Press Releases

April

4 April 2014

Telenor achieves efficiency targets through voluntary severance agreements and consulting reductions

Strong competitive pressure and declining revenues from traditional fixed telephony require Telenor Norway to focus on streamlining its operations and investments. The offer of voluntary redundancy packages, early retirement and a reduction in the use of consultants, has so far had the desired effect.

March

26 March 2014

Telenor Broadcast divests Conax to Kudelski Group for NOK 1.5 billion

Telenor Broadcast today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its subsidiary Conax AS for NOK 1,509 million to swiss-based Kudelski Group.

February

18 February 2014

Telenor Group Welcomes Media at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Telenor Group will host a media gathering at its Hospitality stand in Barcelona on 25 February, during the Mobile World Congress.

17 February 2014

Telenor Group and UNICEF partnering for children

Telenor Group and UNICEF have signed a global partnership agreement and are joining forces to promote children’s development. The five-year agreement includes both financial support and access to a range of mobile technology solutions that will help advance children’s rights.

13 February 2014

Uninor wins fresh spectrum and adds new circle in auction

Uninor confirms that it has successfully acquired additional spectrum in the 1800 MHz band in four of its six existing circles – Uttar Pradesh East, Uttar Pradesh West, Bihar and Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh - and in the new circle of Assam at an investment of INR 8,447 mil.

12 February 2014

Record high EBITDA and positioned for future growth

In the fourth quarter of 2013, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 28 billion, representing an organic revenue growth of 1%. EBITDA before other items was NOK 8.99 billion, the EBITDA margin was 32.6%, and operating cash flow was NOK 4.42 billion.

11 February 2014

Presentation of Telenor’s fourth quarter results 2013

Telenor will present its financial results for the fourth quarter on Wednesday 12 February at 09:00 hrs Norwegian time/CET. The presentation, which will also be broadcast live over the Internet, will be held in Auditorium Voice, Telenor Expo Visitor Centre at Fornebu near Oslo. The figures will be published on Telenor's website at 07:00 CET.

4 February 2014

Working on the way to work

Almost one in three Norwegians work on their way to and from the office, a new study shows. 'Cloud services, apps, and high-quality network give us the freedom to work when and where it suits us,' says Telenor Norway's Marina Lønning.

January

30 January 2014

Telenor Group signs license in Myanmar

Telenor Group today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Union Government of Myanmar for a nationwide telecommunications license. The license includes spectrum in the 900MHz and 2.1GHz bands and is valid for 15 years. Telenor aims to provide accessible and affordable mobile communications to people across Myanmar, and will launch services within eight months after the license is awarded.

8 January 2014

Telenor nominates new Uninor CEO

Telenor Group today announced that it has nominated Mr. Morten Karlsen Sørby to become the new Chief Executive Officer of Uninor, effective immediately. Morten Karlsen Sørby steps into the role just as Uninor reached cash flow break even at the end of 2013, on target after only four years of operation. Morten Karlsen Sørby replaces Sigve Brekke who has served as interim CEO of Uninor since early November last year.

1 January 2014

New mobile for Christmas? Don’t throw away your old one!

A new mobile phone is a popular Christmas present in Norway, but what do we do with our old phones? Telenor can help you recycle them.