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Fujitsu Wins Multi-Million BT Contract with Skanska

A partnership between Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe and Skanska Networks has been awarded a prestigious contract worth some 130 million GBP, to supply BT with UK-wide network upgrade services.

December 10, 2004

Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Ltd, the leading supplier of high performance telecommunications solutions, announces that a Skanska Fujitsu joint venture has been awarded a major contract by UK-based telecom operator BT. The equal-share partnership will be providing BT with build-out and network upgrade services during the contract, which has a total value of some 130 million GBP, with the project forming an integral part of BT's network upgrade programme. Within Fujitsu, the company's Network Support Services (NSS) division will be managing the contract, working in partnership with Skanska, while reinforcing its long-established role in supporting BT's network.

Mike Stewart, Business Director of Fujitsu Telecommunication Europe's NSS division, commented: "Fujitsu's Network Support Services division has assisted BT in maintaining, supporting and expanding its network over many years. Our role in supporting BT's infrastructure is wide-ranging - from broadband-enabling remote rural exchanges in the Scottish Highlands, to trench-laying long-distance fibre, and replacing long runs of telegraph poles in urban environments. This prestigious new contract, won in partnership with our colleagues at Skanska, continues and reinforces our part in BT's operations, and we are very pleased to be playing such a key role in BT's network upgrade programme. We look forward to working within the Skanska Fujitsu partnership, delivering our services in the spirit of BT's Holistic Contract Option."

Through its NSS division, Fujitsu has a long-established track record for building and maintaining telecommunication infrastructures, with services that encompass network planning, safety and risk assessment, statutory body co-ordination and civil engineering, as well as fibre and cable provision. Services also include the repair and installation of overhead and underground networks, in the UK and overseas.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$54 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com

Fujitsu UK and Ireland is a leading IT systems, services and products company employing 11,400 people with an annual revenue of £1.7 billion. Its business is in enabling its customers to realise their objectives by exploiting information technology through its integrated product and service portfolio. This includes consulting, applications, systems integration, managed services and product for customers in the private and public sectors including retail, financial services, telecoms, government, defence and consumer sectors. For more information, please see: uk.fujitsu.com

About Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe

Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Limited is a major supplier of Broadband Access equipment in Europe and is Fujitsu's worldwide design location for access network solutions - including a centre of excellence for the development of Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) technology. The company is also the leading provider of broadband solutions in the UK, with some 2 million lines deployed to date. Headquartered in Birmingham, UK, Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe is focused on providing strategic end-to-end solutions, supported by complete turnkey services. Fujitsu is playing a fundamental role in the creation of "Broadband Britain" - from world-leading products and technology, through project planning, community liaison, cable laying and civil engineering, to installation, implementation and ongoing maintenance.

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Date: 10 December, 2004

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