The County of Värmland today offers broadband access to the internet everywhere and to all citizens in the whole county of Värmland (geographical area). This is unique in Sweden and probably in Europe since it is the first region to ever actually achieve the vision that all people should have broadband access to the internet, allowing everyone to take an active part in the new IT society. The advanced CDMA450 network is based on the American 3G technology CDMA2000 and combined with the 450 MHz low frequency and provides a superior coverage in large rural areas.
In "North Värmland", cooperation is achieved through sharing services/applications. The solution was to separate the venues of operations for the various applications between the municipalities into separate databases that in turn can be managed from all three locations. In addition, an agreement has been reached that no fees will be charged between the three municipalities. The municipalities can split the costs evenly however, by investing in joint services.
Meetingpoint Wermland (Handelsplaats Wermland) offers a range of services designed by the Wermland Chamber of Commerce to permit the cost-effective exchange of electronic invoices. Meetingpoint Wermland offers solutions for both those who wish to receive and those who wish to send electronic invoices. These solutions are modified to fit in with the existing technical standards and administrative routines of the companies and municipalities, regardless of company size, branch or number of invoices. It furnishes all participants with suitable tools, training and project support.
Today students at universities and in higher education are offered, and required to use, a rapidly increasing number of electronic services. This means that students are forced to remember a multitude of user IDs, passwords and login procedures. A lot of time is spent on logging into different mail systems, trying to find passwords and links to various sites.