Press releases

December 19, 2012 Press Release

Vivek Sood appointed Chief Executive Officer of Grameenphone

Grameenphone Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Vivek Sood (47) as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mr. Vivek Sood will succeed Mr. Tore Johnsen (65) and take up his position from 7 January 2013.

December 17, 2012 Press Release

Telenor and Microsoft merge in the cloud

Telenor and Microsoft have signed a global syndication agreement which means that collaboration and office solutions for companies will merge into one in the cloud.

December 14, 2012 Press Release

Telenor in India: Capturing growth in one of the world’s largest mobile markets

Today Telenor presents its updated plan for the company’s operations in India, bringing a challenging year to an end. Telenor Group executives including CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas and India Managing Director Sigve Brekke take to the stage at Fornebu today to share the company’s strategic direction and financial objectives in India.

December 11, 2012 Press Release

Telenor briefing on India

Telenor has the pleasure of inviting you to its India media and analysts presentation on Friday 14 December 2012 at 09:00 hrs Norwegian time/CET. The presentation, which will also be broadcast live over the Internet, will be held in Auditorium Voice, Telenor Expo Visitor Centre at Fornebu near Oslo. The presentation will be available on our website from 08:00 hrs Norwegian time.

December 6, 2012 Press Release

Telenor Norway introduces 4G for mobile

Telenor is the first telecoms operator in Norway to make it possible to use mobile phones on the 4G network.

December 4, 2012 Press Release

Investigation by the Competition Authorities

The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) and the Norwegian Competition Authority have today initiated an investigation against Telenor Norge AS and Telenor ASA regarding possible abuse of dominant market position and/or possible anti-competitive practices.

November 29, 2012 Press Release

Uninor celebrates reaching break-even target in its first telecom circle

(Oslo/ New Delhi) Uninor has today announced that Uttar Pradesh East has become its first circle to achieve break-even.This means the company’s operations in UP East are now profitable, with revenues being higher than operating costs (EBITDA break-even).

November 23, 2012 Press Release

The job of football referees will get easier with new app

On Thursday, Refsports was awarded the NOK 100,000 Telenor Partner Prize for 2012. The prize was awarded for the solution RefSoccer, a mobile application that makes match administration far easier for referees, coaches and sporting bodies.

November 15, 2012 Press Release

Telenor’s Digital Winner makes paper receipts a thing of the past

The Norwegian digital receipt company, dSafe, is this year’s Digital Winners Prize recipient. The award was announced last night during the Digital Winners Conference at Telenor’s Fornebu headquarters.

November 14, 2012 Press Release

Telenor awarded spectrum in six telecom circles in India

Telenor Group today announced that the company has been successful in securing spectrum license to provide mobile telephony services in six telecom circles in India. Telenor’s total bid in the spectrum auction was INR 40.18 billion (NOK 4.2bn) of which 33 per cent is to be paid up front.