TDC and Song Get New CEO in Norway

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The present CEO of Song Networks Holding AB's (publ) Norwegian subsidiary, Ketil Kivedahl, is to head up the merger of TDC Norway and Song Networks in Norway.

"I am confident that both TDC Norway and Song Networks in Norway will stand even stronger after the merger. Ketil Kivedahl is the right man for the job of merging the two companies, which have both gone through an impressive turnaround," says Martin Lippert, Executive Vice President of TDC Business.

"Ketil will ensure continuity in our future Norwegian activities. He has delivered impressive results so far and I'm sure he will continue doing so in the new Song. So I'm happy to present Ketil as a member of my team," says Mats Lundqvist, Managing Director of Song Networks Holding AB.

48-year old Ketil Kivedahl has a degree in business economics from the University of Gothenburg and had management experience from companies such as Xerox and Tandem before joining Song Networks 2001.

"I am looking forward to the challenges and opportunities, which lie in front of us through stronger customer focus, and in this way, contributing to the strengthening of our position in the market," says Ketil Kivedahl.

The CEO of TDC Norway until now, Havard Larsen, has chosen to resign from his position according to mutual agreement with TDC.

For information, please contact:

 Song Networks Holding AB
 Mats Lundqvist, Managing Director
 Phone: +46 (0)8 5631 07 12
 Mobile: +46 (0)701 81 07 12

 Song Networks AS

 Ketil Kivedahl, Managing Director
 Phone: +47 21 50 24 50
 Mobile: +47 400 00 450

About Song Networks, (Stockholmsborsen: SONW)

Song Networks is a leading Nordic telecom operator. Based on its own infrastructure, Song Networks offers a wide range of data communication and telephony services within Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. The company possesses leading-edge expertise within data communications, and focuses on delivering IP VPN and Internet Access services to business customers. Business customers are connected at competitive prices to the Group's DSL and fiber network, which offers high capacity and the best coverage in the Nordic region. Song Networks' main competitive advantage is the ability to offer efficient and technically advanced communications solutions in combination with a personal reception and top-quality customer service. The company was founded in 1995 and has approximately 860 employees. The head office is located Stockholm and the company has 22 offices located in the Nordic region.

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