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Telenor: Statoil Launches Wireless Internet at 300 Petrol Stations
OSLO, Norway, July 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Statoil Detaljhandel AS and Telenor (Nasdaq:TELN) today announced the launch of wireless Internet zones at 300 Statoil petrol stations throughout Norway. The deployment is one of Europe's largest Wi-Fi ("wireless fidelity") rollouts and Statoil is the first major gas station chain to offer its customers wireless access. The solution, based on industry-standard WLAN technology (Wireless Local Area Network), allows business and private users to access E-mail and Internet Services from Statoil Petrol Stations all over Norway.Wireless Internet access is a rapidly growing technology and a wide range of consumer electronics has started to ship with wireless networking built in. Aimed at both business and private users, the Telenor and Statoil alliance enters a market where 90% of the laptop PCs is expected to be Wi-Fi enabled by 2005 (Gartner Group).
San Cristobal Land Development
SCLD Celebrates First Anniversary
PANAMA CITY, Panama, July 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- San Cristobal Land Development (SCLD) (http://www.sancristobalsa.net) is pleased to announce its first anniversary on July 3, 2003. During its one-year history, SCLD has positioned itself as a leading Emerging Growth Real Estate (EGRE) developer in the Caribbean and Latin America. SCLD has reported one-year sales of over US$ 6,000,000 for its EGRE and Tropical Working Farm (TWF) projects in Bocas del Toro and Palmira, Panama. SCLD has successfully sold out Phases I, II and most of Phase III (over 1,000 acres) of its Bocas plantation. There is currently a waiting list for the Bocas project as well as for the 680-acre Palmira plantation near San Blas, Pamana.
Peab to build part of the E6 north of Uddevalla
FOERSLOEV, Sweden, July 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peab has won the contract to build one more part of E6 north of the city of Uddevalla. The client is the Swedish National Road Association and the contract amounts SEK 150 million.
Telelogic Signs Large License Deal with U.K. Mobile Phone Operator
MALMO, Sweden, July 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telelogic (Other OTC:TGIAF) (Stockholm:TLOG), the leading global provider of solutions for advanced systems and software development, today announced that it has signed a license deal worth Euro 1.45 million with a major U.K.-based mobile phone operator. Under the agreement, valid as of June 30, the customer will deploy a number of Telelogic products, including the leading requirements management tool, Telelogic DOORS and the latest version of Telelogic's visual development tool, Telelogic TAU Generation2. The agreement also includes professional services to deploy the licenses at the customer's development site as well as one year of support and maintenance.
Kungsleden Acquires Goteborg Backa 866:836 Property
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The property consists of 76 apartments for elderly living and is let to Riksbyggen Serviceboende AB and the municipality of Gothenburg. The property has an area of 6.350 sqm and a rental income of 5 MSEK per year.
Volvo Environment Prize 2003 Recognizes Efforts to Alleviate Poverty
GOTEBORG, Sweden, July 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The 2003 Volvo Environment Prize is being awarded to two pioneers who placed people and their need in focus. Madhav Gadgil from India and Mohammad Yunus from Bangladesh have each in his respective field created new models for understanding and transforming the relationships between poverty, development and the environment.