TeliaSonera Sweden signs agreement with Swedbank

TeliaSonera Sweden signs agreement with Swedbank

Swedbank (FöreningsSparbanken) and the independent savings banks in
Sweden have chosen TeliaSonera to provide a new communications platform
comprising data networks, fixed and mobile telephony, connections for
telephony, and service contracts. The agreement is for a three-year
period.

Swedbank and the independent savings banks have 825 branch offices in
Sweden, making them one of the absolute biggest customers for telephony
service in Sweden. The banks previously used different providers for
telephony and data communications, but with the new agreement, they will
buy all their services from TeliaSonera Sweden.

Swedbank's current datacom solution will be migrated to a modern
functional environment based on MPLS technology, which supports IP
telephony, among other applications.

"We are naturally very pleased to have won one of the biggest customers
in the Swedish market," says Dan Strömberg, head of Corporate Global
Accounts at TeliaSonera.

"TeliaSonera offers attractive prices for telephony and provides
excellent network coverage for mobile telephony. We're now purchasing a
complete packaged solution from TeliaSonera instead of buying individual
services from different operators," says Gert Engman, Vice President and
CIO at Swedbank.

For further information journalists can contact:
Lars Joelsson, TeliaSonera's Press Office, phone +46 8 713 58 30.

TeliaSonera is the leading telecommunications company in the Nordic and
Baltic regions. At the end of December 2003 TeliaSonera had 11,957,000
mobile customers (37,610,000 incl associated companies) and 8,061,000
fixed customers (9,160,000 incl associated companies) and 1,631,000
internet customers (1,691,000 incl associated companies). Outside the
home markets TeliaSonera has extensive interests in the growth markets
in Russia, Turkey and Eurasia. TeliaSonera is listed on the Stockholm
Exchange, the Helsinki Exchanges and the Nasdaq Stock Market in the USA.
Pro forma net sales January-December 2003 amounted to SEK 81.7 billion
(EUR 9.01 billion). The number of employees was 26,694.


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