Merger notification by Telia and Sonera

The information published in the Finnish media according
to which the chairmen of the boards of the two companies Tapio Hintikka
and Lars-Eric Petersson would have checked it in advance with the
European Commission that the transaction will be approved is incorrect.
The companies have been in preliminary contact with the European
Commission and will notify the transaction in due course.
Telia´s Press Office, phone +48 8 713 58 30
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