About the amazing popularity of GSM and Ericsson’s tremendous growth. The major battles in the contest to create the third generation of mobile telephony. How Ericsson and Nokia become allies in the struggle for a world standard, and how Ericsson conquers the US yet again. Quarterly report capitalism. How operators empty their coffers and almost kill the vendors. How a traveling roadshow rescues Ericsson.


“We liked discussing things with each other, often quite profoundly, but the ball always ended up in my court. I had to find the answers to the questions I had asked.”