Following a fire that destroyed several buildings, residents of Lærdal found their mobile, landline and broadband services downed. Here's how their mobile companies dealt with the crisis - and what happened next.
All the latest technology news and events from Scandinavia, served with a side of herring and a shot of Akvavit.
Liam Tung is an Australian business technology journalist living a few too many Swedish miles north of Stockholm for his liking. He gained a bachelors degree in economics and arts (cultural studies) at Sydney's Macquarie University, but hacked (without Norse or malicious code for that matter) his way into a career as an enterprise tech, security and telecommunications journalist with ZDNet Australia. These days Liam is a full time freelance technology journalist who writes for several publications.
Stig spent some fifteen years working in the IT industry before upgrading to becoming a freelance technology writer. Mostly he writes for business IT magazines, but sometimes he turns his hand to consumer-oriented articles too. "A brand new digital camera is fun, but it’s a bulletproof server that makes the world go round" is Stig's point of view.
Olli Sulopuisto has been covering technology, consumer matters, film and television since 2007. He resides in Helsinki, Finland.
Eeva Haaramo has covered the Finnish startup and tech scene for the past seven years. As a freelance journalist, she enjoys writing about entrepreneurs, innovation and industry trends in the Nordic region.
Norway's telecoms regulator has brought in regulations meaning that the country's biggest telco will have to offer local-loop unbundling for its fibre access network as well as its copper.
Google's new wind power purchasing agreement will see a total of 52 new turbines sprout up in Sweden over the next two years.
Thanks to its recent spectrum wins, Telenor is planning to boost indoor coverage as it builds out its 4G coverage.
Swedish e-commerce and payments company Klarna is heading deeper south with a German rival under its belt.
Massive tax claims fly ahead of Nokia's day in a Delhi High court.
Three companies won spectrum for high-speed mobile connectivity, including an unknown company, while one of the biggest telcos came away empty-handed.
Nokia's rivals fear that the company will begin unfairly milking its patent portfolio, according to the European Commission, but the organisation will be closely observing the former handset maker.
Jolla's handset release this week is the culmination of two years' hard graft. How did the Finnish startup manage it, and what's it working on next?
If you hate HDMI cables, a Copenhagen-based startup has a wireless HDMI prototype device that could do away with the need for wires.