Associated Companies

An associated company is an entity over which Telenor Group has significant influence and that is not a subsidiary or a joint arrangement. Significant influence is the means to participate in the financial and operating policy decisions of the investee, but without the ability to have control over those policies.

VimpelCom Ltd.

VimpelCom Ltd. is offering mobile services in 14 markets under the “Beeline”, “Kyivstar”, “Wind”, “Infostrada” “Mobilink”, “banglalink”, “Telecel”, and “Djezzy” brands. VimpelCom Ltd. is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Telenor has an economic share and a voting interest of 23.7% in VimpelCom Ltd.

VimpelCom’s website


A-pressen is Norway’s second largest media company. It is the largest player within Norway’s local media, with operations in the areas of newspaper, print, digital media, magazines, advertising sales and distribution companies. In addition, A-pressen has a significant printing operation in Russia. A-pressen has its headquarters in Oslo, and the company has more than 2500 employees.

Telenor owns 48.2 % of A-pressen.

Visit the A-pressen website (in Norwegian)


Kjedehuset is a complete provider of sales and distribution solutions for mobile and data communications, and is a leader in the Norwegian market. Kjedehuset is the franchiser of Nordialog, Telehuset and Telekiosken, which targets both the business and private markets. These three franchises together represent approximately 155 stores with a total of 800 employees. The headquarters is located in Oslo.

Telenor owns 49 % of Kjedehuset.

Visit the Kjedehuset website (In Norwegian)