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Telenor Mobil: Cheaper SMS the More Messages Sent
OSLO, Norway, Oct. 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor Mobil introduces a price scale on text messages (SMS) through the Skala subscription plan. Cost per message decreases according to the number of messages sent per month. The lowest price for a text message is hence NOK 0.69. Telenor Mobil launched the Skala subscription plan last summer in order to meet the increasing competition in the Norwegian market. Skala represents a new approach to mobile pricing as the price plan automatically gives the customer lower minute fares the more the phone is being used.
Statoil Acquires Access to U.S. Gas Market
OSLO, Norway, Oct. 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Statoil (OSE:STL) (NYSE:STO) and El Paso Corporation (NYSE:EP) have signed an agreement whereby El Paso releases the capacity rights for 20 years which amounts to one-third of the capacity at the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Cove Point, Maryland, USA.
Head N.V.: Webcast of Third Quarter Results 2002 on November 14, 2002, 15:00 London Time
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, Oct. 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Head (NYSE:HED) Chairman and CEO Johan Eliasch will host a conference call on Thursday, November 14, 2002 at 15:00 London Time, GMT (10:00 U.S. EST). He will be joined by Ralf Bernhart, Chief Financial Officer, and Robert Kosian, Head of Investor Relations. They will discuss: Head's third quarter 2002 results.
Akzo Nobel Announces Non-Stick Coatings Investment in China
ARNHEM, The Netherlands, Oct. 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- To further strengthen its position in the Chinese coatings market, Akzo Nobel (Nasdaq:AKZOY) is investing in a new non-stick coatings facility in Southern China. This facility will be built adjacent to the existing Akzo Nobel wood coatings plant in Dongguan City which opened last year. It will produce non-stick coatings, primarily for the rapidly growing cookware industry in China, but also for specialized industrial applications.