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Nov 19, 2019 7:58 AM CET

Tele2 remains only Swedish operator in the industry alliance NGMN

Stockholm – Tele2 AB (“Tele2”) (Nasdaq Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) extends its commitment to the industry organization NGMN Alliance. Thomas Helbo, Executive Vice President Technology at Tele2, assumes the role as new board member alongside other executives from the world’s largest telecom operators.

In 2006, Tele2 was one of the founding members of the global organization NGMN (Next Generation Mobile Networks) Alliance. Its objective is to ensure that the functionality and performance of next generation mobile network infrastructure, service platforms and devices meet the requirements of operators and will satisfy end user demand and expectations. The NGMN board consists of executives from the world’s largest telecom operators and Thomas Helbo, Executive Vice President Technology, is the new representative from Tele2.

– I am honored to be representing the only Swedish operator in the NGMN Alliance steering group. NGMN have had essential impact in defining 4G, contributing to its current success, and I am looking forward to being a part of the definition of next generation mobile technologies. As one of the world’s leading 4G operators, and the greenest operator in Sweden, it is obvious that Tele2 plays a vital role in the development of 5G, says Thomas Helbo, Executive Vice President Technology, Tele2.

One of the NGMN Alliance’s main missions is to expand and evolve the mobile experience, with a strong focus on 5G. As a board member of the NGMN, Tele2 took part in launching a 5G white paper already in 2015 and has since then continuously contributed to global 5G recommendations. Going forward, the membership will provide valuable benefits for Tele2’s rollout of 5G networks to enable a fully mobile and connected Swedish society.

Read more about NGMN Alliance here.

For more information, please contact:
Louise Ekman, Head of B2C Communications, Phone: +46 70 522 21 17
Marcus Lindberg, Head of Investor Relations, Phone: +46 73 439 25 40

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