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Telenor opens first commercial 5G network in Norway

Telenor opens first commercial 5G network in Norway

Press releases   •   Mar 13, 2020 13:07 GMT

Telenor today opens 5G in nine locations in Norway, starting with Trondheim as the first major city in the country equipped with the mobile network of the future. This makes Telenor the first mobile operator in Norway to offer 5G to customers.

Organizational changes in Telenor Norway

Organizational changes in Telenor Norway

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2020 11:06 GMT

Telenor Norway is implementing organizational changes as part of its efforts to improve efficiency and modernize the company. Approximately 170 employees will become redundant as result of these changes. A large portion of these is located at Telenor Norway’s head office at Fornebu.

​Telenor completes 5G vendor selection for Norway

​Telenor completes 5G vendor selection for Norway

Press releases   •   Dec 13, 2019 08:59 GMT

Telenor has completed its vendor selection process for the future network in Norway. Ericsson will modernise and build the Telenor’s 5G radio access network (RAN).

Launching the world’s most northerly 5G pilot

Launching the world’s most northerly 5G pilot

Press releases   •   Oct 14, 2019 08:55 BST

When 4G was introduced in Norway, it was the residents of the Norwegian Artic archipelago of Svalbard who got to test the technology first. Telenor is now launching a new 5G pilot in Longyearbyen, where the super network of the future will be tested in the Arctic climate.

Telenor Norway launches Scandinavia’s largest 5G pilot

Telenor Norway launches Scandinavia’s largest 5G pilot

Press releases   •   Sep 26, 2019 12:01 BST

Telenor today opened Scandinavia's largest 5G pilot in the municipality of Elverum. The event marks an important milestone that will help accelerate digitalization in Norway. Telenor is Norway's first operator to integrate 5G into its mobile network.

Telenor launches 5G network at Fornebu

Telenor launches 5G network at Fornebu

Press releases   •   Sep 17, 2019 08:05 BST

Telenor today launches a new 5G pilot at its Fornebu headquarters. With two new base stations positioned on the roof, Telenor will test the mobile technology of the future on its own home ground to ensure its customers best possible experience.

Telenor to launch first 5G pilot in Western Norway

Telenor to launch first 5G pilot in Western Norway

Press releases   •   Jul 10, 2019 06:30 BST

Telenor today announced that a new 5G pilot will be built at Flokeneset in the municipality of Askvoll. This is the first 5G pilot in Western Norway.

ESA discontinues parts of the case against Telenor

ESA discontinues parts of the case against Telenor

Press releases   •   Jun 25, 2019 08:10 BST

Surveillance Authority (ESA) has decided to discontinue one of the matters concerning suspected breach of competition law in the Norwegian mobile market.

The Norwegian Competition Complaint Board sustains NCA fine in a split decision

The Norwegian Competition Complaint Board sustains NCA fine in a split decision

Press releases   •   Jun 19, 2019 17:51 BST

Today Telenor has received the Competition Complaint Board’s conclusion on its appeal against an administrative fine imposed by the Norwegian Competition Authority. "We are disappointed not to have been heard, but we note that the minority finds the agreement to be legal. We will now review the decision thoroughly," says Petter-Børre Furberg, CEO of Telenor Norway.

New service launched in the battle against cyberbullying

New service launched in the battle against cyberbullying

Press releases   •   Jun 07, 2019 08:39 BST

Children, teens and young adults are frequently exposed to harassment online. If you find yourself in a situation in which you are harassed, bullied or have had their private content shared online, it is not always easy to know what to do. Telenor is now launching “Nettslett“ - a service that provides you with professional help in removing undesirable content from the Internet.

Fighting cyber bullying with mobile phones

Fighting cyber bullying with mobile phones

Press releases   •   May 13, 2019 14:08 BST

(Fornebu, 13 May 2019) A new survey from Telenor shows that more than half of parents are concerned about cyber bulling and children’s safety online, and one third direct their concern towards the schools. Today, Telenor’s “Be Smart, Use Heart” initiative goes digital and launched a new interactive school outreach programme to fight bullying both on mobiles and in the classroom.

Trondheim to become Norway’s biggest 5G city

Trondheim to become Norway’s biggest 5G city

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2019 13:11 GMT

Telenor announces that Trondheim will become the first major city in Norway to receive 5G. Starting this summer, the construction of a number of 5G base stations will commence.

Launches new 5G pilot in Elverum and several 5G projects

Launches new 5G pilot in Elverum and several 5G projects

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2019 15:04 GMT

Telenor launches a new 5G pilot in Elverum and 10 collaborative 5G projects. In addition, the company hints that they are soon ready to announce which major city will be the first to be equipped with 5G in Norway.

Stepping up modernisation of Norway

Stepping up modernisation of Norway

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2019 08:00 GMT

Telenor will ensure that the customers have access to the Internet using high speed fibre and the world’s fastest mobile network. The modernisation of the fixed network is now being stepped up even further, and the customers will be transferred from the old copper network to new technology.

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

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

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

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
Telenor Group launches the first 5G pilot in Scandinavia

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

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.