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

5/21/2010, 4:46 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

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ELISA STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT 21 MAY, 2010 AT 5.45PM

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 decreased below 5 % (1/20)

1.  Target Company: Elisa Corporation (ELI1V).

2. Justification of the flagging announcement: Disposal of shares 20 May 2010

3. Date of change in holdings: 20 May 2010

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

+----------------------------+------------------------+------------------------+
|Number os shares (inc. |Share of the total |Share of number of votes|
|indirect ownership |number os shares | |
+----------------------------+------------------------+------------------------+
|8,223,665 |4.94 % |4.94 % |
+----------------------------+------------------------+------------------------+


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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