TeliaSonera, Tele2 deal facing block

The Norwegian Competition Authority cast doubt on the proposed deal for TeliaSonera to acquire the Norwegian unit of Tele2. The watchdog stated a number of objections to the deal, including the fact that the transaction would reduce the number of …

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Tele2 sells out of Norway

In news that will come as no great surprise, Nordic carrier group Tele2 on Monday agreed to sell its Norwegian business to TeliaSonera for an SEK5.1bn (€500m). It’s been known the company was mulling an exit from the market after failing to win any spectrum in an auction late last year.

Tele2 signs national roaming deal with Telenor in Norway

European operator group Tele2 has signed a national roaming agreement with Telenor Norway for 2G, 3G and 4G connectivity. The operator said in March that it was evaluating its strategic options in Norway after failing to win any spectrum in the country’s latest frequency auction.

Telenor modernises Norwegian fixed access

European operator group Telenor has deployed Alcatel-Lucent’s Motive Network Analyser to continuously monitor fixed line broadband connections in Norway as part of a plans to modernise its fixed access.