SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of August, 2004
Commission File Number: 001-14475
TELESP HOLDING COMPANY
(Translation of registrants name into English)
Rua Martiniano de Carvalho, 851 21° andar
São Paulo, S.P.
Federative Republic of Brazil
(Address of principal executive office)
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|1.||Press Release entitled Telecomunicações de São Paulo S.A. Telesp Announces the Extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting dated on August 17, 2004.|
TELECOMUNICAÇÕES DE SÃO PAULO S.A. - TELESP
Announces the Extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting
August 17, 2004 (01 page)
For more information, contact:
Charles E. Allen
TELESP, São Paulo, Brazil
Tel.: (55-11) 3549-7200
Fax: (55-11) 3549-7202
(São Paulo, Brazil - August 17, 2004) - The management of Telecomunicações de São Paulo S/A TELESP (NYSE: TSP; BOVESPA: TLPP) announces the Extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting to be held on September 02, 2004, at 09:00 a.m., at the Companys headquarters located at Rua Martiniano de Carvalho 851 (Auditorium), Bela Vista, in the capital of the State of São Paulo, to discuss the following agenda:
I Securities Distribution Program
The establishment of the Securities Distribution Program in order to issue Bonds and Promissory Notes, in accordance with term of the Instruction CVM #400/03, totaling the amount of up to R$3,000,000,000.00 (three billion reais).
II Bonds Issuance
The First Bond Issuance, simple, not convertible to shares, unsecured, in the amount of up to R$1,500,000,000.00 (one billion and five hundred million reais), with a maturity of up to 10 years and to delegate to the Board of Directors, in accordance with the terms of the chapter XI of the article 17 in the Companys Bylaws, the approval of the other terms of the Issuance.
|A)||The corresponding powers-of-attorney for the Meeting must be filed at the Companys headquarters, at Rua Martiniano de Carvalho 851, 16th floor, São Paulo-SP, Secretaria Geral, on business days from Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 18:00 hours, with the deadline set on August 30, 2004 at 18:00 hours. Such powers-of-attorney must contain special powers and be accompanied with the companys acts and/or documents that prove the representation of the shareholder, in the case of legal entities.|
|B)||The shareholders participating in the Stock Exchange Custody Program for Nominal Shares who wish to participate in the referred Meeting shall submit to the Companys headquarters an abstract of their shareholding position issued by the custodian entity after August 30, 2004, inclusive.|
São Paulo, August 17, 2004.
Fernando Xavier Ferreira
Chairman, Board of Directors
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|TELESP HOLDING COMPANY|
Date: August 17, 2004.
/s/ Charles E. Allen
Charles E. Allen
Investor Relations Director