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Subject: EuroDirect Press Release
Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 15:47:43 +0100
From: Mark Barber

To: Shane Schick, Editor,

Hi Shane,

I recently

sent you a press release regarding EuroDirect unveiling a Canadian & US Targeting Solution at the CMA show 3 – 5th May 2004.

Did you use the release as promised? If so would it be possible to send me the coverage or could you inform me how to gain access to it?



Mark Barber



Subject: [Press Release] Linux Magic – Surrey, BC., June 7th, 2003
Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2004 12:12:14 -0700
From: Jason Slusarchuk
Organization: LinuxMagic Inc.
To: Shane Schick, Editor,

Dear Shane,

Thank-you for taking the time to condsider our press release for publication in the Surrey Leader. This news represents a very exciting time for not only our company, but for the entire open-source technology community. Detailed below is the article for print. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 604-589-0037 or by replying to this email.


Jason Slusarchuk


Subject: Article submission to your magazine
Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2004 15:33:22 +0530
From: Nadia Latif
To: Shane Schick, Editor,


This is Ms Nadia Latif from CoSystems, Inc..We would like to contribute a Technical cum business article to your telecom publication “” Network Magazine or any other telecom related publication””. Following are the details of the article.

Topic : Stretching the CapEx for Legacy Carrier Networks-Challenges in migrating to IP Applications.

Typical Audience: This article would be of high interest to Telecom Operators , Service Providers and OEMs, CTO, CEO’s of telecom companies.

No of Words: 2500

Images: 1

Please find the Article enclosed with this mail. If you are not the concerned person to contact for Editorial Submissions, would highly appreciate it if you would direct me to the relevant contact.

Do let me know if the article is accepted or not, and what changes I can do to fine-tune it in line with your upcoming stories.


Ms. Nadia Latif

Marketing Communications


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