AU-System and telia mobile in international co-operation.

AU-SYSTEM AND TELIA MOBILE IN INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION. GSM World Congress, CANNES, FRANCE, February 2., 2000 - AU-System announces an international co-operation with Telia Mobile, the premiere wireless provider in Sweden. AU-System will offer Wireless Internet service creation and development based on Telia Mobile's Golden Gate, a new advanced solution for unified networks and future services. "AU-System was, together with Telia, the main contributor to the original design of the Golden Gate concept. They know the concept and therefore I know they can be of great value in designing new services together with us and with our customers", says Stefan Hagbard, Project Manager for Golden Gate at Telia Mobile. Golden Gate adds inter-connectivity between different networks from both the telecom and the datacom world. This means that Golden Gate enables the integration of wireless networks with the Internet, the foundation for a true Wireless Internet. "Both Telia Mobile and AU-System are dedicated to establishing next- generation services, applications, and systems for Wireless Internet access," said Anders Cedervall, Executive Vice President of AU-System. "Golden Gate is an important enabler for the Wireless Internet solutions of the future." The Golden Gate platform has been jointly developed by Telia Mobile and Nortel Networks. It offers generic number portability for different types of networks. The solution will add possibilities to create and add new network independent services in a cost and time efficient way. Services can be incorporated by the operator as well as by an external Service Provider. Golden Gate is built in an IP-based environment based on open standards such as the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) - the emerging Internet standard. The IP-centric approach allows secure intelligent services to be distributed across disparate network technologies and architectures. About AU-System Founded in 1974, AU-System quickly established itself as Sweden's first software specialist in the area of data communications. Today, AU-System remains Sweden's largest independent consulting company within the networking field, with more than 630 employees. The company was presented with the prestigious industry award IT Company of the Year, 1999, by the Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer. AU-System offer world class wireless software solutions and advanced consulting services, including integration and development projects, business development, and advisory services. Key customers include MeritaNordbanken, Telia, Singtel and Ericsson. For more information, please visit the AU-System Web site at www.ausystem.com. About Telia Mobile Telia Mobile AB is one of the leading operators within mobile communication services world-wide and market leader in Sweden. The company currently employs 1,850 people and the turnover for 1998 was approximately SEK 9 billion. Telia Mobile offers radio-based communication services to enterprises and consumers through brands like Mobitel, Minicall and D.O.F. The operations also include other radio-based communication services within transport, maritime and aviation industries. Telia Mobile is a subsidiary to the Telia group. Further information about Telia Mobile is available at www.telia.se/mobile All products and company names herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Contacts: Anders Cedervall, Executive Vice President AU-System AB Tel. +46 705-330 330 E-Mail: anders.cedervall@ausys.se Stefan Hagbard, Project Manager Telia Mobile AB Tel. +46 706-664 403 E-Mail: stefan.l.hagbard@telia.se ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/01/25/20010124BIT00710/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/01/25/20010124BIT00710/bit0002.pdf

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