Yleisradio and TietoEnator continue their negotiations for establishing a joint venture company

Yleisradio and TietoEnator continue their negotiations for establishing a joint venture company Yleisradio (the Finnish Broadcasting Company) and TietoEnator are continuing their negotiations for establishing a joint venture company. The objective of the joint venture is to ensure the availability of IT expertise, cost-effective services, the possibility for both parties to concentrate on their core businesses as well as the utilisation of the new possibilities offered by digital media. For more information, please contact: TietoEnator, Pentti Heikkinen, President of Business Area Telecom & Media, tel. +358 400 438 611 TietoEnator, Timo Hammar, Vice President Telecom & Media, tel. +358 40 709 2090 Yleisradio, Arne Wessberg, Director General, tel. +358 9 1480 5000, +358 400 618 800 Yleisradio, Jorma Laiho, Director of Corporate Technology, tel. +358 400 409 118 With almost 12 000 employees and annual net sales of EUR 1.1 billion, TietoEnator is a leading supplier of high value-added IT services in Europe. TietoEnator specialises in consulting, building and hosting its customers' business operations in the digital economy. The Group's services are based on a combination of deep industry-specific expertise and latest information technology. www.tietoenator.com Yleisradio Oy (YLE) is a limited company engaged in public full service television and radio broadcasting. Its duties, operations and funding are defined by law. Together with its subsidiary responsible for distribution, Digita Oy, it forms a group. YLE Group's turnover was 381 million euros and personnel 4511 in 2001. YLE's principal owner is the Finnish state. www.yle.fi TIETOENATOR CORPORATION DISTRIBUTION Principal Media ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/07/10/20020710BIT00140/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/07/10/20020710BIT00140/wkr0002.pdf