TeliaSonera HomeRun in Wi-Fi cooperation in Portugal

TeliaSonera HomeRun in Wi-Fi cooperation in Portugal Just in time for European football championship, Euro2004, TeliaSonera has signed a roaming agreement for wireless broadband (W-LAN or Wi-Fi) with PT Wi-Fi and TMN, members of The Portugal Telecom Group, Portugal's leading telecom company. PT Wi-Fi currently offers Wi-Fi service at more than 200 hot spots in Portugal, among others at several hotels at Euro2004-cities, McDonalds restaurants and airports. PT Wi-Fi expects the number of Portuguese hot spots to grow to approximately 350 by year-end. With its new collaboration with PT Wi-Fi, TeliaSonera remains the leader in Wi-Fi roaming, with the largest number of roaming agreements in Europe. HomeRun users in Sweden and Finland now have access to mobile broadband connectivity at 6,500 locations in Europe, of which 450 hot spots in Sweden and 250 in Finland. TeliaSonera's roaming collaboration with PT Wi-Fi and TMN is based on the GSM Association's standard for W-LAN roaming, IR61. TeliaSonera has roaming agreements for Wi-Fi with most hot spot operators in Europe. Today, TeliaSonera's HomeRun users have access to 6,500 hot spots in 17 countries. Through mutual roaming agreements, the customers of other operators also have access to Wi-Fi services through TeliaSonera HomeRun's hot spots in Sweden and Finland. With HomeRun, business travellers and others who want to surf wirelessly can connect to the Internet or their corporate intranet when they are on the move. HomeRun is available at airports, hotels, conference centres, sports facilities, highway restaurants, cafés and workplaces. For more information about HomeRun go to: www.homerun.telia.com (TeliaSonera Sweden) www.sonera.com/homerun (TeliaSonera Finland) For further information journalist can contact Tommi Mattila, Product Manager, TeliaSonera Finland, +358 40 302 2077 Erik Heilborn, Head of Business Segment, TeliaSonera Sweden, +46 8 713 58 30 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/06/07/20040607BIT00250/wkr0001.pdf

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