Kaaren Hilsen to head Telenor’s new tower company
(Fornebu, 1 June) Kaaren Hilsen, current CEO of Telenor Sweden, is appointed CEO of Telenor Tower Holding AS from 1 September 2021.
Steady performance in the first quarter
(Fornebu, 4 May 2021) «Our digitalisation journey continued in the first quarter of 2021 enabling us to add 5 million subscribers and yielding an opex decrease of 7%. Despite a decline in subscription and traffic revenues of 4%, this enabled us to deliver an organic EBITDA decline of 2% and a free cash flow of NOK 3.8 billion.
Telenor and Axiata in advanced discussions to merge Malaysian operations
(8 April 2021) Telenor Group and Axiata Group Berhad (“Axiata”) are in advanced discussions regarding a potential merger of its Malaysian mobile operations Digi and Celcom, in which the parties will have an equal ownership of 33.1 percent each. The new company will be a leading provider of telecommunication services in the country, with competence and scale to meet increasing expectations and demand from a digitally connected society.
Telenor gathers strength in IoT for the 5G era
(Fornebu/Stockholm, 25 March 2021) Businesses searching for world class Internet of Things solutions will find that Telenor’s new operating model brings the best capabilities and competence to every customer, today and in the future.
Jukka Leinonen to head Telenor Group’s Nordic Cluster full-time
(Fornebu, 17 March 2021) Jukka Leinonen, the CEO of Telenor’s Finnish company DNA, is appointed Head of Telenor Group’s Nordic Cluster full-time from autumn 2021. He continues as Executive Vice President and a member of Telenor Group’s Executive Management, reporting to Sigve Brekke, the President & CEO of Telenor Group.
Telenor Myanmar stands with businesses in Myanmar
(19 February 2021) In a joint statement facilitated by the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business, members of the business community in Myanmar united to express growing and deep concern with the developing situation.
Telenor Group’s response to proposed Myanmar Cyber Security Bill (Updated 8.3.2021)
(Fornebu, 8 March 2021) Telenor Group calls for reinstatement of civil liberties and human rights protection and restoration of a sound legal framework in Myanmar with proportionality and proper checks and balances.
Data network restored in Myanmar
Update 7 February: Telenor Myanmar has restored the data network nationwide, following instruction from the MoTC.
Strong performance in a challenging year
(Fornebu, 2 February 2021) «The year 2020 was marked by the global pandemic. In this unprecedented situation, Telenor accelerated the digitalization, managed to safeguard employees and maintained critical connectivity to customers. For the full year, Telenor delivered an organic EBITDA growth of 2 percent and a solid free cash flow of NOK 21 billion.
Telenor: The Covid-19 digitalisation wave makes its mark on 2021 tech trends
(Fornebu, 22 January 2021) Digitalisation efforts in every corner of society will accelerate in the wake of Covid-19, predicts Telenor Research. From new technology to combat loneliness, to remote education that’s here to stay, compounded by password panic induced by rising security concerns – these are some of the trends that will shape 2021.