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Ericsson Wins Contract

Ericsson has been selected to upgrade Bite's 3G network with HSDPA in Lithuania and to build an HSDPA-enabled WCDMA/UMTS network in Latvia

July 19, 2006

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STOCKHOLM -- Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERICY) has been selected to upgrade Bite's 3G network with HSDPA in Lithuania and to build an HSDPA-enabled WCDMA/UMTS network in Latvia. With the upgrade, Bite has boosted its mobile broadband offering, delivering a download speed of up to 3.6Mbps, further breaking new ground in the Baltic region.

Ericsson is delivering commercial HSDPA hardware, software and implementation services. This upgrade to HSDPA has enabled Bite to introduce its customers to a new generation of mobile services, including mobile broadband, mobile TV and mobile music.

Zilvinas Jurksus, CTO of Bite Group, says: "Our customers are driving the evolution of our networks, demanding more advanced services. Choosing Ericsson as supplier allows us to be among the first in the world to launch HSDPA-enabled services and offer our customers mobile broadband with unrivalled transfer speeds. We will satisfy our customers' needs in this area not only today, but also in the future."

Stefan Johansson, President, Ericsson Lithuania and Ericsson Latvia, says: "We look forward to cooperating with Bite as it brings this enriched experience to its customers. HSDPA deployments are taking off around the world and we are extremely pleased to power Bite's HSDPA network in both Lithuania and Latvia."

Ericsson AB (Nasdaq: ERIC)

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