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Faster than ever remote working from the Degerö countryside

Although BaseN is not primarily  known as an Internet Service Provider (ISP), the company decided to build an ultra-fast fiber network to Degerö which is a country side region of Inkoo in western Finland. The region naturally had wireless 4/5G connectivity, but it was clearly not reliable or performant enough for the demanding clientele.  BaseN […]

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No 5G but 10G

Share this post: Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on facebook Building a fiber network from scratch Our own telecom fiber network building project here in Degerö (my home village) is on its final stages. The backbone connections are mostly completed. A number of homes, cottages and business facilities will be connected shortly. Each […]

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Digital Cabals

The last few days have seen unprecedented use of political power by cloud conglomerates like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and others. Digitalization accelerates with such speeds that most governments are hopelessly late (or powerless) in their regulation of equal access and commercial rules. The most shocking decision comes from Jeff Bezos of Amazon, the company terminated […]

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Digital to Analog Paralysis

::: nBlog ::: Here on the coastal countryside we live in, there are numerous Swedish-language places called ‘Telegrafberget’, meaning Telegraph Hill. Some of them still have stone or wooden foundations where the tall telegraph buildings once stood. The hills have direct line-of-sight to each other and are usually a few kilometers apart. While Finland is […]

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Warming Helsinki with energy efficient Data Centers

Our favorite IT provider Academica is now constructing one of the world’s most energy efficient data centers. But not only that, it is also the first one with a full heat recovery system. The realization of this projects happens in close cooperation with the local energy utility, Helsinki Energy. In other words, warmth from the […]