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EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies Introduces the PDT-100 Application Partner Program
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) announced today at the American Trucking Association (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition 2003, the introduction of the PDT-100 Application Partner Program, designed to support companies that develop communications applications for the satellite communications market, based on EMS's PDT-100.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies and LGP Allgon Settle Patent Litigation and Enter into License Agreement and Supplier Arrangements
ATLANTA and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) and Sweden-based LGP Allgon announced today that the two companies have settled the previously announced patent dispute concerning cellular and PCS base-station antennas. As part of the settlement, EMS has granted to LGP Allgon a non-exclusive worldwide license to manufacture and market wireless antenna products. In addition, LGP Allgon and EMS have entered into an agreement under which LGP Allgon's tower-mounted amplifier products will be available to EMS for integration with EMS's cellular and PCS base-station antennas in order to supply the market with integrated antenna amplifier products. Other terms of the arrangements were not disclosed.
SkyWay Communications Holding Corp.
SkyWay Announces their Eastern Seaboard Tower Network Activation Plan
CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- On October 16, 2003, SkyWay Communications Holding Corp. (OTCBB:SWYC), and its wholly owned subsidiary, Sky Way Aircraft Inc., announced their plans for using the $1,000,000 investment from the duPont Investment Fund 57289, Inc. SkyWay has indicated that they plan to commence the rebuilding process of the network infrastructure immediately. As previously reported on October 6, 2003 and July 9, 2003, the rebuilding includes the hiring of the engineers and technicians who previously provided the maintenance and operational functions of the air-to-ground network and the activation of the national tower system that once supported the ground-to-air telephone service originally developed by AT&T/Claircom. SkyWay is currently in discussions with tower site owners and managers regarding the site acquisition and tower upgrades and identifying additional engineering personnel who will provide the technical support required to prepare and operate the first 10 operational sites. These initial sites will provide the network coverage for the eastern seaboard from Miami to Boston and provide the in-flight entertainment and advertising services to support the Southeast Airlines flight schedule. Currently operational sites are located in Clearwater/St. Petersburg, FL. and Dulles International Airport, VA., which are used for research testing and demonstrations, with sites in Orlando, Atlanta, Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX. and Orange County, CA. scheduled for activation within the next 45 -- 60 days.
FindProfit.com Provides Earnings Preview for Select Portfolio Stocks
PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) - FindProfit (www.findprofit.com), an investment advisory service that delivered a +73% audited return in 2002, announced today that it has provided to trial and paid subscribers a "what to look for" earnings preview on several of FindProfit's portfolio stocks which are reporting financial results this week. Two of the profiled stocks include RealNetworks (Nasdaq:RNWK) and Xicor (Nasdaq:XICO).