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Telenor appoints new heads of Pakistan, Bulgaria units
Tuesday, 14 Jun 2016 02:00am EDT 

Telenor : Says appoints new CEOs in Pakistan and Bulgaria .Appointed michael foley as chief executive officer (ceo) of telenor bulgaria and irfan wahab khan as ceo of telenor pakistan.  Full Article

Vimpelcom and Ericsson enter software partnership worth over $1 bln
Monday, 13 Jun 2016 04:30am EDT 

Vimpelcom Ltd : Vimpelcom and Ericsson enter software partnership worth over USD 1 billion .Says partnership encompasses a complete overhaul of Vimpelcom's IT infrastructure across 11 countries and 12 time zones.  Full Article

Telenor CEO: solid Myanmar growth continues in rural areas
Tuesday, 7 Jun 2016 07:07am EDT 

Telenor Asa : CEO Sigve Brekke told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference: . Solid Myanmar growth continues even as roll-out of Telenor's offering moves into ever-more rural areas . Brekke: "I've been saying for several quarters that this can't continue, but for the time being it actually is." . Brekke on the planned sale of the company's Vimpelcom stake: "We've given JP Morgan a mandate to facilitate the sale for us and we're still at a preparatory stage." . Says hopes to find a buyer for the Vimpelcom stake, even if doing so will be challenging Further company coverage: [TEL.OL] (Reporting By Joachim Dagenborg and Stine Jacobsen, editing by Terje Solsvik) ((;)).  Full Article

Dilip Shanghvi, IDFC Bank, Telenor withdraw plans for payment bank
Friday, 20 May 2016 08:31am EDT 

Dilip Shanghvi Family & Associates: Dilip Shanghvi Family & associates - Dilip Shanghvi, IDFC Bank and telenor financial services jointly agree to withdraw plans to establish a payments bank venture . Dilip Shanghvi Family & associates - payment bank license will not be pursued .  Full Article

Telenor board member Aalstad bought 3,500 shares
Thursday, 19 May 2016 01:03am EDT 

Telenor Asa : Regi Aalstad, board member of Telenor asa, has on May 18 2016 acquired 3,500 telenor shares at nok 137.56 per share . Aalstad (incl related parties) holds 3,500 shares in Telenor after this transaction Further company coverage: [TEL.OL] ((;)).  Full Article

Norway to continue to ensure competitors' access to Telenor's network
Friday, 13 May 2016 02:10am EDT 

The Norwegian Communications Authority (NKOM) said in a statement: Has notified the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) of its intention to extend its current regulation of Telenor in the Norwegian mobile phone market . Plans to impose stricter regulation of price Telenor charges competitors for access to its network . Notification to ESA mirrors statement NKOM made on the issue in September [nO9N0Z902G] Further company coverage: [TEL.OL] (Reporting By Terje Solsvik) ((;)).  Full Article

Telenor ASA CFO, legal director resign - Reuters News
Friday, 29 Apr 2016 05:54am EDT 

Telenor ASA:The chief financial officer and legal director of telecoms firm Telenor have resigned following the conclusion of an external report into how Telenor handled allegations of corruption at Amsterdam-based Vimpelcom VIP.O, Telenor said on Friday - RTRS.The report by auditor firm Deloitte did not find that any Telenor employees have been involved in corrupt actions or any other legal offences but does uncover internal weaknesses in the company, Telenor said.Telenor also said it had uncovered two cases of possible misconduct at daughter company Dtac DTAC.BK in Thailand and in another country, which it did not name at the request of local authorities as the police investigation is ongoing.  Full Article

Telenor ASA - Norway calls corporate corruption summit after Panama Papers - Reuters News
Monday, 4 Apr 2016 04:40am EDT 

Telenor ASA:Norway's government invited the heads of top company boards to talks on corruption as offshore banking revelations added to a string of allegations over the ethics of some of the country's largest firms - RTRS.The invitation follows the leak of more than 11.5 mln documents from the files of a Panama-based law firm, allegedly showing how clients avoided tax or laundered money.Among the leaked material on hundreds of thousands of clients in multiple jurisdictions were revelations that top Norwegian bank DNB helped customers set up offshore companies in the Seychelles.DNB, in which the state owns 34%, said it regretted assisting about 40 customers in setting up the firms between 2006 and 2010, and that the practice had ended."It's the customers' responsibility to report their own funds to tax authorities. Still, we believe we should not have contributed to establishing these companies," Chief Executive Rune Bjerke said.A parliament committee is looking into cases concerning oil firm Statoil, telecoms company Telenor and aluminium producer Norsk Hydro about their own or their affiliates' dealings in Angola, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan respectively.All three firms, in which the state has stakes, have denied wrongdoing.Norsk Hydro said it expected it would attend the June meeting.In a separate statement, the minister said bank DNB must now provide a written explanation of its policy of helping clients set up offshore companies.  Full Article

Telenor ASA proposes dividend for FY 2015, provides outlook for FY 2016
Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 01:00am EST 

Telenor ASA:Says FY 2016 revenues would grow by 2-4 percent.Proposes FY 2015 dividend of 7.50 crowns.  Full Article

Telenor ASA to buy Tapad for $360 mln
Monday, 1 Feb 2016 01:00am EST 

Telenor ASA:Says to acquire marketing technology firm Tapad, a New York-based startup established in 2010 by Norwegian entrepreneur Are Traasdahl.Purchase price is $360 million, on a debt and cash-free 100 pct basis​ ‍.Acquisition enables Telenor to take a position within rapidly growing market for advertising technology, and secures important competence within digital marketing and analytics.Says Tapad delivers unified cross-device marketing technology solutions that give publishers, marketers and technology providers a holistic view of consumers across devices and screens, including smartphones, tablets, home computers and smart TVs.In FY 2015, Tapad is expected to report revenues of $57 million, growing at 70 pct compared to FY 2014, and an EBITDA loss of $12 million.In FY 2016, revenues are estimated to increase to around $90 million.Expects Tapad to reach EBITDA break-even in 2017.Tapad has about 160 employees, with offices in 13 key cities in the U.S. and Europe.The main sellers are Are Traasdahl and his investment company Spring Capital (in total 46.5 pct), FirstMark Capital, Firsthand Technology, Avalon Ventures, WPP and Metamorphic Ventures​.  Full Article

BRIEF-Telenor appoints new heads of Pakistan, Bulgaria units

* Appointed michael foley as chief executive officer (ceo) of telenor bulgaria and irfan wahab khan as ceo of telenor pakistan Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: