape it from the beginning. “, says the statement.