Press releases

9 May, 2017 04:14

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


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.

8 May, 2017 04:06 Press Release

Michael Foley appointed CEO of Grameenphone

The Grameenphone Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Michael Foley as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from 26 May, 2017.

4 May, 2017 07:00

Telenor reports first quarter 2017 results

Financial performance

“I’m pleased to see Telenor continuing to deliver organic EBITDA growth, while revenues were stable in the first quarter. Highlights were the strong data consumption in emerging Asia and the solid fibre momentum in Norway as well as Sweden. It has been a busy quarter, as we have introduced new and improved mobile offers in several markets, with encouraging customer reception. In Thailand and Malaysia, this supported double-digit postpaid growth, and we are actively working to mitigate the continued intense competition in the prepaid market,’’ says Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor Group.

25 Apr, 2017 12:52 Press Release

Telenor Sverige subject of investigation by the European Commission

On 25 April 2017, the European Commission has initiated an  investigation on the premises of Telenor Sverige in  Stockholm regarding possible abuse of a collective dominant  market position and/or possible anti-competitive practices  between mobile network operators in Sweden. Telenor has strict internal rules and procedures on  compliance with laws and regulations. Telenor will co- operate […]

7 Apr, 2017 07:01 Press Release

Telenor announces pricing of its offering of 70 million VEON common shares and ADSs

Telenor ASA today announces that the underwriters have priced its offering of 70 million common shares in VEON Ltd. (formerly known as VimpelCom Ltd.) in the form of common shares and American Depositary Shares (ADSs) at a public offering price of USD 3.75 per ADS/share, resulting in net proceeds to Telenor of USD 259 million.

6 Apr, 2017 23:08 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 […]

4 Apr, 2017 07:00 Press Release

Telenor Group launches IoT pilot for Norwegian entrepreneurs

Telenor Group today unveils a new experimental Internet of Things (IoT) offering, Telenor Start IoT, in Norway. Available free of charge to Norwegian entrepreneurs and students, the multi-city pilot initiative will support entrepreneurship, boost innovation and new national competence building.

8 Mar, 2017 07:30

NTNU, Telenor and SINTEF open Norway’s new powerhouse for artificial intelligence


Norway’s new powerhouse for artificial intelligence (AI) opens in Trondheim today. The new centre, Telenor-NTNU AI-Lab, will strengthen national competitiveness and add valuable, future-proof competencies to the Norwegian society.

23 Feb, 2017 04:17

Bharti Airtel to take ownership of Telenor’s operations in India

Financial performance

Telenor ASA has on 23 February 2017 entered into a definitive agreement with Bharti Airtel Limited (Airtel), whereby Airtel will take full ownership of Telenor India.

2 Feb, 2017 07:00

Telenor Capital Markets Day 2017

Financial performance

Today, Telenor hosts its Capital Markets Day 2017 at Fornebu, Norway. The presentations focus on Telenor’s strategic direction towards 2020, including the company’s financial priorities and ambitions. A key message of the day is that Telenor will prioritize cash flow generation, through efficiency improvements and strict prioritization of resources.