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Tele2 Launches its Ninth GSM Network in Russia
NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB ("Tele2") (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) (Stockholmsborsen:TEL2A) (Stockholmsborsen:TEL2B), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today announced that it has launched a GSM-network in Kursk, its ninth in Russia under the Tele2 brand.
Disclosure Notice -- Lundbergs
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 05, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lundbergs' share of votes and capital in AB Industrivarden (publ) has changed following purchase of additional A shares. Lundbergs total ownership in Industrivarden amounts to 19.3 million A shares which represents 10.0 percent of the share capital in the company and 13.8 percent of the voting rights.
Electrolux: Change in segment reporting as of 2004
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 05, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Electrolux (Nasdaq:ELUX) As of the first quarter of 2004, the Group's garden equipment for the consumer market will be reported as a separate segment within Consumer Durables in the financial reporting. The new Outdoor Products segment also includes consumer outdoor products sold under the Husqvarna brand, previously reported within Professional Outdoor Products.
Trintech Group Plc
MTC-Vodafone (Bahrain) Selects Trintech's PayWare Technology to Power Prepaid Mobile Phone Top-Up Platform
DUBLIN, Ireland, April 05, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- International Turnkey Systems (ITS) Integrates PayWare PrePay into Bahrain's Newest Mobile Telecom Operator, Enabling Secure, Multi-channel Electronic Top-upDublin, Ireland/Dallas, Texas - 5 April, 2004 - Trintech Group Plc (Nasdaq:TTPA)(Prime Standard:TTP), a leading provider of transaction management and payment infrastructure solutions, today announced that MTC-Vodafone (Bahrain), the Kingdom's newest GSM operator, has gone live with Trintech's PayWare PrePay recharge platform. The industry-leading platform was integrated by International Turnkey Solutions (ITS), Trintech's partner in the Middle East and Africa.
Helvetia Patria Holding
Results 2003: Successful Helvetia Patria
ST.GALLEN, Switzerland, April 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Europe-wide active Helvetia Patria reports a profit for the business year 2003 in the amount of CHF 92.4 million (prior-year loss: CHF 362.0 million). The non-life sector and the investment business played vital roles in achieving this outcome. The shareholders' equity increased from CHF 1 046.5 million to CHF 1 153.0 million (+ 10.2 per cent). Premium income rose by 4.8 per cent and reached CHF 5 392.6 million. A proposal to double the dividend to CHF 4.00 per share will be submitted to the Shareholders' Meeting in view of the good result.
eLocity Inc. -- Stock Watch List for Monday, April 5, 2004: OWENQ, UALAQ
SARASOTA, Fla., April 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stocks to watch on Monday, April 5, 2004 that made www.StockGrid.com on Friday, April 2, 2004 include Owens Corning and United Airlines: