TeliaSonera January-December 2005

• Net sales increased 7.0 percent to SEK 87,661 million (81,937) driven by strong mobile and broadband growth.

• Strong customer growth year on year:
- 2.7 million new customers in the majority owned Nordic, Baltic and Eurasian operations.
- 14.8 million new customers in the associated companies MegaFon and Turkcell.

• Operating income, excluding non-recurring items, totaled SEK 20,107 million (20,859). International Mobile operations close to 30 percent of Group operating income.

• EBITDA margin, excluding non-recurring items, decreased to 33.6 percent (36.9) due to decreased earnings in Finland mobile and Sweden fixed. Mobile margins maintained in Sweden despite strong price pressure.

• Free cash flow increased to SEK 15,594 million (14,118).

• Net income totaled SEK 13,694 million (14,264) and earnings per share were SEK 2.56 (2.77).

• Proposed ordinary dividend of SEK 1.25 per share (SEK 5,613 million).

• In addition to the ordinary dividend, a distribution of SEK 10,104 million to the shareholders through an extra dividend of SEK 2.25 per share is proposed.


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