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Mar 13, 2012 8:00 AM CET

Tele2 Russia and State Radio Institute begin tests of LTE technology over 1800 MHz frequencies in Omsk

Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced that its Russian operation will begin tests of LTE technology over 1800 MHz frequencies on own network in Omsk. Tests are performed according to a method developed by the State Radio Institute and with the assistance of its experts.

The trials shall demonstrate that LTE and GSM technologies can share the same frequencies without degrading the quality of end user service. The tests will be completed by the 31 of March, 2012.


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TELE2 IS ONE OF EUROPE'S LEADING TELECOM OPERATORS, ALWAYS PROVIDING THE BEST DEAL. We have 34 million customers in 11 countries. Tele2 offers mobile services, fixed broadband and telephony, 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 and other established providers. Tele2 has been listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm since 1996. In 2011, we had net sales of SEK 41 billion and reported an operating profit (EBITDA) of SEK 10.9 billion.

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