Millicom Divestment Of Philippines Operations

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MILLICOM DIVESTMENT OF PHILIPPINES OPERATIONS New York, London and Luxembourg - 2nd January, 2003 - Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom") (Nasdaq: MICC), the global telecommunications investor, today announces that on December 30, 2002 it concluded the divestment of Extelcom, its business in The Philippines. CONTACTS: Marc Beuls Telephone: +352 27 759 101 President and Chief Executive Officer Millicom International Cellular S.A.,Luxembourg Jim Millstein Telephone: +1 212 632 6000 Peter Warner Telephone: +44 20 7588 2721 Lazard Andrew Best Telephone: +44 20 7321 5022 Investor Relations Shared Value Ltd, London Millicom is a global telecommunications investor with cellular operations in Asia, Latin America and Africa. It currently has a total of 18 cellular operations and licenses in 17 countries. The Group's cellular operations have a combined population under license (excluding Tele2) of approximately 444 million people. Millicom also has a 7.0% interest in Tele2 AB, the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company offering fixed and mobile telephony, data network and Internet services to over 16 million customers in 21 countries. Millicom's shares are traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol MICC. Visit our web site at ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: