Tele2 sees strong mobile growth in Q2 despite profit drop

Tele2 reported Q2 results which it said “proved the strategy to become a value champion is the right way forward”, although there has been weakness in its fixed business. “With loyal customers, high consideration, and the increasing data consumption, Tele2 …

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Joachim Horn to leave Tele2; new post in Asia

Operator Tele2 announced that Joachim Horn, Group CTIO and executive vice president, will leave his role and take up a new position at a “telecom company in Asia”. The identity of the company is not disclosed, but Horn already has …

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Tele2 upbeat on 4G-first pitch; forecasts flat outlook

Alternative operator group Tele2 talked up its data-centric strategy with Q1 results that saw mobile end-user service revenue leap 10 per cent to SEK 3.18 billion ($365 million). The operator’s aim is to monetise its subscribers’ growing demand for 4G …

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Tele2 head doubts the appeal of quadplay

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Mats Granryd, chief executive of Tele2, told Mobile World Live he is “not a big believer” in quadplay, simply because he doesn’t see many consumers as being all that interested in buying bundled packages of fixed and mobile …

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Tele2 unveils Austrian MVNO plan

Ambitious operator Tele2 announced plans to enter Austria’s mobile market, launching an MVNO to offer “nationwide network coverage for the business-to-business segment”. Tele2 already offers a range of services for this market, including broadband, fixed-line telephony and TV. The new …

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TeliaSonera-Tele2 deal gets green light from Norway watchdog

The Norwegian Competition Authority (NCA) has approved the sale of Tele2’s operations in the country to TeliaSonera “conditional upon the full implementation of a commitments package” submitted by TeliaSonera following the NCA’s scepticism about the deal in December last year. The …

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Tele2 sees profit hike in the face of challenges

Aggressive operator Tele2 claimed that in 2014 it “delivered on our commitments”, despite facing issues such as “uncertainty in Norway” and the “significant transition from fixed to mobile in the Netherlands”. The fourth quarter saw the company produce its 14th …

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Norway’s operators make move to single mobile wallet

Telenor, TeliaSonera and Tele2 have chosen Amdocs to supply an ambitious new platform for their recently rebranded payments-based joint venture called Strex. The three operators have been offering an SMS-based payment service since 1999 which, in 2012, they formalised into …

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Tele2 boosts M2M play with Dutch deal

Tele2 announced a partnership with Dutch player Aerea intended to bolster its M2M connectivity propositions. Aerea is “the exclusive Sigfox network operator for the Netherlands and already covers 85 per cent of the country”. Sigfox uses an “ultra narrow band” …

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