Telenor Group launches the first 5G pilot in ScandinaviaInnovation stories
(Kongsberg, 8 November 2018) Today, Telenor Group launched the very first 5G pilot in Scandinavia. The pilot will serve as a testbed for the superfast fifth generation mobile network in Norway.
Nordic CEOs join forces for a sustainable futureSustainability
(Oslo, 31 October 2018) Today, a group of Nordic-based CEOs announced a joint initiative to speed up the realisation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Representatives from the group presented their shared ambitions to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg during the 70th Nordic Council session in Oslo.
Important milestones achieved during the quarter
(Fornebu, 24 October 2018) “The Telenor team delivered another quarter of solid and consistent performance, with stable revenues and a 6% organic EBITDA growth. The steps we have taken over the past two years have laid the foundation for continued value creation.
Telenor Group and Nobel Peace Center select sixteen youth to reduce inequalities in health using digital solutions
(OSLO, Norway / 8 October 2018) Telenor Group today announced the sixteen delegates who have been selected for the 2018-2019 Telenor Youth Forum, in cooperation with the Nobel Peace Center. This year’s delegation will take on a mission to address inequalities in health through the use of digital technology.
Plan International and Telenor Group enter global partnership agreementSustainability
(New York/Fornebu, 24 September 2018) Plan International and Telenor Group will enter into a partnership to collaborate on enhancing children and young people’s skills for a digital future. The three-year partnership agreement was officially announced today at a United Nations General Assembly event in New York.
Changes to Telenor Group’s Executive Management
(Fornebu, 4 September 2018) Berit Svendsen is stepping down from her position as CEO of Telenor Norway and head of the Scandinavia Cluster. The Board of Directors of Telenor Norway has appointed Petter Furberg as the new CEO. Kaaren Hilsen is announced as the new CEO in Telenor Sweden. Morten Karlsen Sørby is appointed acting Cluster Head of Scandinavia after Svendsen.
Telenor Group and UNICEF scale mobile birth registration pilot to Myanmar
(Nay Pyi Taw/Fornebu, 27 August 2018) Telenor Group and UNICEF today announced that its successful mobile birth registration pilot will be scaled to Myanmar. The organisations signed a partnership agreement for a Mobile Birth and Death Registration (MBDR) project endorsed by the Government of Myanmar.
Telenor Group recognised by Fortune’s annual Change the World list
(New York/Fornebu, 20 August 2018) Today, FORTUNE reveals the fourth annual Change the World list of companies that are doing well by doing good. Telenor Group has been recognised for its work to bring affordable healthcare to the mass market through its mobile health service, Tonic, in Bangladesh.
A strengthened national powerhouse for artificial intelligence in NorwayInnovation stories
(Arendal/Trondheim, 14 August 2018) Some of Norway’s largest companies are joining forces in establishing a national powerhouse for artificial intelligence. Its aim is to improve the quality and capacity for research, education and innovation in the field.
New Telenor survey finds that professional women use mobiles to balance work & life – but mostly just life
(Fornebu/Singapore, 30 July 2018) A new Telenor Group survey published today has uncovered interesting insights into professional women’s habits and values with regards to mobile connectivity. The “Tech Trends: Women” survey discovers that women use mobile phones primarily for personal enjoyment and not for business. And despite much talk of digital detoxing, social media is as popular as ever.