Norway

Norway gets with the 5G programme

Telenor has finally got around to opening Norway’s first commercial 5G network, but the ceremony got cancelled by coronavirus.

Norway says yes to Huawei

The Norwegian Government has said it will not ban Huawei from providing network infrastructure equipment or services to fuel the drive towards 5G.

Opera launches App Pass to get emerging markets on mobile data

Opera Software has announced the App Pass, which is designed to give mobile subscribers free-of-charge access to selected apps for a set period of time. As a feature of Opera Max, an app designed for mobile data saving and management, the App Pass is targeted at emerging markets to encourage more mobile data usage.

Tele2 sells out of Norway

In news that will come as no great surprise, Nordic carrier group Tele2 on Monday agreed to sell its Norwegian business to TeliaSonera for an SEK5.1bn (€500m). It’s been known the company was mulling an exit from the market after failing to win any spectrum in an auction late last year.

Norwegian state looks to reduce Telenor holding

Norway’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries released a statement Thursday that said it will propose that the Norwegian Government reduces its stake in leading operator Telenor from 54 per cent to 34 per cent.

Tele2 signs national roaming deal with Telenor in Norway

European operator group Tele2 has signed a national roaming agreement with Telenor Norway for 2G, 3G and 4G connectivity. The operator said in March that it was evaluating its strategic options in Norway after failing to win any spectrum in the country’s latest frequency auction.

Telenor modernises Norwegian fixed access

European operator group Telenor has deployed Alcatel-Lucent’s Motive Network Analyser to continuously monitor fixed line broadband connections in Norway as part of a plans to modernise its fixed access.

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