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TeliaSonera International Carrier provides internet connection at the shgOpen event in Copenhagen, Denmark

February 14, 2007

shgOpen takes place from the 16th-18th February 2007 in Copenhagen, attracting increasing interest from both gamers and exhibitors. The world elite of eSports attends and competes in games such as Warcraft 3, Quake 4 etc. During the shgOpen event TeliaSonera International Carrier provides the Internet access via a one gigabit network connection.

"This is one of the steps we are taking towards achieving our ambition to become the global IP carrier of choice for the online gaming industry, says Anna Mossberg, Vice President Product Management and Marketing, TeliaSonera International Carrier . "TeliaSonera International Carrier meets the extremely strict quality demands of the online community and reaches more online gamers in Europe than any other carrier.

We expect to increase our business within the gaming area in the next coming year, adds Anna Mossberg."

Leveraging experience and expertise in operating a global fibre-based network, TeliaSonera International Carrier has a superb platform in place on which to build its new high capacity and highly resilient network aimed at serving the needs of the professional online gaming industry. The gaming network is fully owned and operated by TeliaSonera International Carrier which means that every link and network element is monitored and managed from a central point.

Each fibre connection is fully redundant and individual streams are monitored and managed continuously. In the unlikely event of significant signal degradation or failure the network will instantaneously switch to an alternative path, without impacting quality of service to the end consumer.

In addition to the IP network TeliaSonera International Carrier has built a complete set of additional services for the online gaming community that cover hardware, service management and high density collocation customer needs with a focus on high quality and flexibility. Customers can choose from a wide area of gaming infrastructure services and can also opt for either fully or partially outsourced solutions.

The multilingual TeliaSonera International Carrier Customer Service Center operates around the clock to handle all service related issues. Fault handling procedures and the security and integrity of the content is also controlled and assured.

For further information journalists can contact:

Inger Gunterberg, TeliaSonera International Carrier through TeliaSonera Press Service, tel +46-8-7135830 or via e-mail:

About TeliaSonera International Carrier

TeliaSonera International Carrier is the leading European provider of quality, cross-border voice, IP and capacity services. We have a 20,000 km European network and 18,000 km fiber-based trans-American network. TeliaSonera International Carrier is a wholly owned subsidiary to the TeliaSonera Group. Please visit our website for more information.

TeliaSonera is the leading telecommunications company in the Nordic and Baltic region, with strong positions within mobile communications in Eurasia, Turkey and Russia. At the end of 2006, TeliaSonera launched mobile services in Spain. We provide reliable, innovative and easy-to-use services for transferring and packaging voice, images, data, information, transactions and entertainment. In 2006, TeliaSonera's net sales amounted to SEK 91 billion, and the company had a total of 96 million customers in 15 countries. The TeliaSonera share is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and the Helsinki Stock Exchange, and the company is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Simplicity and service are important tools for us in creating profitable growth and value for our customers and shareholders. Read more at

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