Telenor and TeliaSonera withdraw from merger in Denmark
Telenor and TeliaSonera today announce the withdrawal of the proposed merger of their respective business units in Denmark. The companies have not been able to agree with the European Commission on acceptable conditions to go ahead with their plan to create a robust mobile operator.
TeliaSonera and Telenor announce first members of Joint Venture top management team
Today, Telenor and TeliaSonera announce that Ms. Hilde Tonne from Telenor Group’s Executive Management has been appointed as CEO for the future joint venture in Denmark. Additionally, Telia Denmark’s CEO Søren Abildgaard and CFO Dennis Kilian have been appointed as Deputy CEO and CFO respectively.
Telenor and TeliaSonera comment on European Commission Statement of Objections
The European Commission has today taken the next step in the investigation into the proposed merger of TeliaSonera and Telenor’s operations in Denmark by addressing a ”statement of objections” to the two companies.
Investigation of Danish telecom merger continues
Today the European Commission announced the opening of an in-depth investigation into the proposed merger of TeliaSonera’s and Telenor’s Danish operations. The decision is a standard part of the Commission’s procedure and has been anticipated given that other transactions in the European mobile industry have been the subject of in-depth investigations in recent years.
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.
Telenor obtains new 4G licence
Today Telenor’s and Telia’s Danish joint venture, TT-Netværket P/S, has obtained a licence to build a 4G network in the wide-range 800 MHz frequency band. The 800 MHz licence is a major step on the way to creating Denmark’s best network.
Telenor and Telia join forces to create Denmark’s best network
Telenor and Telia have entered into an agreement on network sharing to create Denmark’s best mobile network. The agreement will have a significant impact on both the customer experience and the companies’ finances. Telia and Telenor will be holding a joint press conference today at 11 am at Hotel Phoenix, Bredgade 37, Copenhagen.
Jon Erik Haug appointed CEO of Telenor in Denmark
Telenor Group today announced that Mr. Jon Erik Haug is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Telenor in Denmark. Jon Erik Haug will succeed Mr. Henrik Clausen, who is appointed CEO of DiGi, Telenor’s subsidiary in Malaysia.