28 November 2013
Telenor today brings the Alcatel One Touch Fire to its customers in Serbia. Telenor is also launching Firefox OS based phones in Hungary and Montenegro.
26 November 2013
Telenor Group has invited 25 young social entrepreneurs from across Asia and Europe to its inaugural Youth Summit. The summit, which is arranged together with the Nobel Peace Center, aims to fuel ideas where mobile phone technology can provide solutions that address societal and economic challenges.
14 November 2013
No business or sector will be able to handle a digital attack on infrastructure of national importance alone. That is one of the conclusions following the CyberDawn crisis exercise, which was conducted in September.
8 November 2013
At the Digital Winners Award dinner late Thursday night, WeWantToKnow was announced as this year’s recipient of the Telenor Digital Winners Award. The French-Norwegian start-up aims to deliver the next generation of learning games, and was awarded the prize in competition with a record number of 95 applicants from Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
7 November 2013
Telenor Group and the Wikimedia Foundation, which operates Wikipedia, today announced Myanmar as the latest country to be included in their existing agreement to bring Wikipedia Zero to Telenor customers in Asia and Europe.
31 October 2013
In the third quarter of 2013, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 26.0 billion, representing an organic revenue growth of 1%. EBITDA before other items was NOK 9.6 billion, EBITDA margin was 37%, and operating cash flow was NOK 5.9 billion. Reported net income of NOK 3.9 billion includes currency losses of NOK 502 million, mainly non-cash.
29 October 2013
Telenor will present its financial results for the third quarter on Thursday 31 October 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.
28 October 2013
The GSMA has elected Telenor President and CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas to serve as GSMA Chairman for the remainder of the current Board term through December 2014. The GSMA represents nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators. Baksaas replaces Franco Bernabé.
23 October 2013
Telenor Sweden (Telenor) is continuing its commitment in broadband and television services and buys Tele2 Sweden AB (Tele2) fibre and cable business serving the consumer market for a cash sum of SEK 775 million. In 2012, the acquired company had reported revenues of SEK 530 million.
10 October 2013
A year ago, Telenor launched 4G in Norway. Since then, the 4G network has been greatly expanded, speeds have been increased, and the customer experience has been strengthened.
8 October 2013
With an ambition of providing internet for all, Grameenphone in Bangladesh has started offering 3G services to customers in the central parts of the city of Dhaka. The launch marks the beginning of a nationwide network roll-out, with the ambition of covering all of the country's 64 regional cities by end of Q1, 2014.
30 September 2013
Telenor, Schibsted Media Group and Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) are teaming up to create two joint ventures in online classifieds. The companies will provide high-quality online classified services to people in Asia and South America.
26 September 2013
Telenor Norway has entered into an IT collaboration agreement with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help manage the development and maintenance of IT systems within the mobile value chain. The collaboration will help improve services for Telenor's customers and ensure faster introduction of new offers and products to the market.
17 September 2013
Telenor executives take the stage at Fornebu today for the 2013 Capital Markets Day. Their shared message centers on Telenor’s ambition to drive topline growth and increase efficiency to reach the Group’s target of an operating cash flow of NOK 28-30 billion in 2015.
12 September 2013
Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes annual ranking of corporate sustainability leaders is out today as well as the Carbon Disclosure Project Global 500 Climate Change Report; Telenor improves its overall performance.
3 September 2013
Film director Hisham Zaman has been awarded the Telenor Culture Prize 2013 for his unique ability to combine the art of film-making with an exceptional talent for communication.
2 September 2013
Telenor is to provide data communications to more than 120 newspaper companies, distribution companies, and printing houses within the Amedia group. By expanding its fibre optic network to many of the newspaper and printing companies, Telenor will also be making fibre connections available to other companies in the same areas.
29 August 2013
When the Use Your Head campaign enters its fifth year, this is accompanied by the launch of a new app to help fight cyber bullying.
28 August 2013
Telenor Norway is to conduct a comprehensive emergency exercise called CyberDawn. The National Security Authority, the Norwegian Cyber Force, and other entities will participate in the exercise scheduled for September 3rd and 4th - the same period during which the Norwegian Armed Forces 'Øvelse Hovedstad 2013' exercise will take place.
27 August 2013
The Norwegian Competition Authority has approved the agreement between Telenor and Kjedehuset concerning the sale of Telekiosken. Telenor will take over the chain of stores on October 1st.
23 July 2013
In the second quarter of 2013, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 25.7 billion, representing an organic revenue growth of 2%. EBITDA before other items was NOK 8.86 billion, EBITDA margin was 34%, and operating cash flow was NOK 5.37 billion.
18 July 2013
Telenor will present its financial results for the second quarter on Tuesday 23 July 2013 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.
