Press Releases

06
September 2007

Telenor Pakistan wins Telenor Brand Award 2007

Islamabad, 6 September: Telenor Pakistan has won the Telenor Brand Award 2007 from among the Telenor Groups 11 other mobile operations around the world. The award was announced as part of an annual top management meeting that was held this week in Norway where leaders from across the Telenor Group had gathered for top-level discussions and decision-making.

Presenting the award to CEO Telenor Pakistan Tore Johnsen, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Coordination Telenor Group Ragnar KorsƒÆ’‚¦th said, "Telenor Pakistan has built up a brand preference significantly above its market share. They have performed a remarkable repositioning of the company in the midst of a growth phase. The company enjoys the highest customer satisfaction in a highly competitive market."

In a message to employees, CEO Tore Johnsen said, "I am thrilled that Telenor Pakistan has won the Telenor Brand Award 2007. I congratulate everyone in the organization who has contributed to creating, implementing and sustaining such a strong and positive brand image. The award is proof of the true commitment and hard work of our employees. As one of the youngest companies of the Group, Telenor Pakistan has succeeded in establishing itself as a vibrant and dynamic company that stands out from among its competitors to both our customers and our employees. I am honored to have received the award on behalf of everyone at Telenor Pakistan."

This is the first year of the Telenor Awards, which are presented to the best companies in three categories: Brand, Change and Performance. The Telenor Change Award went to Pannon, Telenors mobile operations in Hungary while the Performance Award was given to Digi, Malaysia.

Telenor Pakistan has always been a leader in innovation and creativity. It won in three of five nominated categories at the All Pakistan Dawn Aurora Advertising Awards in Karachi early this year. It won awards for its New Logo Commercial, djuice Bubble Talk, and New Logo Campaign. The Aurora Awards evaluated the best communications in the country over the past five years from 2002-2006.

The Telenor Group is an international provider of high quality telecommunications, data and media communications services. Telenor ranks as one of the biggest GSM service providers in the world with over 129 million subscribers. Telenor Pakistan is 100% owned by Telenor ASA and adds on to its operations in Asia together with Thailand, Malaysia and Bangladesh.

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