Analysis of Mobile Number Portability Solution for Finland

Analysis of Mobile Number Portability Solution for Finland HELSINKI - February 26, 2003 - EU's directive 2002/22/EY requires that mobile phone numbers have to be portable when subscribers change service providers in any particular European Union country. The directive affects the Finnish law that is being changed accordingly. Finnish operators shall offer mobile number portability in Finland from July 25th 2003 onwards according to the prepared law. DNA Finland Ltd, Oy Radiolinja Ab, Sonera Oyj and Telia Mobile AB in Finland have agreed to outsource an analysis of mobile number portability solution in Finland. Companies have jointly decided to use Northstream AB in analysing the implementation of the solution. There will be updates of the project achievements during spring 2003. About Northstream: Northstream provides strategic technology and business advice to the global wireless industry. Northstream has assembled a multinational team with some of the world's best experts and analysts on wireless communication business and technology. Northstream's list of clients includes several of the world's leading operators and system suppliers as well as some of the leading investment banks and financial institutions. Northstream is established in Stockholm (Sweden), Sophia Antipolis (France) and Tokyo (Japan). For more information please visit us at: www.northstream.se For more information: Northstream AB, Tommy Ljunggren, Public Relations Manager, Tel: +46705910064, press@northstream.se Northstream AB, Mika Martikainen, Project Director, Tel +358407770066 DNA Finland Ltd, Taneli Ropponen, Vice President CTO, Tel +358440441600 Oy Radiolinja Ab, Mikko Mattinen, Business Developement Director, Tel. +358505066448 TeliaSonera Finland, Sonera Oyj, Timo Ahomäki, Director Product Development, Tel. +358405158887 Telia Mobile AB in Finland, Päivi Rokkanen, Legal Counsel, Tel. +358415004291 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/02/26/20030226BIT00280/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/02/26/20030226BIT00280/wkr0002.pdf

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