Solid start to the year, attracting 2.3 million new customers
(Fornebu, 30 April 2019) “The results for the first quarter 2019 reaffirm our efforts and ability to attract new customers, create value and modernise Telenor. The operational and financial performance was in line with our expectations.
New weapon against drug resistant malaria: Big Data, says Telenor Research
(Fornebu, 25 April 2019) A new study has found that combining malaria genetic data with human mobility data from mobile networks can help map and predict the spread of drug-resistant malaria. The study was conducted by the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Telenor Group, Mahidol-Oxford Research Unit and the National Malaria Elimination Programme in Bangladesh.
Telenor to acquire majority stake in the Finnish telecom operator DNA
(Fornebu, 9 April 2019) Telenor Group has today entered into agreements to acquire 54% of the shares in the Finnish telecom operator DNA Plc for EUR 20.90 per share in cash, in total EUR 1.5 billion (approx. NOK 14.4 billion). With the transaction, Telenor gets a strong position across fixed and mobile in an attractive and growing telecom market, and further strengthens its position in the Nordic region.
Telenor Pakistan CEO to lead Telenor Group’s Emerging Asia Cluster
(Fornebu, 25 March, 2019) Telenor Group today announced that effective 1 April, 2019, Irfan Khan, CEO of Telenor Pakistan, will assume additional leadership role as Telenor Group Executive Vice President and Cluster Head for Emerging Asia, joining Telenor Group’s Executive Management Team.
Cisco and Telenor Group extend partnership to collaborate on cloud, security and Open vRAN for 5G
(Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 27 February, 2019) Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins and Telenor Group CEO Sigve Brekke met today to further strengthen the companies’ strategic collaboration by signing a Joint Purpose Agreement 2.0.
Telenor Group and Nokia to pilot 5G capabilities in Denmark
(Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 25 February 2019) Telenor Group and Nokia today announce a joint trial in Denmark designed to verify 5G capabilities such as enhanced Mobile Broadband and Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communication for commercial use cases.
UNICEF and Telenor Group extend global partnership to reduce inequalities among children
(FORNEBU, 31 January 2019) – UNICEF and Telenor Group today announced an agreement to extend their long-running global partnership for another three years – through 2021. Launched in 2014, the partnership delivers large-scale global projects which leverage Telenor’s digital platforms to reduce inequalities and enhance children and young people’s skills for the digital future.
A strong year with continued progress on strategic ambitions
Telenor Group today announced its fourth quarter and full year results for 2018.
Telenor to expand its 5G piloting in Norway
(Fornebu, 29 January 2019) Telenor Group today announced details of its expanded 5G piloting in Norway. The next generation pilot will be carried out by Telenor Norway in partnership with Ericsson and will complement the mobile operator’s existing 5G pilot in Kongsberg.
Gry Rohde Nordhus appointed new SVP and Head of Telenor Group Communications
(Fornebu, 14 January, 2019) Telenor Group today announced that Gry Rohde Nordhus has been appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Communications. She joins from Siemens AS, where she served as Nordic Director of Communications, Government Relations and Sustainability.