Skype in Tallinn, Optimizing the ‘e’ in Estonia

  • Sami Mahroum


Soviet authorities did not choose Estonia as the location of particular technical universities for political reasons but rather because of the country’s long-standing involvement in information and communication technologies. This dates back to the early 1900s when Ericsson, at the time an emerging Swedish telecommunication company, set up manufacturing facilities in the country after having to relocate them from St Petersburg owing to the Bolshevik Revolution (Tiit and Kalvet 2010, 2012).


Venture Capital Mobile Telephony Voice Over Internet Protocol Angel Investor Bolshevik Revolution 
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  • Sami Mahroum
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  1. 1.INSEAD Abu Dhabi CampusAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates

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