Grameenphone launches online shop
eCommerce may be a way of life in many parts of the world, but in Bangladesh, where internet access is still spreading into rural areas, it’s just emerging.
Mobile agriculture service launched in Pakistan
The agriculture sector in Pakistan plays a vital role to its economy- 43 % of its labour force is employed in agriculture and the sector accounts for 21 % of the country’s GDP. Mobile agricultural services, as a result, play an important role with respect to the development of the sector’s efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
5 things you need to know if you’re thinking about founding a start-up in Asia
Five trends we are seeing in Asia that could help young start-up companies.
Telenor Health Reaches First Million Customers
Less than four months after launch, more than a million consumers in Bangladesh have signed up for Telenor Health’s first offering – Tonic.
Expert talks: Why Telenor can make the digital transformation
“I have not seen many places with as strong human capital as at Telenor. I believe this core of talent can help Telenor make this transformation,” says Nathan Furr, professor at INSEAD
First in Norway with Narrowband IoT
Telenor and Q-Free will be first in Norway to use the new communication technology Narrow-band Internet of Things. A pilot for smart parking will be launched in the city of Trondheim. This is the first step towards a full-scale commercial network for the Internet of Things
Telenor Maritime Acquires SatPoint AB
On 30 September, Telenor Maritime has announced its strengthened focus on the Nordic market by acquiring SatPoint AB.
Telenor Group asks kids and youth to “Be Smart – Use Heart” online
Reaching out to 60,000 children and parents across 13 markets in one day
Telenor Group survey: Asia’s millennials assess future careers, digital technology impact and robotic replacement risk
Six-nation online survey reveals Asia’s youth are ‘excited’ for future digital job prospects but still prioritize human-centered skills when it comes to workplaces of 2020.
Telenor: #SDGs for the win!
Access to mobile phones and to the internet promotes inclusion and equality. Telenor Group is fully committed to the Sustainable Development Goals. Here are some concrete examples of how.
GP Music #1 Music App in Bangladesh
With over 1.7 million trial subscribers, more than 600,000 paying users, 135 million impressions made on digital channels and the #1 ranking on Google Play Store (music & audio category), within just four months of launch, GP Music has clinched the number one position in the digital music industry of Bangladesh.
Stay safe, “catch ’em all”: Pointers for Pokémon players and other virtual gamers
Apps like the popular Pokémon GO game are blurring the lines between the real and virtual worlds, creating an immersive layered experience for users. But this also presents some digital safety issues to be aware of, particularly for youth between the ages of 12 – 18, who form a significant portion of Pokémon GO’s and other virtual gaming apps' fan base. All users should consider the following simple steps to ensure a safer mobile gaming experience: