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June 2018

15 Jun, 2018 09:00 Announcement

Avoid catfishing, trolling or fake news – Telenor’s Digiworld teaches children to stay safe


(Fornebu, 15 June 2018) Does your child know how to keep their personal data safe, or recognise trolling? To keep children safe online, Telenor Group is launching a new interactive game, Digiworld, to be used by schools, pupils and parents around the world.

9 Jun, 2018 08:00 Announcement

Vanessa Baird awarded Telenor Culture Prize 2018

(Fornebu, 9 June 2018) The renowned Norwegian visual artist Vanessa Baird has today been awarded Telenor Group’s Culture Prize 2018. Baird has been granted the award for her original and uncompromising way of commenting and challenging our own times.

May 2018

31 May, 2018 15:58 Press Release

Telenor banks on youth service to crowdsource reports of labour violations

BANGKOK, 31 May 2018 – Following six months of intense work, the team Agncy and their service to crowdsource labour violation reporting was announced winner of the fifth annual Telenor Youth Forum in Bangkok on 31 May 2018. Tackling UN Sustainable Development Goal #10, their service addresses the need to serve as a ‘digital message in a bottle’ for labourers. 

25 May, 2018 08:36 Announcement

GDPR in Telenor

(Fornebu, 25 May 2018) Today the General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect in Europe, which is a milestone for privacy protection, and something Telenor welcomes. GDPR ensures a predictably high level of protection for consumers, while creating consistent and flexible regulation that enables continued innovation.

23 May, 2018 14:00 Announcement

CEO statement on the Nordic Prime Ministers’ Letter of Intent on the Development of 5G in the Nordic countries

(Fornebu, 23 May 2018) As CEOs of the leading Nordic telecommunication companies, we welcome the letter of intent on 5G development signed today by the leaders of Nordic countries. A vision for a common Nordic 5G space agreed today confirms our region’s ambition to remain a leading digitalized and innovation region to the benefit of our societies. The challenge ahead is to make this vision a practical reality.

April 2018

24 Apr, 2018 07:00 Press Release

Promising start to the year as digital transformation drive continues

(Fornebu, 24 April 2018) “Entering 2018, I am pleased to see that we continue to grow and renew ourselves. We added close to two million customers in the first quarter; subscription and traffic revenues increased by 1% and EBITDA grew by 10%.

10 Apr, 2018 14:23 Announcement

Telenor Maritime to provide Wi-Fi, 3G/4G and backhaul services to Stena Line’s passenger ships

(Fornebu, 10 April 2018) Telenor Maritime, the global maritime mobile operator, expand the long-term partnership with Stena Line and announces the introduction of the mobile ecosystem onboard their passenger ships, deploying a connectivity platform with Mobile/3G/4G, Premium Wi-Fi, Ka-VSAT and mobile broadband backhaul in addition to existing system to improve the customer experience. Digital services that support the complete digital value chain vastly enhancing the customer experience onboard.

March 2018

21 Mar, 2018 08:00 Press Release

Telenor agrees to sell its Central and Eastern European assets to PPF Group for EUR 2.8bn

(Fornebu, Norway – 21 March 2018) Telenor has entered into an agreement to sell its assets in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to PPF Group for EUR 2.8 billion (around NOK 27 bn) on an enterprise value basis. The Board of Directors of Telenor intends to ask the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for authorisation to distribute a special dividend of NOK 4.40 per share.

14 Mar, 2018 02:45 Press Release

Lars-Åke Norling to step down as Chief Executive Officer of dtac

(Bangkok, 14 March 2018) Telenor’s subsidiary in Thailand, Total Access Communication PLC (dtac), today announced that its CEO Lars-Åke Norling has decided to leave the company to pursue new opportunities. dtac has initiated the process of appointing a new CEO.

13 Mar, 2018 12:30 Press Release

Telenor Group and Ant Financial in strategic partnership to deliver inclusive financial services in Pakistan

(Fornebu, 13 March 2018) Telenor Group has reached a strategic partnership agreement with Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”) in Pakistan, where Ant Financial will invest USD 184.5m for a 45% stake in Telenor Microfinance Bank (“TMB”), a subsidiary of Telenor Group, to further develop TMB’s mobile payment and digital financial services.