Press releases

June 23, 2014 Press Release

Ragnar Kårhus appointed new CEO of Telenor Broadcast Holding and Canal Digital

Telenor Group announced that is has appointed Ragnar Kårhus as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telenor Broadcast Holding AS and Canal Digital AS, effective 1 August 2014.

April 25, 2013 Press Release

Canal Digital and TV 2 sign new distribution agreements

Canal Digital and TV 2 have signed new comprehensive distribution agreements. TV 2’s channels will therefore be available during the years to come to almost one million households who are cable and satellite customers of Canal Digital. The agreement has also been adapted to for the every day of modern television, and includes new and innovative services.

December 1, 2011 Press Release

THOR 7 to provide faster broadband connections from the South Pole

Telenor Satellite Broadcasting’s (TSBc) latest satellite, THOR 7 will provide the Norwegian Troll base located at the South Pole with increased satellite capacity for the distribution of key meteorological data from the research station, Trollsat.

August 25, 2011 Press Release

Norwegian Prime Minister impressed by THOR 7 briefing

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Telenor Group President and CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas visited THOR 7-supplier Norspace in Horten on Wednesday. A satisfied Prime Minister saw the result of local value creation based on global contracts to supply equipment to Telenor’s next satellite.

February 10, 2011 Press Release

New satellite from Telenor

Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc) has decided to invest in a new expansion satellite. The satellite will be named THOR 7 and is expected to be ready for launch towards the end of 2013 with a lifespan of 15-20 years. The satellite is intended to provide capacity for broadcasting requirements within Central and Eastern Europe and additional capacity for maritime services.

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.

December 17, 2008 Press Release

VRT selects Norkring as network operator partner

The Flemish Radio and Television Network (VRT) today announced that Norkring, a subsidiary of Telenor and Norway’s leading provider of terrestrial broadcasting services, has been selected as private sector partner for VRT’s transmitter network. The new network operator will be owned by the VRT (51 %) and Norkring (49 %).