TeliaSonera Sweden taking over Fortum's telecom customers

TeliaSonera Sweden taking over Fortum's telecom customers

TeliaSonera Sweden has signed an agreement with Fortum Markets to take
over Fortum's voice and Internet customers on the Swedish market. Fortum
has nearly 37,000 telecom customers and the transfer will take effect on
February 16, 2004.

Fortum has decided to focus its operations on delivering energy and is
therefore phasing out its telecom operations in Sweden. The company's
approximately 30,000 voice customers will automatically be transferred
to Telia, but Fortum's Internet customers will receive an offer from
Telia and make their own choices.

"This is a good deal for the customers, for Fortum and for Telia. The
customers will move over to Sweden's leading telecom company and will
receive various welcome offers. They will continue to make calls at
great rates when they become Telia customers," says Indra Åsander, head
of TeliaSonera Sweden's Consumer Segment.

The transfer of voice customers will take effect on February 16 and
Fortum's current agreements with its Internet customers will expire on
April 8. Affected customers will be notified in writing by Fortum, and
Telia will send a welcome letter with offers including the services
Telia Fritid and Telia Favorit.

Additional press information is available from:
Hans G Larsson, Press Manager, Consumer Segment, TeliaSonera Sverige AB,
tel. 070-218 18 18

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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.

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