Connexion by Boeing Service Available to TeliaSonera Customers across Denmark, Norway and Sweden
Connexion by Boeing
SM a business unit of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), and TeliaSonera, the leading telecommunications company in the Nordic and Baltic region, announce that as of today all TeliaSonera customers across Denmark, Norway and Sweden can access the Connexion by Boeing SM real-time, high-speed in-flight Internet service through their TeliaSonera accounts.
"TeliaSonera is a strategic provider of mobile services to passengers of Scandinavian Airline Systems (SAS)," said Connexion by Boeing vice president of Marketing and Direct Sales David Friedman. "Having joined this partnership, Connexion by Boeing's service now becomes available to all TeliaSonera customers who want to stay connected to what's important while traveling."
TeliaSonera's customers, who already have Internet access in SAS' airport lounges, can now seamlessly connect to the entire Internet on board all SAS long-haul flights, simply by accessing the Connexion by Boeing homepage and entering their TeliaSonera HomeRun user name and password. TeliaSonera customers can also use their existing information to connect to the Internet on all Connexion-enabled flights on Lufthansa, Japan Airlines, ANA and Singapore Airlines.
"The time spent onboard will now become more efficient and valuable for our customers since they will now be able to work online during flights," says Terje Christoffersen, Group Vice President of Marketing, Products & Services at TeliaSonera AB.
About Connexion by Boeing
Connexion by Boeing is, for the second year running, the recipient of the World Travel Award for World's Leading High-Speed In-flight Internet Services Provider and was recently named one of the wireless companies to watch in 2005 by IDC wireless services analysts. Through a broadband connection to an equipped aircraft, high-speed Internet, data and entertainment connectivity is delivered directly to travelers in flight. The Connexion by Boeing service is available today on flights offered by Lufthansa, SAS, Japan Airlines, ANA and Singapore Airlines. In addition, China Airlines, Korean Air, Asiana, El Al Israeli Airlines and Etihad Airways have announced their intent to install the Connexion by Boeing system on their long-range aircraft. Connexion by Boeing also offers a high-speed connectivity solution for the business aviation market and recently announced its launch customer for the maritime market. For more information, please visit www.connexionbyboeing.com.
TeliaSonera is the leading telecommunications company in the Nordic and Baltic regions. At the end of December 2004 TeliaSonera had 15,411,000 mobile customers (51,359,000 incl associated companies) and 8,312,000 fixed telephony customers (8,943,000 incl associated companies) and 2,017,000 internet customers (2,056,000 incl associated companies). Outside the home markets TeliaSonera has extensive interests in the growth markets in Russia, Turkey and Eurasia . TeliaSonera is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and the Helsinki Stock Exchange. Net sales January-December 2004 amounted to SEK 81.9 billion (EUR 9.08 billion). The number of employees was 29,082.