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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.

Telenor hands out data to mobile customers

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’

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’

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

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.

​  Digitalising healthcare for medical staff and patients

​ Digitalising healthcare for medical staff and patients

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2018 12:21 BST

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 disagrees with the decision of the Norwegian Competition Authority

Telenor disagrees with the decision of the Norwegian Competition Authority

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2018 07:48 BST

The Norwegian Competition Authority has decided to impose a fine of NOK 788 million on Telenor as a result of an investigation commencing on 4 December 2012.

​  More secure Internet for all Telenor customers

​ More secure Internet for all Telenor customers

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2018 06:39 BST

Telenor has set itself the goal of securing its customers' Internet use, and is now taking action to prevent cyber criminals from easily attacking innocent web surfers. Telenor is now introducing a filter which blocks websites that could harm customers, regardless of whether they are on a PC, tablet or mobile phone.

Oookla: Telenor with Norway's fastest network in 2017

Oookla: Telenor with Norway's fastest network in 2017

Press Releases   •   May 18, 2018 09:00 BST

In a new report from Ookla, Telenor Norway is awarded for having the fastest mobile network in Norway in 2017. The result is based on customers' own measurements.

Norwegian technology improves emergency preparedness in Svalbard

Norwegian technology improves emergency preparedness in Svalbard

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2018 08:15 BST

Norwegian technology companies want to start using unmanned aerial systems (FX450) to improve situational awareness, meet communications needs and make us better able to handle incidents.

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.