Press release Tele2 Group Feb 27 2006, 10:00 AM CET
TELE2 SIGNS NATIONAL ROAMING AGREEMENT IN SWITZERLAND
Tele2 AB, Europe's leading alternative telecoms operator, today announced that it strengthens its mobile telephony offering in Switzerland with a national roaming agreement, with Sunrise (TDC).
Tele2 currently operates a mobile city network in Zürich and plans to further build out its network in additional Swiss cities. With the city networks and national roaming, Tele2 can provide attractive prices for mobile services across Switzerland.
Lars-Johan Jarnheimer, President and CEO of Tele2, commented; "We are pleased to take this step in offering national roaming in the Swiss mobile market. We can now offer our attractive mobile prices across Switzerland, while at the same time continue the build out of city networks in the major cities".
Lars-Johan Jarnheimer, Telephone: + 46 8 5626 4000
President and CEO, Tele2 AB
Håkan Zadler, Telephone: +46 8 5626 4000
CFO, Tele2 AB
Dwayne Taylor, Telephone: + 44 20 7321 5038
Lena Krauss, Telephone: + 46 8 5620 0045
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Tele2 is Europe's leading alternative telecom operator. Tele2's mission is to provide cheap and simple telecom for everyone in Europe. Tele2 always strives to offer the market's best prices. We have more than 30 million customers in 23 countries. Tele2 offers fixed and mobile telephony, broadband, data network services, cable TV and content services. Ever since Jan Stenbeck founded the company in 1993, it has been a tough challenger to the former government monopolies. Tele2 has been listed on Stockholmsbörsen since 1996. In 2005 we had operating revenue of SEK 50 billion and reported a profit (EBITDA) of SEK 6.6 billion.