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Regulatory Authority Approves MTG Radio Deal with RTL
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that Sweden's 'Radio- & TV-verket' regulatory authority has approved MTG Radio's takeover of the 'Lugna Favoriter' and 'Wow 105.5' radio stations from the RTL Group. This will further consolidate the Swedish radio market, and strengthens MTG Radio's competitive position substantially.
The Royal Ship Kronan Sponsored by Graninge
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, January 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Graninge has granted a lump sum of SEK 600,000 to marine archaeological research surrounding the Royal ship Kronan in Kalmar. This valuable contribution is crucial for completion of the marine archaeological research on the wreck site, according to Project Leader Lars Einarsson.
Tormod Hermansen Steps Down as CEO of Telenor
OSLO, Norway, Jan. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tormod Hermansen, CEO of Telenor (Nasdaq:TELN), has informed the Telenor board that he wishes to withdraw from his position by the end of June 2002. This is in accordance with the terms in his contract of employment. The board has complied with his wish, and intends to find a successor well before Tormod Hermansen's withdrawal.
Sectra Receives Another Important Order from Norwegian Hospital
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Swedish medical technology and IT company Sectra has received an order for digital radiology from Rikshospitalet in Oslo, Norway. The order value amounts to USD 1.3 Million and includes Sectra's system for picture archiving and communication (PACS). Installations will begin in 2002.
Continued Nordic Expansion for Teleca
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Teleca company Benima is following up its move into Norway with new operations and anticipated strong growth in Denmark. The company will create new jobs within industrial IT and automation in Aarhus and Copenhagen.