MoMo Estonia Presentation in Riga, Priit SalumaaPresentation Transcript
Mobile Monday BalticsNokia QT Training8.-9. December, RigaDecember 8, 2010
Schedule18:00 - 18:20 Mikael Stendahl, Nokia18:20 - 18:40 Werner Blessing BIOMETRY.com18:40 - 18:55 Priit Salumaa, MoMo Estonia18:55 - 19:15 Refreshment break19:15 - 19:30 Juris Kaza, Latvian journalist19:30 - 19:45 Algirdas Stonys, TeleSoftas19:45 - 20:15 "App-Wars - Clash of the Titans"20:15 - ... Networking and drinks as usual
Mobile in Estonia, Whats Up?December 8, 2010
Ancient History E s to nia R es t O f Wo rld 1941-44 – wide scale 1940 radio telephony in use (in German tanks) 1947 – cell concept proposed, technology not available yet 1950s – car phones 1956 – Ericsson launch first mobile telephony network in Stockholm 1971 - Finland launches commercial 0G network 1973 – US catches up: demonstrates phoneC ommunication dis couraged- iron curtains interfered with reception 1983 – 1G networks start to take off 1991 1991 – singing was for a while a popular way to communicate
Recent History1991 • EMT started an NMT network in 19911995 • GSM was launched in Estonia in 1993 • Wap (early mobile internet) services2000 reached here in 2000 • First in mobile parking and emergency call location in 20002005 • Mobile-ID SIM card in 20072011 • Mobile-ID elections in March 2011
Startup Ecosystem● Estonian Startup Leaders Club● MoMo Estonia / Open Coffee● Garage48● Hubs popping up● Investment funds● Successful mobile startups
Support structures● Estonian Development fund, ASI, EE● Tehnopol, Ülemiste City (Technopolis)● Startup Garage, Garage48HUB● Mobile startups ● Fortumo ● TaxiPal ● ...