latest news releases from the newsroom
Suncrest Energy Acquires Rig from Cooper Service Company
TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Suncrest Energy (Pink Sheets:SNYY), which specializes in oil and gas exploration and drilling is moving forward with acquisition activities to capitalize on drilling opportunities within the oil and gas markets. The newly acquired rig, due for complete refurbishing, will allow us to offer drilling programs for others in the Midwest. The Rig will be capable of drilling wells in the 5,000 foot +/- range. A company spokesperson stated the rig will be ready for drilling within 4-6 weeks.
Rodedawg International Industries, Inc.
Rodedawg International Industries, Inc. President and CEO Luis Pallais Has Traveled to Central America and Panama to Meet With Investors who will be Awarded Distribution Agreements to Market the Rodedawg Vehicles
SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Rodedawg International Industries, Inc. (Other OTC:RWGI) owns an exclusive worldwide contract for the purpose of marketing and distributing a new, amphibious 4x4 off-road recreational and rescue vehicle. This new, amphibious 4x4 off-road vehicle is called the "Rodedawg." The Rodedawg could be an added solution for emergency rescue, relief, and property protection efforts in all types of hurricanes, tornados, floods or natural disasters.
United Online, Inc.
NetZero Salutes the Service of Veterans and Their Families
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Nov. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- NetZero, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of consumer Internet subscription services, is offering special discounted rates on its NetZero Platinum and HiSpeed 3G services to members of the Veterans Advantage (www.veteransadvantage.com) membership card program. Veterans Advantage members and their families can enjoy up to a 33% discount(a) on these quality Internet services.(b)
CrystalTech Web Hosting
CrystalTech Now Offering .NET 2.0 and SQL 2005
PHOENIX, Nov. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- CrystalTech Web Hosting Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Newtek Business Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:NKBS) and a leading provider of Windows-based web hosting, is proud to announce the availability of hosting plans that support the latest releases from Microsoft, ASP.NET 2.0, SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005. In conjunction with the new hosting options, CrystalTech is also offering an incredible promotion for both new and existing customers that essentially cut a year's worth of hosting fees in half.
CDMA Development Group
CDMA2000 Reaches 200 Million Subscribers in 3Q 2005
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) announced today that the number of CDMA2000(r) subscribers surpassed 200 million worldwide in September, only 18 months since the industry celebrated the 100-million milestone in June 2004. The 1xEV-DO subscriber base expanded to 18 million users. CDMA2000 continues to strengthen its lead over WCDMA in regards to number of 3G and broadband subscribers; WCDMA base reached 35 million and the broadband solution equivalent to 1xEV-DO will not be commercial until 2006. CDMA2000 is also driving the overall growth of CDMA technologies, which reached 286 million users, a 26% increase over the past 12 months. Close to 70% of CDMA subscribers use 3G technologies today.
Tele Norte Leste Participacoes S.A.
Tele Norte Leste Participacoes Announces the Extension of its Cash Tender Offer
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Nov. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele Norte Leste Participacoes S.A. ("TNL") announced today that it has extended the period of its cash tender offer (the "Offer"), previously announced on October 11, 2005, for up to US$150,000,000 of its US$300,000,000 8.00% notes due December 18, 2013 (the "Notes") (CUSIP Nos.: 879246AB2, 879246AA4 and P90369AA0; ISIN Nos. US879246AB24, US879246AA41 and USP90369AA07; Common Code Nos. 020292709 and 018258609), to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Wednesday, November 23, 2005 (the "New Expiration Date"). The Offer was previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, today.
FP Group, Ltd.
FP Group, Ltd. Senior Consultant Arnold Tinter Webcast Now Available at TheGreenBaron.com
HONG KONG, Nov. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- FP GROUP, LTD. (Pink Sheets:FPGR) ("FPG") announced today that Arnold Tinter, a Senior Consultant and Shareholder of FP Group, Ltd., has conducted an exclusive webcast with TheGreenBaron.com and The Green Baron Investors Society so that FPGR shareholders and the investment community can learn more about the current and future prospects of FP Group, Ltd. The webcast was conducted by Evergreen Marketing, Inc. and their subsidiary TheGreenBaron.com and is now available for listening on The Green Baron Investors Society website www.TheGreenBaron.com.