Press releases

16 Jan, 2020 11:01 Press Release

Telenor Group announces CEO changes in Asian subsidiaries

(Fornebu, 16 January 2020) Telenor Group today announces new Chief Executive Officers in three of its Asian subsidiaries; Telenor Myanmar, dtac in Thailand and Grameenphone in Bangladesh.

13 Dec, 2019 09:00

Telenor completes 5G vendor selection for Norway

(Fornebu, 13 December 2019) Telenor has completed its vendor selection process for the future network in Norway. Ericsson will modernise and build the Telenor’s 5G radio access network (RAN).

28 Nov, 2019 07:00 Press Release

Telenor: 20 technology trends that will shape 2020

(Fornebu, 28 November 2019) – From the “Internet of Bodies” and Green Tech to DIY AI and trends in digital trust, a host of new technology solutions, along with complex Big Tech conversations, will make for a paradoxical and exciting 2020, says Telenor Research.

21 Nov, 2019 04:03 Press Release

Telenor Group merges online classifieds assets with Carousell

(Singapore, 21 November 2019) Telenor Group today announced a merger between its online classifieds business, 701Search, and Carousell, one of Asia’s largest and fastest-growing classifieds marketplaces, in an equity and cash agreement.

1 Nov, 2019 07:00 Press Release
The CEOs of the Nordic cluster; Jesper Hansen, Denmark, Kaaren Hilsen, Sweden, Petter-Børre Furberg, Norway & Jukka Leinonen, Finland
The CEOs of the Nordic cluster; Jesper Hansen, Denmark, Kaaren Hilsen, Sweden, Petter-Børre Furberg, Norway & Jukka Leinonen, Finland

Jukka Leinonen appointed new Nordic cluster head for Telenor Group

(Fornebu, 1 November, 2019) Jukka Leinonen, CEO of the Finnish telcom operator DNA, has been appointed head of Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster. In his new role, Leinonen will be part of Telenor’s Group Executive Management and assume the role of chair of Telenor Sweden and Telenor Denmark, in addition to retaining his responsibilities as CEO of DNA in Finland.

23 Oct, 2019 07:00 Press Release

Steady strategy execution continues to yield results

(Fornebu, 23 October 2019) “The performance in the third quarter reflects continued strong execution on our strategy, focusing on growth, efficiency and simplification. Overall, the Group delivers an almost flat organic subscription and traffic revenue growth and organic EBITDA decline of 2%, when adjusting for project costs this quarter and non-recurring items last year. Our cost base remained stable, excluding DNA and project costs.

22 Oct, 2019 19:15 Press Release

Telenor Group and NENT Group to merge Canal Digital and Viasat Consumer

(Fornebu/Stockholm, 22 October 2019) Telenor Group and Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) today announced the formation of a new company that combines Canal Digital and Viasat Consumer (satellite pay-TV & broadband-TV operations). This will create a vibrant Nordic TV distribution business and capture synergies in a maturing direct-to-home (DTH) segment. Telenor and NENT Group will each hold 50 percent of the new company.

27 Sep, 2019 09:19 Press Release

Telenor reports ownership of nearly 95 percent of Finnish telco, DNA; begins process to form a new Nordic cluster

(Fornebu, 27 September 2019) After completing the initial mandatory tender offer (MTO) period for shares in Finnish telco, DNA, Telenor Group today reports a preliminary holding of 94.36 percent of DNA shares and will extend the MTO offer period until 10 October 2019.

26 Sep, 2019 13:18

Telenor launches Scandinavia’s largest 5G pilot in Norway

(Elverum, 26 September 2019) Telenor today opened Scandinavia’s largest 5G pilot in the Norwegian municipality of Elverum, making Telenor Norway the country’s first operator to integrate 5G into its mobile network.

23 Sep, 2019 12:02 Press Release

Tender offer period for DNA shares runs through 26 September

(Fornebu, 23 September 2019) On August 29, Telenor launched a mandatory public tender offer for all of the remaining issued and outstanding shares in Finnish telecommunications company, DNA. The offer period ends on 26 September 2019.*