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How Sweden helped build the internet

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The Local discovers the untold history of how a little known Swedish Viking laid the foundations for the modern internet.

It isn’t every day you get the chance to sit down with one of the world’s leading authorities on the internet. But that’s exactly what Mattias Fridström is.

After all, you don’t get to be ‘Chief Evangelist’ for a world-leading Swedish telecom firm if you don’t know a thing or two about the internet.

“My job is to make the concept of internet connectivity come alive," he explains.

"I try to spread the word about the network economy and explain what's being done to ensure your content is working on the internet. It's my mission to explain the challenges facing the internet of tomorrow and what's being done to address them."

Read the full story here