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Telia Finland CEO moves to head of Telia Norway as Foss leaves group for new challenges

Published 21 Nov 2019 09:05 CET | Finland, Norway

Telia Company said that Telia Finland CEO Stein-Erik Vellan will take over as CEO of Telia Norway on 04 December, succeeding Abraham Foss, who will leave to seek challenges ...

Norwegian government aims to improve national cryptocompetences

Published 20 Nov 2019 12:57 CET | Norway

Norway's National Security Authority (NSM) has presented a report by the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Justice and Public Secuirty outlining a government policy to ...

Telia Norway allows several Telia X mobile data subscribers on same bill

Published 18 Nov 2019 12:22 CET | Norway

Telia Norway said it is now allowing Telia X unlimited mobile data customers to put several subscribers on the same bill. The first subscriber costs NOK 579 and each extra ...

Nkom to allocate high 6 GHz and 8 GHz spectrum via permits rather than auction

Published 15 Nov 2019 13:49 CET | Norway

Norwegian communications regulator Nkom said it will begin an auction of radio line frequencies on 06 May 2020, and the deadline for bidder registration is 12 March. In ...

Telenor Norway coverage director finishes 25th mobile network monitoring tour

Published 15 Nov 2019 11:45 CET | Norway

Telenor Norway said its coverage director Bjorn Amundsen has concluded his 25th mobile network monitoring tour and found there are still some reception gaps to fill. It said ...

Ice expects EBITDA break-even in H2 2020 after Q3 smartphone revenues rise 26% and customers grow

Published 14 Nov 2019 14:08 CET | Norway

Ice Group has announced a 26 percent rise in smartphone revenues in the third quarter but another loss at EBITDA level, yet it expects EBITDA break-even during the second ...

Norwegian state subsidies to improve broadband for 19,000 homes in 2019

Published 13 Nov 2019 13:10 CET | Norway

Norwegian communications regulator Nkom said that the NOK 250 million granted to expand broadband in 2019 will improve services for more than 19,000 homes nationwide, with a ...

Nkom requires more details from Telenor on wholesale copper network shutdown plans

Published 12 Nov 2019 14:26 CET | Norway

Norwegian telecoms regulator Nkom said it is setting detailed requirements for Telenor's notifications to wholesale customers regarding its plans to change its equipment. ...

Norwegian govt holds hearing on roadway cabling proposals

Published 12 Nov 2019 14:01 CET | Norway

The Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communication said it his holding a consultation until 10 February 2020 on its roadway cabling proposals, aimed at the telecoms ...

Nkom to invite bids for NOK 100 mln subsidies for international submarine cable

Published 11 Nov 2019 11:59 CET | Norway

Norwegian communications regulator Nkom said it will invite applications for NOK 100 million in subsidies for a new international submarine fibre cable to make connectivity ...

Nkom publishes internet connectivity maps as per June

Published 08 Nov 2019 13:29 CET | Norway

Norwegian telecoms regulator Nkom said it has published new maps showing internet coverage in Norway, enabling local and county administrations as well as providers to see ...

Lyse to provide moisture, temperature monitors for Gjesdal municipal housing

Published 07 Nov 2019 12:33 CET | Norway

Norwegian operator Lyse said that it expects to provide Gjesdal borough council with sensors to monitor dampness and temperature in its municipal housing, which could save it ...

Syn Q3 revenue drops 5.2%, cash flow from operations improves

Published 07 Nov 2019 12:18 CET | Iceland, Ireland, Norway

Vodafone Iceland parent company Syn said its results for the third quarter show that it is turning its business around. Revenue fell by 5.2 percent year on year to ISK 4.88 ...

Telia Norway merges consumer home and mobile divisions, sets up two new arms

Published 06 Nov 2019 13:37 CET | Norway

Telia Norway said it is making organisational changes next year to improve its competitive ability. It will merge its Consumer Mobile and Consumer Home division from 01 ...

Telia Norway says Apple dominates October list of best-selling phones

Published 06 Nov 2019 12:19 CET | Norway

Telia Norway said Apple dominated its list of top ten best-selling mobile phones in October, taking six places. Samsung took three and Huawei the other....

Tampnet signs up to COBRA fibre cable from Denmark to Netherlands

Published 05 Nov 2019 13:57 CET | Denmark, Netherlands, Norway

Norwegian offshore communications network operator Tampnet said it has become the first company to make use of the COBRA Fibre Optic Cable. Alongside an existing 325 km high ...

Norwegian regulator sees drones as option for restoring mobile coverage after emergencies

Published 04 Nov 2019 12:01 CET | Norway

Norwegian communications regulator Nkom has suggested drones as one option for restoring mobile coverage after incidents, in a report to the Municipal and Modernisation ...

Norwegian National Cyber Security Centre opens

Published 01 Nov 2019 13:18 CET | Norway

Norway's National Security Authority (NSM) said Minister for Public Security Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde and Defence Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen have officially opened its ...

Norwegian 700 MHz frequencies become available for 5G from 01 November

Published 01 Nov 2019 12:00 CET | Norway

Norwegian telecoms regulator Nkom said that 700 MHz frequencies become available from 01 November for use for 5G, following the auction in June, meaning Ice, Telia and ...

Norwegian govt wants Nkom to amend regulatory fees, raise 700 MHz licence fees

Published 31 Oct 2019 13:11 CET | Norway

The Norwegian Municipal and Modernisation Ministry is running a consultation until 09 December on a proposal concerning fees paid by the communications sector to regulator ...

Nent expands RiksTV distribution partnership in Norway

Published 30 Oct 2019 11:05 CET | Norway

Nordic streaming company Nordic Entertainment (Nent) and Norwegian TV operator RiksTV agreed an extended long-term distribution deal that brings Nent's Viaplay streaming ...

Fidesmo, Eika Kreditbank team for contactless wearables payments in Norway

Published 29 Oct 2019 16:44 CET | Norway

Fidesmo, Swedish company which has developed technology to connect contactless services to passive and active devices, has announced a partnership in Norway with Eika ...

Telenor loses appeal over refund to TDC for wholesale overcharging

Published 29 Oct 2019 13:49 CET | Norway

Telenor has lost another appeal against a decision from regulator Nkom ordering the operator to pay NOK 16 million to rival TDC for charging too much for wholesale access to ...

Telenor sees new SMS traffic record during talent show

Published 29 Oct 2019 10:58 CET | Norway

Telenor said it set a new traffic record for SMS, of 3,429 text messages per second, during the latest broadcast of the 'Stjernekamp' talent show on NRK on 26 October. The ...

Altibox tops EPSI customer satisfaction ratings for digital TV, retail and corporate broadband

Published 28 Oct 2019 13:01 CET | Norway

Norwegian operator Lyse said its Altibox partnership has come top of the EPSI Rating Norway customer satisfaction and loyalty rankings in three categories, namely retail ...

 

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