Continued presence in Myanmar not possible for Telenor
Since Telenor announced the sale of Telenor Myanmar Ltd. to M1 Group, an increasing number of voices among stakeholders in Myanmar and abroad have been calling for Telenor to remain in Myanmar due to our demonstrated commitments to human rights, responsible business, and international best practices. Telenor shares these concerns and has made all possible […]
Our commitment to human rights (Op-ed by Jørgen C. Arentz Rostrup on the sale of Telenor Myanmar)
Telenor entered Myanmar because we wanted to make a difference, with high business standards based on our values. For a country that had been closed to the outside world for more than 40 years, such an approach was an improvement in itself. This, and our contribution to providing internet and smartphone access, was welcomed by people all over the country. Since then, doing business according to our values and standards has been a prerequisite for our presence in Myanmar.
Values and choices in an extraordinary situation (Op-ed by Jørgen C. Arentz Rostrup on the sale of Telenor Myanmar)
Telenor entered Myanmar in 2014 with the ambition to bring telecommunications to the people of Myanmar to empower their society. Unfortunately, the extraordinary situation of recent months and the current developments have made it impossible for Telenor to continue the operations in Myanmar. This necessary decision was based on considerations of employee safety, regulatory conditions and good business practice.
Telenor evaluates options in Myanmar
On May 4, Telenor Group announced an impairment of Telenor Myanmar due to the worsening economic and business environment outlook and a deteriorating security and human rights situation, with limited prospects of improvement. Telenor Group underlined at the time that the operations in Myanmar continued and that the future presence would depend on the developments […]
Telenor Research and Telenor Digital win GLOMO Awards for cutting-edge 5G solution and digital distribution platform
(Fornebu, 2 July) Telenor’s research arm, including partners, and Telenor Digital bag “Best Network Software Breakthrough” and “Best Mobile Operator Service for Connected Consumer” prize, respectively, at the Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards at MWC Barcelona 2021.
Marvin Halleraker awarded Telenor Culture Prize 2021
(Fornebu, 22 June 2021) The accurate, creative, and influential editorial cartoonist is honoured with the distinguished culture award for his inventive and satirical works spanning over three decades.
Mobility data can help prepare Thailand for next dengue outbreak
Telenor Group collaborated with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Mahidol-Oxford Research Unit (MORU) and dtac, its operator in Thailand, to explore the relationship between human movement and the spread of dengue fever.
Calling for a return to full mobile internet in Myanmar
(21 May 2021) Telenor has signed a joint statement by the Global Network Initiative and the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business, calling for an end to the more than two months of mobile Internet disruptions and Internet restrictions in Myanmar.
The Nordic CEOs for a Sustainable Future, the Norwegian Finance Ministry, and the Oslo Stock Exchange declare support for the TCFD recommendations
(May 21 2021) The joint stance behind the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) comes as the Nordic CEOs for a Sustainable Future release a guide to help other Nordic companies begin the process of implementing the TCFD recommendations.
Groundbreaking 5G solution paves the way for new digital services
Telenor continues to push the boundaries of connectivity by introducing the world’s most diverse multi-vendor 5G Standalone solution to date.