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Written by Marit Hendriks & David Brunnen   
Saturday, 17 September 2011 14:45

Community Study Tour Our Community Study Tour at the end of August took delegates from the Forth Valley and Lomond area of Scotland to Sweden.  

Over three intensive days - including travel to the far northern Norrbotten region - they studied the astonishing successes flowing from far-sighted investment in high-quality local digital access networks. 

Do Swedes have broadband fit for purpose? - a delegate's view (MSWord Doc download, 39KB) gives a brief overview and the full detailed report (with video link) is available on request.

Presentations from our many hosts are also available on request to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

SSNf - The Swedish Urban Networks Association

Lunet - the municipal network in Luleå in Northern Sweden

IT Norbotten and Healthcare - our visit to a northern hospital

Utskit - the network in Linköping in the southern part of central Sweden

Municipal Enterprise - a presentation by the Mayor of Linköping

NETadmin - showing how well designed management systems play a critical role.

The Study Tour was part-funded by Forth Valley and Lomond LEADER with support from the EU, the Scottish government and HMG/DCMS

For background on Community Study Tours see 'Growing Stronger Communities'  

(6th October) The full report on the Community Study Tour (PDF 9MB download) is available here

Study Tour video also available >


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