Press releases

24 Apr, 2002 10:14 Press Release

– No basis for further financing of Itworks

“Despite thorough assessments, Telenor has concluded that there no longer exists basis for further financing of the company Itworks. None of the solutions discussed have been found to be economically feasible,” says vice president and member of the corporate management of Telenor ASA, Mr. Bjørn Formo, in connection with the decision to wind-up the company. The Telenor Group has loans and other claims in Itworks of more than 110 million NOK. This is considered lost as a result of the wind-up petition.

17 Dec, 2015 07:00 Press Release

#MoreThan 200 million customers are now connected to Telenor

Telenor Group today announced that it has surpassed the 200 million mobile subscriber mark. This represents a significant milestone in Telenor Group’s history across Asia, Europe and the Nordics.

26 Feb, 2013 12:30

100 million more kids online by 2017. Telenor calls for action to make Internet safer.


A Boston Consulting Group study on behalf of Telenor looks at the rapid spread of Internet – expected to reach 176 million children in Telenor markets by 2017. Rapidly increasing access means a greater need for cross-industry collaboration to reduce risk and build resilience among youth.

12 Sep, 2006 09:07 Press Release

100 million subscriptions

Nine times the height of Mount Everest – that is how high a stack of 100 million sim-cards reaches, although each sim-card is only 0,8 mm thick. On Monday evening, the customer who bought Telenor’s subscription number 100 million was celebrated in Budapest, Hungary.

19 Jun, 2008 10:00 Press Release

150 million subscriptions

The total number of subscriptions in Telenor’s mobile operations has now passed 150 million. This was announced at Telenor’s Capital Markets Day on Thursday.

17 Dec, 2001 14:59 Press Release

1881: New number for Telenor’s directory services from February 15, 2002

Telenor’s directory services, Opplysningen 180, will be given a new number from February 15, 2002. The new number will be 1881. The present number, 180, will be closed down as of May 1, next year.

22 Feb, 1999 11:00 Press Release

1998 Preliminary results for the Telenor Group

Preliminary results for 1998, show operating income of NOK 28,380 million for the Telenor Group. This is approximately 11 per cent more than the previous year. Operating profits increased with NOK 1,081 million to NOK 3,847 million. Profit before taxes increased with NOK 592 million to a total of NOK 2,057 million. Senior Vice President Torstein Moland has commented that ” Telenor is satisfied with the net result for 1998. This result reflects a very strong increase in fixed network, mobile telephony as well as satellite communications. Our net result has also been affected by NOK 800 million in price reductions made by Telenor in 1998. “

18 Jun, 2013 07:15 Press Release

200,000 have BankID on their mobile

More than 200,000 mobile users now have BankID on their mobile phones. They are therefore no longer dependent on the pin pad when it comes to paying bills or shopping online.

5 Feb, 2003 12:49 Press Release

2002 Sees Virus Slowdown

Less then 1,2 per cent of all e-mails sent in Norway in 2002 was infected by virus, which is down almost two per cent from the previous year. 2003 will see the focus shift from virus to unwanted mail (“spam”), according to Telenor.

11 Feb, 2015 07:00 Press Release

2014 delivered good results, solid growth ahead

In the fourth quarter of 2014, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 29.1 billion and an organic revenue growth of 5.3%. EBITDA before other items was NOK 9.1 billion, the EBITDA margin was 31.2% and operating cash flow was NOK 3.46 billion. Full-year reported revenues were NOK 106.5 billion, EBITDA before other items NOK 37.7 billion and the EBITDA margin 35.4% in 2014.