Latest news

September 2017

25 Sep, 2017 08:00 Press Release

Telenor Group and Wireless Trondheim open IoT lab in Norway

Telenor Group and Wireless Trondheim are joining forces to open a new IoT powerhouse to boost innovation, build competencies and promote Norwegian competitiveness. The IoT ProtoLab will be open to startups, developers and students looking to rapidly prototype and develop IoT products and services.

21 Sep, 2017 07:00 Press Release

Telenor completes its sell-down in VEON

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION INTO OR IN THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, JAPAN, SOUTH AFRICA, SPAIN OR ANY OTHER STATE OR JURISDICTION IN WHICH SUCH RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL. PLEASE SEE THE IMPORTANT NOTICE AT THE END OF THIS PRESS RELEASE.

21 Sep, 2017 06:23 Announcement

Telenor Group announces Micropower Labs of Pakistan “Digital Winner 2017”

Article

After competing with hundreds of startups across Telenor’s startup accelerators around Asia, Telenor’s Digital Winners programme brought together seven standout emerging market startups and crowned a single “Digital Winner” yesterday in Singapore. Micropower Labs from Pakistan has won Telenor Group’s annual Digital Winners competition. Specializing in hardware development, including the world’s fastest charging power bank, […]

21 Sep, 2017 02:14 Press Release

Telenor completes its sell-down in VEON

Telenor ASA today announces that the underwriters have priced its offering of 90 million common shares of VEON Ltd. in the form of common shares and American Depositary Shares (ADSs) at a public offering price of USD 4.15 per ADS/share. The offering results in net proceeds to Telenor of USD 365 million (around NOK 2.9 […]

20 Sep, 2017 22:25 Press Release

Telenor to complete the divestment of its interests in VEON

Telenor ASA today announced that it has commenced an offering of 90 million of its common shares in VEON Ltd. in the form of common shares listed on Euronext Amsterdam and American Depository Shares (ADSs) listed on NASDAQ under the ticker “VEON”. Each ADS represents one VEON common share. Telenor currently owns approximately 346.7 million […]

14 Sep, 2017 09:16 Announcement

Hello Trello: interactive boards to be integrated within appear.in

Video collaboration tool appear.in joins forces with Trello, the project management software used by 25 million. With the new integration, interactive Trello boards can be opened within appear.in video meetings to collaborate remotely in a completely new and efficient way.

August 2017

21 Aug, 2017 08:00 Press Release

Cecilie B. Heuch appointed EVP and Chief People Officer of Telenor Group

Telenor Group today announced that Cecilie B. Heuch has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, effective 1st December 2017. Heuch succeeds Jon Erik Haug who will stay in his current role until Heuch joins Telenor. He will then seek new opportunities.

12 Aug, 2017 01:00 Regional Press Releases - Asia

International Youth Day: Peace can be achieved through AI and education, say youth in Telenor Group survey

Artificial intelligence and inclusive education systems should be seen as important tools in furthering the cause of peace, youth in Asia tell Telenor Nearly 7,000 millennials, ages 15-30, have been surveyed across seven countries in Asia, including Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Malaysia, Pakistan and Singapore It’s International Youth Day, and organizations around the world are […]

9 Aug, 2017 13:30 Announcement

Telenor Banka enters strategic partnership with River Styxx Capital

Investor to acquire 85% of Telenor Banka

July 2017

17 Jul, 2017 07:00 Press Release

Telenor reports strong results and solid cash flow in second quarter 2017

“We deliver a strong set of results for the second quarter with improved revenue growth, double-digit EBITDA uplift and strong cash flow generation. Both the EBITDA and the EBITDA margin are all-time high this quarter. We were able to reduce our costs by NOK 0.6 billion and we saw margin expansion in all our business units. The robustness of our Norwegian operation, the strong revenue growth in Bangladesh and the return to growth in Thailand were amongst the highlights for the quarter.