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Press Release -- November 1st, 2011
Source: Cotendo, TeliaSonera AB
Tags: Content Delivery, Earnings

Cotendo renews colo and IP connectivity deal with TeliaSonera International Carrier

TeliaSonera International Carrier today announced the renewal of its partnership with Cotendo. TeliaSonera International Carrier will continue to help the content delivery network provide superior performance for its customer’s across e-Commerce, advertising, news and gaming. The renewal sees TeliaSonera International Carrier providing US based services, expanding on proven success in Europe.

The deal, which includes co-location and IP connectivity, means TeliaSonera International Carrier will continue to be a key ingredient in Cotendo’s web acceleration services. In the last two years Cotendo has added more than 350 new clients across Europe and North America thanks to the reliability of the TeliaSonera International Carrier network.

Mobile is a new growth area for Cotendo. The new deal sees TeliaSonera International Carrier help the company meet their customers' growing demand for mobile capabilities, as well as providing access to TeliaSonera’s 164 million mobile subscribers. TeliaSonera International Carrier provides a level of scalability that makes them the first choice partner for organisations such as Cotendo.

Corinna Krueger, Director of Marketing at Cotendo, stated “The renewal of the deal with TeliaSonera International Carrier was an obvious decision for us. We have a great working relationship. They provide us with a rock solid network that has enabled us to grow rapidly. As we look to expand further and need more and more mobile access, they are a fantastic partner to have in our corner.”

Art Kazmierczak, Regional Sales Director Americas, TeliaSonera International Carrier Inc, said “This is an incredibly exciting time for Cotendo and we are delighted to work with them as they scale up and add new services. Our network structure means that we can provide an unfaltering service that they, in turn, pass on to their customers.”

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

About Cotendo
An innovator of cloud-based acceleration technologies, Cotendo offers an integrated suite of Web and Mobile Acceleration Services from its 30 global distributed point of presence (POPs). Cotendo’s single-platform software was built from the ground up. It includes acceleration services for dynamic Web applications, static and dynamic Web content, SSL, Advanced DNS, Adaptive Image Compression performance monitoring, and automatic failover as well as real-time reports and analytics. Cotendo also offers a distributed cloud application environment called Cloudlet that allows content providers and enterprises to make logic and data decisions at the edge, closest to the end users. Cotendo’s superior performance and functionality enable clients to maximize monetization and productivity of their Web and mobile assets.

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 atteliasonera.com

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