CEO statement regarding Freedom of Expression Policy

Johan Dennelind's, CEO and President of TeliaSonera, statement regarding The TeliaSonera Group Policy on Freedom of Expression in Telecommunications:

"As a leading provider of telecommunication services, TeliaSonera is a vital part of the social and economic infrastructure in the markets where we operate. TeliaSonera provides tools and services that can significantly promote freedom of expression, even in countries where such freedoms are so far limited.

However, these tools and services are subjects to legislative, administrative, license or law enforcement requirements to which we are obliged to adhere, but which may impact an individual’s freedom of expression. Freedom of expression issues are often raised in relation to the development of telecommunications, including fixed and mobile telecommunications networks as well as the Internet ..."

Read full statement and download the policy