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Press Release -- December 12th, 2018
Source: Deutsche Telecom AG

Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier signs signaling agreement with Tele2 Group

BONN, GERMANY – December 07, 2018 – Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier, the international wholesale arm of Deutsche Telekom, has signed a deal with Tele2 Group. Starting in the middle of December, Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier will provide international signaling services for all of Tele2’s network operations.

Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier will provide a secure solution via multiple accesses to its’ global Smart IPX network as a way to comply with Tele2’s operational and geo-redundancy requirements. The telco operator, headquartered in Kista, Sweden, offers mobile, fixed broadband, data network, cable TV and content services to over 16 million customers in eight countries.

Gergely Vadas, Head of Mobile Services at Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier, said, “We are honored that Tele2 trusts our solution and joined our growing list of partners. It is an important proof point of our roaming enablement strategy. It is highly critical that the technical network is able to support roaming. We offer unmatched quality of service and reliability via Deutsche Telekom’s global network to deliver a cost-effective solution combined with the best available security protection.”

Also expressing his satisfaction with the agreement was Thomas Björklund, EVP Mobile Technology at Tele2. He notes, “By utilizing Deutsche Telekom’s solution for international signaling, we will increase quality for all our roaming customers and complement our networks with a solid and stable solution.” The agreement between Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier and Tele2 will facilitate international signaling services to Tele2’s customers in Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands and Sweden.

About Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier:

Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier is the international wholesale division of Deutsche Telekom. We offer a comprehensive portfolio for all the needs of a rapidly transforming telco industry. One that is continually updated to provide fast, innovative solutions for future technologies and challenges. As one of the world’s leading carriers, we are able to satisfy the requirements of Deutsche Telekom Group’s international affiliates and more than 900 external customers worldwide.

With more than 20 years of experience in the international wholesale communication market, Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier offers next-generation platforms, extensive networks, a global backbone, 360 degrees of security, tailor-made solutions, worldwide connectivity, and much more. The cutting-edge offerings of Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier include the following business segments:

  • Global Voice: international market leader for retail voice termination.
  • Commercial Roaming: seamless international roaming with one of the largest networks in the world.
  • Internet & Content: one of the premier European Internet and content players.
  • Carrier Enterprise Services: Securely connecting customer’s global sites with a major European multi-service provider.
  • In-flight Connectivity / EAN: Broadband connectivity on short, mid and long-haul flights around the globe.
  • Mobile World: innovative and profitable solutions from Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier, a premium mobile enabler.

About Tele2

TELE2’S MISSION IS TO FEARLESSLY LIBERATE PEOPLE TO LIVE A MORE CONNECTED LIFE. We believe the connected life is a better life, and so our aim is to make connectivity increasingly accessible to our customers, no matter where or when they need it. Ever since Jan Stenbeck founded the company in 1993, it has been a tough challenger to the former government monopolies and other established providers. Tele2 offers mobile services, fixed broadband and telephony, data network services, content services and global IoT solutions. Every day our 17 million customers across eight countries enjoy a fast and wireless experience through our award winning networks. Tele2 has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 1996. In 2017, Tele2 generated revenue of SEK 25 billion and reported an adjusted EBITDA of SEK 6.4 billion. For definitions of measures, please see the last pages of the Annual Report 2017. Follow @Tele2group on Twitter for the latest updates.

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