Telenor ranks fourth in inaugural inclusion in Ranking Digital Rights Index
The 2019 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index has added Telenor to its corporate accountability index, published every two years. In its inaugural year on the index, Telenor has been ranked fourth out of 12 evaluated telecommunications operators.
Bjørn Ivar Moen appointed as CEO of Canal Digital and Telenor Broadcast
Telenor has appointed Bjørn Ivar Moen as new CEO of Canal Digital and Telenor Broadcast. He will take up his new role as of 1 June.
Telenor Group stands behind Europe’s newly published guidelines on Artificial Intelligence
The European Commission’s High Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Artificial Intelligence today released “Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI)” to promote the development and deployment of trustworthy and ethical artificial intelligence. Telenor Group, one of two operators representing the telecommunications industry in the HLEG, fully supports the Guidelines published today.
A closer look at Diversity and Inclusion
Cecilie Heuch, EVP and Chief People Officer, reflects on Telenor Group’s Diversity and Inclusion journey.
Trondheim to become Norway’s biggest 5G city
(Technoport, 27 March 2019) Telenor announces that Trondheim will become the first major city in Norway to receive 5G. Starting this summer, the construction of a number of 5G base stations will commence.
New Telenor Group-commissioned report outlines impact of telecommunications on Asia
(Singapore, 20 March 2019) A new connectivity report by Frontier Economics found that sectors driven by telecommunications contributed almost three quarters to economic growth in markets across Telenor’s Asia footprint.
Three Telenor leaders recognised among Norway’s 50 leading women in tech
On this International Women’s Day, the NHO association Abelia and the women’s network ODA, announced Norway’s 50 foremost women in technology at an event headlined by Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg. Among the 50 recognised women in technology were three Telenor leaders: Telenor Norway’s Ingeborg Øfsthus, Chief Technology Officer; Camilla Amundsen, Head of Fixed and TV and Astrid Undheim, Telenor Research VP in Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.
Telenor and Telefónica demonstrate network slicing with Open Source Mano at MWC
(Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 27 February 2019) In a joint 5G collaboration project, Telenor Group and Telefónica are together demonstrating the E2E orchestration of 5G network slices using Open Source Mano (OSM) during MWC’19.
Telenor Norway names Elverum as 5G test location with Ericsson
(Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 26 February 2019) Telenor Norway today announced Elverum as the first location for its 5G pilot with Ericsson. The mobile operator also revealed there will be 10 further collaborative 5G projects in Norway – and that soon, the next major city to get 5G will be named.
Working Group Two introduces cloud-managed mobile network with Cisco Ultra Packet Core on Amazon Web Services
(Barcelona, Spain, Mobile World Congress – February 24, 2019) Working Group Two (WG2) today announced an industry-leading platform to offer cloud-managed mobile network, running both control and user plane on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Focusing on the demands and opportunities of the 5G era – the WG2 platform allows mobile operators and enterprises to create and monetize a new breed of business and consumer mobile services that control the network through a simple cloud-based API.