Anne Kvam appointed EVP and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of Telenor Group
Telenor Group today announced that Anne Kvam has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, effective latest 1 November 2018. Kvam succeeds Wenche Agerup, who is heading up a new unit in Telenor Group.
Telenor’s strategy execution continues to yield results
“Halfway into 2018, Telenor continues to attract customers and deliver solid performance. In the second quarter we saw robust operations in Scandinavia, particularly in the mobile market in Norway. In Malaysia, we achieved revenue growth for a second consecutive quarter as a result of our determined repositioning efforts. In Pakistan and Bangladesh, we grew the subscriber base and strengthened our positions in rapidly developing markets. Telenor added two million mobile subscriptions in the quarter, and now connects 172 million customers.
Digitalising healthcare for medical staff and patients
Health workers spent large portions of their workday searching for stationary PCs to fill inn patients’ medical records, while patients spend hours travelling to the hospital for consultations. New digital services could be the solution.
Telenor Group to coordinate pan-European 5G project
(Fornebu, Norway, 4 July 2018) The EU has given Telenor Group coordination responsibility for its new European project to accelerate the uptake of 5G across Europe. The initiative, 5G Verticals INNovation Infrastructure (5G-VINNI), comprises 23 partners including major operators, academia and industry vendors.
Changes to Telenor Group’s Executive Management and new CEOs in Thailand and Myanmar
Telenor Group today announced management changes in Asia, in addition to changes in the Group staff functions.
Telenor banks on youth service to crowdsource reports of labour violations
BANGKOK, 31 May 2018 – Following six months of intense work, the team AGNCY and their service to crowdsource labour violation reporting was announced winner of the fifth annual Telenor Youth Forum in Bangkok on 31 May 2018. Tackling UN Sustainable Development Goal #10, their service addresses the need to serve as a ‘digital message in a bottle’ for labourers.
Promising start to the year as digital transformation drive continues
“Entering 2018, I am pleased to see that we continue to grow and renew ourselves. We added close to two million customers in the first quarter; subscription and traffic revenues increased by 1% and EBITDA grew by 10%.
Telenor agrees to sell its Central and Eastern European assets to PPF Group for EUR 2.8bn
(Fornebu, Norway – 21 March 2018) Telenor has entered into an agreement to sell its assets in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to PPF Group for EUR 2.8 billion (around NOK 27 bn) on an enterprise value basis. The Board of Directors of Telenor intends to ask the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for authorisation to distribute a special dividend of NOK 4.40 per share.
Lars-Åke Norling to step down as Chief Executive Officer of dtac
(Bangkok, 14 March 2018) Telenor’s subsidiary in Thailand, Total Access Communication PLC (dtac), today announced that its CEO Lars-Åke Norling has decided to leave the company to pursue new opportunities. dtac has initiated the process of appointing a new CEO.
Telenor Group and Ant Financial in strategic partnership to deliver inclusive financial services in Pakistan
Telenor Group has reached a strategic partnership agreement with Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”) in Pakistan, where Ant Financial will invest USD 184.5m for a 45% stake in Telenor Microfinance Bank (“TMB”), a subsidiary of Telenor Group, to further develop TMB’s mobile payment and digital financial services.