Company Profile/

We are Telenor Linx

We are a new global unit within Telenor Group. Born out of Telenor Global Services (TGS) and Telenor Digital (TD), we uniquely combine the traditional world of telecom with software flexibility.

Our purpose is to enable people, telcos, and digital players to fully embrace the opportunities global connectivity and digitalization provide.

Our passion is to solve problems between telcos and the digital universe by developing relevant scalable solutions. Together with our extensive partner network, we are a key enabler for telcos and digital players to explore new opportunities in connectivity and beyond.

We are a group of 200 passionate experts across the world, located in Norway (HQ), Sweden, Poland, Dubai, Pakistan, Thailand and Singapore.

MEF Minute/

MEF Connects Wholesale – Asia, Africa & Middle East Spotlight

MEF Connects Wholesale sessions are all available to watch on demand – In this session, an expert panel turn their attention to the Asia, African and Middle Eastern markets, to discuss among other things, the impact of Covid19 on wholesale in the markets, unique regional trends, the challenges and opportunities for wholesale and their predictions for how 2021 will develop. MEF’s Tim Green moderates the panel featuring:

MEF Connects Wholesale – Combatting SMS Fraud: The Ongoing War

MEF Connects Wholesale sessions are all available to watch on demand – In this session on SMS fraud, co-hosted by MEF and i3Forum, our amazing panel explore the latest use cases, best practices and industry initiatives attempting to stay one step ahead of the fraudsters and protect the long term sustainability of the channel. MEF CEO Dario Betti moderates a panel featuring:

Interview: Juan Jose Ramirez, Telenor

MEFTV speaks to Juan Jose Ramirez, Digital Solutions Architect at MEF Member and Future of Messaging Programme participant Telenor, who shares his take on the significance of Rich Communications Services for messaging and suggests steps the industry needs to take to safeguard success.

What the operators did next: become banks?

If banking is something you do on an app, why shouldn’t your telco actually be your bank? It’s more than just an idea. Orange, Telenor and O2 have all launched their own operations. Here’s a look at their activities and their motivations.

In the UK alone, people use mobile banking apps more than 7,610 times a minute, or four billion times a year.

According to the ‘Way We Bank Now’ report by the British Banking Association, they downloaded more than 13.8 million banking apps in 2015, up 25 per cent from 2014.

MEF Connects Thailand in Pictures

MEF Asia recently hosted the second MEF Connects Thailand, sponsored by Telenor and supported by Mono Group & TIMWE. MEF Asia General Manager Linda Ruck shares her account of the evening. With a population of more than 68 million, Thailand has more than 100 million mobile phone subscribers and is a country mad…

5 mobile start-ups in Thailand’s growing ecosystem

Last week in Bangkok MEF hosted MEF Connects Thailand, sponsored by Telenor and supported by Mono Group & TIMWE. Amongst the packed agenda the evening showcased some of the brightest  start-ups that are participating in Thailand’s Dtac Accelerate programme. Here, Andrew Kvalseth, Head of Strategy and Innovation for Dtac introduces us to the startups and explains why...

Thailand’s insatiable data hunger – and how to keep it growing

With MEF Connects Thailand just two weeks away, our keynote speaker for the evening, Telenor’s EVP and Head of Asia, Sigve Brekke, shares insights on Thailand's unbridled enthusiasm for connectivity and the internet, and how mobile technology has the potential to prove a truly transformative force for good in the rapidly growing...

How Telenor and Facebook partnered to drive internet adoption in Pakistan

Mobile operator and MEF Member, Telenor, has released the results of a free Facebook campaign in Pakistan, aimed at bringing first-time Internet users online. Facebook was provided with a zero-rated data plan to all Telenor subscribers. The result was a spike in internet uptake, with a significant chunk of new users going...

Disruption and Innovation in mobile – an expert panel’s view

Steven Ambrose, CEO of Strategy Worx Consulting, reflects on how new mobile technologies have disrupted business models, market economies and even human society. [youtube=]A useful starting point for MEF’s latest webinar - on disruption and innovation in the mobile market – was to look at it from the perspective of challengers versus...