TeliaSonera is the "Official Love Operator" for Swedish royal wedding

TeliaSonera is intensively preparing communications in Stockholm for this unique world event and the festivities that thousands of journalists and visitors will be following. TeliaSonera is upgrading and strengthening the mobile network in Stockholm to allow all visitors to call and send text messages, images and video clips. Between June 6 and June 19, TeliaSonera is also offering free Internet surfing via Wi-Fi to the general public in the downtown Stockholm area.


"We are extremely proud that we can provide a communications platform that will allow the entire world to watch the festivities here in Stockholm," says Cecilia Edström, Senior Vice President and Head of Group Communications at TeliaSonera. "Sweden is a pioneer in IT and TeliaSonera is an innovator in telecommunications, which we will now have the opportunity to demonstrate. We offer powerful Internet connections, mobile broadband and, not least, 4G – the world's fastest mobile network. With our mobile services and surf zones, all visitors will be able to share their experiences from the wedding events and become their own reporter."


A press conference will be held at 10.00 a.m. on May 25. The conference can be viewed afterwards at www.teliasonera.com/love2010.


Facts:



  • TeliaSonera is collaborating with the City of Stockholm within the framework of LOVE Stockholm 2010.

  • For the press corps, TeliaSonera is providing the official press centre for the royal wedding and events, as well as Internet communications and mobile broadband services.

  • Free Internet surfing via Wi-Fi access for the general public in downtown Stockholm.

  • Strengthened and upgraded mobile network in Stockholm.