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This report provides an update on Telenor Group operations to end-September 2017, covering financial performance, market dynamics, key developments, and strategy, as well as the operator's latest product and service launches.


  • Telenor had 175.8 million mobile subscribers in 3Q17, up 6% year on year, driven by increases in Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Myanmar. This increase was partly offset by a subscription loss of 1.7 million in Thailand.
  • Telenor agreed to sell its business in India to Airtel. In June 2017, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved the deal, and Airtel gained shareholders’ approval in September 2017. The deal is expected to be closed in 1Q18.
  • Telenor and Telia have signed a managed services contract with Nokia in August 2017 to outsource their joint Danish mobile network (TT-Network) in order to improve coverage and offer greater capacity. The network consists of more than 4,000 mobile sites around the country.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses Telenor's current market position and strategy for improvement.
  • Analyzes Telenor's performance, recent developments in the market, and the operator's strategic initiatives.
  • Benchmarks Telenor's financial performance against 44 other major operators worldwide.

Key questions answered

  • How has the company performed in recent quarters?
  • What were some of the key product launches in the last six months?
  • What is Telenor's strategy going forward?
  • What is the revenue market share of each of the group’s businesses?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Telenor Update, December 2017

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