Ookla: Telenor had the world’s fastest mobile network throughout 2018

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2019 06:30 GMT

(Fornebu, 17 January 2019) In August last year, Ookla announced that Telenor had the world’s fastest mobile network. The result was based on measurements from the second quarter of 2018. According to new results, Telenor had the world’s fastest mobile network on average throughout 2018.

The end is nigh for 3G

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2018 09:17 GMT

During the course of 2020, Telenor will close the 3G network in order to provide an even better service on its 4G network. For many of Telenor’s private and business customers, this means that phones, tablets and other devices and services that use the 3G network must be replaced.

The mobile network of things gets even better

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2018 12:54 GMT

Thanks to Telenor’s new mobile network for the Internet of Things (IoT), a small tag from the tech company Oss Norge can tell you everything you need to know about your electricity use. Today, Telenor is launching the LTE-M communication technology, making it the first Nordic operator to offer a comprehensive, nationwide mobile network optimised for your appliances.

Telenor and Arctic Race of Norway enter into new agreement

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2018 11:59 GMT

Telenor Group launches the first 5G pilot in Scandinavia

Press Releases   •   Nov 08, 2018 13:00 GMT

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.

Nationwide Mobile Network Opened Up for Your Things

Press Releases   •   Sep 26, 2018 10:53 BST

Today, Telenor is opening up its 4G network to the Internet of Things. IoT on 4G makes it possible for ‘things’ to communicate via Telenor’s existing 4G network. This will become the only technology to provide full national coverage for the Internet of Things.

Telenor hands out data to mobile customers

Press Releases   •   Sep 17, 2018 06:00 BST

According to analyses from Speedtest® by Ookla®, Telenor has the world’s fastest mobile network. The company wants to celebrate this achievement together with its customers, which is why Telenor is granting them a gift of 5GB data.

Ookla: ‘Telenor has the fastest mobile network in the world’

Press Releases   •   Aug 28, 2018 16:05 BST

Telenor Norway has the fastest mobile network in the world, according to Ookla, which analyses the speeds from tests conducted by mobile customers.

Rise in naked selfies is a ‘cause for concern’

Press Releases   •   Aug 20, 2018 14:47 BST

Taking naked selfies and receiving naked photos of others is far more common amongst young people than many might think, according to a new survey from Telenor and UNICEF.

Technology and IT: New leaders for Telenor Norway

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2018 07:54 BST

New measures at Telenor Norway to respond to the digital shift. Ingeborg Øfsthus will take over as CTO on 1 September. Simultaneously, IT will be spun off from the Technology division to become its own division within the company. This unit will be headed up by Richard Stigaard.

About Telenor Norway

For over 160 years we have enabled people to communicate. We intend to continue. Our history makes us look to the future.

Telenor Norway AS is Norway’s largest digital service provider in the field of telecommunications and data services. We spend every day working at the forefront of digitising Norway. Our 3400 employees are based at our 23 offices across Norway, and we are part of the Telenor Group, which operates in 12 countries. Our services and products help to improve productivity and provide access to all digital content. Our security and preparedness organisation works around the clock to keep our customers safe, and we are particularly focused on our social responsibility to provide security and safety for children and young people online. Our head office is located at Fornebu in Bærum.


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