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Modern Times Group MTG AB: Extension of Exclusive Broadcasting Rights to Ice Hockey World Championship
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that Viasat has extended its exclusive rights to broadcast the IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation) World Championships and Division 1 Ice Hockey until 2007. Under the terms of the extended agreement with KirchSport AG, the exclusive television and marketing partner for the IIHF, Viasat will continue to cover the matches on its TV3, 3+ and Viasat Sport channels in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Elanders Makes Adjustments in Operations in Stockholm
KUNGSBACKA, Sweden, Oct. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Elanders makes adjustments in operations and has therefore given notice of termination to some eighty persons employed in inner city Stockholm. Employment Act negotiations concerning the redundancies will commence next week. Reducing personnel is part of the action plan that began during the third quarter and is aimed at making Elanders profitable in 2003.
Viscount Systems Inc.
Viscount Concludes Successful Tradeshow
BURNABY, B.C., Oct. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Viscount Systems Inc. (OTCBB:VSYS) President and CEO, Stephen Pineau, is pleased to announce The Company achieved a number of milestones relating to its participation in the recent ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security) tradeshow in Philadelphia. The ASIS tradeshow is the largest such show in the world with over 2000 exhibits and is the primary venue for Fortune 500 and government security officials to learn more about new security technologies.