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CDMA Development Group
VIVO Strengthens its Leadership in Brazil With Launch of 1xEV-DO
COSTA MESA, Calif., July 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) today congratulated VIVO on the launch of a new service, "VIVO PLAY 3G," using CDMA2000(r) 1xEV-DO. With 1xEV-DO, the operator is able to offer broadband Internet access at speeds of up to 2.4 Mbps, and to introduce advanced multimedia wireless services to its customers. VIVO joins 22 operators worldwide who have launched 1xEV-DO services and are leading the wireless industry in the evolution to next-generation voice and data services. There are more than 14 million 1xEV-DO subscribers worldwide.
Satelinx International Inc.
Satelinx International Inc. Announces Satelinx Malaysia Expansion Into Vast Asian Market
MONTREAL, July 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Satelinx International Inc.(Pink Sheets:SLXI), a global provider of satellite vehicle tracking services, announced today that it has received confirmation from its Malaysian group, who will be operating the Satelinx Malaysia franchise, that it plans to expand Satelinx products and services in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar. Satelinx Malaysia has also confirmed the deposit of $500,000 for its initial orders.
Strat Petroleum, Ltd
Strat Petroleum to Retain the Services of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
TORONTO, July 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Strat Petroleum, Ltd. (Pink Sheets:SPRL), an emerging exploration and development company focusing on oil and gas properties in the Russian Federation, today announced it has retained the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP (www.akingump.com) to provide legal services specifically dealing with the Company's involvement in Russian oil & gas projects. The Company engaged a new firm since a potential conflict of interest exists with another client of Macleod Dixon.