MEDIA ADVISORY, July 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) --
What: For the first time ever, The NASDAQ Stock Market will open its market remotely from India. On Monday July 31st 2006, Infosys Technologies Executives will ring the opening bell remotely from the Infosys Global Education Center in Mysore, India, the company's largest education facility, to celebrate the company's 25-year business anniversary. The Opening Bell ceremony will be simultaneously displayed at the NASDAQ MarketSite from NASDAQ's premier broadcast studio in Times Square. The Opening Bell is a ceremonial event that represents The NASDAQ Stock Market's virtual market model. As a result, NASDAQ can be opened from any location bringing together investors and market participants from around the world to mark the beginning of the trading day. Who: Nandan M. Nilekani, Chief Executive Officer, President and Managing Director, Infosys N.R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman of the Board and Chief Mentor, Infosys Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Chairman, Planning Commission of India Bob Greifeld, President and Chief Executive Officer, The NASDAQ Stock Market Also in attendance will be over 8,000 Infosys employees, along with 200 invited guests. When: Monday, July 31st 2006 NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony: 9:20 a.m. E.T. to 9:45 a.m. E.T. Where: Infosys Technologies Ltd. Mysore Campus - Global Education Center No. 350, Hebbal Electronics City Hootagalli, Mysore - 571 186 Webcast: A live Webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm Broadcast: For NY broadcasters: The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA-5 C-band/transponder 14. The downlink frequency is 3980 horizontal; audio: 6.2/6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. For Indian based broadcasters: Time: 6:50 p.m. Satellite APSTAR 2R @ 76.5 *E Carrier ID 102565 Transponder C02B Uplink Frequency 5938.5 Mhz Horizontal Downlink Frequency 3713.5 Mhz Vertical RSVP: If you wish to attend the Opening Bell in Mysore, please RSVP by contacting Bani Paintal Dhawan; firstname.lastname@example.org or Mob:+ 91-9844110611 Media Contact For Infosys: Peter McLaughlin Infosys +1 213 268 9363 email@example.com Sean Mills Bite Communications for Infosys +1 212-857-9386 firstname.lastname@example.org Media Contact For NASDAQ: Harriet Benson NASDAQ International +44 (0) 20 7825 5544 email@example.com Bethany Sherman NASDAQ Corporate Communications +1 212-401-8714 Bethany.firstname.lastname@example.org
About Infosys Technologies Ltd.:
Infosys (Nasdaq:INFY) defines, designs and delivers IT-enabled business solutions. These provide our clients with strategic differentiation and operational superiority, thereby increasing their competitiveness. Each solution we provide is delivered with the industry-benchmark "Infosys Predictability" that gives our clients peace of mind. With Infosys, they are assured of a transparent business partner, business-IT alignment with flexibility, world-class processes, speed of execution and the power to stretch their IT budget by leveraging the Global Delivery Model that Infosys pioneered. Infosys has over 58,000 employees in over 35 offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.infosys.com
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