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Telenor Norway and the Norwegian Armed Forces Cyber Defence enter into an emergency preparedness agreement

Telenor Norway and the Norwegian Armed Forces Cyber Defence enter into an emergency preparedness agreement

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2018 08:42 GMT

The Norwegian Armed Forces Cyber Defence and Telenor Norway have signed an agreement on strengthening national handling of digital security incidents. – A closer cooperation should ensure that our resources are available to one another on the day they're required, says Major General Inge Kampenes, Chief of the Norwegian Armed Forces Cyber Defence.

The first operator in the world to be eSIM certified

The first operator in the world to be eSIM certified

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2017 13:00 GMT

Telenor Norge has a strong eSIM department that has worked to establish the company's own eSIM platform. Following a thorough process, the company has now been certified to use the eSIM solution by GSMA, the organisation which coordinates the interests of all mobile operators worldwide.

​Kongsberg set to become Norway's first 5G pilot

​Kongsberg set to become Norway's first 5G pilot

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2017 14:00 GMT

Kongsberg is to become the first town in Norway which Telenor will pilot 5G technology. Autonomous buses, drones, emergency communication and eHealth are just some of the applications which may be trialled.

Five out of ten small and medium businesses are still using paper

Five out of ten small and medium businesses are still using paper

Press Releases   •   Nov 02, 2017 14:18 GMT

Small businesses in the service and trades industries are unlikely to use apps and digital tools to improve the efficiency of their business. Furthermore, five out of ten still register orders using paper-based methods. Telenor is now launching a number of IT solutions and mobile phone apps for overworked businesses in the service and trades industries.

Organisational changes within Telenor Norway

Organisational changes within Telenor Norway

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2017 12:05 BST

Telenor Norway is reorganising its mobile division for the private market, and a small department in Fixed & TV located at Gjøvik will be closed. In total, approximately 80 employees will be made redundant. The changes are part of the Telenor digitalisation plan.

Telenor is launching Family Bonus: more data for the whole family

Telenor is launching Family Bonus: more data for the whole family

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2017 13:47 BST

A Family Bonus for every Telenor product and an app which helps you organise your family life — the perfect mobile solution for Norwegian families.

– Digital threats concern us all

– Digital threats concern us all

Press Releases   •   Aug 18, 2017 08:03 BST

A new report from Telenor Norway highlights the risks and challenges facing Norway due to advanced attackers using cyberspace. – Cybersecurity has become something that affects everyone, and we want to help to ensure that we are all more open about what we are protecting our network against, said Berit Svendsen.

Telenor investing in data capture and analysis capacity for a smarter society

Telenor investing in data capture and analysis capacity for a smarter society

Press Releases   •   Aug 16, 2017 11:30 BST

Anonymised customer data from Norway’s biggest mobile phone network could be used to build smarter transport systems, health and welfare systems for the future, and customised travel experiences.

Telenor's mobile network awarded for being the fastest in Norway

Telenor's mobile network awarded for being the fastest in Norway

Press Releases   •   Jul 04, 2017 13:18 BST

Ookla, the company that measures the speed of mobile networks across the globe, has recently pinpointed the Telenor mobile network as the fastest in Norway.

Now you can get SMS+

Now you can get SMS+

Press Releases   •   Jun 23, 2017 06:30 BST

Video calls, location sharing, group messages and chats: the new features available on your mobile with SMS+.

Aiming to create a safer Internet for four million children

Aiming to create a safer Internet for four million children

Press Releases   •   Jun 20, 2017 06:30 BST

Our ambition is clear: a total of four million children will receive education in safe Internet use by 2020.

Bergen bakery testing out new digital solution with Telenor

Bergen bakery testing out new digital solution with Telenor

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 09:53 BST

Baker Brun in Bergen are one of the first businesses in Norway to digitalise their myriad of forms and papers, collecting all control and routine tasks in a new app. Data that used to gather dust in binders is now put to valuable use to help increase business efficiency.

Ookla Speedtest: Telenor with the fastest mobile network for eight months straight

Ookla Speedtest: Telenor with the fastest mobile network for eight months straight

Press Releases   •   May 08, 2017 06:30 BST

Numbers from the Ookla Speedtest indicate that Telenor provides the fastest mobile network. Data gathered covers September 2016 until April of this year.

Ruter and Telenor are testing new Norwegian technology

Ruter and Telenor are testing new Norwegian technology

News   •   May 05, 2017 13:49 BST

Telenor is partnering up with public transport company Ruter to test how beacon technology can be used to communicate with customers in real time.

The first steps towards 5G in Norway

The first steps towards 5G in Norway

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2017 12:00 GMT

Robotic surgery and self-driving cars are among the things that will become a reality thanks to fifth generation mobile networks (5G). For the first time ever, Telenor has tested 5G on Norwegian soil.

Connecting safety alarms to an app

Connecting safety alarms to an app

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2017 06:00 GMT

Eight out of ten people say they are concerned about elderly relatives who live alone. Telenor is currently developing an app in partnership with the Norwegian Pensioners’ Association and senior citizens in the municipality of Grue that will be connected to an individual’s personal safety alarm and will provide loved ones with rapid notification if anything goes wrong.

Preparing for 5G launch in Norway

Preparing for 5G launch in Norway

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 15:03 GMT

Telenor is joining forces with Huawei to become the first to offer a fifth generation mobile network (5G) in Norway.

​​Many uncertain digital parents

​​Many uncertain digital parents

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2017 11:49 GMT

Despite higher levels of online engagement amongst parents, they remain just as uncertain about their own abilities to deal with their children’s digital challenges this year as they were last year. ‘Many doubt their own abilities to help their kids,’ says Berit Svendsen.

Mobile pulse: Rapid take up of 4G Calling
– Don't forget the boys in the nude images debate

– Don't forget the boys in the nude images debate

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 12:30 GMT

Worried, frightened boys are contacting Bruk Hue's speaker Ole Roger Vestøyl about the spread of nude images. – It’s just as serious for young boys to be exposed on the internet as it is for girls, he says.