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EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies Closes Sale of Satellite Networks Division to Advantech
ATLANTA and MONTREAL, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) announced today the closing of the sale of its Satellite Networks (SatNet) division to Advantech Advanced Microwave Technologies Inc. of Montreal, Canada. EMS originally announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale on Dec. 22. During the past two months, the two companies have worked to obtain the necessary consents from key suppliers and customers. Final terms of the sale were not disclosed.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
Photo Release -- EMS Technologies Announces Third Consecutive Year Supporting FIRST Robotics Competition
ATLANTA, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) announced today its third consecutive year of sponsorship of the FIRST(tm) Robotics competition, a six-week, high-tech, spectator sporting event featuring more than 1,125 teams and 28,000 students, who will compete in 33 regional events. The multinational competition teams professionals and young people to solve an engineering design problem.
TDC A/S: Redemption Rejected
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- By a letter of March 8, 2006 TDC has received a decision from the Danish Commerce and Companies Agency with regard to registration of the provision concerning redemption of shares, which following a proposal from Nordic Telephone Company ApS ("NTC") was adopted with approx. 90.9 per cent majority of the votes at the company's extraordinary general meeting on February 28, 2006. The Danish Commerce and Companies Agency has rejected to register the provision as the Agency finds it being inconsistent with the Danish Act on Public Limited Companies.
MSNBC.com Hires Randy Stearns as East Coast Editorial Leader
REDMOND, Wash., March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- MSNBC.com, the nation's No. 1 TV news website, announces the addition of Randy Stearns to its editorial leadership team. As the Deputy Editor, East Coast, Stearns will serve as the site's key liaison with NBC News and lead the effort to maximize the online synergy across all NBC News properties. He will also supervise MSNBC.com's editorial organizations on the East Coast and oversee the site's extensive online video operation. He joins MSNBC.com from ABCNews.com where he has held editorial and management positions of increasing authority over the past eight years, including Executive Producer and most recently Executive Director of Product Development and Strategy. This announcement was made today by Jennifer Sizemore, Managing Editor, MSNBC.com.