TeliaSonera International Carrier is victorious at World Communication Awards

TeliaSonera International Carrier was last night recognized as being amongst the most successful and innovative communications organizations on the planet after being awarded Best Wholesale Carrier at this year’s World Communication Awards.

TeliaSonera International Carrier provides fiber-based telecommunications services and infrastructure that deliver supreme customer value with a high quality service. In addition to serving operators and service providers; the company plays a vital role in delivering content and applications directly to millions of users worldwide.

The win is further reinforcement that TeliaSonera International Carrier is one of the major players in the industry. The internationally respected selection committee – made of independent judges from a range of companies, including AstraZeneca, KPMG, Ovum, and Total Telecom – awarded TeliaSonera International Carrier for the ‘Best Wholesale Carrier’ for the second year running.

In the WCA Best Wholesale Carrier 2012 category, TeliaSonera International Carrier was shortlisted alongside: Tata, Liquid Telecom, Interoute and, GTS.

Erik Hallberg, President of TeliaSonera International Carrier, said: “The 2012 World Communication Awards is a huge event and to win the Best Wholesale Carrier award the second year in a row is fantastic for TeliaSonera International Carrier. We operate in one of the world's most rapidly changing, demanding and competitive industries; so, to have won against other major international players once again is real testament to the great work our teams continue to produce.”

Media Enquiries: Inger Gunterberg, Director of Communications, TeliaSonera International

Carrier, +46 706372771,

TeliaSonera provides network access and telecommunication services in the Nordic and Baltic countries, the emerging markets of Eurasia, including Russia and Turkey, and in Spain. TeliaSonera helps people and companies communicate in an easy, efficient and environmentally friendly way. Our ambition is to be number one or two in all our markets, providing the best customer experience, high quality networks and cost efficient operations. TeliaSonera is also the leading European wholesale provider with a wholly-owned international carrier network. In 2011, net sales amounted to SEK 104 billion, EBITDA to SEK 36.9 billion and earnings per share to SEK 4.20. The TeliaSonera share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at


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