Telenor launches Windows Live Messenger for mobile phones
Microsoft and Telenor combine to launch the world’s most popular instant messaging service, Windows Live Messenger, for mobile phones. Telenor is the first to offer this service to Norwegian mobile users.
Telenor Satellite Broadcasting release Request For Proposal (RFP) for new satellite
Telenor Satellite Broadcasting has approved the release of a Request for Proposal for a new satellite to replace THOR III, which is set to retire in 2010. THOR III was launched in 1998, equipped with 15 transponders and currently services the Nordic and CEE regions.
Nobel Peace Prize laureates met with Telenor CEO
Telenor invited Nobel Peace Prize laureates Professor Yunus and representatives from Grameen Bank to Telenor’s headquarters on Saturday morning.
Pannon Wins “Style in the Business” Award
The Budapest Business Journal selected Hungarian mobile operator Pannon GSM for the 2006 “Style in Business” award because of its social contributions through the PÃ©ldakÃ©p Foundation and various programmes to support healthcare institutions.
DiGi Awarded for its Cultural Work
DiGi has received recognition from the Malaysian Government for its efforts to preserve the national cultural heritage. DiGi’s corporate responsibility programme “Amazing Malaysians” was awarded the Anugerah Pendukung Seni (Sektor Korporat). This was the first time a corporation received the award.
Pannon Receives Business Ethics Award
Pannon was awarded this year’s Business Ethics Award. The award recognizes Pannon’s ethical behaviour towards its employees, customers, business partners and the environment as well as its corporate citizenship efforts.
Telenor to sell minority share in Bravida
On Monday 30 October, Telenor and the other principal shareholders in Bravida ASA and Trition entered into an agreement that Triton shall acquire full ownership of Bravida. Telenor holds a 46,9 per cent ownership interest in Bravida, which offers piping, electricity and ventilation services.
Telenor launches free calls between company mobile phones
From 1 November all Telenor’s business customers will be able to call other mobile phones within their company for free.
GrameenPhone reaches 10 million mobile subscribers
GrameenPhone Ltd., the largest mobile operator in Bangladesh, where Telenor has a 62 per cent owner share, has reached 10 million mobile subscribers. The achievement coincides with the 10th anniversary of the company receiving the operating license in November 1996.
Aker and Telenor enter into new cooperation agreement
Telenor has entered into an agreement with Aker Kværner to supply mobile telephony solutions for approximately 4,000 employees in the group.