ELISA STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT 7 JANUARY 2011 AT 3.20pm Elisa has received the following notice in accordance with Chapter 2, Section 9 of the Finnish Securities Market Act: The proportion of the total Elisa shares and voting rights held by mutual funds under investment management of Capital Research and Management Company has exceeded five per cent (1/20) 1.  Target Company: Elisa Corporation (ELI1V). 2. Justification of the flagging announcement: Share purchases on 28 December 2010 3. Date of change in holdings: 28 December 2010 4. Exact proportion of the voting rights and total number of shares in Elisa +---------------------+-------------------------------+------------------------+ |Number os shares |Share of the total number os |Share of number of votes| |( indirect ownership)|shares | | +---------------------+-------------------------------+------------------------+ |8,395,128 |5.05 % |5.05 % | +---------------------+-------------------------------+------------------------+ Total number of Elisa shares is 166,307,586 and each share carries one voting right. 5. Shareholder's full name, business identity code: Capital Research and Management Company. (USA Tax ID 95-1411037). Capital Research and Management Company does not own the shares for its own account. The shares are owned by mutual funds under the discretionaly investment management of Capital Research and Management Company. ELISA Vesa Sahivirta Director, IR and financial communication +358 50 520 5555 Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Major Media This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Elisa Oyj via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1477981]