Press releases

19 Mar, 2020 07:00 Press Release

Jørgen C. Arentz Rostrup to lead Telenor’s unified Asia business

By uniting the markets in Asia into a single unit, Telenor strengthens the focus on its growth and modernisation agenda, and positions itself to capture opportunities in the region. Jørgen C. Arentz Rostrup assumes the Head of Asia position on 1 May 2020.

13 Mar, 2020 14:07 Press Release

Telenor opens first commercial 5G network in Norway

(Trondheim, 13 March 2020) Telenor’s commercial 5G network opens today in nine different cities and villages across Norway, making Telenor the first mobile operator in the country to offer 5G to customers.

13 Mar, 2020 08:06 Press Release

Telenor Group announces CEO changes in Telenor Myanmar and Telenor Procurement Company

(Fornebu, 13 March 2020) Telenor Group today announces Jon Omund Revhaug as new Chief Executive Officer in Telenor Myanmar, and Thomas Skjelbred as new CEO in Telenor Procurement Company (TPC).

29 Jan, 2020 07:00 Press Release

Modernisation yielding strong results

(Fornebu, 29 January 2020) “The fourth quarter results reflect overall solid performance for Telenor Group. During the quarter, subscription and traffic revenues increased by two percent and operating expenses decreased by six percent. As a result, EBITDA improved by five percent.

16 Jan, 2020 11:01 Press Release

Telenor Group announces CEO changes in Asian subsidiaries

(Fornebu, 16 January 2020) Telenor Group today announces new Chief Executive Officers in three of its Asian subsidiaries; Telenor Myanmar, dtac in Thailand and Grameenphone in Bangladesh.

13 Dec, 2019 09:00

Telenor completes 5G vendor selection for Norway

(Fornebu, 13 December 2019) Telenor has completed its vendor selection process for the future network in Norway. Ericsson will modernise and build the Telenor’s 5G radio access network (RAN).

28 Nov, 2019 07:00 Press Release

Telenor: 20 technology trends that will shape 2020

(Fornebu, 28 November 2019) – From the “Internet of Bodies” and Green Tech to DIY AI and trends in digital trust, a host of new technology solutions, along with complex Big Tech conversations, will make for a paradoxical and exciting 2020, says Telenor Research.

21 Nov, 2019 04:03 Press Release

Telenor Group merges online classifieds assets with Carousell

(Singapore, 21 November 2019) Telenor Group today announced a merger between its online classifieds business, 701Search, and Carousell, one of Asia’s largest and fastest-growing classifieds marketplaces, in an equity and cash agreement.

1 Nov, 2019 07:00 Press Release
The CEOs of the Nordic cluster; Jesper Hansen, Denmark, Kaaren Hilsen, Sweden, Petter-Børre Furberg, Norway & Jukka Leinonen, Finland
The CEOs of the Nordic cluster; Jesper Hansen, Denmark, Kaaren Hilsen, Sweden, Petter-Børre Furberg, Norway & Jukka Leinonen, Finland

Jukka Leinonen appointed new Nordic cluster head for Telenor Group

(Fornebu, 1 November, 2019) Jukka Leinonen, CEO of the Finnish telcom operator DNA, has been appointed head of Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster. In his new role, Leinonen will be part of Telenor’s Group Executive Management and assume the role of chair of Telenor Sweden and Telenor Denmark, in addition to retaining his responsibilities as CEO of DNA in Finland.

23 Oct, 2019 07:00 Press Release

Steady strategy execution continues to yield results

(Fornebu, 23 October 2019) “The performance in the third quarter reflects continued strong execution on our strategy, focusing on growth, efficiency and simplification. Overall, the Group delivers an almost flat organic subscription and traffic revenue growth and organic EBITDA decline of 2%, when adjusting for project costs this quarter and non-recurring items last year. Our cost base remained stable, excluding DNA and project costs.