Telenor Bulgaria

Telenor Bulgaria is the second largest mobile operator in Bulgaria. The ownership also includes Germanos Bulgaria, the leading telecom retailer in the country, which is operationally integrated within Telenor Bulgaria.

Telenor Bulgaria’s telecom services include mobile, fixed and data.

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Telenor Bulgaria at a glance

Key facts

  • The second largest mobile operator in Bulgaria (revenue/marketshare).
  • About 4 million subscribers (end of 2013)
  • 37.2 % subscriber market share (end of 2013)
  • Over 2,200 employees  (Telenor Bulgaria)
  • Total revenues for 2013 was NOK 1,151 million
  • 99.98 % population coverage
  • The headquarters are located in Sofia
  • CEO: Stein Erik Vellan

Source: Telenor Bulgaria and CIA World Fact Book

Historical background

On 1 August 2013, Telenor Bulgaria which then operated under the Globul brand was officially consolidated in the Telenor Group. The transaction also included Germanos Bulgaria, the leading telecom retailer in the country operationally integrated with Globul. On the 4th of November, Globul became Telenor Bulgaria.

Globul has been present in Bulgaria since 2001. In 2013, Globul had about 4 million subscribers and generated revenues of NOK 1,151 million and EBITDA of NOK 373 million.