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Press Release -- May 13th, 2011
Source: TeliaSonera AB
Tags: Earnings, IPv6

TeliaSonera International Carrier Supports World IPv6 Day, 8th June

TeliaSonera International Carrier, with other leading technology companies, is taking part and supporting the Internet Society’s World IPv6 Day on June 8, 2011. TeliaSonera International Carrier’s website www.teliasoneraic.com will be IPv6 compatible. We are, as a parallel activity, working with our partners and customers to participate, promote and prioritize IPv6.

From pioneering Europe’s first commercially available IPv6 network in 2001, today TeliaSonera offers dual stack IPv6 at its International Carrier POPs across 3 continents.

Erik Hallberg, President TeliaSonera International Carrier says “Dual stack IPv6 was enabled in TeliaSonera International Carrier’s AS1299’s core network in 2009. Roll-out to remaining POP’s continues and is already 88%. Our next step is the upgrade of our DNS service to fully support IPv6 by 1st June 2011.”

Already one third of TeliaSonera International Carrier IP customers use our dual-stack enabled IPv4 and IPv6 protocol sessions carried over the same port. This is achieved by a simple configuration rather than network design change. That makes deployment, troubleshooting, and management of IPv6 sessions straightforward.

“Now is the time for the industry to prioritize IPv6 readiness. The telecommunications industry is evolving and expanding to be increasingly mobile and an ‘Internet of things’. IPv6 is essential to connect an anticipated 50 billion devices globally. Lessons from events such as World IPv6 Day are vital to effective readiness and transition.”  adds Erik Hallberg.

For more information, please call the TeliaSonera press office + 46-771 77 58 30, press@teliasonera.com

About TeliaSonera International Carrier
As one of the leading carriers globally – and number 1 in Europe – TeliaSonera International Carrier provides fiber-based telecommunications services and infrastructure that deliver supreme customer value with high quality in every dimension.

In addition to serving Operators and Services Providers, we play a vital role in delivering content and applications to millions of passionate and demanding users worldwide through our solutions for the media, gaming and other online entertainment industries.

Our wholly owned fiber network is one of the most extensive in the industry – with close to 200 points of presence covering Asia, Europe, and the US – all solidly backed up by award-winning customer care.

Experience us at www.teliasoneraic.com

TeliaSonera provides network access and telecommunication services in the Nordic and Baltic countries, the emerging markets of Eurasia, including Russia and Turkey, and in Spain. TeliaSonera helps people and companies communicate in an easy, efficient and environmentally friendly way. Our ambition is to be number one or two in all our markets, providing the best customer experience, high quality networks and cost efficient operations. TeliaSonera is also the leading European wholesale provider with a wholly-owned international carrier network. In 2010, net sales amounted to SEK 107 billion, EBITDA to SEK 37.7 billion and earnings per share to SEK 4.73. The TeliaSonera share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at teliasonera.com

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