Press releases

9 Apr, 2019 08:00 Press Release

Telenor to acquire majority stake in the Finnish telecom operator DNA

(Fornebu, 9 April 2019) Telenor Group has today entered into agreements to acquire 54% of the shares in the Finnish telecom operator DNA Plc for EUR 20.90 per share in cash, in total EUR 1.5 billion (approx. NOK 14.4 billion). With the transaction, Telenor gets a strong position across fixed and mobile in an attractive and growing telecom market, and further strengthens its position in the Nordic region.

25 Mar, 2019 08:00 Press Release

Telenor Pakistan CEO to lead Telenor Group’s Emerging Asia Cluster

(Fornebu, 25 March, 2019) Telenor Group today announced that effective 1 April, 2019, Irfan Khan, CEO of Telenor Pakistan, will assume additional leadership role as Telenor Group Executive Vice President and Cluster Head for Emerging Asia, joining Telenor Group’s Executive Management Team.

27 Feb, 2019 12:00

Cisco and Telenor Group extend partnership to collaborate on cloud, security and Open vRAN for 5G

Innovation stories

(Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 27 February, 2019) Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins and Telenor Group CEO Sigve Brekke met today to further strengthen the companies’ strategic collaboration by signing a Joint Purpose Agreement 2.0.

25 Feb, 2019 11:00

Telenor Group and Nokia to pilot 5G capabilities in Denmark

Innovation stories

(Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 25 February 2019) Telenor Group and Nokia today announce a joint trial in Denmark designed to verify 5G capabilities such as enhanced Mobile Broadband and Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communication for commercial use cases.

31 Jan, 2019 12:01 Press Release

UNICEF and Telenor Group extend global partnership to reduce inequalities among children

Sustainability

(FORNEBU, 31 January 2019) – UNICEF and Telenor Group today announced an agreement to extend their long-running global partnership for another three years – through 2021. Launched in 2014, the partnership delivers large-scale global projects which leverage Telenor’s digital platforms to reduce inequalities and enhance children and young people’s skills for the digital future.

30 Jan, 2019 07:00 Press Release

A strong year with continued progress on strategic ambitions

Telenor Group today announced its fourth quarter and full year results for 2018.

29 Jan, 2019 10:00 Press Release

Telenor to expand its 5G piloting in Norway

(Fornebu, 29 January 2019) Telenor Group today announced details of its expanded 5G piloting in Norway. The next generation pilot will be carried out by Telenor Norway in partnership with Ericsson and will complement the mobile operator’s existing 5G pilot in Kongsberg.

14 Jan, 2019 09:00 Press Release

Gry Rohde Nordhus appointed new SVP and Head of Telenor Group Communications

(Fornebu, 14 January, 2019) Telenor Group today announced that Gry Rohde Nordhus has been appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Communications. She joins from Siemens AS, where she served as Nordic Director of Communications, Government Relations and Sustainability. 

7 Jan, 2019 09:00 Press Release

Telenor first telco to launch digital solution with Google for Android users to ease data top-up

(Fornebu, Norway, 7 January 2019) Telenor Group is working closely with Google to make it easier for Telenor’s subscribers to manage their mobile data usage and price plans. Through the new Mobile Data Plan functionality in Android, Telenor subscribers can manage their mobile data plans and receive relevant alerts when the user experience may be impacted by for instance low data balance.

20 Dec, 2018 09:30 Press Release

Telenor CEO: Impressed with employees’ hunger for learning

(Fornebu, 20 December 2018) Telenor Group employees have met the challenge given by CEO Sigve Brekke to carry out 40 hours of training and education in 2018, by doubling the target figure. The initiative is aimed at transforming the workforce for a digital future.