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Stockholm in the Wired 2014 Top 100 List

By on 17 April, 2014 in Featured, General with 0 Comments

stockholm_wired100Europe’s greatest digital influencers of 2014 have been decided by WIRED’s panel of tech innovators, investors and entrepreneurs. This year Stockholm’s Daniel Ek tops the list.

There are several Stockholm based people and companies represented in the WIRED Top 100

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Stockholm Companies Among the Fastest Growing in Europe

By on 11 April, 2014 in Featured with 0 Comments

twb_tech5_stockholmSome of the fastest growing tech-companies in Europe are from Stockholm. Mag Interactive, the Stockholm bases game development studio, tops the list for Sweden and is among the top fastest growing companies in Europe. The company grew by 5740% between …

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Internet of Things Presentation by Petra Sundström

By on 28 March, 2014 in Featured with 0 Comments

petra_sundstrom_iotPetra Sundström from SICS & Mobile Life recently held a presentation about Internet of Things at a city network conference. The presentation can be viewed in both English and Swedish from two separate occasions.

Internet of Things is related to …

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Open Stockholm Award 2014

By on 10 March, 2014 in Featured with 0 Comments

Open Stockholm Award has now launched! The contest started on March 4 and allows anyone to compete with an application based on Stockholms Open Dataopen_stockholm_award

The City of Stockholm provides a large amount of public data in a structured database. …

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Stockholm has the highest share of tech jobs

By on 4 March, 2014 in Featured with 0 Comments

sthlm_highest_shareA new Google-funded report shows that Stockholm has the highest share of high-tech jobs in Europe. As much as 18% of the total workforce in Stockholm is related to technology.

That is the conclusion of the report titled ”High-Technology Employment …

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Event Summary – Fibre Seminar

By on 26 February, 2014 in Seminars, Video with 0 Comments

summary_fiber_eventOn February 21 we had the pleasure of hosting an event about fibre broadband infrastructure. The seminar focused on the implications that a fibre infrastructure has on a region and highlighted examples from around the world. The message was clear: …

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Panel discussion – Fibre Seminar

By on 26 February, 2014 in Seminars, Video with 0 Comments

fiber_panel_summaryPanel discussion – The expansion of the fibre network is very different within the EU. What lessons can the European Union and it´s member-countries learn in order to become competitive regions?

To top off the seminar at Stockholm Waterfront, three …

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Martin Sharrock – Fibre Perspectives from New Zeeland and Australia

By on 26 February, 2014 in Seminars, Video with 0 Comments

martin_sharrockMartin Sharrock, the head of network eng. & network strategy at Chorus – the IT infrastructure company in New Zealand, came to the seminar to give a talk about the fibre situation in New Zealand and Australia – two countries …

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Henry Quek – The Singapore model

By on 26 February, 2014 in Seminars, Video with 0 Comments

henry_quekMr Henry Quek is the deputy chief director of the fibre network expansion in Singapore – which is considered the number one city in the world when it comes to fibre. Henry took the stage in order to let us …

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Christopher Mitchell – Fibre in the US and local self-reliance

By on 26 February, 2014 in Seminars, Video with 0 Comments

christopher_mitchellChristopher Mitchell is the head if broadband related issues at ILSR – an organization working to promote local self-reliance. He came to the seminar in order to provide a picture of the situation in America, but also to give a …

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Benoît Felten – Smart Cities need for fibre

By on 26 February, 2014 in Seminars, Video with 0 Comments

benoit_feltenWe all know that Stockholm lies ahead when it comes to broadband connectivity – but things look a lot different if we expand our perspective and look at all of Europe. Or as Benoît Felten put it: ”As a frenchman, …

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Patrik Regårdh – What does ICT have to do with urban development?

By on 26 February, 2014 in Seminars, Video with 0 Comments

patrik_regardhUrbanisation is one of the megatrends that drives development and will continue to do so for a long time. But what role does ICT play in this equation and what effects does it have on society? Can telecommunications make life …

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Welcome adress by Ms. Tina Ghasemi, Chairman of the Board, Stokab

By on 25 February, 2014 in Featured, Seminars, Video with 0 Comments

tina_ghasemiMs. Tina Ghasemi, Chairman of the Board at Stokab, welcomed the audience to “Fibre: the key to creating world-class IT-regions”.

Ms. Ghasemi started her welcoming adress by mentioning that Stokab is a proud partner of Stockholm IT Region, and that …

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Anders Johnson – Stockholm, the capital of telecom

By on 25 February, 2014 in Seminars, Video with 0 Comments

anders_johansonStockholm is a rather tiny capital, in terms of population and area – but it’s one of the epicentres in the telecommunications field. Anders Johnson, writer, took the stage in order to explain how this came about, why it’s still

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Fibre: the key to creating world-class IT-regions

By on 31 January, 2014 in Featured with 0 Comments

fiber Welcome to an inspiring event about fibre connectivity and creating world-class IT regions – Friday, 21 February in Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center. The 21st century has presented a major shift into the digital age and enabled us to make fundamental …

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