Telenor Group is a leading telecommunications company across Scandinavia and Asia with 176 million customers and annual sales of around USD 13 billion (2018).

We hold #1 or #2 positions in most of our markets. We are committed to responsible business conduct and driven by the ambition of empowering societies. Connectivity has been Telenor’s domain for more than 160 years, and our purpose is to connect our customers to what matters most. Telenor is listed at Oslo Stock Exchange.

Our business

Telenor Group has mobile operations in Scandinavia, including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and in Asia, including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar.

We have a leading Nordic position in mobile, broadband and TV services, as well as substantial activities in subsidiaries and joint venture operations, including mobile financial services and online classifieds in the Asia region. Worldwide, Telenor Group and our operations’ teams are 20,000 people strong.

Our purpose: Connecting you to what matters most. Empowering societies.

Connecting customers to what matters most has been the core of our business for more than 160 years. Today internet connectivity impacts nearly every part of our lives, and we believe in making it personalised and relevant for our customers. It’s about more than good business; it’s empowering societies. Our strategy towards 2020 is driven by the ambition to transform the customer experience. We create value by becoming even more efficient in how we operate, how we deliver our services and how customers experience us.

Our culture

Telenor’s culture is what binds us together as one company, across all the societies we serve. Our strategy spells out what we do; our behaviours explain how we deliver; and our purpose is our reason for existence. Being a part of or a partner to Telenor means sharing our commitment and passion for these key elements that shape our culture.

Revenue distribution Q1 2019

Key figures Telenor Group

Key figures
(NOK in millions)
First quarter 2019 First quarter 2018 Year 2018 First quarter 2019
Revenues 27 709 27 150 110 362 27 644
Organic revenue growth (%) 0.3 (1.5) (0.6)
Subscription and traffic revenues 21 443 21 015 84 825 21 443
Organic subscription and traffic revenues growth (%) 0.0 1.0 0.2
EBITDA before other income and expenses 11 175 11 340 45 451 12 425
Organic EBITDA growth (%) (3.5) 10.0 3.2
EBITDA before other income and expenses/Revenues (%) 40.3 41.8 41.2 44.9
Net income attributable to equity holders of Telenor ASA 3 882 4 992 14 731 3 833
Capex excluding licenses and spectrum 4 043 3 068 16 776
Total capex 4 043 4 687 31 245
Free cash flow 2 453 2 575 31 989
Mobile subscriptions – change in quarter /total (mill) 2.3 1.7 174