Swedish telco Skanova taps Ericsson and Extreme Networks for deployment of broadband access to residential market

February 12, 2001

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Residents in Sweden will gain broadband Internet access through one of the world's first Ethernet network build outs. Extreme Networks (Nasdaq: EXTR - news) and Ericsson have been tapped by Skanova, a Swedish independent wholesale network provider within the Telia group, to provide a Gigabit Ethernet and IP switching foundation for the first global Ethernet infrastructure for homes in Sweden. Residents within the Telia Ethernet network will realize a broad portfolio of broadband access for TV broadcasting, video and Internet applications.

"Extreme Networks enables us to build the world's communications systems," said Joran Hoff, President and CEO of Ericsson Business Innovation. "With Extreme Networks' leading IP Ethernet network solutions we are able to successfully serve Skanova and other leading telcos around the world and continue to advance the way people and businesses communicate."

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