Press releases

October 19, 2016 Press Release

Petter-B. Furberg appointed CEO of Grameenphone

The Grameenphone Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Petter-B. Furberg (49) as the company’s interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from 1 November 2016. In his new role, Furberg will also serve as member of Telenor Group’s Executive Management.

February 9, 2016 Press Release

Safe Internet research spotlights student experiences with cyberbullying and online peer pressure

On Safer Internet Day 2016, Telenor Group reveals that studies conducted in Thailand, Malaysia and Bangladesh demonstrate the importance of understanding the online behavior of students.

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.

September 16, 2014 Press Release

Grameenphone and Mozilla bring Firefox phones to Asia

Grameenphone customers in Bangladesh can now get their hands on a Firefox phone, priced at less than US$ 60. This marks the first joint release of Mozilla’s low-cost, open web smartphones by a mobile operator in Asia.

October 8, 2013 Press Release

Telenor’s Grameenphone leaps toward internet for all with 3G launch

With an ambition of providing internet for all, Grameenphone in Bangladesh has started offering 3G services to customers in the central parts of the city of Dhaka. The launch marks the beginning of a nationwide network roll-out, with the ambition of covering all of the country’s 64 regional cities by end of Q1, 2014.

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.

November 16, 2009 Press Release

Trading of Grameenphone shares started

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

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.

October 4, 2009 Press Release

Subscription period started for Grameenphone’s initial public offering (IPO)

Grameenphone Ltd., the leading mobile phone operator of Bangladesh has today opened its initial public offering (IPO) subscription for the public.