Telenor at a Glance

Telenor Group is one of the world’s major mobile operators. We keep our customers connected in 13 markets across Scandinavia, Central Eastern Europe, and Asia. More than 30,000 employees are committed to responsible business conduct and being our customers’ favourite partner in digital life. Connecting the world has been Telenor’s domain for more than 160 years, and we are driven by a singular vision: to empower societies. 

Telenor Group:

  • Strong footprint in Central and Eastern Europe and Asia (Global Impact Report 2016)
  • Leading Nordic position in mobile, broadband and TV services
  • Substantial activities in subsidiaries and joint venture operations
  • One of the top 500 global companies by market value (Financial Times Global 500 2015)
  • More than 30,000 employees worldwide
  • Revenues 2016: NOK 125 billion *

* With effect from Q1 2017, Telenor India is treated as an asset held for sale and discontinued operations in Telenor’s financial reporting.

Telenor was founded in 1855 and builds on over a 160 years of telecom experience.

Key figures Telenor Group

NOK (in millions) Q2 2017 Q2 2016 First half year 2017 First half year 2016 Year 2016
Revenues 31 470 30 926 61 927 62 420 125 395
Organic revenue growth (%) 2.1 0.0 1.2 0.7 0.8
EBITDA before other income and other expenses 12 719 11 381 24 181 23 010 45 966
EBITDA before other income and other expenses/Revenues (%) 40.4 36.8 39.0 36.9 36.7
Net income attributable to equity holders of Telenor ASA (167) 1 111 4 001 5 367 2 832
Capex excl. licences and spectrum/Revenues (%) 14.0 16.3 14.4 16.3 17.4
Capex/Revenues (%) 17.9 27.2 16.4 21.8 20.2
Free cash flow 9 946 497 12 113 (272) 10 300
Mobile subscriptions – Change in quarter/Total (mill.) 1.9 2.7 174 167 170

With effect from the first quarter 2017, Telenor India is treated as an asset held for sale and discontinued operations in Telenor’s financial reporting.

Revenue distribution Q2 2017

Vision and Mission

Our industry plays an increasingly important role in people’s everyday lives. Our vision, mission and values express where Telenor is headed and the role we will play both in transforming people’s lives and empowering societies to grow and progress.

Our vision

Empower societies

We provide the power of digital communication, enabling everyone to improve their lives, build societies and secure a better future for all.

Our vision to empower societies is a clear call to action. We bring vital infrastructure, new services and products that stimulate progress, change and improvement.

Our mission

We’re here to help our customers

We exist to help our customers get the full benefit of being connected. Our success is measured by how passionately they promote us.

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Telenor Group has mobile operations in 13 markets


Telenor Norway (in Norwegian)
Telenor Denmark (in Danish)
Telenor Sweden (in Swedish)

Central and Eastern Europe

Telenor Hungary
Telenor Montenegro
Telenor Serbia
Telenor Bulgaria


Telenor Pakistan
Telenor Myanmar
Grameenphone, Bangladesh
dtac, Thailand
DiGi, Malaysia
Telenor India