20 December 2010
As formally communicated to VimpelCom Ltd.'s Chairman yesterday, based on the information available to it and recent developments, Telenor ASA has determined that the proposed acquisition by VimpelCom Ltd. of Weather Investments S.p.A. is not in the best interests of VimpelCom shareholders and therefore does not intend to support the transaction.
1 December 2010
Telenor and the Norwegian Red Cross have signed an agreement making Telenor a Red Cross' key partner for the next three years. The agreement is worth at least NOK 9 million.
27 October 2010
In the third quarter of 2010, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 24.1 billion, representing an organic revenue growth of six per cent. EBITDA before other items was NOK 7.9 billion, EBITDA margin was 33 per cent, and operating cash flow margin was 23 per cent. Telenor's consolidated mobile operations added seven million subscriptions during the quarter.
25 October 2010
Telenor will present its financial results for the third quarter 2010 on Wednesday 27 October 2010 at 09:00 hrs Norwegian time/CET. The presentation, which will also be broadcast live over the Internet, will be held in Auditorium A, Telenor Expo Visitor Centre at Fornebu near Oslo. The figures will be published on Telenor's website at 07:00 CET.
21 October 2010
On Saturday, 23 October Telekiosken, Telenor and Samsung are arranging the qualification round for the Norwegian Championships in SMS messaging at shopping centres all over Norway. The event produced a Norwegian world record-holder last year. Practice makes perfect - in 2009 we sent more than 6.5 billion SMS messages in Norway.
13 October 2010
Telenor is now launching a new mobile bundle aimed at the small business. The new offer bundles, for the first time, a business subscription for mobile voice and mobile broadband services with a mobile phone, into a single product at a fixed price.
12 October 2010
Telenor and PayEx have joined forces and established the company Valuecodes. By combining their knowledge and experience their objective is to take a leading role in the new digital market for coupons, gift vouchers and tickets.
30 September 2010
Telenor has signed a new agreement with Norway Post for the provision of telephony and mobile data services.
30 September 2010
Telenor and the Norwegian Ski Federation (NSF) today announced that they have prolonged an agreement in which Telenor continues as main sponsor for alpine skiing. Telenor will also continue as main sponsor for Telenor Karusellen, a skiing competition for children
27 September 2010
The Telenor Culture Prize for 2010 is awarded to the acknowledged Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson.
24 September 2010
A new survey shows that the amount of digital bullying among children and young people has fallen in the past two years. Yet despite the trend following the right course, two out of three still say that they or someone they know have received messages they perceive as bullying. Telenor, the Red Cross, Barnevakten, and the Norwegian Media Authority are now intensifying the fight against digital bullying. In the autumn 50 new junior high schools will be visited by the "Bruk Hue" (use your head) campaign.
15 September 2010
Telenor and Telefonica will support each other's multinational customer (MNC) requirements in 22 countries. The agreement reinforces both companies' managed mobility solutions for multinational customers.
1 September 2010
Norway's first two Telenor stores open in Sandvika and Storo today. The stores will provide ordinary people with a better understanding of how communication technology can make life easier.
27 August 2010
Bjørn Magnus Kopperud, Executive Vice President and Head of Telenor Group People & Organisation, has been appointed Deputy Head of Telenor Central and Eastern Europe. He will take up his new position following today's announcement and withdraw from the Group Executive Management.
25 August 2010
On Wednesday Telenor launched the opportunity for charity donations via SMS in Norway. The Norwegian Red Cross is the first organisation to start using this new donation tool, in the work to help flood victims in Pakistan.
25 August 2010
The Telenor Group and Opera Software announced a non-exclusive Global Framework Agreement aiming to stimulate rapid growth of mobile Internet services across Telenor's business units. Telenor's business units can co-brand, distribute and run the Opera Mini mobile browser across its mobile handset and subscriber portfolios. As a result, Telenor's customers in all geographies will be able to enjoy a fast, affordable and user-friendly mobile web experience on their favourite handset.
21 July 2010
In the second quarter of 2010, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 25.2 billion, representing an organic revenue growth of 5 per cent. The EBITDA margin in the second quarter of 2010 was 28 per cent, and operating cash flow margin was 16 per cent. Adjusted operating profit was NOK 2.9 billion. Telenor's mobile operations added 5.4 million subscriptions during the quarter.
9 July 2010
The board of Uninor has accepted the resignation of Stein-Erik Vellan as managing Director. Sigve Brekke, Head of Telenor Asia Region, has been nominated as the Managing director of Uninor pending all regulatory and statutory approvals in India, and will also continue to be the head of Asia for Telenor.
16 June 2010
Telenor Norway is implementing powerful measures to renew the IS area in the company. By simplifying and making changes to the supplier side, Telenor is improving supplier management, with major gains in the form of efficiency, quality and flexibility.
