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Jun 1, 2015 7:00 AM CET

Tele2 hosts NGMN board meeting in Stockholm

Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) will host the next NGMN Board meeting in Stockholm on the 2nd and 3rd of June.

The NGMN Alliance (Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance) is an open forum founded by world-leading mobile network operators. Its goal is to ensure that the standards for next generation network infrastructure, service platforms and devices will meet the requirements of operators and, ultimately, will satisfy end user demand and expectations.  

The NGMN board consist of executives from the world’s largest telecom operators. Each board meeting is hosted by one of the members in their country. This time it is hosted by Tele2 AB and Niklas Sonkin, EVP and acting CTIO. 

Niklas Sonkin, EVP and acting CTIO at Tele2 AB comments: “We are very happy to be the hosts of this board meeting. I am looking forward to fruitful discussions with industry colleagues and to plan the upcoming work with for example the development of 5G technology together with them.”

In March 2015, NGMN released a white paper on 5G where they delivered key end-to-end operator requirements intended to guide the development of future technology platforms and related standards, create new business oppurtunities and satisfy future end-user needs. You can read the full paper on NGMN's website: www.ngmn.org.

For more information, please contact:
Lars Torstensson, EVP Group Communication & Strategy, Tele2 AB, Phone: +46 702 73 48 79 
Viktor Wallström, Head of Public Relations, Tele2 AB, Phone: +46 703 63 53 27

TELE2 IS ONE OF EUROPE'S FASTEST GROWING TELECOM OPERATORS, ALWAYS PROVIDING CUSTOMERS WITH WHAT THEY NEED FOR LESS. We have 14 million customers in 9 countries. Tele2 offers mobile services, fixed broadband and telephony, data network services and content services. Ever since Jan Stenbeck founded the company in 1993, it has been a tough challenger to the former government monopolies and other established providers. Tele2 has been listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm since 1996. In 2014, we had net sales of SEK 26 billion and reported an operating profit (EBITDA) of SEK 5.9 billion.

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