Barcelona, 26th February 2018 – A high-level MoU signing ceremony by and between China Mobile International Limited (CMI) and Telia Company AB (Telia) was convened by hi-H Program during MWC Barcelona 2018 on 26 Feb., 2018. The agreements remarks that strategic cooperation will be accelerated under the framework of hi-H Program. Dr. Li Feng, CEO of CMI and Mr. Johan Dennelind, President and CEO of Telia Company signed the MoU on behalf of CMI and Telia.
The MoU symbolizes that the partnership is successfully built up between the two signing parties. Under the new partnership, Telia is now one of the hi-H Program members. The agreements highlights several cooperation fields the both parties agree to make efforts to assess opportunities and conduct further negotiations, which are data business, mobile business, innovation telecom technology. This alliance allows hi-H Program expand the coverage to 2.8 billion customers all over the world.
Dr. Li delivered a speech during the signing ceremony and commented: “Though the co-operation and collaboration between CMI and Telia have flourished on various businesses over the years, the MoU commits us to work together more closely towards our common goal, the pursuit of becoming influential operators. In the coming future, we will be able to intensify the new established link between CMI and Telia, which will strengthen mutual understanding and spread ideas.”
Mr. Johan Dennelind, President and CEO of Telia Company commented: “Joining hi-H Program is not the first step CMI and Telia take to demonstrate the determination and confidence to work together, but definitely a significant and productive step to form an even closer cooperation.”
About Hand-in-Hand Program:
hi-H Program was initiated by China Mobile International and launched in Shanghai on 14th July 2015. Since launch, this non-exclusive partnership platform has attracted active involvement from various industry counterparts which to acknowledge its main principles of “hi-H: Openness, Connection, and Collaboration”. The Program aims to form an integrated platform involving an expanding group of international partners with the intentions of reaching win-win partnership benefits and providing seamless services to customers. Through cross-industry collaboration, it is believed that the global digital work and life experience of individuals and corporates can be further enriched without boundary. For more information, please visit www.hihprogram.org
Telia Company AB is a leading telecom operator in the Nordic/Baltic region with presence in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Through Telia Carrier, Telia owns and operates the world’s most extensive fiber backbone network and has offices around the world. Telia also expands in areas that complement and strengthen the core business, which include M2M, e-health, music, security, financial services and TV. For more information, please visit https://www.teliacompany.com
About China Mobile International Limited:
China Mobile International Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Mobile, the world’s largest telecommunications operator in terms of network scale, customer base and market value. The company is responsible for the operation of China Mobile’s international business. Leveraging the strong support by China Mobile, CMI provides a full range of comprehensive international telecommunications services which include IDD, roaming, data, MNC solutions and Value Added Services across the globe. CMI aims to bring customers with seamless, carefree, borderless digital life. For more information, please visit www.cmi.chinamobile.com