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Do you really want to know how the Internet works?

In this highly informative webinar, Arelion’s Chief Evangelist, Mattias Fridström and David Young - Arelion’s newly appointed Head of IP services - tell you all you need to know about Arelion’s global Internet backbone. They also explain how the Internet works, who controls it, the fundamentals of Internet security, and why peering isn’t always as cheap as it sounds. They share some inside information about the future strategy of AS1299.


Mattias Fridström
Mattias Fridström
Vice President and Chief Evangelist, Arelion

With over 20 years in the telecommunications industry, Mattias Fridström can be considered a veteran – but his enthusiasm hasn’t faded.

Mattias combines expert knowledge with anecdotes from behind the scenes and deep insight into the networked economy: What are the challenges of tomorrow for network providers? How can we meet ever-increasing traffic demand and customer quality expectations within the same cost frame?

Mattias holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wollongong, Australia. Since joining Telia in 1996, he has worked in a number of senior roles within Telia Carrier (now Arelion) and most recently as CTO. Since July 2016 he is Arelion's Chief Evangelist.

David Young
David Young
Product Manager for IP and DDOS, Arelion

David Young is the Product Manager for IP and DDOS at Arelion since Feb 2022. He has spent a career of 15 years in Telecoms, with a emphasis on Sales Enablement and Product Management across the industry. Previous companies include Interoute, Gulf Bridge International, and PCCW Global. With a firm belief that automation and a focus on quality are the future of telecommunications and IP, he finds the industry and it’s peopleas engaging and dynamic as when he first started on the service desk. When not at work, David enjoys fencing, to keep both mind and body sharp (pun intentional).