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    1. April 29, 2016

      Telenor executives quit after damning report into VimpelCom stake

      Telenor’s finance director and general counsel have resigned following the release of a damning external report into...

    2. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      Telenor among Europe's biggest fallers as competition heats up

      Interference on the line. Norwegian state-controlled telecoms operator Telenor is among the biggest fallers in Europe...

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    1. November 11, 2015

      Telenor suspends CFO amid VimpelCom corruption probe

      Telenor was plunged further into crisis after the Norwegian state-controlled telecoms operator suspended its finance...

    2. November 5, 2015

      VimpelCom’s former chief executive Jo Lunder arrested in Oslo

      Jo Lunder, former chief executive of Russian telecoms company VimpelCom, was arrested by Norwegian police on Wednesday...

    3. October 22, 2015

      EU favours competition over deals in telecoms sector

      The European telecoms sector’s hopes for more consolidation took a blow last week after the EU’s digital commissioner...

    4. October 5, 2015

      Telenor to sell $2.3bn VimpelCom stake

      Norwegian telecoms group Telenor is looking to end its fractious relationship with VimpelCom by selling its $2.3bn...

    5. October 5, 2015

      Telenor/VimpelCom: when it’s over it’s over

      They don’t ring a bell when a market bottoms. But if Russia is not at least approaching its nadir, one shudders to...

    6. September 16, 2015

      Mobile operators: continental divide

      If Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, likes inflation, he has an odd way of showing it. He recently opined that...

    7. September 11, 2015

      Hutchison’s O2 deal to test Brussels competition stance

      Hutchison Whampoa will immediately test the Brussels competition watchdog’s hardening stance on telecoms consolidation...

    8. September 11, 2015

      Danish telecoms merger shelved after competition concerns

      Telenor and TeliaSonera have withdrawn the proposed merger of their Danish telecommunications businesses in a sign of a...

    9. September 10, 2015

      European telecoms look to Danish deal for signs on consolidation

      Europe’s biggest telecommunications companies have long argued that consolidation is essential to the industry,...

    10. May 17, 2015

      Beguiling Burmese social network eyes Aim flotation

      The future is bright in Myanmar, even if it is not as Orange as the French telecoms company might have liked. It is...

    11. April 8, 2015

      Brussels to probe proposed TeliaSonera and Telenor joint venture

      The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into a proposed joint venture between TeliaSonera and...

    12. March 9, 2015

      In the telecoms industry, the consumer comes first

      Nobody applies to be European antitrust chief if they do not relish a fight. Much time is spent in running battles with...

    13. March 5, 2015

      Telecoms case shows Fridman’s taste for combat

      Mikhail Fridman’s taste for combat is not confined to the oil industry. For years, Alfa fought Telenor, the Norwegian...

    14. March 2, 2015

      Telecoms groups back giving users ‘mobile digital identity’

      Plans to bring together passwords and authentication for internet services on to a single platform are being developed...

    15. January 2, 2015

      Norwegian businesses warned of ‘wake-up call’ on corruption

      Three major corruption cases last year should be a “wake-up call” for Norwegian business, which can be “too naive” when...

    16. December 3, 2014

      Telenor and TeliaSonera: Connecting you now…

      Hello it’s me. I’ve thought about us for a long, long time. So goes the new hold music at Telenor. In Denmark, mobile...

    17. October 16, 2014

      Search is on for executives who can warm to Norway’s challenges

      Wanted: three executives for a trio of Norway’s biggest companies. Lovers of fjords, cross-country skiing, brown cheese...

    18. August 19, 2014

      Telenor uncovers child labour among Myanmar suppliers

      Telenor of Norway has found child labour at suppliers helping it build Myanmar’s first national mobile phone network,...

    19. June 17, 2014

      Telenor apologises to Thailand military junta

      Thailand’s military junta made it clear who calls the shots in the country after Telenor of Norway issued an apology...

    20. March 28, 2014

      Myanmar’s mobile phone revolution

      Even the white cattle are fading from view in the gathering dusk of this riverside Myanmar village, the tiny lamps...

    21. February 24, 2014

      Data demands call for $1.7tn mobile network investment

      Mobile network operators will need to invest $1,700bn by 2020 if they are to keep up with demands for mobile data and...

    22. beyondbrics

      September 16, 2013

      [video] Telenor on EMs: correction, not crisis

      Jon Fredrik Baksaas, chief executive of Telenor, Norway’s biggest telecoms group, talks to the FT’s Richard Milne about...

    23. September 2, 2013

      Mining and telecoms lead Europe’s surge

      European equity markets firmed as manufacturing activity in China boosted the region’s miners and metals producers...

    24. August 7, 2013

      VimpelCom in talks over Italian mobile market consolidation

      VimpelCom has held discussions with rivals about consolidation in the Italian mobile market as it looks to build core...

    25. July 23, 2013

      Telenor revenue growth driven by subscriber expansion in east

      Telenor on Tuesday reported a return to revenue growth after strong performances in India, Thailand and Sweden. Revenue...

    26. beyondbrics

      June 28, 2013

      Myanmar telco auction: the good and the bad

      The decision by Myanmar’s government to award two fiercely contested national mobile communications licenses to Qatar’s...

    27. June 27, 2013

      Telenor and Ooredoo win Myanmar telecoms licences

      Norway’s Telenor and Qatar’s Ooredoo will be the first international mobile operators to launch telecoms services in...

    28. June 16, 2013

      New TeliaSonera head appointed

      TeliaSonera, which lost its last chief executive amid an Uzbek corruption scandal, has appointed the head of South...

    29. April 16, 2013

      Altimo offers $1.8bn to buy out Orascom

      Mikhail Fridman’s Altimo has made an offer to buy out minorities in Egypt’s Orascom Telecom for $1.8bn, as the Russian...

    30. beyondbrics

      March 6, 2013

      Bangladesh: government mulls Grameenphone options

      Subscribers to Bangladeshi mobile operator, Grameenphone, can breathe easy: Dhaka has no plans to suspend the company’s...

    31. February 27, 2013

      Telenor in Bangladeshi takeover tussle

      A simmering battle between Bangladesh’s government and Nobel peace prize winner Muhammad Yunus is threatening the fate...

    32. February 24, 2013

      Jolla seeks to revive Nokia platform

      Jolla, a company set up by former Nokia employees, has begun planning a flotation as it pegs its future to reviving a...

    33. February 24, 2013

      Mobile operators challenge Google and Apple

      Eighteen of the world’s largest mobile operators from Telefónica to China Unicom have backed a new mobile operating...

    34. December 4, 2012

      Lufthansa rises on Turkish tie-up talk

      Speculation about a possible deal between Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa prompted investors to buy into the German flag...

    35. December 4, 2012

      Competition watchdogs raid Telenor

      European and Norwegian competition authorities have raided the offices of Telenor, the telecommunications group, over a...

    36. November 26, 2012

      Telenor chief reflects on tough year

      TeliaSonera is hardly the only Nordic telecommunications operator to face questions about its activities in emerging...

    37. November 15, 2012

      India’s telecoms sector faces uncertainty

      India’s telecoms sector faces fresh uncertainty and the prospect of a second round of spectrum auctions, after high...

    38. beyondbrics

      November 14, 2012

      Telenor: the biggest bidder in Indian telecoms auction

      Norway’s Telenor emerged on Wednesday as the biggest buyer in India’s controversial mobile telecom spectrum auction....

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