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Newport to Report First Quarter Results on April 23
IRVINE, Calif., April 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Newport Corporation (Nasdaq:NEWP) said that on Tuesday, April 23, 2002 the company will release results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2002. The company also said that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert G. Deuster and Chief Financial Officer Charles F. Cargile will host an investor conference call that same day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to review the company's financial results and business outlook.
Orkla and Carlsberg Breweries Select Telenor for Voice Services
OSLO, Norway, April 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor (Nasdaq:TELN) today announced that Norwegian branded consumer goods giant Orkla and Danish Carlsberg Breweries have chosen Telenor Business Solutions to deliver fixed and mobile voice services. The three-year contracts, worth an estimated 300 million NOK, comprises approximately 30.000 users in 163 companies across Scandinavia and are probably the most extensive Scandinavia-wide telecom deals ever. Telenor will serve all Orkla companies and Carlsberg Breweries with fixed and mobile telephony subscriptions and traffic.
Initial Products and Services Enabling Anoto Functionality Launched by Sony Ericsson, Vodafone, 3M and Esselte
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Next Monday, products and services enabling Anoto functionality will be launched in Sweden, making it possible to digitally transmit handwritten notes as e-mail, SMS, fax or digital copy directly to a computer. The market introduction is made together with four Anoto partners: Vodafone introducing the new Notera services in its GPRS net; Sony Ericsson presenting its first digital pen - Chatpen; and 3M and Esselte supplying paper products enabling Anoto functionality.
Sigma Develops Training Concept for Ericsson Enterprise
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sigma has been commissioned to produce a concept for product information and e-learning for an office switchboard system from Ericsson Enterprise. The training concept is based on a flexible web interface and is adapted to the system's integrated IP communication.
Song Networks Holding
Song Networks Signs Agreement with IT Consultancy, Prevas AB
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Song Networks AB, the Swedish subsidiary of Song Networks Holding AB, (Nasdaq:SONW) (Stockholm Stock Exchange:SONW), has signed an agreement with the IT consultancy company, Prevas AB (Stockholm Stock Exchange:PREV), for the supply of Internet services and data communication. The agreement runs for 3 years and is worth SEK 2.5 million in total.
Hexagon Decides on Rights Issue 1:4 at an Issue Price of SEK 115 per Share
NACKA STRAND, Sweden, April 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of Hexagon AB has decided on the terms of Hexagon's rights issue, which was communicated on April 11, 2002 in connection with Hexagon's acquisition of the Metrology Company, CE Johansson. The decision by the Board of Directors regarding the rights issue is subject to approval of an Extraordinary General Meeting, which will be held on May 6, 2002 in connection with the Annual General Meeting. The Hexagon shareholders are entitled to subscribe for one new share for each four existing shares held. Shares of series A and series B entitle to subscription for shares of series A and series B, respectively. The subscription price is SEK 115 per share, which means that the proceeds will amount to a maximum of approximately SEK 425 million, before issue cost.