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Press Release -- April 27th, 2012
Source: TeliaSonera AB
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TeliaSonera International Carrier and Qbrick CDN extends IP connectivity contract

TeliaSonera International Carrier, third largest global IP carrier – renews and extends its cooperation with leading Nordic CDN provider Qbrick – owned by French TDF. The combined Qbrick/TDF CDN will extend its IP transit capacity Europe with special focus on the Nordics.

The internet capacity after build out with TeliaSonera International Carrier will be 130 Gbps, which means that Qbrick can live stream to for instance 150.000 concurrent viewers in good quality.

Brendan Ives, VP Sales and Marketing, TeliaSonera International Carrier, said “Qbrick has been a customer of TeliaSonera International Carrier since 2005, and is one of our largest customers in the Nordic CDN space. We are dedicated to providing premium quality IP transit, making sure that video traffic delivered over our network will reach end users with the highest possible quality. It is therefore very pleasing to have Qbrick recognize this once again by retaining us as their primary supplier of internet capacity”.

Eric Matsgård CEO Qbrick, said “Video delivery for large media companies is a regional business, and the combination of our deep knowledge about the Nordic market and TeliaSonera International Carrier´s extensive infrastructure, we have the strongest offers for broadcasters and content owners”.

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 best wholesale carrier and customer care. Experience us at www.teliasoneraic.com

About Qbrick
Qbrick is the leading provider of Web and Mobile TV in Europe. The company was established in 1999 and has since then confirmed its position as a provider of turnkey online video solutions for the company’s customers which operate mainly within segments such as TV channels, radio stations, media, advertising agencies and production companies as well as major companies, municipalities and government departments. Qbrick has about 100 employees with offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Oslo, Copenhagen, Aarhus, Turku and Madrid. The company is an whole owned subsidiary of TDF group and part of the TDF Media Services Business Unit.

For more information, please call Jasmine Norman, Marketing Manager, at +46 8 459 90 06, press@qbrick.com

Visit www.qbrick.com for further information

About TDF Group
Working at the very heart of the digital revolution, TDF is developing a multi-format and multi-support terrestrial platform for managing and distributing audio, video and data content to all types of receivers. As a dedicated broadcaster and designer of telecom networks, TDF is positioned at the nexus of the new digital, mobile and multimedia technologies by using all means of transmission:  terrestrial, IP, satellite, etc. For years, TDF has been creating innovative solutions, to the point it is now developing tomorrow’s communications, channels such as digital cinema, 3D,  connected DTT, video on-demand, catch-up television, digital radio, web broadcasting, real-time traffic display and ultra-high speed telecom networks.  The singular goal here is to provide our customers and end users with media whenever, wherever, and however they wish.

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 2011, net sales amounted to SEK 104 billion, EBITDA to SEK 36.9 billion and earnings per share to SEK 4.20. The TeliaSonera share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at www.teliasonera.com.

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