Telia signs agreement for co-locating 3G operator masts

Telia signs agreement for co-locating 3G operator masts Telia Mobile AB signed a framework agreement today with 3G-operator Hi3G, covering the co-location of masts. According to the terms of the agreement, Telia Mobile AB will lease space on its existing masts in Sweden, on market terms, for co-locating and installing the UMTS antennas of the other company, where there is available space. Telia Mobile is equally granted co-location in Hi3G:s masts. "It's pleasing that we operators in the industry have signed an agreement based on sound business-like principles that all involved parties are satisfied with," commented Kenneth Karlberg, President of Telia Mobile AB. Telia Mobile has previously reached framework agreements with Orange and Tele2 about co-locating their UMTS antennas on Telia Mobile's masts. For further information journalists can contact: Charlotte Züger, Press Officer, Telia Mobile AB, phone: +46 8 713 58 30 Telia is the Nordic leader in telecommunications. Over the past year, we have streamlined the Group, focusing our core businesses making the company more flexible. Our four core businesses are: Mobile communications, Broadband and Internet, Fixed networks and International carrier operations. Telia is listed on Stockholmsbörsen. Sales Jan-Jun 2002 totaled MSEK 28,231 (27,795) and the number of employees was 16,561 (22,468). Sales 2001 totaled MSEK 57,196 and the number of employees was 17,149. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/09/06/20020906BIT00350/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/09/06/20020906BIT00350/wkr0002.pdf