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Telenor India operating loss widens in the fourth quarter

Telenor India’s operating loss widened at NOK 368 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, compared with NOK 285 million a year earlier. The Norway-based telecom company’s India unit’s full year operating loss stood at NOK 990 million, against operating profit of NOK 882 in 2014. Telenor India’s revenue however increased at NOK 1436 million in the quarter, compared with NOK 1187 million a year earlier. “The mass market approach,… Read More

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Telenor partners with Child Helpline, to embed 1098 in SIMs

Telenor India said it has also partnered with Child Helpline, and it will now embed all of its SIMs with 1098 number to offer direct and one touch access to the Child Helpline. About 30 million urban children, under the age of 18, own a personal handset in India, according to studies, which also estimated that 134 million Indian children will come online by 2017. The company has also done a… Read More

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Telenor set for mobile broadband transformation with Huawei’s spectrum efficient GSM solution

Telecom firm Telenor India, which operates in six circles in India, has deployed its partner Huawei’s spectrum efficient Lean GSM solution across 28 cities, including Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Varanasi, in the country. The solution improves the network capacity by over 30% using the same spectrum resources and claims to provide superior voice and data experience. It uses GPS-based synchronisation and automated interference management based on real-time network measurement. Additional capacity… Read More

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Telenor offers free Internet to it’s customers this Republic Day

In a true National spirit and to celebrate India’s Republic day, Telenor offers it’s customers Free Internet on 26th January 2016 from 00:01hrs to 23:59hrs without any internet packs. Any Telenor customer can enjoy this free internet on their number with this one day offer. Strangely. I didn’t receive any SMS from Telenor informing about the same, but the website has this promotional benefit information. It’s very nice to see operator… Read More

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Telenor India successfully crosses 50 million subscriber mark

As per the latest data from COAI, Norway-based Telenor’s Indian unit, Telenor India, has now successfully crossed 50 million subscriber mark. The latest subscription data states that Telenor India had 507,02,397 subscribers as of December, 2015. The company added 12,79,587 new customers, which helped them in crossing 50 million user mark. Since the launch of GSM services on the 3rd of December 2009, Telenor (erstwhile Uninor) faced quite a few… Read More

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Telenor launches new STVs in UP East to celebrate this new year, makes calls even cheaper

Telenor, the Sabse Sasta operator, now has now launched a special tariff vouchers (STV) for its customers in the UP East circle to celebrate this new year. The company has stated that these new STVs will allow customers to make calls at even cheaper rates. Customers in the mentioned region can recharge with STV 7 to make STD calls at reduced a rate of 30 paise per minute with a… Read More

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Telenor subscribers base reaches over 200 million across Asia, Europe and Nordics

The Telenor Group has surpassed the 200-million mobile subscriber mark across Asia, Europe and the Nordics. Sharad Mehrotra, CEO, Telenor India, said, “We at Telenor India are proud to be the leading contributor of subscriber growth adding over five million customers in the last 11 months. With a strong position on being the most affordable service provider we have attracted the mass market customers and managed to be the fourth… Read More

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Indian network transformation drive to help reduce carbon footprints: Telenor

Telenor India said that the network transformation drive in the country will help it contribute to the Group’s target of reducing the carbon intensity of its global operations with 40% by 2017, compared to the 2008 level. The telco has kick-started real time projects which directly impact climate & environment, social responsibility and women empowerment. Through the network modernisation project across all its 24000 sites, the company is installing equipment that… Read More

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Telenor marks sixth anniversary with modernization of 2,500 sites

As part of its network modernization drive, Telenor India, which has over 48 million subscribers in six circles in the country, today announced modernization of its 2,500 sites. The company today has also completed six years of operations in the country. Telenor’s new network is being executed and managed by Huawei India and the new equipment will increase spectral efficiency by 15% and improve in-door coverage by 15-20%, the company… Read More

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Interview: Amaresh Kumar, Chief Product Officer, Telenor India, talks about the company’s new entertainment pack starting at Rs 2.

Telenor India has come out with its new entertainment pack that would enable subscribers to stream unlimited videos on YouTube and Dailymotion between 11pm and 7am for as low as Rs 2 a day. The operator is also providing unlimited music streaming from Hungama Music and Eros Now music starting at Rs 41 with a validity of 28 days. Telecom Talk caught up with company’s CPO to know more about… Read More

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Telenor offers video packs starting from Rs 2; unlimited access to Youtube and Daily Motion between 11 p.m to 7 a.m

Telecom operator Telenor has introduced a ‘paisa vasool’ entertainment service pack, which enables customers to select video packs starting from Rs 2 to Rs 28 with validity ranging from one day to 28 days. The company has partnered with Dailymotion and YouTube for video and Hungama Music and Eros Now for music. Subscribers can use the new service pack to access online video overnight between 11 p.m to 7 a.m. After 7… Read More

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Telenor ‘s Paisa Vasool mantra reaches Bihar & Jharkhand with 950 new sites

Telenor India, erstwhile Uninor, has rolled out 950 additional sites across Bihar and Jharkhand (B&J), covering over 3,380 rural areas in the circle, and with this the total number of Telenor sites has gone up to 4,185 in the two states. This expansion is in addition to the network swap and upgradation happening at the existing 3,235 sites in B&J as part of the modernisation plan. As of September 2015,… Read More

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Telenor to expand retail footprint; add at least 14,250 new sales outlets by year-end

In sync with its network expansion and modernisation plan, Telenor is also planning to expand its retail outlets, by adding at least 14,250 new sales outlets by year-end and taking its retail base to over 80,000. The company has also announced rollout of about 950 new sites in the Bihar and Jharkhand circle as part of its expansion and modernisation plan. The work on the new sites has already started… Read More

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