MTG sells `ECL' logistics business

Stockholm, SWEDEN

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 6, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Other OTC:MTGNF) (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that it has sold its 'ECL' logistics subsidiary to Tradimus AB. Tradimus will continue to provide distribution and fulfilment services for MTG's CDON and TV-Shop companies. The sale of ECL will have no significant impact on MTG's results.

Hans-Holger Albrecht, President and CEO of MTG, commented: "The co- operation with Tradimus will enable us to focus on what we do best - marketing and sales. The outsourcing of distribution and fulfilment will reduce our fixed costs and Tradimus will focus on further improving the service to CDON and TV-Shop customers".

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Modern Times Group MTG AB has five business areas: Viasat Broadcasting (free-to-air and pay-TV broadcasting operations in nine countries and teletext operations in four countries), Radio (seven national networks or local stations in five countries), TV-Shop (home shopping and logistics), SDI Media (subtitling and dubbing services), and Modern Studios (content production and distribution).

Modern Times Group MTG AB class A and B shares are listed on the Stockholmsborsen O-list (symbols: MTGA and MTGB) and ADRs are listed on the Nasdaq National Market (symbol: MTGNY).

Tradimus AB, a business process management company founded on industrial methodology, improves the profitability of its European clients by assuming responsibility for their order, supply and administration processes (incl. operations and IT). Headquartered in Sweden, Tradimus' major shareholders include Volvo, Hexagon, 3i and Ardizia de Inversiones. For further information, please visit or e- mail

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