Telenor Norway

Telenor’s wholly owned Norwegian mobile operation is the country’s leading telecommunications operator.

Telenor’s service portfolio in Norway includes fixed and mobile telephony, broadband and data communication services for residential and business customers, as well as a broad range of wholesale services.

Key facts

  • The country’s leading supplier of tele and data services
  • Number one broadband provider in Norway
  • 2.994 million mobile subscriptions (Q3 2017)
  • 3886 employees (Q3 2017)
  • Total revenues of NOK 26.035 million (2016)
  • Monthly Mobile ARPU: NOK 332 (Q3 2017)
  • Headquarters in Fornebu, outside Oslo
  • CEO: Berit Svendsen

Historical background

Telenor is a major contributor to research and innovation in Norway, continuing more than 160 years of history as a pioneer in telecom services.

Analytical information

For detailed information on regulatory matters, network, licenses and competitors, see our business description for Telenor Norway.

Company Website

Visit the Telenor Norway website (in Norwegian)

Key Figures for Telenor Norway

Third quarter First three quarters Year
2017 2016 2017 2016 2016
(NOK in millions) Restated* Restated* Restated*
Revenues mobile operation
Subscription and traffic 2.852 2.892 8.283 8.514 11.288
Interconnect revenues 135 144 412 444 585
Other mobile revenues 320 288 869 797 1 064
Non-mobile revenues 498 517 1.492 1.413 2.114
Total revenues mobile operation 3.804 3.841 11.056 11.169 15.052
Revenues fixed operation
Telephony 362 435 1.150 1.378 1.806
Internet and TV 1.495 1.371 4.343 4.039 5.446
Data services 124 123 372 376 503
Other fixed revenues 357 378 1.190 1.231 1.715
Total retail revenues 2.337 2.308 7.055 7.024 9.470
Wholesale revenues 367 367 1.092 1.140 1.508
Total revenues fixed operation 2.704 2.675 8.148 8.165 10.978
Total revenues 6.509 6.516 19.203 19.333 26.030
Operating expenditures 2.186 2.243 6.803 7.049 9.493
EBITDA before other items 2.973 2.906 8.391 8.303 10.946
Operating profit 1.990 1.919 5.420 5.366 6.726
EBITDA before other items/Total revenues (%) 45,7 44,6 43,7 42,9 42,1
Capex 1.181 1.175 3.891 3.267 4.780
Investments in businesses 198 211 100 100
Statistics (monthly in NOK):
Mobile ARPU 332 327 320 319 319
Fixed Telephony ARPU 242 253 247 259 259
Fixed Internet ARPU 375 359 365 349 352
TV ARPU 320 283 309 282 284
No. of subscriptions – Change in quarter/Total (in thousands):
Mobile (13) (24) 2.994 3.081 3.066
Fixed telephony (16) (17) 491 564 546
Fixed Internet 1 863 859 865
TV (1) 6 546 533 541