7 June 2010
The boards of directors of EDB Business Partner and ErgoGroup have agreed to recommend to their shareholders a combination of EDB and ErgoGroup to create a leading Nordic IT vendor. Telenor Group holds an ownership share of 51.3 per cent of EDB Business Partner.
1 June 2010
Uninor has today launched its services in five new telecom circles, increasing its coverage to 13 telecom circles and its population footprint to 900 million people across India. Telenor holds a 67.25 per cent stake in the company.
11 May 2010
The TV4 Group and Telenor Group today announced that they have entered a co-ownership agreement for C More Entertainment, which runs its premium TV operations under the Canal+ brand. Telenor will acquire 35 per cent of C More Entertainment through a share purchase and a directed new share issue of the company's shares. Telenor has paid a cash consideration of SEK 787 million. In addition, certain sports rights owned by Telenor, such as SAS Ligaen and FIFA World Cup 2010 in Denmark, have been sublicensed to C More Entertainment. The Nordic co-ownership provides Canal+ with long term access to important content for its TV subscribers. Canal+ customers will be offered an increased selection of top quality sports, films and series.
5 May 2010
In the first quarter of 2010, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 24 billion, representing an organic revenue growth of 3 per cent. The EBITDA margin in the first quarter of 2010 was 30 per cent, and operating cash flow margin was 20 per cent. Telenor's mobile operations added 5 million subscriptions during the quarter, reaching a total of 179 million.
3 May 2010
Telenor will present its financial results for the first quarter 2010 on Wednesday 5 May 2010 at 09:00 hrs Norwegian time/CET. The presentation, which will also be broadcast live over the Internet, will be held in Auditorium A, Telenor Expo Visitor Centre at Fornebu near Oslo. The figures will be published on Telenor's website at 07:00 CET.
27 April 2010
Telenor Group today announced that Ms. Hilde Tonne (44) is appointed Deputy Head of Asia Region. The appointment will strengthen management and operational attention towards Telenor's Asian subsidiaries.
21 April 2010
Telenor has today sent a the following notice to the Oslo Stock Exchange:
16 April 2010
Farimex Products, Inc. today withdrew its claim against Telenor East Invest AS, and the Federal Arbitrazh (Business) Court of the West Siberian District, in Tyumen, cancelled the ruling of the Eighth Arbitrazh Appellate Court in Omsk holding Telenor East Invest AS liable for US$1.73 billion in damages and terminated all proceedings.
16 April 2010
VimpelCom Limited has today issued a press release titled "VimpelCom Ltd. Announces Results of U.S. Exchange Offer. Trading of VimpelCom Ltd. to Begin Today on a When-issued Basis".
7 April 2010
Telenor Group today announced that Mr. Jon Erik Haug is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Telenor in Denmark. Jon Erik Haug will succeed Mr. Henrik Clausen, who is appointed CEO of DiGi, Telenor's subsidiary in Malaysia.
7 April 2010
DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Henrik Clausen as the company's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Henrik Clausen will succeed Mr. Johan Dennelind who leaves DiGi on May 17th.
24 March 2010
The Federal Arbitrazh (Business) Court of the West Siberian District, Tyumen, today postponed for the fourth time the hearing of Telenor East Invest AS's appeal of the ruling of the Eighth Arbitrazh Appellate Court in Omsk holding Telenor East Invest AS liable for US$1.73 billion in damages as a result of a claim by Farimex Products Inc., the holder of ADRs equal to 0.002 per cent of OJSC VimpelCom shares.
19 March 2010
Pannon in Hungary rebrands to Telenor
18 March 2010
Telenor's IP TV product is now launched, providing Telenor's fibre customers with the ideal communications solution for the whole family: high-speed broadband, telephony and probably the best range of TV in the Nordic Region - all on the same fibre optic cable.
9 March 2010
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway today presented the awards to the winning teams of the Deep Green Challenge for Change competition in Malaysia.
10 February 2010
For the full year of 2009, Telenor's reported revenues increased by 2 per cent compared to 2008, reaching NOK 97.7 billion. The operating profit was NOK 13.3 billion. Telenor's mobile operations added 2 million subscriptions during the quarter, reaching a total of 174 million.
9 February 2010
VimpelCom Ltd. has today published a press release titled: VimpelCom Ltd. Announces Launch of Exchange Offer for OJSC VimpelCom Shares and American Depositary Shares
8 February 2010
(Fornebu, 8 February 2010) Telenor will present its financial results for the fourth quarter 2009 on Wednesday 10 February 2010 at 09:00 hrs Norwegian time/CET. The presentation, which will also be broadcast live over the Internet, will be held in Auditorium A, Telenor Expo Visitor Centre at Fornebu near Oslo. The figures will be published on Telenor's website at 07:00 CET.
12 January 2010
Uninor today announced its first month-end subscriber numbers since the launch in December 2009. By the end of the month, Uninor had secured 1.2 million subscribers in the eight telecom circles where its GSM services are available.