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.
Statement on report from Kaladan Press Network
Telenor is aware of the disturbing claims in the Kaladan Press Network report from Myanmar. We are deeply concerned by the alleged crimes, as well as the potential illegal entry into—and abuse of—the tower premises of our vendor. We can confirm that the tower referred to in the report is built and owned by a licensed tower company and operated by one of Telenor’s network vendors. Based on the allegations, Telenor Myanmar is initiating dialogue with relevant authorities to express our concern and seek further facts on the matter.
The ‘mobile’ Internet of Things gets even better
Thanks to Telenor’s new mobile network for the Internet of Things (IoT), a small tag device from tech company Oss Norge can tell you everything you need to know about your electricity use. Today, Telenor is launching the LTE-M communication technology, making it the first Nordic operator to offer a comprehensive, nationwide mobile network optimised for your devices and appliances.
Telenor Group endorses the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace
(Paris/Fornebu, 12 November 2018) Telenor Group has signed the “Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace”, which was announced today at the Paris Peace Forum and Internet Governance Forum in France. This is a first step towards closer collaboration on a global level between states, civil society and the private sector to improve trust, security and stability in cyberspace.
dtac wins 900 MHz license
Bangkok/Fornebu, 29 Oct 2018: Telenor’s Thailand operator, dtac, on Sunday announced the acquisition of a 15-year license of 2×5 MHz bandwidth of spectrum in the 900 MHz band. The announcement followed a spectrum auction arranged by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) and marks a critical step in dtac’s ambition to strengthen network capacity and speed across the country.
European Commission closes investigation of Swedish telecom companies
The European Commission has closed its investigation into four Swedish telecom companies, including Telenor, without any further actions.
Telenor launches nationwide IoT network over 4GInnovation stories
(Stavanger, 26 September 2018) Today, Telenor Norway opens its 4G network for Internet of Things (IoT) communication. IoT over 4G enables sensors and other “things” to communicate via Telenor’s existing 4G network. This makes Telenor’s network the only one to provide full nationwide coverage for IoT communication.
New study highlights mobile’s increasing impact on reaching the UN SDGsSustainability
(New York/Fornebu, 25 September 2018) A new GSMA report released today has found that the mobile industry is strengthening its commitment to achieving a better and more sustainable future for all, by demonstrating significant and measurable impact in contributing to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Telenor Group’s Digital Birth Registration project together with UNICEF and local authorities in Pakistan is highlighted as best practice for contributing to SDG #10, Reduced Inequalities.
Telenor at UN General Assembly 2018
Next week sees global leaders from more than 190 countries gather in New York for the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA73) together with representatives from the private sector and civil society. The goal: to discuss global political challenges and possible joint solutions.
Ookla: ‘Telenor has the fastest mobile network in the world’Innovation stories
(Fornebu, 28 August 2018) Telenor Norway has the fastest mobile network in the world, according to Ookla, which analyses the speeds from tests conducted by mobile customers.