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Telenor returns to growth

Telenor, the multinational telco, returned to growth in the second quarter. The growth was driven by strong performance in the Nordics combined with a growing subscriber base and increased data consumption in the Asian markets. Subscription and traffic revenues increased by 2 per cent. Combined with progress on the modernisation agenda this resulted in an […]

July 20, 2021

4iG to acquire Telenor Montenegro

4iG has announced its second international transaction, which will allow the Company to continue building its telecommunications portfolio. 4iG has entered into a non-binding Term Sheet with the subsidiary of PPF Telecom Group to acquire 100 per cent stake in Telenor Podgorica (‘Telenor Montenegro’). Telenor Montenegro has 338,000 subscribers, 150 base stations and 4G coverage […]

July 9, 2021

M1 Group acquires Telenor Myanmar

Telenor Group has entered into an agreement to sell 100 per cent of its mobile operations in Myanmar to M1 Group for a total consideration of $105 million (€88.8m), of which $55 million is a deferred payment over five years. The transaction corresponds to an implied enterprise value of approximately $600 million. M1 Group will […]

July 8, 2021

Moen named Telenor Sweden CEO; Gustafsson leads Allente

Bjørn Ivar Moen will take up the role of CEO in Telenor Sweden on October 1st, and Jonas Gustafsson will take over as CEO of Allente, the pay-TV distribution joint venture owned by NENT Group and Telenor Group, effective immediately. “Bjørn Ivar knows Telenor well, and his strong commercial profile, energetic leadership style, and solid […]

July 1, 2021

Amino’s 24i acquires Nordija

24i, the end-to-end video streaming specialist owned by Amino Technologies, has acquired privately-held Danish pay-TV platform specialist Nordija for €5.3 million. For more than 20 years, Nordija’s advanced platform has enabled TV and streaming innovation for customers including Telenor Sweden, TET (formerly Lattelecom), Vodafone Iceland, T-Mobile Netherlands, Swisscom Broadcast, Waoo, Boingo Wireless, ZAP in sub-Saharan […]

May 27, 2021

Telenor’s satellite rescued

The satellite MEV-2 ‘rescue tug’ activity in orbit, which garnered plenty of publicity for Intelsat on April 12th, was also a mission extension for Norway’s Telenor Satellite and its Thor 10-02 craft. Telenor and Intelsat jointly own the satellite. Oslo-based Telenor Satellite, which delivers connectivity solutions for all maritime segments operating throughout the EMEA and […]

April 14, 2021By Chris Forrester

Telenor Norway selects NAGRA DVnor MAM service

NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, has announced that Telenor Norway, one of the world’s largest mobile telecommunications companies and current NAGRA customer, has selected the NAGRA DVnor Media Asset Management (MAM) service to help them expand their VOD platform subscriber offering. The service enables a […]

March 17, 2021

Telenor accelerates digital transformation with CSG

CSG has announced an extension of their multi-year agreement with Telenor Global Services. As part of the expanded engagement, CSG will deploy its cloud-based digital wholesale solution suite to simplify and streamline Telenor’s operations. “To enhance customer experience and foster a more efficient business model, our goal is to be fully cloud-based this year,” said […]

March 9, 2021

Intelsat, Telenor to offer 4K

Intelsat and Norway’s Telenor share the 1 degree West orbital position. The pair say they will expand their UHD 4K offerings to serve Scandinavian and Central Eastern European (CEE) viewers. The service has the potential to reach 18 million pay-TV viewers. The two channels on offer are from NASA and WOW TV “with new channels […]

February 3, 2021By Chris Forrester

Telenor: “Strong performance in challenging year”

Telenor, the Norwegian telco, has reported its full year results Mobile subscriber base grew by 1.5 million and was 182 million at the end of the quarter. Subscription and traffic revenues decreased by 3 per cent on an organic basis. Total reported revenues were NOK 30.9 billion (€2.98bn), a decrease of NOK 0.8 billion or […]

February 2, 2021