Press releases

December 3, 2009 Press Release

Uninor services launched in India

Telenor Group’s Indian mobile operation, Uninor, today announced the launch of its mobile services in seven Indian telecom circles, making it the largest single day launch in the telecom history. On the first day of service Uninor will cover a footprint of close to 600 million people.

November 30, 2009 Press Release

CEO, Chairman of the Board and Independent Directors selected for VimpelCom Ltd.

Telenor and Altimo have agreed to appoint Alexander Izosimov as the CEO of VimpelCom Ltd. Jo Lunder will be the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Lunder, Mr. Leonid Novoselsky and Dr. Hans Peter Kohlhammer will be the independent members of VimpelCom Ltd.’s Board of Directors.

November 18, 2009 Press Release

Reduced capex requirements in India

Telenor gives a status update on India at Morgan Stanley’s annual investor conference in Barcelona 18-19 November. Accordingly, the following has been notified the Oslo Stock Exchange:

November 16, 2009 Press Release

Trading of Grameenphone shares started

Grameenphone today started trading its shares on the stock exchanges in Dhaka and Chittagong.

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Richard Olav Aa new Chief Financial Officer in Telenor Group

Richard Olav Aa has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Telenor. He will be responsible for Telenor’s financial management and be part of the Group Executive Management. Richard Olav Aa is today Investment Director of Arendals Fossekompani ASA.

November 6, 2009 Press Release

Telenor will not block The Pirate Bay

The Asker and Bærum District Court today delivered its verdict on the so-called Pirate Bay case. The Court concludes that Telenor is not illegally contributing to any violation of copyrights through services offered by The Pirate Bay and that there is subsequently no basis for instructing Telenor to block admission to the website.

November 5, 2009 Press Release

Telenor to replace its infrastructure for mobile services in Norway

(Oslo/Fornebu, 5 November 2009): Telenor is going to replace its entire mobile services infrastructure in Norway during the next years, with the aim of creating a flexible and cost efficient platform for mobile services. Huawei and Starent Networks have been chosen as the technology providers for the wireless network and mobile core network, respectively.

October 30, 2009 Press Release

Telenor’s new satellite, THOR 6, successfully launched

Telenor Satellite Broadcasting is pleased to announce the successful launch of its new geo stationary satellite, THOR 6.

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Kristin Skogen Lund new Executive Vice President in Telenor

Kristin Skogen Lund (43) has been employed as Executive Vice President (EVP) in Telenor with responsibility for the Nordic region, which includes Telenor Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Broadcast. Kristin Skogen Lund will be part of the Group Executive Management of the Telenor Group.

October 29, 2009 Press Release

Huge interest for Grameenphone IPO

More than 20,000 Bangladeshi made their way to the Bangabandhu International Convention Center in Dhaka the 28 October to take part in the Grameenphone IPO Lottery.