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Jorgen Askeroth new Chief Technology Officer at Hi3G

Pressmeddelande   •   Sep 05, 2001 16:22 CEST

Jorgen Askeroth is the newly appointed Chief Technology Officer at Hi3G. He will take up his new position on October 1. Most recently he worked at Wireless Maingate, where he was the Managing Director during two years, building the operations within machine-to-machine communication (M2M).

Prior to that Jorgen worked eight years for Europolitan. Most recently, four years as Manager for Engineering (CTO) and member of the management group. Before that, he was responsible for the design and rollout of the Radio Network during four years.

Jorgen has solid experience within electronical engineering, for example at the naval shipyard Karlskronvarvet and Telub. He holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology.

- I am very glad to be able to recruit Jorgen. His extensive experience in building and managing mobile networks will be a great asset in his new exciting role, says Chris Bannister CEO Hi3G.

- It will be very inspirering and challenging to build a third generation mobile network with broadband services for our customers, says Jörgen Askeroth.

For more information please contact:

Niclas Lilja, Director Communications, Hi3G

Telephone: +46 708-45 70 90, e-mail:

Jorgen Askeroth, appointed Chief Technology Officer, Hi3G

Telephone: +46 708-45 7030

Hi3G is the holder of a Swedish UMTS licence and is aiming to become Sweden's leading mobile multimedia operator with attractive and innovative services and a high quality network. The company's strength lies in the fact that it is a pure 3G company, with no baggage from old technologies such as GSM. Hi3G is expanding rapidly with the support of its owners, Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. (60%) and Investor AB (40%), who have solid network and industry track record worldwide. Hi3G is cooperating with other Hutchison Whampoa companies that hold 3G licences in Australia, Austria, Italy, and the United Kingdom. Hi3G will provide services with a full population coverage in Sweden by the end of 2003. Please stay in touch and visit