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Telenor Group is a Norwegian multinational telecommunications company headquartered at Fornebu, close to Oslo. It is one of the world´s largest mobile telecommunications companies with operations in Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Asia. In addition, it has extensive broadband and TV distribution operations in four Nordic Countries, and a 10-year-old research and business line for Machine-to-Machine technology. Telenor owns networks in 12 countries, with operations in 29 countries if included their 33% ownership in VimpelCom Ltd.

Telenor is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange with a market capitalization per November 2013 of kr 223 billion, top three of all companies listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Telenor offers a full range of telecommunication services in Norway, including mobile and fixed telephony as well as Internet access and content. Telenor still dominates the market place in Norway. However, competition has at times been intense in the mobile market and ADSL market, but Telenor remains the largest company in both sectors.

Telenor also owns 30,2 % of EVRY (formerly held as 51,8% of the same company under the previous name EDB Business Partner, that offers a wide range of IT-services. The company is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange. Telenor has sold a number of divisions after its privatisation, including Bravida, the former installation division and Findexa, now part of Eniro that is responsible for telephone directories. The browser vendor Opera Software originated in Telenor´s R&D department.

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