Mobile karaoke, weather and banking – services nominated for this year’s SurfPort Awards

Finnish karaoke, Swedish weather and Norwegian banking have a chance towin this year’s SurfPort Awards. In this competition, TeliaSonera will award thecompanies that have developed the best content services for mobile phonesduring 2007. A total of 30 companies from six countries have been nominated.The winners will be announced on January 23 in Stockholm.

“Our customers are steadily using our SurfPort portal more and more in Sweden and other countries, thanks in part to the services we launched in 2007. In addition to music, news services and games, we see that tv and user generated content services are becoming more popular among our customers,” says Indra Åsander, Head of Mobile Content Services at TeliaSonera.



This year’s SurfPort Awards will be given in the following six competition categories:

•Rising Star Award

•Mobile Music Service Award

•Mobile TV Service Award

•Mobile Game Award

•Mobile Service Award for User Generated Content (UGC)

•Customers’ Choice Award



This year’s jury consists of Indra Åsander, Head of Mobile Content Services at TeliaSonera Sweden; Espen Swang, journalist for the Norwegian online magazine Mobilen.no; and Brian Dixen, Director of Development at the Internet publishing house Mediaprovider A/S in Denmark.



The SurfPort Awards ceremony will take place at Sturecompagniet in Stockholm on January 23, starting at 7.00 p.m. For more information visit www.teliasonera.com/surfportawards



SurfPort is the leading mobile portal in the Nordic and Baltic region with more than 1.5 million unique users each month.



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Companies nominated for the 2007 SurfPort Awards



Rising Star Award

•TV4’s weather service, Sweden

•DNBNOR’s banking services, Norway

•Facebook, Denmark

•Formula 1, MTV3, Finland

•eKool, Estonia

•100 seconds video news, Lithuania



Mobile Service Award for User Generated Content (UGC)

•Lunarstorm, Sweden

•Facebook, Norway

•Arto, Denmark

•IRC-galleria, Finland

•Rate.ee, Estonia

•Mblogas Impartner, Lithuania



Mobile Music Service Award

•Universal Music, Sweden

•Aspiro mobile music store, Norway

•Mobile Karaoke/Digital Voice, Finland

•Music24.ee, Estonia

•Kelias i žvaigždes 3, Lithuania



Mobile TV Service Award

•TV4, Sweden

•NRK: Rubenmannen, Norway

•Danmark TV2, Denmark

•Nelonen Media, Finland

•Kanal2, Estonia

•100 seconds video news, Lithuania



Mobile Game Award

•EA Games, Sweden

•Gameloft, Norway

•Gameloft, Denmark

•Aspiro, Finland

•Aspiro, Estonia

•Aspiro, Lithuania



For more information about the Surfport Awards visit www.teliasonera./surfportawards