Millicom International Cellular S.A. Market Visit to Tanzania

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 8, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom") (Nasdaq:MICC) (Stockholm:MIC) is today and tomorrow hosting a visit to its Tanzanian operations for investors and analysts.

As part of this visit, management will give presentations on aspects of the Group's strategy, reinforcing its clear commitment to growth through increasing voice penetration, continued market share gains and product and service innovation. The slides will be available at to coincide with the timing of each set of presentations in Tanzania, at approximately 08:15 and 10:15 CET on Wednesday and 09:30 CET on Thursday.

Millicom International Cellular S.A. is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 14 countries in Asia, Latin America and Africa. It also operates cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America. The Group's mobile operations have a combined population under license of approximately 266 million people.

This press release may contain certain "forward-looking statements" with respect to Millicom's expectations and plans, strategy, management's objectives, future performance, costs, revenues, earnings and other trend information. It is important to note that Millicom's actual results in the future could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements depending on various important factors. Please refer to the documents that Millicom has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including Millicom's most recent annual report on Form 20-F, for a discussion of certain of these factors.

All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Millicom on the date hereof. All written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to Millicom International Cellular S.A., any Millicom International Cellular S.A. employees or representatives acting on Millicom's behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the factors referred to above. Millicom does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.

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CONTACT: Millicom International Cellular S.A., Luxembourg Francois-Xavier Roger, Chief Financial Officer +352 27 759 327 Peregrine Riviere, Head of External Communications +352 691 750 098 Emily Hunt, Investor Relations +44 7779 018 539