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OSKAR CELEBRATED HIS NAME DAY

03. August 2000

To celebrate only five months of commercial operations Oskar organized a variety of innovative events including: poems, name day greetings and Oskar song lyrics, which received overwhelming public response and resulted in over 30.579 congratulatory messages to date. The competition for best name day greeting will be held until the 8th of August. Oskar will give to the authors of the most creative wishes the following prizes: 70 Nokia handsets, 350 pairs of branded slippers and 700 branded shirts. Oskar’s name day also resulted in very successful sales activities.

To celebrate only five months of commercial operations Oskar organized a variety of innovative events including: poems, name day greetings and Oskar song lyrics, which received overwhelming public response and resulted in over 30.579 congratulatory messages to date.

The competition for best name day greeting will be held until the 8th of August. Oskar will give to the authors of the most creative wishes the following prizes: 70 Nokia handsets, 350 pairs of branded slippers and 700 branded shirts.

Oskar’s name day also resulted in very successful sales activities. The 100.000th subscriber was activated on its network and will receive up to 300 minutes of talk time a month for 10 years for free. In addition this subscriber will also receive a gift package, which will consist of an Oskar watch, T-shirt, baseball cap, slippers and other great stuff! Oskar will introduce its 100.000th subscriber next week.

Oskar is the brand name of Cesky Mobil, which launched its commercial service on March 1, 2000. Canadian-based Telesystem International Wireless (TIW) is the managing shareholder of Cesky Mobil.

TIW is a rapidly growing, global mobile communications operator with over 2.9 million subscribers, in four dynamic geographic clusters. The Company's shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TIW") and NASDAQ ("TIWI"). In the United Kingdom, TIW was successful in its bid for a UMTS license and has established a company with Hutchison Whampoa Limited. TIW is deploying a pan-European digital specialized mobile radio (ESMR) network through its subsidiary Dolphin Telecom plc. Dolphin currently offers ESMR services in the United Kingdom in addition to analog SMR services in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Spain and Portugal. In addition to its Dolphin operations, TIW is the strategic and operating partner of the country's fifth largest cellular group in Brazil, with operations in four regions. In Central and Eastern Europe, TIW is the cellular market leader in Romania and recently launched services in the Czech Republic following its award of a GSM 1800 license. The Company is pursuing opportunities in Asia through TIW Asia, an affiliate established in October 1999 with an initial capital commitment in excess of US$420 million.