Press releases

June 5, 2017 Press Release

Telenor Group survey: Asia’s millennials point to artificial intelligence as possible gateway to achieving peace

New digital survey reveals surprising attitudes among Asian youth, including views on how best to empower youth leaders and the role of technology in supporting social causes and promoting Peace. Telenor Group today released the findings of its regional online survey that assessed the attitudes of Asia’s millennials towards technology and social impact, as well […]

May 9, 2017

Are you the next delegate for the Telenor Youth Forum 2017?

Innovation

Calling all social-minded, tech savvy millennials! We are now recruiting for the fifth Telenor Youth Forum, a year-long program which takes participants to Oslo and Bangkok, and which will challenge what you know and how you make an impact on the world. Selected applicants will also attend 2017 Nobel Peace Prize festivities in Oslo.

April 6, 2017 Press Release

Telenor to sell additional shares in VEON Ltd.

(Fornebu, 6 April 2017) Telenor ASA today announced that it has commenced an offering of 70 million of its common shares in VEON Ltd. (formerly known as VimpelCom Ltd.) in the form of common shares listed in Euronext Amsterdam and American Depository Shares (ADSs) listed on NASDAQ under the ticker “VEON”. Each ADS represents one […]

January 12, 2017 Press Release

Telenor makes organisational changes

Telenor Group has today announced a change to its organisational structure and its executive management team in order to transition into a more integrated global company and to deliver on its digital strategy. The changes will be effective from 1 March 2017.

October 20, 2016 Press Release

Digital Winners Asia to help promising Asian startups expand into new markets

Yangon provides fitting backdrop to the pioneering spirit of scaling across borders.

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.

May 11, 2016 Press Release

New Board Directors of Telenor ASA

The Corporate Assembly has elected Ashok Vaswani (55), Jacob Aqraou (43) and Siri Beate Hatlen (59) as new members of the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA. The new directors will succeed Frank Dangeard (58), Marit Vaagen (48) and Burckhard Bergmann (73), who all have requested to be relieved from the Board of Directors.

May 10, 2016 Press Release

Telenor Challenges Young Innovators to Tackle Pressing Issues Facing Asia’s Youth

Telenor brings its global thought leadership forum, the Telenor Youth Forum, to Asia for the first time.

April 29, 2016 Press Release

Deloitte Advokatfirma submits final report on Telenor’s handling of the VimpelCom ownership

Deloitte Advokatfirma (Deloitte) has today delivered its final report with a review of how Telenor has handled the VimpelCom ownership, a company partly owned by Telenor (33%). Deloitte has not found that any Telenor employees have been involved in corrupt actions or any other legal offences, but the report does uncover internal weaknesses in Telenor.

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.