14 December 2012
iPhone or Android? If your friends are using both, the chances are higher that you would end up with an iPhone, Telenor research shows.
12 December 2012
Learn more about how Telenor customers use their mobile phones, and how communication technology helps them in their everyday lives.
12 December 2012
Comoyo CTO Torgeir Hovden shares the ins and outs of the Global Backend and how it makes Telenor more attractive to partners.
7 December 2012
In relation to the World Anti-Corruption Day on 7 December, Telenor Hungary runs a number of activities to highlight the importance of fighting corruption, in co-operation with Transparency International.
5 December 2012
Telenor takes part in new ICT industry report, SMARTer 2020, providing analysis of how communications technology can help reduce carbon emissions and prevent climate change.
30 November 2012
Comoyo Filter is a blog for people who love movies. It’s established itself as a reliable source of movie news and reviews, due to its honest opinions and ability to venture outside of the mainstream.
29 November 2012
Telenor’s Malaysian operator, DiGi, recently announced its cooperation with Opera Software to launch a new Internet “click-to-go” service for customers.
26 November 2012
In our digitalized world, we are surrounded with millions of devices that require access to Internet. The need is growing, while frequencies are limited. “Thinking base stations” might be the solution.
21 November 2012
Rolv-Erik Spilling is now at the helm of Telenor Digital Services, charged with the task of beating Netflix in the Nordics, spreading the global backend and eventually making Digital Services a major source of revenue in the Telenor Group.
19 November 2012
Telenor Group recently secured spectrum to operate mobile networks in six telecom circles in India. These circles cover 7 states and are home to more than 600 million people. This is India’s future growth engine.
5 November 2012
The rules say that you can play World of Warcraft at the age of 12, open your Facebook account when you turn 13, drive when you turn 18 (well, in most of the countries), but what is the right age for the first mobile phone?
29 October 2012
Telenor Group once again ranks among the top global telecom companies with best carbon disclosure scores, according to the 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
26 October 2012
In the summer, when majority of us slows down and takes a well-deserved vacation, they roll up their sleeves and grab some hands-on experience; summer interns. This year as well, Telenor was strengthened with a few young and motivated people.
18 October 2012
Uninor Head of Corporate Responsibility Madhu Sirohi believes in women’s right to work and prosper, which is why she has dedicated herself to closing the gender gap in phone ownership in her work at Uninor.
16 October 2012
Telenor Pakistan announced today that the company’s customer base has surpassed 30 million subscribers.
16 October 2012
HTML5 is a term known to most people in the IT industry. HTML5 is much hyped due to its potential to enable Telcos to take a stronger position in the mobile value chain. Telenor Group’s Frode Kileng talks about what HTML5 actually is and its implications for Telenor.
2 October 2012
SINTEF (The Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research), in cooperation with Telenor, recently assessed security threats related to smart meters - electrical meters that enable two-way communication between the household and the utility company.
26 September 2012
Streetlights are expensive for Norwegian municipalities. Now, Telenor’s mobile technology is helping the city of Oslo take control and reduce the cost of lighting by approximately 50 percent.
26 September 2012
The use of mobile technology in medical treatment may substantially transform healthcare in the future. Telenor has the expertise and knowledge to take part and develop revolutionary mHealth solutions. These were the main conclusions at Telenor Hungary’s Futurology Symposium earlier this month.
18 September 2012
Grameenphone joins the biggest ever education sector project in Bangladesh and brings Internet to secondary and higher level educational institutions across the country.
12 September 2012
Telenor Montenegro hosts Safe Internet Forum; shares results from its initiative to help protect kids from online harm.
7 September 2012
Telenor customers in Thailand and Hungary can send their music CDs and mp3 players to history. Thanks to Telenor’s partnership with Deezer, they now have access to 18 million tracks on their phones, PC's or tablets at any time.
4 September 2012
Bangladesh’s grand master in mobile Web browsing came to Fornebu yesterday to challenge Kristin Skogen Lund, Opera CEO Lars Boilesen, Telenor employees and local students in a battle of speed and agility on the mobile Web.
24 August 2012
World Bank mentions Telenor in a new report that looks at how mobile apps are impacting our lives.
23 August 2012
Canal Digital partners up with NDS to create the future TV-experience. NDS will deliver middleware to Canal Digital enabling an immersive, personalized TV entertainment.
20 August 2012
Smart machines with their own brains and thoughts used to be a classic feature in the movies about future (ie beyond 2000), back in the eighties. Here we are, in 2012, talking about cognitive radio; radio equipment that can observe, make intelligent decisions based on observations, adjust itself and learn.
16 August 2012
Telenor is recognized as a good example by UNICEF, the UN Global Compact and Save the Children when it comes to upholding the Children’s Rights and Business Principles.
8 August 2012
Grameenphone, Telenor’s largest mobile operation in Asia, gets its operating 2G license renewed by the regulator in Bangladesh.
8 August 2012
The Mobile Internet Asia project hit the ground running this spring. Telenor is on its way to bringing the Web to the masses on both feature phones and smartphones.
26 July 2012
In addition to Volvo Cars, Telenor Connexion is now connecting Nissan and Renault cars in Europe, stimulating the role of telematics in the automotive industry.
