NOTICE PURSUANT TO THE FINNISH SECURITIES MARKET ACT, CHAPTER 2, SECTION 10

12/9/2009, 12:10 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

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Elisa has received the following notice in accordance with Chapter 2,
Section 9 of the Finnish Securities Market Act:

BlackRock Inc.'s proportion of the total number of Elisa shares and
voting rights has exceeded 5 % (1/20)

1. Target Company: Elisa Corporation (ELI1V).

2. Justification of the flagging announcement: The combined holdings
due to BlackRock's acquisition of Barclays Global Investors.

3. Date of change in holdings: 1 December 2009

4. Exact proportion of the voting rights and total number of shares
in Elisa


+-------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Number of shares | Share of the total number | Share of number |
| (inc, indirect | of shares | of votes |
| ownership) | | |
|------------------+------------------------------+-----------------|
| 11,040,981 | 6.64 % | 6.64 % |
+-------------------------------------------------------------------+


Total number of Elisa shares is 166,307,586 and each share carries
one voting right.

5. Shareholder's full name, business identity code:
BlackRock Inc. (USA Tax ID 32-0174421, SEC CIK Code#: 0001364742)

ELISA

Vesa Sahivirta
Director, IR and financial communication
+358 50 520 5555

Distribution:

NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
Major Media
www.elisa.com


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