TeliaSonera hooks up at the Gathering

TeliaSonera International Carrier, a subsidiary of Finnish-Swedish telecomms group TeliaSonera, is to provide Internet access via 3G network connection at the Gathering event this month in Hamar, Norway.

The Gathering computer party reportedly enables young people to take part in many types of competition, including demo-coding, music, graphics, animation, game and hardware modification.

According to the company, TeliaSonera International Carrier is, as a supplier to BaneTele, a Norwegian state-owned telecoms company, the preferred supplier and the only Internet source at the event. No financial details were disclosed.