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MTG AB: DTV's License in Russia
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following the recent media speculation, Modern Times Group MTG AB, wishes to clarify that it retains its broadcast license in Russia for the DTV station.
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Vodafone to Launch Multimedia Messages in October
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) --In October, Vodafone Sweden will be launching its Vodafone MMS service, which will make it both simple and fun to send colour photos, sound and text from one mobile phone to another. During the introductory period, Vodafone will have special top-value offers for those who want to try out the service, after which it will cost SEK 4.80 to send a multimedia message in Sweden.
Lars Bergstrom Appointed New President of KMT
UPPLANDS VASBY, Sweden, Aug. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of KMT has appointed Lars Bergstrom as the company's new President. He will succeed Bjorn Kumlin on 1 January 2003 who, in accordance with his agreement, will retire after seven years as President of KMT.
NCC to Restore Roads in Honduras for SEK 85 Million
SOLNA, Sweden, Aug. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- NCC International Projects has received an order to restore approximately 40 kilometers of roads in Honduras. The client is SOPTRAVI, the Honduran Secretariat for Construction, Communications and Housing. The contract is worth about SEK 85 million (USD 9 million) and is mainly being financed by NDF, the Nordic Development Foundation.
Carlsberg Engages IR-Manager
VALBY, Denmark, Aug. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- As of December 1 this year, Carlsberg A/S has engaged Mikael Bo Larsen, 37 years and Master of Commerce as IR-manager. He will be responsible for all the Carlsberg Group's investor relations activities and thus a major part of his job will include Carlsberg Breweries.
Head NV Announces Share Purchase
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, Aug. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Head N.V. (NYSE:HED) (VSX:HEAD), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of sports equipment, announced that as at 28th August 2002, it has purchased an additional 1,209,750 of its shares since the Company's last announcement on August 20, 2002. This brings the total number of shares purchased to 1,215,350, or 3.1% since the Board resolution authorizing the Board of Management to buy back up to 10% of its outstanding share capital during a period of 18 months was approved on May 28, 2002.