How to fail with IoT

It is said that 74 percent of all Internet of Things ventures fail. That means 26 succeed, but 74 percent fizzle out for some reason. The Internet of Things is an enabler of the future. With the Internet of Things, we will be able to optimize irrigation in agriculture, we will be able to optimize …

Embracing the old

I’m worried about myself. I thought my radio interest was super-solid, small, rebellious networks you run yourself. But when I listen to myself nowadays, I sound more and more like an employee at the state-owned Swedish Telecommunications Administration (Televerket). I wI work a lot with connecting things, in the old days we called them connected …

Crisis are like aking teeth

Crises are like aking teeth

I hope you are overcoming the current crisis in good health. I hope the company you work for has managed to adjust if you have had to change. For us entrepreneurs, this crisis has affected us differently. I am humbly grateful to have seen the business thrive when Sweden had to shut down due to …

Time to close the books

In a world that seems to spin faster and faster, it is sometimes necessary to stop and reflect on the continuous telecom race. In September this year, I will have been working in the telecoms industry for 25 years – that’s a sort of milestone for me, well, for anyone, I guess. As you know, …

2018 recap

Soon 2018 will be over, and it’s time to take a serious look at the hot summer and the climate alarm bells that have been ringing in Sweden, California and other parts of the world. Trump (who seems chronically deaf on climate issues) believes that money can buy climate immunity. I disagree; it’s time to …

When communications failes

Now, this whole column could have been about the people in rural areas who are seeing copper networks dismantled with no other infrastructure available. In Stockholm County, just 6-7 miles from Sergels Torg, I hear reports of fixed telecoms lines being dismantled and replaced with fibre. Fibre that has not been rolled out and people …