Thalamus Networks has acquired the Internet provider and TV company EKTV

Thalamus Networks has acquired the Internet provider and TV company EKTV Thalamus Networks' acquisition of Engelholms Kabel-TV, EKTV has now been completed. Through this purchase Thalamus now owns an area, urban and metropolitan network with an addition of 9 000 paying customers who will be offered access to Thalamus' broadband services. Thalamus thus strengthens their position as one of the most respected broadband and service suppliers. "We are very pleased with this deal", says Jan Tidelius, CEO of Thalamus Networks. "This is an important step in our expansion plans." Some of the advantages are that Thalamus now receive further competence in the TV area and that the company, being a net owner, can sell transit traffic to other companies. The CEO of Thalamus points out how important it is to listen to the staff as well as the customers who are affected by the purchase. "Many customers contacted us when they heard about the deal. We consider their input now as we evaluate the existing technical solutions and services together with our new co-workers", says Tidelius. The take-over is worth a total of SEK 30 millions including financing. The company's turnover grows with at least SEK 12 million. Facts Thalamus Networks AB (www.thalamus.se) is the only operator that can offer a complete portfolio of services for intelligent living. Apart from Internet access, Thalamus also offers energy management, information, media and telephony. Thalamus® is provided over optical fibre, cable-TV and Ethernet (LAN). Thalamus Networks is listed on the OM Stockholm Stock Exchange's O-list and its sales are approximately 40 MSEK a year with 40 employees. For further information please contact Jan Tidelius, CEO Thalamus Networks. Tel +46 8-691 09 08, mobile +46 705- 525626, e-mail jan.tidelius@thalamus.se Thomas Rebermark, Marketing Director Thalamus Networks. Tel +46 8-691 09 07, mobile +46 703-240193, e-mail thomas.rebermark@thalamus.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/2001/02/02/20010202BIT00740/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/02/02/20010202BIT00740/bit0002.pdf

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