HiQ signs framework agreement with Swedia Networks AB

HiQ signs framework agreement with Swedia Networks AB Under the agreement HiQ will provide its innovative technical, telecommunication and management consulting skills. The agreement confirms HiQ's role as a full coverage supplier of telecom services. Among its tasks, HiQ will work with Swedia Networks and contribute its technical and business development skills to develop a new concept for urban networks. HiQ has been working with Swedia Networks since 1998. "With its strong presence in network construction and systems integration in telecoms, and its move into other markets, this is a very interesting time for HiQ to be working with Swedia Networks. We will always follow our customers when they move into international markets," says Bo Boivie, who is project manager for HiQ. For more information please contact one of the following people: Bo Boivie, Project Manager at HiQ on +46 (0) 8 588 90 000 Lars Stugemo, Deputy Managing Director of HiQ International on +46 (0) 8 588 90 000 Bertil Strid, Deputy Managing Director, Swedia Networks AB on + 46 (0) 8 479 75 00 Sture Wedin, Export Manager, Swedia Networks AB on +46 (0) 8 479 78 08 HiQ is an IT and management consulting company working with high technology solutions in the fields of communication and simulation. Founded in 1992, HiQ is a leading company in these areas and the Nordic region is its domestic market. Group net sales in 1998 were SEK 152 million and it employs just over 210 people in Stockholm, Arboga, Gothenburg and Oslo. The parent company HiQ International AB has been listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange O list since 12 April 1999. For more information please visit our web site www.hiq.se. Swedia Networks AB develops and supplies unique computer and telecom solutions to suit all needs. Its assignments mainly consist of the construction of fixed and mobile telecom systems and IP-based broadband solution. The company employs 1,800 people across its nationwide organisation in Sweden. The company has subsidiaries in Denmark and Norway and it is establishing more companies in northern Europe. The company's turnover in 1998 was SEK 3,700 million. The company is part of the Telia group of companies. For more information please visit Swedia Networks at www.swedianet.com. ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/08/27/19990827BIT00060/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/08/27/19990827BIT00060/bit0002.pdf

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