TeliaSonera International Carrier launches global ethernet service

TeliaSonera International Carrier launches global ethernet service

Today TeliaSonera International Carrier is launching TeliaSonera
L2Connect, an ethernet service for internet service providers, content
providers and multinational companies. The service is launched globally.

By utilizing TeliaSonera International Carriers wholly owned high-
capacity MPLS backbone, TeliaSonera L2Connect enables the customer point-
to-point and point-to-multipoint connectivity of unprecedented cost.

TeliaSonera L2Connect empowers customers to benefit from the TeliaSonera
International Carrier backbone coverage at all major cities in Europe
and the US. Thus making the most benefit of using the ethernet standard
to extend own network presence with a well-proven technology.

"The communications industry is seeing an increased use of ethernet
technology in a variety of applications, such as virtual peering and
VPNs", says Anders Ericsson, Head of Product Management at TeliaSonera
International Carrier. "TeliaSonera L2Connect offers this on one of the
most well managed IP-backbones in the world, covering all the major
business hubs in Europe and the US."

Facts about TeliaSonera L2Connect
TeliaSonera L2Connect is supplied in speeds up to 1Gbps on TeliaSonera
International Carrier's wholly owned MPLS backbone. Customers receive a
unique VLAN, thus setting up Virtual Circuits over the IP-network.
TeliaSonera L2Connect offers point-to-point and point-to-multipoint
connectivity.

Facts about TeliaSonera International Carrier
TeliaSonera International Carrier provides wholesale international IP,
Capacity and Voice services to selected high volume destinations in
Europe and across the Atlantic. Services are based on TeliaSonera
International Carrier's wholly owned European and trans-Atlantic
networks. As well as owning one of the largest network footprints in
Europe, TeliaSonera International Carrier also has peering points in the
US. TeliaSonera International Carrier is the leading carrier of IP and
Voice traffic in the Nordic and Baltic Sea regions, and has extensive
reach into Eastern Europe. TeliaSonera International Carrier is a
company fully owned by the TeliaSonera Group.


For further information journalists can contact:
Johan Ihse, Product Manager, TeliaSonera International Carrier,
mobile +46-70-595 59 15,
e-mail: johan.ihse@teliasonera.com

Forward-Looking Statements
Statements made in the press release relating to future status or
circumstances, including future performance and other trend projections
are forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking
statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events
and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There can be
no assurance that actual results will not differ materially from those
expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements due to many
factors, many of which are outside the control of TeliaSonera.

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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