Orange has opened a data centre in Santander, Spain. The new facility cost €4 million and measures 13,300 square foot. The facility is located in the Candina Industrial Park in the northern Cantabria region of the country. The facility will support the company’s mobile, fixed, and television telephony services in the region. It was inaugurated by the mayor of Santander.
“It is very good news for Santander that a company like Orange has decided to locate this important centre in our city, occupying more than 1,200 square meters in the Polígono de Candina after an investment of €4 million,” Gema Igual Ortiz, the mayor of Santander, said. “Opening centres like these confirms that companies are also betting on Santander as it is a comfortable city, well connected, and has the support of the City Council to carry out their projects with the maximum possible agility and all the facilities.”
Orange Spain has also recently invested €523 million in 5G frequencies to provide 5G services to at least 50 per cent of the Spanish population by the years end, up from the current 35 per cent of coverage in 626 municipalities.