12 July 2013
Telenor Group has appointed Petter Furberg as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telenor Myanmar, effective from when the company receives formal approval from the relevant Myanmar authorities. Mr. Furberg presently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Thailand’s second-largest mobile operator, dtac, of which Telenor is a majority shareholder. He will be responsible for the rapid roll-out of a modern telecommunications network and related services to the benefit of the entire Myanmar population.
5 July 2013
Telenor is happy to announce that Stein Erik Vellan will be named CEO of its recently acquired Bulgarian operation, Globul. The announcement follows the EU Commission’s approval of the acquisition.
3 July 2013
Telenor today announced that it has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to accelerate the implementation of a global shared services vision across companies within the Telenor Group. Under the contract with Telenor, Accenture will look to provide relevant shared services in areas including Finance & Accounting, HR, IT and transactional procurement/purchases.
27 June 2013
Telenor today announced that it has been declared a successful applicant for a nationwide telecommunications licence in Myanmar. Following a final licence negotiation process with the government, Telenor plans to rapidly roll out a modern telecommunications network and services that will deliver the benefits of mobile communications to people throughout the country.
27 June 2013
Telenor has signed a new contract with DNB concerning the supply and operation of telephony and mobile services to the bank’s operations in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. The contract is worth NOK 315 million over three years.
26 June 2013
Kjedehuset and Telenor Norway have today signed an agreement for Telenor to take over Telekiosken. With this move, customers will be provided with unique service, solid expertise, and great deals in a nationwide chain of Telenor stores.
18 June 2013
More than 200,000 mobile users now have BankID on their mobile phones. They are therefore no longer dependent on the pin pad when it comes to paying bills or shopping online.
4 June 2013
In a market exclusive, Telenor is introducing a maximum price on mobile surfing in EU/EEA countries as well as in the most popular holiday destinations outside of the EU/EEA.
29 May 2013
Large amounts of sensitive information about Norwegian businesses are stored on old mobile phones that are no longer in use. Telenor are now raising their concern and urge Norwegian employers to focus more on safety in handling old and used phones, through their programme “Old phone new life.”
29 May 2013
Nordic Choice Hospitality Group AS has chosen Telenor as the supplier of computer networks to its hotels in the Nordic region. The hotel group is hereby guaranteeing its future computer use.
28 May 2013
Increased use of cloud services by Norwegian businesses has created a need for increased capacity in the data network. Telenor is responding to this trend with a NOK 4 billion investment in fibre optic broadband for businesses.
23 May 2013
From June 1st Telenor's mobile customers in Norway will get even more for their money. Several subscription packages are being simplified so that customers can use their mobiles even more for the same price as before. In addition, the price of the Komplett Musikk subscription is being reduced by NOK 50 per month.
15 May 2013
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Telenor ASA, held at the company’s head office outside Oslo, has approved a dividend of NOK 6.00 per share. This is the highest dividend to be paid out to shareholders since the company was stock listed in December 2000.
2 May 2013
Fornebu, Norway – 2 May 2013 - Telenor Group has recently signed a cooperation agreement with Northeastern University, a private research institution in Boston, USA. The cooperation will cover two projects within the use of ‘Big Data’ in telecommunication.
2 May 2013
Uninor today announced that it has appointed Mr. Yogesh Malik as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the operating company with immediate effect. Sigve Brekke will continue to be responsible for all of Telenor affairs in India as the Head of Telenor Group’s Asian Operations.
26 April 2013
Telenor has today signed an agreement with OTE to acquire Bulgarian mobile operator Globul for a total amount of EUR 717 million on a cash and debt free basis.
26 April 2013
In the first quarter of 2013, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 24.7 billion. EBITDA before other items was NOK 8.42 billion, EBITDA margin was 34 %, and operating cash flow was NOK 5.6 billion.
25 April 2013
Canal Digital and TV 2 have signed new comprehensive distribution agreements. TV 2's channels will therefore be available during the years to come to almost one million households who are cable and satellite customers of Canal Digital. The agreement has also been adapted to for the every day of modern television, and includes new and innovative services.
24 April 2013
Telenor will present its financial results for the first quarter on Friday 26 April 2013 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.
22 April 2013
Today people in Pakistan can transfer money easily from one city to another via Easypaisa. Now, Telenor and Tameer Bank have also introduced the opportunity to earn interest on savings by using the mobile phone. This represents a major step forward for the rural population of Pakistan which previously used cash and relied on more traditional ways of saving.
18 April 2013
With the launch of the digital tool "Senior Citizens' Guide to Social Media" in Norway, Telenor wants to encourage the elderly to become more active online. In a large survey of the online habits of the elderly, almost 70% said that they currently don't use social media.
