Further, Stockholmsbörsen (the Stockholm exchange) today approved the international prospectus. Following the approval by Stockholmsbörsen the international prospectus is intended to be registered with authorities in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Paris and Zurich and certain other jurisdictions.


The international prospectus will be made public on August 12 through advertisement in the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.
The prospectus can be downloaded from: www.ericsson.com/investors/rightsoffering2002.shtml as from that date.


The rights offering will follow the earlier announced timetable as below:


August 9                           


Ericsson's series A and series B shares will be traded exclusive of the right to participate in the offering.
 
August 13                         
                    
Record date for participation in the rights offering, i.e. shareholders and ADS holders registered as owners on this day will obtain B share rights or ADS rights, as applicable, to participate in the offering.
 
August 15                         
                    
First day for subscription and payment for B shares and ADSs. First day for trading in B share rights and ADS rights.
 
August 27                         
                    
Last day for trading in ADS rights, as well as the last day for subscription and payment for ADSs.
 
August 29                         
 
Last day for trading in B share rights.
 
September 3                      
                    
Last day for subscription and payment for B shares.
 
On or about Sep. 6                                 
 
Announcement of preliminary rights offering results.


Offering documentation will be sent to directly registered shareholders and ADS holders registered as owners as of the record date around the time of the start of the subscription period.