Millicom and the Republic of Senegal jointly terminate all legal proceedings

Stockholm, October 12, 2012 – Millicom International Cellular S.A. (“Millicom”) (Stockholmsbörsen: MIC) and the government of the Republic of Senegal are pleased to announce today that they have signed a settlement to end amicably their dispute, initiated in 2008 before the ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes), over the validity of Millicom's license in Senegal.

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Millicom International Cellular S.A. is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 13 countries in Latin America and Africa. It also operates various combinations of fixed telephony, cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America. The Group’s mobile operations have a combined population under license of approximately 270 million people.

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Millicom International Cellular S.A. is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 14 countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia. It also operates cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America. The Group’s mobile operations have a combined population under license of approximately 267 million people.

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