HiQ extends its collaboration with Ericsson

HiQ extends its collaboration with Ericsson IT and management consultancy HiQ extends its collaboration with Ericsson within the framework of its preferred supplier agreement. Following an evaluation of its suppliers, Ericsson has decided to concentrate its portfolio of preferred suppliers in the field of R&D. In connection with this process, Ericsson has now made HiQ into one of the strategically important suppliers of technical services with whom it will be co-operating more closely in the future. HiQ has longstanding stable relationships with several leading telecoms suppliers and operators, providing the company with expert skills when it comes to new technologies, skills that will benefit all customers. "We are proud of the faith our customer has shown in us. The agreement signals the start of an even closer working relationship and raises HiQ's status as preferred supplier. Ericsson is one of HiQ's key customers and we are looking forward to more in-depth collaboration with them," says Lars Stugemo, CEO of HiQ International. The agreement also covers consulting services in the fields of advanced systems development, project management and investigative work on behalf of Ericsson. "We see this agreement as a seal of approval that shows that we are regarded as a reliable supplier of first-rate consulting services. We have every intention of keeping it that way," Stugemo says. For more information, please contact: Lars Stugemo, CEO, HiQ International, tel.: +46 8 588 90 000 HiQ is an IT and management consultancy focusing on high-tech solutions in the fields of telecoms, mobility and simulation technology. The company is a leader in these fields and the Nordic region is its domestic market. HiQ employs more than 425 people at offices in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. HiQ is listed on the OM Stockholm Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit our web site at www.hiq.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/2001/04/24/20010424BIT01480/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/04/24/20010424BIT01480/bit0001.pdf

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