Press releases

December 8, 2014 Press Release

Telenor CEO withdraws from VimpelCom Supervisory Board

The President and CEO of Telenor Group, Jon Fredrik Baksaas, has today informed VimpelCom Ltd. that he steps down from the Supervisory Board of the company with immediate effect. This decision was taken in alignment with the Board of Directors of Telenor Group.

December 3, 2014 Press Release

Telenor and TeliaSonera to merge Danish operations to create robust mobile contender

On 3 December 2014 Telenor and TeliaSonera entered into an agreement to merge their Danish operations into a new joint venture where the parties will own 50 percent each. The new joint venture will create a robust mobile operator which is able to increase investments in networks to the benefit of our customers.

November 20, 2014 Press Release

New CEOs in Grameenphone and Uninor

Telenor Group today announced that Mr. Rajeev Sethi will join Grameenphone as CEO while Mr. Vivek Sood will join Uninor as CEO.

November 12, 2014 Press Release

Digital natives to embark on Oslo

Telenor Group is pleased to present 28 young social entrepreneurs, who will join our second ever Youth Summit next month in Norway.

November 3, 2014 Press Release

Your mobile becomes your payment card

The mobile contactless payment solution, Valyou, is now being launched.

October 29, 2014 Press Release

All-time high revenues and EBITDA

In the third quarter of 2014, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 27.7 billion, representing an organic revenue growth of 3.5%. EBITDA before other items was NOK 10.3 billion, the EBITDA margin was 37% and operating cash flow was NOK 6.3 billion.

October 27, 2014 Press Release

Presentation of Telenor’s third quarter results 2014

Telenor will present its financial results for the third quarter on Wednesday 29 October at 09:00 hrs Norwegian time/CET.

October 17, 2014 Press Release

Telenor Group completes 100% ownership of Telewings

Telenor Group announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the 26 per cent ownership stake in Telewings, held by Lakshdeep Investment & Finance. As a result, Telenor now takes full ownership of the company that operates under the brand name Uninor. The process was finalized after Telenor received approval from the Indian government’s Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to increase its stake from 74 per cent to 100 per cent.

September 29, 2014 Press Release

Telenor Board of Directors welcomes extension of CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas tenure

The board of Telenor has asked CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas, who turns 60 years in November, to prolong his contract throughout 2015. Baksaas has accepted.

September 26, 2014 Press Release

Telenor connects first customers in Myanmar

Telenor Group has announced that it will begin connecting customers in Myanmar on Saturday, September 27.