News straight from the Swedish News Agency (TT) to your mobile telephone

PRESS RELEASE, Karlskrona 15 February 1999 Europolitan signs news relay service agreement with TT News straight from the Swedish News Agency (TT) to your mobile telephone Europolitan subscribers will soon be able to receive TT's news over their mobile telephones. Europolitan and TT have just signed an agreement concerning a mobile news relay service using information solutions such as SMS and WAP. The agreement will allow all Europolitan subscribers to access a selection of TT news via their mobile telephones. The basic package will include access to domestic, foreign, financial, political and sports news via SMS and WAP, but the range is due to be expanded. News updates will also be sent at night and at weekends, as well as whenever particularly newsworthy events occur. This means that Europolitan's customers will always be up- to-date on the latest breaking news - all with the help of a mobile telephone. This collaboration with TT takes Europolitan one step closer towards being able to offer its customers full mobility. "The agreement between TT and Europolitan will allow us to provide a highly comprehensive news monitoring service to our customers via their mobile telephones. TT is an excellent news supplier with extensive monitoring capabilities in Sweden and worldwide. TT also enjoys a high level of public confidence as a news source," says Mikael Kluge, Head of Marketing at Europolitan. "The agreement with Europolitan is an important and exciting step towards realising the IT strategy adopted by TT's Board of Directors in January," says Ebba Lindsö, Managing Director and Editor in Chief at TT. TT (Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå, known in English as the Swedish News Agency) is the leading Swedish news agency. TT represents quality, breadth and speed. The company's headquarters are located in Stockholm and it is owned by the Swedish daily newspapers. Europolitan AB is a Swedish GSM operator that prioritises service and quality. The company's head office is in Karlskrona, Sweden. Europolitan is a leader in the field of technically advanced services for GSM 900/1800. The Europolitan Group, which also includes the stock market listed parent company Europolitan Holdings AB and its sister companies, Europolitan Stores AB and Doberman AB, employs around 1,000 people. For more information, please visit our web site at www.europolitan.se For more information, please contact: Mikael Kluge, Head of Marketing, Europolitan AB, tel: +46 708 33 12 05, e-mail: mikael.kluge@europolitan.se Lotta Hanson, Press Relations, Europolitan AB, tel. + 46 708 33 13 51, e-mail: lotta.hansson@europolitan.se Ebba Lindsö, Managing Director and Editor in Chief, TT, tel. +46 8 692 2611, e-mail: ebba.lindso@tt.se ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/02/15/20000215BIT00350/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/02/15/20000215BIT00350/bit0002.pdf

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