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Claritas Works Over the Numbers for Labor Day
SAN DIEGO, August 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- As Labor Day approaches, Claritas, the nation's leading market research firm and demographic data provider, decided to put in a little overtime and peer into the depths of its employment data to see what's what in the labor force.
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.