Vodafone and Tele2 announce partnership agreement for Sweden, Latvia and Lithuania
Vodafone and Tele2 today jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Sweden, Latvia and Lithuania.
Under the agreement, which commenced on 1 January 2017, multinational customers of Tele2 in the three countries will benefit from a range of Vodafone Global Enterprise services. The partnership will also enable Vodafone and Tele2 to support international enterprise customers that seek to purchase services centrally across multiple markets.
Vodafone Partner Markets Chief Executive Diego Massidda said: “Our new partnership with Tele2 will give corporate customers in Sweden, Latvia and Lithuania access to the expertise and experience of Vodafone’s global enterprise products and services. I am delighted that Tele2 has joined our Partner Market network and look forward to developing our relationship for the future.”
Allison Kirkby, President and CEO of Tele2 AB, comments: “Today, seamless communications is key to most organisations. The partnership with Vodafone makes it possible to successfully cooperate with multinational customers where we help Vodafone with services in our markets in Sweden, Latvia and Lithuania while also taking part of Vodafone’s services globally. It is a partnership we really look forward to building together.”
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About Vodafone Group
Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 49 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 30 September 2016, Vodafone had 470 million mobile customers and 14 million fixed broadband customers. For more information, please visit: www.vodafone.com.
About Vodafone Partner Markets
Vodafone’s Partner Markets team works to form strategic alliances with operators all over the world, partnering to offer a range of global products and services that extend Vodafone’s reach into local markets. Vodafone Partner Market agreements vary from roaming and service resale to full partner branding. Established in 2002, Vodafone Partner Markets now partners with 31 companies in 49 countries.
Tele2 is one of Europe’s fastest growing telecom operators, always providing customers with what they need for less. We have 17 million customers in 9 countries. Tele2 offers mobile services, fixed broadband and telephony, data network services, content services and global IoT solutions. 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 has been listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm since 1996. In 2015, we had net sales of SEK 27 billion and reported an operating profit (EBITDA) of SEK 5.8 billion. For definitions of measures, please see the last page of the Annual report 2015.