11 April 2013
Telenor Group welcomes today’s announcement by Myanmar authorities that the company has pre-qualified for the competition to win one of two nationwide telecommunications licenses.
21 March 2013
Google and Telenor Norway cooperate to make it easier for mobile users to find relevant apps in Google Play. For the first time in Norway, customers are now able to pay for Google Play apps through their mobile phone subscriptions.
19 March 2013
Mobile sound quality upgraded to provide clearer sound quality during calls that filters out background noise. As of today, Telenor has become the only mobile operator in Norway to offer HD Voice across its network.
19 March 2013
Telenor Group and Opera Software today announce a re-commitment and an expansion of their partnership to bring the mobile web to Telenor’s millions of customers. The new agreement between Opera and Telenor goes beyond pure Web browsing. It now includes Opera’s email, application store, payment solution and advertising opportunities.
12 March 2013
Telenor Group, as a member of the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue on Freedom of Expression and Privacy, today announces collaboration with the Global Network Initiative (GNI) to advance freedom of expression and privacy rights in the information and communications technology sector.
12 March 2013
Telenor acquires Liquid Barcodes and strengthens its focus on coupons and value codes.
6 March 2013
Over half of us have at least two old mobile phones gathering dust in a drawer, according to a recent survey. Local sports clubs now wish to collect them.
5 March 2013
The Værnes region is the first area in Norway to make use of a welfare technology solution that links directly with electronic patient records. As a result, the region's health and welfare services are now able to benefit from a comprehensive overview of individual patients.
26 February 2013
A Boston Consulting Group study on behalf of Telenor looks at the rapid spread of Internet – expected to reach 176 million children in Telenor markets by 2017. Rapidly increasing access means a greater need for cross-industry collaboration to reduce risk and build resilience among youth.
24 February 2013
Firefox OS smartphones aim to rally the developer community, stimulate growth and lower the barriers to smartphone use for Telenor customers. The first Firefox OS smartphone will be launched in Serbia, Montenegro and Hungary in 2013.
13 February 2013
In the fourth quarter of 2012, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 26.0 billion, representing an organic revenue growth of 5%. EBITDA before other items was NOK 8.2 billion, EBITDA margin was 31.5 %, and operating cash flow was NOK 4.6 billion. For the full year of 2012, Telenor’s revenues were NOK 101.7 billion, EBITDA before other items was NOK 32.8 billion, EBITDA margin was 32.2% and operating cash flow was 20.5 billion.
12 February 2013
Telenor will present its financial results for the fourth quarter 2012 on Wednesday 13 February 2013 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.
1 February 2013
Telenor Norway and WiMP are expanding their cooperation. The Telenor-owned low cost operator djuice, who are launching the add-on service +WiMP today, will be the first to offer WiMP. Telenor will also be offering WiMP to its mobile customers during the spring.
30 January 2013
Morten Tengs (51) has been appointed as the new CEO at Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc). Mr. Tengs comes from the position as Senior Vice President at Telenor Group’s regional office for Asia, in Bangkok. He succeeds Cato Halsaa, who is to retire this summer.
29 January 2013
Dipper is a new Norwegian mobile company that caters to about 1.1 million employees who work for small and medium-sized businesses. Dipper believes in customer relationships based on trust and promises low prices to all, Telenor's coverage, good customer service and absolutely no lock-in periods for mobile subscriptions.
29 January 2013
Digital bullying is still a widespread problem among Norwegian youths. Half of all children and youths have experienced bullying or teasing online or on mobile phones. The 8th season of Norway’s largest campaign against digital bullying, “Use Your Head”, starts today.
18 January 2013
Today Telenor ASA signed an agreement with UNI Global Union, the voice of 20 million service sector workers around the world, in order to establish a platform and framework for dialogue between UNI and Telenor on fundamental labor rights. Telenor recognizes the importance unions can play in representing employee interests, and the role UNI can take in this regard, based on their knowledge and competence concerning labor relations.
16 January 2013
Telenor has entered an agreement with Nets, a European provider of payments, card and information services to supply them with telecom and data services in five European countries for the next three years. Telenor’s ability to provide high quality services combined with a simple administration model that covers all of the Nordics from one place is attractive for businesses in the region.
16 January 2013
Telenor has won the contract to supply mobile services to AgriKjøp. The agreement is worth NOK 180 million over three years.
15 January 2013
Today Telenor enters into a new joint venture with MicroEnsure, a leading provider of insurance products to more than four million people in Africa and Asia, to form "MicroEnsure Asia".
8 January 2013
Telenor has won the contract to supply telephony and other communications services to all health authorities in Norway. The contract has a value of approximately 120 million Norwegian kroner per year.