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May 2003

28 May, 2003 13:43 Press Release

The Telenor centre at Kokstad in Bergen: Picks up international real estate award

Fending off keen competition from projects from all over the world, Telenor’s office building at Kokstad, Bergen ran off with the top honours in the prestigious international real estate award Prix d’Excellence. The award is presented by the international organisation FIABCI. This is the tenth award bestowed on the Telenor Centre at Kokstad.

12 May, 2003 16:40 Press Release

New CEO in Canal Digital

has temporarily been appointed CEO of Canal Digital AS, the biggest television distribution company in the Nordic countries. Mr. Albech is deputy managing director of Telenor Broadcast and he has broad experience of Telenor’s television operations.

8 May, 2003 15:18 Press Release

Telenor’s Annual General Meeting_51

Telenor ASA’s Annual General Meeting has today approved the annual report and accounts of Telenor ASA and the Group for 2002, and the Board of Directors’ proposed dividend of NOK 0.45 per share. The dividend will be paid out on May 23, 2003 to shareholders registered as holding shares on the date of the Annual General Meeting. As of May 9, 2003, shares in Telenor will be traded exclusive of dividend.

7 May, 2003 08:10 Press Release

Two new members elected to the Board of Telenor ASA

The Corporate Assembly of Telenor has elected two new members to the Board of Telenor ASA. They are Ms. Liselott Kilaas and Mr. John Giverholt.

7 May, 2003 08:00 Press Release

Results for the first quarter of 2003

Telenor’s revenues increased by nine per cent to NOK 12.6 billion in the first quarter of 2003 compared to the first quarter of 2002. In the same period operating profit increased from NOK 602 million to NOK 1,475 million as a result of good underlying development, and profit before taxes and minority interests increased by more than NOK one billion to NOK 1,047 million.

6 May, 2003 09:37 Press Release

Telenor: Reduced SMS prices as of today

Telenor Mobil has recently announced extensive price cuts in June. The SMS prices are however effective already today. Thus, the price of an SMS will start at only NOK 0.69 for Telenor Mobil customers.

2 May, 2003 10:37 Press Release

Press conference on 1st quarter results.

Telenor invites to a press conference regarding the publication of the financial results for the 1st quarter 2003. CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas will present the results. The press conference, which will be held in Norwegian, takes place in the auditorium at Telenor Expo, Visitors’ Centre, at Fornebu outside Oslo on Wednesday 7 May at 0900 hrs Norwegian time.

April 2003

30 Apr, 2003 14:53 Press Release

Telenor has sold nine percent of Cosmote’s share capital via an accelerated equity offering for NOK 2.1 bn.

Telenor announced today the sale of a 9% shareholding in the leading Greek mobile telecom operator Cosmote raising total proceeds of NOK 2.1bn and representing a financial gain before tax of approximately NOK 1.5bn.

30 Apr, 2003 11:16 Press Release

Reminder: Capital Markets Day

Telenor reminds of its Capital Markets Day 2003. The programme will provide a thorough insight into Telenor’s strategies, future development and business areas.

24 Apr, 2003 09:35 Press Release

Telenor: Mobile prices to be cut by NOK 300 million

Telenor Mobil’s price structure will be far simpler from June 16 this year. Simultaneously, prices on both calls and text messages will be reduced by a total of approximately NOK 300 million. Text messages will cost from NOK 0.69.