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TeliaSonera to step up ownership in Omnitel
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- TeliaSonera AB (Nasdaq:TLSN) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Amber Mobile Teleholding AB, has reached an agreement with Motorola Lithuania Telecom Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Motorola Inc., to acquire Motorola's 35-percent shareholding in UAB Omnitel of Lithuania.
Tele2 launches its fifth GSM network in Russia
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, August 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB, ("Tele2"), (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) and (Stockholmsborsen:TEL2A)(Stockholmsborsen:TEL2B), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today announced that it has launched a GSM-network in Omsk, its fifth in Russia under the Tele2 brand.
Orange plc Announces Completion of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation with Respect to Its 8 3/4 % Senior Notes due 2006
PARIS, August 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Orange plc (LSE:OGE) (Other OTC:ORGEF), a public limited liability company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales (the "Company"), announced today that it has successfully completed its previously announced offer to purchase for cash (the "Tender Offer") of any and all of its outstanding 8 3/4 % Senior Notes due 2006 (the "Notes") and concurrent solicitation of consents from holders of Notes (the "Consent Solicitation") to adopt amendments (the "Proposed Amendments") to the Indenture dated 11 June 1999 (the "Indenture") under which the Notes were issued. The Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation expired at 12:00 Midnight, New York City time, on 22 August 2003.
Antisoma plc -- Antisoma to de-list from Nasdaq Europe because of forthcoming closure of market
London, UK, August 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Antisoma (LSE:ASM) (NASDAQ Europe:ASOM) (Other OTC:AIOAF), the UK-based biopharmaceutical company, today announces that it has received approval for a voluntary de-listing from the Nasdaq Europe Market. The de-listing of Antisoma shares will be effective from the close of business on Wednesday 10 September 2003. The decision to de-list follows the announcement by Nasdaq Europe of its intention to close by the end of November 2003.
Benefits Partners Inc.
Benefits Partners Announces Sale of Certain Assets
ROSEVILLE, Calif., August 25, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Benefits Partners Inc. (BPI), headquartered in Roseville, California, today announced a change in its strategic focus and the sale of certain of its assets to Pacific Health Advantage, the nation's largest non-profit small business purchasing pool for health insurance.