Telenor at Mobile World Congress 2019
Next week sees companies, leaders, legislators and influencers from around the world gather in Barcelona, Spain, for the 11th Mobile World Congress (#MWC19). The overarching theme of the event is Intelligent Connectivity.
Telenor Group completes sale of Telenor Banka to PPF Group
Telenor Group announced today the completion of the sale of Telenor Banka in Serbia to PPF Group, following regulatory approvals. PPF also acquired Telenor’s Central and Eastern European operations in 2018.
Global Child Forum gives Telenor top score on Corporate Benchmark in Protecting Children’s RightsSustainability stories
Highlighting Telenor Group as a best practice example for its work on child online safety, transparent child labour reporting and digital birth registration programme, the Global Child Forum report finds Telenor at the top of the child protection index, surveying all major Nordic corporations.
It’s a first: Telenor Group cedes social media power to five millennials on a mission
(Fornebu, Norway 11 February 2019) Between February and May, five Telenor Youth Forum delegates will take control of Telenor Group’s Facebook and Instagram channels to reach a potential audience of close to 400,000 followers. Their mission? To make the case for reducing inequalities in global health.
Better avalanche warnings in the ArcticInnovation stories
Heavy snowfall in Europe this season has caused several severe avalanches, killing people and causing huge damage to infrastructure in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Norway’s Arctic archipelago of Svalbard also went through avalanche evacuations due to the ongoing severe weather. Now, however, smart technology could help us stay prepared for avalanches, with the help of sensors in the snow.
Column: Will the health sector be the real winner in the 5G race?
By Naeem Zahid, Senior Business Developer e-Health and Dr. Patrick Waldemar, VP and Head of Technology at Telenor Research
Ookla: Telenor had the world’s fastest mobile network throughout 2018
(Fornebu, 17 January 2019) In August last year, Ookla announced that Telenor had the world’s fastest mobile network, based on measurements from the second quarter of 2018. According to new results, Telenor had the world’s fastest mobile network on average throughout the whole of 2018.
Lars Erik Lunøe appointed CEO of Telenor Maritime
Telenor Maritime’s Board of Directors has appointed Lars Erik Lunøe as CEO of Telenor Maritime. He will take up his new role as of February 1, 2019. Lars Erik has extensive national and international leadership experience from the maritime sector and has most recently headed the UK-based Survitec Fire Solutions as Managing Director and Managing […]
dtac and CAT sign dispute settlement agreement
Telenor’s subsidiary in Thailand, dtac, has today reached an agreement to settle legal disputes with CAT Telecom Public Company Limited (“CAT”). According to this agreement, dtac will pay a total amount of THB 9.51 bn (around NOK 2.5 bn) to CAT. The settlement is subject to approval from dtac’s Annual General Meeting in 2019.
All healthcare is not created equal: 16 Telenor Youth Forum delegates propose four digital fixes
(Fornebu, Norway, 11 December 2018) – Telenor Youth Forum holds its Oslo finale today, showcasing four new ideas that leverage mobile and digital technology to benefit human health.