Helsinki Media Company Oy has sold its 12.7 % shareholding in the Norwegian cable TV company Janco Multicom AS to United Pan-Europe Communications N.V. The selling price was NOK 145,960,000.

For additional information: Mr. Tapio Kallioja, President, Helsinki Media Company Oy; tel. +358 9 1201.

Werner Söderström Corporation - WSOY

Aarno Heinonen Executive Vice President

Distribution: HEX Helsinki Exchanges, principal media