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2015-09-29

Ericsson: XL Axiata selects Ericsson for 4G/LTE deployment in Indonesia

* XL Axiata to deploy 4G/LTE and upgrade existing 2G and 3G networks to meet
Indonesia's rapid-growing data-traffic
* XL Axiata selects Ericsson as a turnkey partner for 4G/LTE design and
implementation in Jakarta and Central Java

XL Axiata has signed a three-year contract with Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) for
design and implementation of 4G/LTE network and upgrade of existing 2G and 3G
networks in Jakarta and Central Java. The agreement includes all hardware,
software and services to deliver 4G/LTE services for XL Axiata's subscribers.

This 4G/LTE network deployment will improve network capacity and enhance
speeds to allow Indonesian users to enjoy improved smartphone and network
performance, as well as faster web browsing and downloads.

Dian Siswarini, President Director and CEO of XL Axiata, says: "We are keen to
work with Ericsson to bring this next generation technology to Indonesia. We
are looking forward to the implementation of the 4G/LTE network and the
improved mobile broadband experience this will deliver for our subscribers."

Thomas Jul, Head of Ericsson Indonesia and Timor Leste, says: "This contract
demonstrates Ericsson's leadership in technology and services in Indonesia
and further extends our long-standing relationship with XL Axiata. Ericsson's
LTE solution will enable XL Axiata to deliver unique experiences for people,
society and businesses, thus shaping and accelerating the Networked Society
in Indonesia."

Ericsson is today present in all high traffic LTE markets including the US,
Japan, and South Korea, and is ranked first for handling the most global LTE
traffic - 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson
networks. Ericsson is number one in LTE market share within the world's top
100 cities. More than 220 LTE RAN and evolved Packet Core networks have been
delivered worldwide, of which 170 are live commercially.
NOTES TO EDITORS

About XL Axiata

PT XL Axiata Tbk. is one of the major cellular providers in Indonesia. PT XL
Axiata Tbk. is (66.5%) owned by Axiata Group Berhad through Axiata
Investments (Indonesia) Sdn Bhd and public (33.5%), and is part of Axiata
Group ("Group"). The Group's mobile subsidiaries and associates operate under
the brand name 'Celcom' in Malaysia, 'Dialog' in Sri Lanka, 'Robi' in
Bangladesh, 'Smart' in Cambodia, 'Idea' in India and 'M1' in Singapore. For
more information on XL, please visitwww.XL.co.id

About Ericsson

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Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society - a world leader in
communications technology and services. Our long-term relationships with
every major telecom operator in the world allow people, business and society
to fulfill their potential and create a more sustainable future.

Our services, software and infrastructure - especially in mobility, broadband
and the cloud
- are enabling the telecom industry and other sectors to do better business,
increase efficiency, improve the user experience and capture new
opportunities.

With approximately 115,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries,
we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support
networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. Forty percent of the
world's mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our investments
in research and development ensure that our solutions - and our customers -
stay in front.

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales
in 2014 were SEK 228.0 billion (USD 33.1 billion). Ericsson is listed on
NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT

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Press Release Ericsson XL Axiata
http://hugin.info/1061/R/1954925/711581.pdf

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