Telefónica Picks Ericsson

Ericsson supports Telefónica Deutschland in building and operating a DWDM network

May 30, 2007

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STOCKHOLM -- Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has been selected to support Telefónica in building and operating a new nationwide DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) transport network in Germany. Rolled out over the next few years, it will provide wider optical transmission paths coverage, giving Telefónica a significant advantage in the German market.

Karl Wilhelm Rohrsen, board member of Telefónica in Germany, says: "The new transport network is a major step forward in the German market. Here, we rely on an experienced and reliable partner. That is exactly what Ericsson is."

Ericsson's DWDM platform will enable Telefónica to build a future-proof optical network, with leading technology that will provide the operator with unique flexibility, best-in-class performance, and operational synergies for efficient and evolved metro and core networking.

Stefan Kindt, President of Ericsson in Germany, says: "We are pleased to provide Telefónica with a highly versatile solution that will allow them to offer new services with minimal incremental investment. It confirms our long-lasting partnership."

Ericsson AB (Nasdaq: ERIC)

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