Telenor has today published its Global Impact Report, quantifying the company’s socioeconomic impact. The report was compiled by KPMG, and shows that Telenor contributed an estimated USD 20.3 billion towards economic growth (measured in terms of Gross Value Added ) across its 13 markets in 2015.
Telenor Group’s annual Culture Prize, “Boundless Communication” 2016, will be awarded to acclaimed music producer and Emmy and Peabody award-winning documentary film director Deeyah Khan for her artistic achievements. She has made an extraordinary contribution within culture in Scandinavia and internationally for her work in women’s rights, freedom of expression and increased cultural understanding.
Employees with a great idea for a digital product can apply to Ignite Incubator, Telenor’s new intrapreneur program.
Telenor Group has on 29 January 2016 entered into an agreement to acquire approximately 95% of Tapad Inc., a leading marketing technology firm. The acquisition enables Telenor to take a position within the rapidly growing market for advertising technology, and secures important competence within digital marketing and analytics.
The Corporate Assembly of Telenor ASA has on 17 December 2015 elected Gunn Wærsted (60) as Chair of the Board of Directors. Wærsted will assume her position on 14 January 2016.
Telenor Group today announced that it has surpassed the 200 million mobile subscriber mark. This represents a significant milestone in Telenor Group’s history across Asia, Europe and the Nordics.
Telenor welcomes 25 young change-makers to our thought leadership forum. These Youth from around the world are joining us for #TYF15 to transform the world we live in and shape our digital future.
In line with a corporate vision of encouraging diversity and developing more female leadership in business and society, Telenor Group has adopted a six-month paid maternity leave policy as a minimum standard globally across its 13 markets.
Telenor Group announced that Uninor, its subsidiary in India, will change its name to Telenor India. More than a name change, this is about expanding the commitment to bring the best value to its 40 million customers.
Telenor marks its 160th year of operations and continuous change, continuing to help people get the full benefit of being connected
Disagreement with the European Commission on acceptable conditions to go ahead with plan to create a robust mobile operator
Sigve Brekke is appointed new Group President and Chief Executive Officer in 2015.
THOR 7 successfully launched into space delivering satellite services for all the markets in which we operate
Telenor Group worldwide marks Safer Internet Day by announcing expanded efforts to keep the Internet safe for the estimated 55 million children around the world who are expected to come online by 2017
Signs an agreement with the Union Government of Myanmar for a nationwide telecommunications licence
Joining forces to promote children’s development. Includes both financial support and access to a range of mobile solutions that will help advance children’s rights
Telenor Broadcast sells Conax to Kudelski Group for NOK 1.5 billion. Conax serves approximately 380 clients worldwide representing 140 million pay-tv consumers in over 85 countries
Telenor Pakistan starts roll-out of 3G services on its nationwide network, sharing Telenor Group’s global ambition to bring Internet for All
Provides customers with innovative mobile banking services – a milestone in Telenor’s development of online financial services and mobile banking in Europe
Completes 100% ownership of Telewings in India. As a result, Telenor takes full ownership of the company
Telenor and TeliaSonera enter into an agreement to merge their Danish operations into a new joint venture where the parties will own 50 percent each. Approval from EU expected during 2015
28 young social entrepreneurs from all 13 Telenor countries join Telenor’s second annual Youth Summit in Oslo. The summit is in partnership with the Nobel Peace Center
MicroEnsure, is a leading provider of insurance products to more than four million people in Africa and Asia, and creates ?MicroEnsure Asia?
