Utfors is the first operator in the world to launch free telephony between companies

Press release: World premiere for free telephony Utfors is the first operator in the world to launch free telephony between companies On 1 October 2000 Utfors is launching free telephony within the Utfors network through its IP port corporate service. The offer applies within and between all companies that are directly connected corporate customers in the Nordic region. Utfors' IP port is a true broadband-based high-speed service, which offers companies, municipalities and authorities the possibility of a simplified data and telecommunications solution. Utfors' IP port is connected to Utfors' broadband network and enables as a high capacity between offices and out to the Internet as within the office, all at unbeatable prices. The IP port also generates major savings in the form of simpler administration, fault tracking and support. The IP port is delivered in capacities from 2 to 1000 Mbits/s. All of Utfors' corporate services are based on non-overbooked capacity. "Utfors was the first to introduce free Internet subscriptions and national telephony at local rates. Now Utfors is challenging competitors once again by totally redefining the Nordic telecoms market," says Jan Werne, Managing Director of Utfors AB. For further information please contact: Markus Boberg, PR Manager, Phone +46 8 5270 30 16, GSM +46 708 48 30 16, e-mail markus.boberg@utfors.se Utfors is the obvious Nordic partner for highly qualitative fixed and mobile broadband, Internet and telephony services. In 2000, Utfors will be launching a network with technology that lies at the world's very forefront. In this network Utfors offers, companies, authorities and private individuals, revolutionary services that create whole new possibilities for development and creativity. In 2001, Utfors will be linking together the 75 largest cities in the Nordic region. The company employs around 240 people in Stockholm, Oslo, Uppsala, Gothenburg, Malmö and Överkalix. Utfors's principal owners are Norsk Vekst and Litorina Kapital as well as a number of institutional ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/08/20000908BIT00650/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/08/20000908BIT00650/bit0002.pdf