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Cauley Bowman Carney & Williams, PLLC
Cauley Geller Bowman & Coates, LLP: BellSouth Corporation Investors Have Until October 14 to File Lead Plaintiff Motion -- BLS
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The deadline for purchasers of BellSouth Corporation ("BellSouth" or the "Company") (NYSE:BLS) publicly traded securities to move for lead plaintiff in a securities fraud class action recently brought against the Company is rapidly approaching. If you purchased BellSouth securities between January 22, 2001 and July 19, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"), and you wish to be a lead plaintiff in the case, you must move to serve as lead plaintiff by filing a motion in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia by October 14, 2002. A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court, or can be viewed on the firm's website at http://www.cauleygeller.com/pr/bellsouth.pdf.
Lendu Holdings Director Shareholding Information
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lendu Holdings Plc (LSE:LNU) has been advised that Mr. K P Legg, a director, has become beneficially interested in a further 10,000 shares of 5p each, purchased on 27 September 2002 at 50 pence per share.
Volvo Receives Engine Approval from U.S. EPA
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Sept. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Trucks North America, Inc. (Nasdaq:VOLVY) today announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given permission for Volvo to manufacture and sell trucks with Volvo's EPA02-compliant VED12 diesel engine after October 1, 2002.
Alera Technologies Makes Its New DVD+R Media Broadly Available in Retail Channels
VAN NUYS, Calif., Sept. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alera Technologies, developer and manufacturer of Advanced Optical Recording Solutions, announced today the release of its new DVD+R blank recording media. The DVD+R Media supports the broadly playable DVD+R format. In a study published this month by Intellikey Labs of Burbank, CA, DVD+R has the highest playback ranking of all DVD recording formats, with successful playback in 90 percent of DVD players tested. That extrapolates to an installed base of about 31.5 million compatible players. Recordings made with the popular new DVD+R technology can be played back on DVD set top players and standard computer DVD-ROM drives providing video professionals and home users exactly what they need for recording and exchanging their DVD creations.
Vodafone Sverige AB
Vodafone Sweden Applies for Changes to UMTS Licence Terms
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vodafone Sverige AB today submitted an application to the Swedish Post and Telecoms Agency (Post-och Telestyrelsen, PTS) regarding amendments to the licence terms for Vodafone Sweden's rollout of the UMTS network in Sweden. Vodafone Sweden is requesting a two-year extension of the deadline for meeting the regional coverage requirements stipulated by the licence terms. The reason for the delay is the time taken by Swedish municipalities to issue building permits and by the Swedish Armed Forces to process frequency issues.
Nordea: Harri Sailas and Peter Lybecker to Head Retail Banking in Finland and Denmark
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nordea (Other OTC:NRDDF) (Stockholm:NDA) has appointed new heads of Retail Banking operations in Finland and Denmark. New head of Retail Banking Finland is 50-year-old Harri Sailas, and the new head of Retail Banking Denmark is Peter Lybecker, 48. Both will report to Kari Jordan, Head of Retail Banking in Nordea, starting from October 1.