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Telenor Introduces the Fornebu Model
OSLO, Norway, Sept. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor (Nasdaq:TELN) introduces a new service portfolio called the Fornebu model to coincide with the official opening of Telenor's headquarters at Fornebu just outside Oslo. Private industry and public sector activities are being offered access to the same solutions and competence that Telenor now enjoys at Fornebu.
Elanders Divests to Concentrate Operations
KUNGSBACKA, Sweden, Sept. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Elanders Norge AS in Oslo is part of the business area Infoprint and produces magazines and mass advertising in web offset. The company also operates in publishing and premedia through its subsidiaries Elanders Publishing AS and Elanders Ravn AS. In total, the companies have a turnover upwards of MSEK 260 and 145 employees.
Doro: Broadband in the Air -- 3.5GHz and 10.5GHz
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Swedish Post and Telecom Agency will distribute 42 regional licences in Sweden for 3.5GHz and 10.5GHz at the end of the year. UpGrade Communication supplies the market with unique solutions and products for the wireless broadband network for 3.5GHz and 10.5GHz bands. UpGrade sees great potential for increased sales in Sweden for these products because of the success already seen in Norway, Finland and the Baltic states.
MTG: Viasat Launches Disney Channel in Nordic Region
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group, MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY) (Stockholm:MTGA) (Stockholm:MTGB), the international media group, today announced that it has signed an exclusive DTH agreement for the inclusion of a new Nordic Disney Channel in Viasat's premium pay TV package. More than 450,000 premium pay TV subscribers in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark and Finland will receive the world's leading family entertainment channel on the Viasat digital satellite TV platform from 2003.
Telenor's New Headquarters to Open on September 23
OSLO, Norway, Sept. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Monday September 23, Telenor (Nasdaq:TELN) officially opens its new headquarters at Fornebu. Around 6000 employees previously located at 40 different addresses in the Oslo area are now working under the same roof. Norway's Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik will conduct the official opening Monday night.
Emerson Poynter LLP
The Emerson Firm Announces Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Investors who Purchased AT&T and AT&T Wireless Stock -- T, AWE
HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 20, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Emerson Firm, a securities class action trial law firm, announced today that a class action has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of AT&T Corp. common stock ("AT&T" or the "Company") (NYSE:T) during the period between November 29, 1999 and August 22, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"), or of the AT&T Wireless tracking stock (NYSE:AWE) from its inception until August 22, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"), against Salomon Smith Barney, Inc., analyst Jack Grubman, Salomon's parent company Citigroup, Inc. and Citigroup CEO Sanford Weill. A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court or can be obtained by calling toll-free or e-mailing the Firm.
American Physicians Service Group, Inc.
American Physicians Service Group, Inc. Announces Election of Paul M. Robshaw to Board of Directors
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 20, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Physicians Service Group, Inc. ("APS") (Nasdaq:AMPH) today announced that Paul M. Robshaw had been elected to its board of directors. Mr. Robshaw was also appointed to serve on the Audit Committee of the Board. Mr. Robshaw is Chairman and CEO of AIC Ventures, a real estate investment company. Mr. Robshaw also has a long history of involvement with Young Presidents' Organization and World Presidents' Organization. He currently serves as International Director and is Chairman-Elect for 2004 of the World Presidents' Organization.