Thursday, 20 September 2018

Tough week for Telenor

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 13 November 15

Norwegian incumbent suspends staff amidst Vimpelcom Uzbekistan probe, misses out on Thai 4G licence.

It's Friday again and we're all doubtless looking forward to the weekend. Or the majority of us, at least; if you're one of those people who love their job so much they can't wait until Monday, I don't want to hear about it! Telenor more than most will surely be glad to put this week behind it. That said, things could get worse before they get better for the Norwegian incumbent. The telco's 33% stake in Russia's Vimpelcom – which it is in the process of selling, although a buyer might not be easy to find under the circumstances – is causing it quite a serious headache…

It's Friday again and we're all doubtless looking forward to the weekend. Or the majority of us, at least; if you're one of those people who love their job so much they can't wait until Monday, I don't want to hear about it! Telenor more than most will surely be glad to put this week behind it. That said, things could get worse before they get better for the Norwegian incumbent. The telco's 33% stake in Russia's Vimpelcom – which it is in the process of selling, although a buyer might not be easy to find under the circumstances – is causing it quite a serious headache…

TT PREMIUM CONTENT

If you are a subscriber login here


To access premium content you need to upgrade your account. To find out more click here

Since you're here...

...the Telecoms industry is characterised by constant change and evolution. That's why it's crucial for telecoms professionals to keep up-to-date with what is happening. Join 35,000+ of your peers and sign up to our free newsletter service today, to be in the know about what is going on. PLUS, as a member you can submit your own press releases!

See all membership options

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

RECENTLY READ

Newsletter signup

Quickly get on board and up to date with the telecoms industry