TeliaSonera is the "Official Love Operator" for Swedish royal wedding

TeliaSonera will be providing the telecommunication services for some 3,000 journalists who will be travelling to Stockholm to report on the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Mr. Daniel Westling. With TeliaSonera's services, the entire world will be able to follow the wedding and related festivities in Stockholm.

TeliaSonera is intensively preparing communications in Stockholm for this unique world event and the festivities that thousands of journalists and visitors will be following. TeliaSonera is upgrading and strengthening the mobile network in Stockholm to allow all visitors to call and send text messages, images and video clips. Between June 6 and June 19, TeliaSonera is also offering free Internet surfing via Wi-Fi to the general public in the downtown Stockholm area.

"We are extremely proud that we can provide a communications platform that will allow the entire world to watch the festivities here in Stockholm," says Cecilia Edström, Senior Vice President and Head of Group Communications at TeliaSonera. "Sweden is a pioneer in IT and TeliaSonera is an innovator in telecommunications, which we will now have the opportunity to demonstrate. We offer powerful Internet connections, mobile broadband and, not least, 4G – the world's fastest mobile network. With our mobile services and surf zones, all visitors will be able to share their experiences from the wedding events and become their own reporter."

A press conference will be held at 10.00 a.m. on May 25. The conference can be viewed afterwards at www.teliasonera.com/love2010.

Facts:

  • TeliaSonera is collaborating with the City of Stockholm within the framework of LOVE Stockholm 2010.
  • For the press corps, TeliaSonera is providing the official press centre for the royal wedding and events, as well as Internet communications and mobile broadband services.
  • Free Internet surfing via Wi-Fi access for the general public in downtown Stockholm.
  • Strengthened and upgraded mobile network in Stockholm.

 

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TeliaSonera's press office for journalists can be reached at +46-771 77 58 30

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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 is also the leading European wholesale provider of quality cross-border voice, IP and capacity services, with a wholly-owned international carrier network. TeliaSonera’s services help people and companies communicate in an easy, efficient and environmentally friendly way. TeliaSonera creates value by focusing on providing world-class customer experience, securing quality in networks and achieving a best-in-class cost structure. In 2009, TeliaSonera’s net sales amounted to SEK 109 billion, and at the end of December 2009 the total number of subscriptions was 148 million in 20 countries. The TeliaSonera share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at www.teliasonera.com

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