Shall collaborate 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 on fundamental labor rights
Shall collaborate with the Global Network Initiative (GNI) to advance freedom of expression and privacy rights in the information and communications technology sector
Inncludes Opera?s email, application store, payment solution and advertising opportunities
Telenor and Tameer Bank first to introduce mobile savings in Pakistan as a supplement to the existing service Easypaisa which makes it possible to transfer money easily
Acquires the second largest mobile operator in Bulgaria: GLOBUL
Contribution to accelerate the implementation of a global shared services vision across Telenor Group (Finance & Accounting, HR, IT and transactional procurement/purchases)
The 12th consecutive year that Telenor Group has been recognized as one of the top members in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes of telecom companies
Telenor, Schibsted Media Group and Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) are teaming up to create two joint ventures in online classifieds to people in Asia and South America
GSMA which in addition to nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators also represent 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem
Announce Myanmar as the latest country to be included in their existing agreement to bring Wikipedia Zero to Telenor customers in Asia and Europe
Established to offer managed network and IT services to Telenor Business Units
Welcomes 25 young social entrepreneurs from across Asia and Europe to its inaugural Youth Summit in Oslo. The summit is arranged together with the Nobel Peace Center
Is recognised by UNICEF and the World Bank for health, finance and agriculture services.
Completes biggest network swap in Group history upgrading 7272 base stations
Spreads the Internet to the masses and creates more smartphone users
Menas that Nordic customers will get more simplicity, cost control and flexibility when using their mobile abroad
Renault picks Telenor Connexion as a supplier for its electric and fuel cars, following Telenor?s success on Nissan Leaf
Grameenphone and partners bring urban education to rural children via new online school programme
Will empower Hungarian small and medium-sized enterprises to tackle corruption
Telenor secures licence to build the best 4G network in Denmark
Telenor celebrates 10 years at Fornebu, a headquarters built around the interplay between people, technology and the working environment
Offers Wikipedia free of charges on mobile devices to 135 million Telenor customers in Asia and Southeastern Europe
Telenor is launching its fourth-generation mobile network (4G) in 11 cities and towns in Norway
Telenor in India awarded spectrum to provide mobile telephony services in six telecom circles
Telenor is the first telecoms operator in Norway to make it possible to use mobile phones on the 4G network
Will imply that collaboration and office solutions for companies will merge into one (within a cloud platform)
The first operator in India and within the Telenor Group to be certified for three critical international HSSE standards by British Standards Institute
Grameenphone wins award for Information Boat and is recognized for best practice in e-content in South Asia.
Sets up Internet services company ComoYo to develop and aggregate third party services
Replacing equipment at 6500 locations and wins InfoWorld Green Award for clever handling 1500 tons of used network equipment
Grameenphone upgrades network to provide the best in Bangladesh including 3G readiness.
Will secure capacity for growing data market and launches 3G.
Telenor Svalbard celebrates 100 years in the Arctic and launches the northernmost 4G network
Norway’s largest work training programme for the disabled, has celebrated 15 successful years.
Reaches 4000 children a year in Bangladesh, ensuring schooling, practical skills training and safe jobs.
Telenor Serbia?s project to help Roma families to use technology is recognised as a global achievement
Extends Easypaisa offer with Mobile Account and Money Transfer and opens social services portal
Local renewable energy supply in use in Montenegro, Serbia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand and Hungary
Telenor Connexion leads Roaming, Fraud, and Security workstream for GSM Association M2M Initiative
Will cover 13 circles and 900 million people in India via network with 100 per cent tower sharing
Is the first true environment friendly building in Bangladesh, saving 30 per cent energy consumption in its first year
For easy money transfer and utility bill payment and wins Mobile Money Award for Easypaisa.
Telenor Connexion is supplier of connectivity services for their telematics services of the new Nissan LEAF electrical vehicle
Danish mobile operator Sonofon and broadband provider Cybercity change their names to Telenor
Inauguration of Pannon?s new headquarters in Budapest, Hungary
Agree to settle their legal disputes and form a new joint mobile operator targeting emerging markets
Is established in Stockholm, Sweden – working with SIM card services (Internet of Things)
Takes control over a 60 per cent stake in Unitech Wireless (India) as part of its plan to enter the Indian market
Implementation of alternative energy to power base stations: Grameenphone in Bangladesh and Telenor Pakistan install hybrid solar-powered base station sites
Telenor wins the bid for the second largest mobile operator in Serbia