Rune Nyberg Director of Human Resources at TeliaSonera AB

Rune Nyberg Director of Human Resources at TeliaSonera AB

Rune Nyberg has been appointed as the Director of Human Resources for
the new TeliaSonera-Group. He will assume his duties during the spring,
June 1, 2003 at the latest . Rune Nyberg comes from Sandvik AB, where he
has served as Director of Human Resources since 1996.

Rune Nyberg is 53 years old and has long and solid experience in human
resources with leading positions at AB DAGAB, JS Saba AB and PAIR Ltd.

Between 1982 and 1992, Rune Nyberg served as Director of Human Resources
at AB Sandvik Coromant, and between 1992 and 1995, he was President of
PAIR Ltd in London. Since 1996, Rune Nyberg has served as Group Vice
President at Sandvik AB. Rune Nyberg is the chairman of the boards of AB
Sandvik Service, Sandvik South East Asia Pty Ltd and Göranssonska
Skolan. He is also a member of the board of Seco Tools AB.

Lars Härenstam, previously Director of Human Resources at Telia AB, has
been appointed as Director of Human Resources for Coop Norden, with its
head office in Gothenburg.

"I am pleased that Rune Nyberg has decided to work with TeliaSonera and
I am convinced that he will be an asset to the new Group with his
business-oriented background in industry and commodities," says Anders
Igel, President and CEO of TeliaSonera AB.

Additional press information is available from:
TeliaSonera's Press Office, tel. 020-77 58 30


Forward-Looking Statements
This press release may contain forward-looking statements regarding
Telia's exchange offer to Sonera's shareholders and warrantholders.
Statements that are not strictly historical statements, including
statements about Telia's and Sonera's beliefs and expectations,
constitute forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking
statements are subject to risk and uncertainty because they relate to
events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. Telia
and Sonera are under no obligation to, and expressly disclaim such
obligation to, update or alter their forward-looking statements, whether
as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Restrictions on Ability of Certain Persons to Participate in the
Exchange Offer
Due to restrictions under the securities laws of Australia, the Hong
Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China,
Italy, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa, the exchange offer will not
be extended to persons with registered addresses in, and who are
residents of, any of Australia, the Hong Kong Special Administrative
Region of the People's Republic of China, Italy, Japan, New Zealand or
South Africa.

Cautionary Disclaimer/Legend
The combination of Sonera and Telia is being implemented through an
exchange offer being made by Telia to all shareholders of Sonera. The
contents of this document are neither an offer to purchase nor a
solicitation of an offer to sell shares of Telia. Any offer in the
United States will only be made through a prospectus, which is part of a
registration statement on Form F-4, which Telia filed with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on October 1, 2002.
Sonera shareholders who are U.S. persons or are located in the United
States are urged to carefully review the registration statement on Form
F-4, the prospectus included therein and other documents relating to the
offer that Telia has filed or will file with the SEC because these
documents contain important information relating to the offer. You are
also urged to read the related solicitation/recommendation statement on
Schedule 14D-9 that was filed by Sonera with the SEC on October 1, 2002
regarding the offer. You may obtain a free copy of these documents at
the SEC's web site at www.sec.gov. You may also inspect and copy the
registration statement on Form F-4, as well as any documents
incorporated by reference therein, and the Schedule 14D-9 at the public
reference room maintained by the SEC at 450 Fifth Street, NW,
Washington, D.C. 20549. Please call the SEC at 1-800-SEC-0330 for
further information about the public reference room. These documents may
also be obtained free of charge by contacting Telia AB, Investor
Relations, SE-12386 Farsta, Sweden. Attention: External Communications
or Investor Relations (phone: +46 8 7137143, or Sonora, Teollisuuskatu
15, P.O. Box 106, FIN-00051 SONERA, Finland. Attention: Investor
Relations (phone: +358 20401). YOU SHOULD READ THE PROSPECTUS AND THE
SCHEDULE 14D-9 CAREFULLY BEFORE MAKING A DECISION CONCERNING THE OFFER.

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