Subjects: Economy, Finance
Ericsson and Telenor accelerate 5G innovation in Norway
To unlock the full potential of 5G and drive the next wave of technological innovation in Norway, Telenor and Ericsson have entered into a Joint Innovation Cooperation, a major effort to create new 5G-powered opportunities in areas such as entertainment, autonomous transport, smart factories and remote healthcare.
Norwegians hit by a wave of fraud: 200.000 calls from North Korea
On Wednesday last week, Norwegians were hit by a wave of fraud calls. Throughout the night, more than 200,000 fraudulent calls from North Korean phone numbers were made. In partnership with Hiya, Telenor Norway is now launching a new solution that will offer customers increased protection from fraud and nuisance calls.
Telenor will appeal the decision from the EFTA Surveillance Authority
The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has investigated different aspects of Telenor's Norwegian mobile business in the period between 2008 to 2012 only. Today, Telenor received a decision which closes ESA's proceedings. This decision relates to Telenor's prices in the segment for mobile broadband to residential customers.
New mobile subscription offering unlimited data
Norwegians are keen mobile users, and figures from Telenor show that data consumption has increased by an average of 28 per cent over the last three years. Telenor only expects this increase to continue – especially following the launch of 5G. This is why Telenor is launching Next – a brand new mobile subscription offering unlimited data.
Telenor opens first commercial 5G network in Norway
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
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 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
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 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 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 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
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
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
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
(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
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
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
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
(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
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.