Telenor Logo – Telenor is a company phone Norwegian listed on the OBX Index of the Oslo Stock Exchange. The company was founded in 1855 as Telegrafverket, changed its name in 1969 to “Televerket” and was renamed again in 1994 under its current name when it was restructured as a public company. Telenor was until 1998 the monopoly of communication services for private customers in Norway. Since December traded.
Telenor employs 23,400 workers, 12,400 of them outside Norway. In 2006 the market value of the company amounted to 125 billion Norwegian kroner (approx. 17.4 billion euros). The first telephone services offered in Norway in 1996. The Nordic NMT was introduced in 1981, 1993 n diginal system GSM. Since 2004 the network is also available UMTS for commercial use.
On October 31 of 2005 Telenor purchased Vodafone Sverige AB, the Swedish subsidiary of the competitor Vodafone. On April 20 of 2006 also renamed the Telenor network in Sweden. Telenor is, with 74.5 million customers one of the largest mobile operators worldwide.