25 June 2012
dtac gets credit for its mobile application helping farmers gaining valuable agricultural information and for its recycling programme “Mobile Battery for Life”.
22 June 2012
Telenor works with the European Commission to help create a safer Internet for children.
18 June 2012
Telenor research duo Wenche Nag and Mona Hovland Jakobsen conducted several workshops with 16-17 year old high school students from Oslo’s Akademiet High School during the fall 2011. This June, they went back to school to present the results and to find out what’s changed.
15 June 2012
Telenor’s test users say they want more mobile payment in the future, according the survey following the NFC trial project in Oslo with DNB.
13 June 2012
New Telenor-led research project gives valuable insight into what people do on their smartphones, while simultaneously raising awareness of the data trail that everyone leaves behind.
11 June 2012
Telenor teams up with Transparency International Hungary to empower Hungarian small- and medium-sized enterprises tackle corruption.
8 June 2012
One hamburger leaves the same carbon footprint as one full year of mobile services. When it comes to living a more carbon-friendly life, the information and communications technology (ICT) industry is part of the solution.
6 June 2012
The Online School was showcased on the ITU Deputy Secretary General’s tour to better understand how mobile operators are making a difference in Bangladesh.
4 June 2012
Graced by the presence of Aung San Suu Kyi, the democracy icon of Myanmar, the 2012 World Economic Forum on East Asia had all eyes on Bangkok Friday 1 June. Telenor Group CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas talked about egalitarianism in international business.
23 May 2012
Telenor Norway’s Svend Hopland controls the underwater installation of submarine cables from the comfort of his office chair.
15 May 2012
Telenor Norway has enlisted the help of strategic service designers to help visualize a better customer experience across all channels. Telenor’s Annita Fjuk talks about how strategic service design leads to a new way of thinking.
27 April 2012
On Wednesday 25 April, Telenor Group signed an agreement with the University in Oslo to establish a joint research and innovation programme that will lasts three years. The initiative is an example of how Telenor Group team up with external partners to do open innovation.
20 April 2012
Geir Egeland has known since the 1990s that the Internet couldn’t last forever. One day we would need to upgrade to a version called IPv6, and according to Geir, that time is now.
18 April 2012
Two and a half months after the Indian Supreme Court ordered the company’s licenses cancelled, Uninor employees are striding ahead with undiminished force.
9 March 2012
Telenor Pakistan has introduced the country's first and the world's biggest SMS-based voters' verification system. The service is engaging 85 million voters nationwide.
6 March 2012
This weekend, Sigve Brekke and Uninor were portrayed in an Indian TV program showing that both the leadership and the employees are still highly motivated to continue the fight for its operations in India.
2 March 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC) was high on the agenda at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year. On March 14, Telenor together with GSMA and the Research Council of Norway will be hosting a free NFC event at Fornebu to share industry highlights, experiences and recommendations.
2 March 2012
How is the value chain for mobile advertising evolving? What types of players are currently in this eco system? And what should the marketplace look like to sustain a fruitful mobile advertising channel?
2 March 2012
Emerging economies like the BRICS countries are challenging the norms of the telecom industry, sharing knowledge, gains and operations with partners. These innovations bring costs down and enable profitability in extremely competitive markets.
2 March 2012
"The mobile financial services is not about technology, but about building and winning the market," said Telenor Executive Vice President, Kristin Skogen Lund as she addressed a packed auditorium at the Mobile World Congress (MWC).
1 March 2012
COO Yogesh Malik in Uninor presented its "ultra-low cost" operation model at World Mobile Congress.
28 February 2012
Recent crises have demonstrated the increasingly important role mobile technology plays during disasters. Oddvar Hesjedal took part in a session at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012, where he highlighted some of the disasters Telenor Group has experienced lately and lessons learnt.
28 February 2012
Telenor Objects will strengthen its focus on eHealth and Assisted Living. Building on the Shepherd platform for M2M services, the eHealth solutions will be delivered in collaboration with local application partners, in Norway and in other Telenor markets.
24 February 2012
Devices and assets of all shapes and sizes will start to be connected all over the globe. Telenor is ready to take its share of the worldwide M2M (Machine-to-Machine) market growth through Telenor Connexion. Per Simonsen, CEO of Telenor Connexion, talks about the future of M2M.
22 February 2012
dtac, Telenor Group's mobile operator in Thailand, plans to launch a nationwide Wi-Fi to capture the growth in demand for mobile broadband services in Thailand.
21 February 2012
THOR 7 is scheduled to launch towards the end of 2013 from Arianespace Space Centre based in French Guiana. Taking the helm of the THOR 7 satellite programme is Oddveig Tretterud, one of several leading ladies in Telenor's satellite business.
6 January 2012
Thanks to Telenor Global Services you can get in touch with family, friends and business partners all over the world through high quality international communication services. CEO Bjørn Iversen explains how they work to make our world of communications smaller and which challenges that lay ahead for this Telenor company.
5 January 2012
The mobile phone has a longer history than many might think. 30 years ago, on 10 November 1981, NMT - Nordic Mobile Telephone - the world's first fully automatic mobile phone system, was launched in Oslo. This was the set-off for a remarkable mobile phone adventure.