Telenor Norway

Telenor’s wholly owned Norwegian mobile operation is the country’s leading telecommunications operator.

Telenor’s service portfolio in Norway includes fixed and mobile telephony, broadband and data communication services for residential and business customers, as well as a broad range of wholesale services.

Key facts

  • The country’s leading supplier of tele and data services
  • Number one broadband provider in Norway
  • 3.007 million mobile subscriptions (Q2 2017)
  • 3776 employees (Q2 2017)
  • Total revenues of NOK 26.035 million (2016)
  • Monthly Mobile ARPU: NOK 323 (Q2 2017)
  • Headquarters in Fornebu, outside Oslo
  • CEO: Berit Svendsen

Historical background

Telenor is a major contributor to research and innovation in Norway, continuing more than 160 years of history as a pioneer in telecom services.

Analytical information

For detailed information on regulatory matters, network, licenses and competitors, see our business description for Telenor Norway.

Company Website

Visit the Telenor Norway website (in Norwegian)

Key Figures for Telenor Norway

(NOK in millions) Second quarter First half year Year
2017 2016 2017 2016 2016
Restated Restated Restated
Revenues mobile operation
Subscription and traffic 2.776 2.792 5.431 5.623 11.288
Interconnect revenues 148 156 277 300 585
Other mobile revenues 285 259 549 509 1.064
Non-mobile revenues 539 533 994 896 2.114
Total revenues mobile operation 3.749 3.739 7.251 7.328 15.052
Revenues fixed operation
Telephony 379 465 788 943 1.806
Internet and TV 1.428 1.333 2.848 2.667 5.446
Data services 125 126 248 253 503
Other fixed revenues 425 439 833 853 1.715
Total retail revenues 2.357 2.364 4.718 4.717 9.470
Wholesale revenues 359 384 725 773 1.508
Total revenues fixed operation 2.716 2.747 5.443 5.490 10.978
Total revenues 6.464 6.487 12.694 12.818 26.030
Operating expenditures 2.271 2.468 4.616 4.806 9.493
EBITDA before other items 2.843 2.631 5.418 5.397 10.946
Operating profit 1.957 1.679 3.430 3.446 6.726
EBITDA before other items/Total revenues (%) 44.0 40.6 42.7 42.1 42.1
Capex 1.562 1.184 2.710 2.092 4.780
Investments in businesses 6 100 13 100 100
Statistics (monthly in NOK):
ARPU mobil 323 315 314 315 319
Fixed Telephony ARPU 245 263 250 262 259
Fixed Internet ARPU 361 345 361 344 352
TV ARPU 298 279 359 281 284
No. of subscriptions - Change in quarter/Total (in thousands):
Mobile (19) (24) 3.007 3.105 3.066
Fixed telephony (17) (20) 508 581 546
Fixed Internet (3) 7 862 859 865
TV 2 (2) 547 527 541