April 3 Telia
* Agreement for sale of Tcell no longer valid
* Says agreement has expired since anti-monopoly service in
Tajikistan did not reply by stipulated deadline between Telia
Company and Akfed.
* Says Telia Company maintains its ambition to over time
leave region Eurasia and focus on Nordic and Baltic region
within framework of company's new generation telco strategy.
* “We have taken all relevant actions in trying to close the
deal. The proposed buyer of our interest in Tcell, AKFED, is an
established investor in the region with multiple companies in
its current portfolio and a long history
in Tcell. We are now assessing alternative ownership solutions
for Tcell,” says Emil Nilsson, Senior Vice President, Head of
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