Tag: Telenor

Norway’s Telenor chief denounces cyber security bill in Myanmar

According to the Financial Times, Norway’s Telenor has publicly denounced a cyber security bill that the country’s junta is attempting to introduce after seizing power in a coup. Sigve Brekke, Telenor’s chief executive said to the Financial Times that the bill, which would grant authorities in Myanmar sweeping powers over digital content, was too broad,…

Norway’s Telenor expects Asia recovery in the second half of 2021

According to a statement from Sigve Brekke, Chief Executive of Norway’s Telenor, the telecommunication company expects its large Asian operations to gradually recover from the COVID-19 pandemic in the second half of 2021. Sigve Brekke stated that all markets including the company’s Asia’s subsidiaries will still be impacted by government responsive measures in regards to…

NBAS invites to their next webminar with Ingvard Wilhelmsen

The Norwegian Business Association Singapore invites to their next webminar “Life is an unpredictable project. What can I do about it?” with Ingvard Wilhelmsen. The webinar starts on 26 October, 8pm to 9pm SGT, in collaboration with Sjømannskirken i Singapore and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. NBAS said “Bring a friend or colleague, and we…

DTAC announced new CEO

Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor who owns Thailand’s Total Access Communication Company (DTAC) has appointed Mr Sharad Mehrotra as a new chief executive, replacing Alexandra Reich, according to official statement on 16 January 2020. Mr Sharad Mehrotra, who joined Telenor 12 years ago, has served in senior management positions across Asia, including head of Telenor India.…

Greenland telecom network chose Swedish Ericsson to supply 5G equipments

Greenland has picked Sweden’s Ericsson over China’s Huawei to supply equipment for its fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network, state telecoms operator Tele Greenland announced on 19th December 2019. “5G is coming to Greenland, but no date has been set for this yet. We do not see Huawei as a possible supplier of (Tele Greenland’s) 5G network,”…

Telenor chose Ericsson for 5G supplier and continues cooperation with Huawei

Norway’s largest mobile operator Telenor announced at a press conference in Oslo, they would continue working with Chinese company Huawei, while adding Sweden’s Ericsson for its fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network as its new supplier on 13th December 2019. Telenor’s top management said that Ericsson is their new 5G supplier. The reason for the cooperation with…

Martin’s Myanmar mission: Getting a grip on the work place hierarchy

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“I felt I came too late,” Martin Hamann says about his arrival in Myanmar in 2014. He felt that it was too late to experience the real, unspoiled Myanmar. “I guess I had a fear of missing out and major transitions had already taken place by the time I arrived. People said expats were rolling…

Dtac filed lawsuit to protect mobile customers

The disagreement between Telenor’s dtac and Thailand’s telecom regulator NBTC (National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission) escalates as the telecommunications company filed a lawsuit before the Central Administrative Court on 6 September. This follows a dtac statement on 5 September, which expressed disappointment over the NBTC board’s lack of resolution on the joint dtac-CAT customer protection…

Dtac decides to bid on one and reject one MHz spectrum auction

Aiming to increase 4G network capacity and continue 2G services for millions of subscribers Telenor’s dtac (Total Access Communication Public Company Limited) announced on 8 August that the Board of Directors had agreed to submit an application for spectrum licensing for telecommunications service in the frequency band of 1800 MHz to the Office of National…