Telenor 4G is owned by the Norwegian telecom company Telenor Group. It owns 28% of the total market share of mobile network providers with around 45 million users. The company acquired its license in 2004 and started providing services from 23rd March 2005 in several cities of Pakistan. The headquarters of Telenor in Pakistan are in Islamabad. The CEO of Telenor Pakistan is Tore Johnson.
Awards and achievement
Telenor Pakistan has the distinction of introducing 4.5G in Pakistan that is also known as LTE advanced. It has also done successful test of the 5G technology in Pakistan on 13th March 2020.
It is also the pioneer of providing branchless banking system through its product known as Easypaisa. These services have been provided by acquiring shares in Tameer Microfinance Bank Limited.
It has also been involved with the government of Pakistan for various social activities including the
- rehabilitation process for the middle level Public Schools in the province of Punjab
- providing assistance to disabled people through Open Mind Pakistan Assistive Technology Training Center
- Khushal Zamindaar and various projects for the aid of farmers in agricultural field.
It received Prime Minister of Pakistan Trophy for Largest Foreign Direct Investment (Telecom Sector) in 2011. The Easypaisa initiative won Shaukat Khanum Social responsibility award in 2011. In 2014 it won Best NFC product in Barcelona Spain. It was recognized as the best service for women in Emerging markets.