Four things I learned about Sweden today

by Volker Weber

ZZ32F76C08

Federico came to visit me today and I learned four things about Sweden that I did not know:

ZZ07751030  ZZ7A38A4AC  ZZ1E28D619

Comments

Swish is one of the best innovation regarding p2p (person 2 person) payments.
and now it's also available for companies.

My business mobile comes with 100GB mobile data at a speed of 60Mbit for aprox $100 :-)

I haven't open a computer for 2 years to pay my bills averything is done using my iphone and OCR scanning and e-invoices on the rest.

We have lots of great things in Sweden.

Fredrik Norling, 2016-03-03

Så sant, Fredrik. :-)

Federico Hernandez, 2016-03-03

Swish sounds like Pingit and Paym in the UK, sounds like Germany really has some catching up to do.

Armin Grewe, 2016-03-03

Some?

Natanael Mignon , 2016-03-03

I just had fiber installed to my house last autumn. It cost me ca. 2.000 € for the installation - and I live in a 500 person village here in Sweden, so a lot of fiber needed to be laid to get around. Now I pay about 35€ per month for 100 MBit/s up/down. I could go up to 1 GBit/s down, 100 MBit/s up for around 95€.

I use a prepaid phone where 1 GB LTE traffic costs about 5€ and is valid for 31 days. Coverage is excellent, even on streets between smaller villages.

I really hate it when I'm back in Germany and pay 10€ for 250 MB prepaid traffic. I have to disable the usage of most of the apps on my phone to survive a month... And then, of course, it's an option you enable, so it will drain your pre paid account, if you forget to disable it in time.

Dirk Olbertz, 2016-03-03

Finland also has a reputation of making good licorice.

Patrick Ragan, 2016-03-04

I also like the right of 4 weeks vacation. At a stretch!

Timm Caspari, 2016-03-04

That licorice is from my home town, happy that you enjoy it !

Fredrik Malmborg, 2016-03-04

Thank goodness no one has come to the defense of Danish licorice. Yuck. Although, my reaction to it is source of much laughter from the Danes.

Gregg Eldred, 2016-03-04

I'm pretty sure the cost advantage Swedes have in telecoms is more than offset by the alcohol prices.

Andrew Magerman, 2016-03-05

In my apartment building here in Stockholm we had to choose between 100 or 1000 Mbit/s up/down for either 17 € or 29 € per months. Anything below that speed was not possible.

Just recently read in the newspaper, that the city will be the first with 5G.

Alfons Berger, 2016-03-06

Recent comments

Ragnar Schierholz on Switching to Signal at 19:33
Jens-Christian Fischer on Switching to Signal at 14:23
John Keys on Office 365 im Tagesangebot at 10:20
Jens Wagner on Surface Pro X :: Das Gerät macht mir große Freude at 16:52
Hubert Stettner on Office 365 im Tagesangebot at 16:26
Volker Weber on Surface Pro X :: Das Gerät macht mir große Freude at 15:35
Jens Wagner on Surface Pro X :: Das Gerät macht mir große Freude at 15:26
Christoph Spitz on Office 365 im Tagesangebot at 13:38
Yves Menge on Office 365 im Tagesangebot at 12:44
Volker Weber on Marshall Monitor II A.N.C. :: Erste Eindrücke at 08:13
Maikel Maes on Marshall Monitor II A.N.C. :: Erste Eindrücke at 07:58
Jochen Kattoll on The Neighbor’s Window :: Oscar Winning Short Film at 22:21
Harald Gärttner on Microsoft Office app on Android and iOS at 15:09
Volker Weber on App-Store-Interna: Apple geht gegen Buchveröffentlichung vor at 14:55
Oliver Stör on App-Store-Interna: Apple geht gegen Buchveröffentlichung vor at 13:42
Volker Weber on Microsoft Office app on Android and iOS at 13:02
Harald Gärttner on Microsoft Office app on Android and iOS at 12:56
Volker Weber on Marshall Monitor II A.N.C. :: Erste Eindrücke at 08:07
Thomas Cloer on Marshall Monitor II A.N.C. :: Erste Eindrücke at 07:57
Matthias Lorz on The Neighbor’s Window :: Oscar Winning Short Film at 12:47
Volker Weber on The Neighbor’s Window :: Oscar Winning Short Film at 11:54
Fabio Peruzzi on The Neighbor’s Window :: Oscar Winning Short Film at 11:48
Fabio Peruzzi on The Neighbor’s Window :: Oscar Winning Short Film at 11:45
Horia Stanescu on The Neighbor’s Window :: Oscar Winning Short Film at 07:04
Martin Funk on The Neighbor’s Window :: Oscar Winning Short Film at 00:00

Ceci n'est pas un blog

I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.

vowe

Contact
Publications
Stuff that works
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions

rss feed  twitter  amazon

Local time is 05:14

visitors.gif

Paypal vowe