TeliaSonera Joins Alliance

TeliaSonera joins the FreeMove alliance, which is focused on the development of roaming business

March 16, 2006

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STOCKHOLM -- TeliaSonera (TLSN)(HEX:TLS1V) (STO:TLSN) has joined FreeMove, the mobile alliance between Orange, Telefonica Moviles(1), TIM (Telecom Italia Group) and T-Mobile.

The FreeMove alliance is focused on the development of roaming business and delivering competitive services to multinational customers. Collectively, FreeMove alliance members now span 26 markets and reach more than 230 million customers across Europe. The FreeMove alliance was formed in 2003 aiming to take the complexity out of international mobile services. Freemove and TeliaSonera share the ambition to deliver an outstanding experience to customers when traveling abroad, through seamless access to familiar services such as voice mail, customer service and direct-dial.

"TeliaSonera is happy to announce its partnership with the FreeMove alliance which we see as an important step in our vision to simplify customers' everyday lives with easy to use communication services. We look forward to developing an improved communications experience together with FreeMove. Joining this alliance strengthens TeliaSonera's international presence and provides our multi national customers with an extended reach of their communications home environment", says Terje Christoffersen, Group Vice President, Head of Corporate Marketing, Products and Services, TeliaSonera

Hubert Strokosch, Member of the FreeMove Management Board, commented:

"TeliaSonera is an ideal fit for FreeMove, with leadership in key Nordic and Baltic markets, established network quality and a shared vision towards delivering simple, accessible services for customers. The expansion of FreeMove underlines the commitment that its members have to continue delivering on that vision."

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