Press releases

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Telenor’s Thai subsidiary dtac selected preferred partner on TOT’s 2300 MHz spectrum

Thailand’s state enterprise TOT has today announced that Telenor’s Thai subsidiary dtac has been selected as the preferred partner for 4G services on TOT’s 2300 MHz spectrum.

May 23, 2017 Announcement

23 young leaders. 13 countries. 5 teams. 1 aim: Use technology to solve challenges facing the world’s youth. Watch them pitch their solutions live on Facebook.

This Wednesday, May 24th, five international teams will be making a pitch of a lifetime on how they would tackle key youth-related issues including gender equality, education for refugees, mental health, climate change and unemployment. Join the Telenor Youth Forum delegates as they make their case to a global audience on Facebook Live at 16:00-17:00 local Bangkok time.

May 11, 2017 Press Release

Telenor monetizes its online classifieds investment in Latam – strengthens ownership in Asia

Products and Services

Telenor ASA has on 11 May 2017 entered into an agreement with Schibsted ASA regarding its joint ventures within online classifieds, whereby Telenor exits the Latin American joint venture (SnT) and acquires Schibsted’s stake in the joint ventures in Malaysia, Vietnam, and Myanmar (701 Search). Net proceeds to Telenor from the transaction with Schibsted will be USD 406 million (approx. NOK 3.4 billion).

May 10, 2017 Press Release

New members of the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA

The Corporate Assembly has elected Grethe Viksaas and Jørgen Kildahl as new members of the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA. The new directors will succeed Siri Beate Hatlen, Ashok Vaswani, Regi Aalstad and Dag Opedal, who has been relieved of their duties.

May 9, 2017

Are you the next delegate for the Telenor Youth Forum 2017?


Calling all social-minded, tech savvy millennials! We are now recruiting for the fifth Telenor Youth Forum, a year-long program which takes participants to Oslo and Bangkok, and which will challenge what you know and how you make an impact on the world. Selected applicants will also attend 2017 Nobel Peace Prize festivities in Oslo.

May 8, 2017 Press Release

Michael Foley appointed CEO of Grameenphone

The Grameenphone Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Michael Foley as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from 26 May, 2017.

May 4, 2017

Telenor reports first quarter 2017 results

Financial performance

“I’m pleased to see Telenor continuing to deliver organic EBITDA growth, while revenues were stable in the first quarter. Highlights were the strong data consumption in emerging Asia and the solid fibre momentum in Norway as well as Sweden. It has been a busy quarter, as we have introduced new and improved mobile offers in several markets, with encouraging customer reception. In Thailand and Malaysia, this supported double-digit postpaid growth, and we are actively working to mitigate the continued intense competition in the prepaid market,’’ says Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor Group.

April 25, 2017 Press Release

Telenor Sverige subject of investigation by the European Commission

On 25 April 2017, the European Commission has initiated an  investigation on the premises of Telenor Sverige in  Stockholm regarding possible abuse of a collective dominant  market position and/or possible anti-competitive practices  between mobile network operators in Sweden. Telenor has strict internal rules and procedures on  compliance with laws and regulations. Telenor will co- operate […]

April 7, 2017

Telenor announces pricing of its offering of 70 million VEON common shares and ADSs

Financial performance

Telenor ASA today announces that the underwriters have priced its offering of 70 million common shares in VEON Ltd. (formerly known as VimpelCom Ltd.) in the form of common shares and American Depositary Shares (ADSs) at a public offering price of USD 3.75 per ADS/share, resulting in net proceeds to Telenor of USD 259 million.

April 6, 2017

Telenor to sell additional shares in VEON Ltd.

Financial performance

(Fornebu, 6 April 2017) Telenor ASA today announced that it has commenced an offering of 70 million of its common shares in VEON Ltd. (formerly known as VimpelCom Ltd.) in the form of common shares listed in Euronext Amsterdam and American Depository Shares (ADSs) listed on NASDAQ under the ticker “VEON”. Each ADS represents one […]