Significant events

  • TeliaSonera AB changed name to Telia Company AB
  • Telia Company divested its holdings in Ncell in Nepal to Axiata, one of Asia's largest telecom groups and its holding in Spanish Yoigo to Masmovil, a Spanish telecom operator
  • The group released a new Code of Responsible Business Conduct
  • Human rights impact assessments were conducted in regions Eurasia and Sweden and in Lithuania
  • Telia Company signed agreements to divest its holding in the operator Tcell in Tajikistan and its Nordic and Baltic credit management services and debt purchase business Sergel to Marginalen
  • An agreement was signed to acquire Phonero in Norway
  • Telia Company received a settlement proposal of USD 1.45 billion by the US and Dutch authorities related to the entry into Uzbekistan in 2007

 

POTENTIAL OF INCREASED DIGITALIZATION

€ 100 BILLION
can be added to the Nordic and Baltic economies in 2021 due to increased digitalization in society

470,000 JOBS
can be created in the Nordics and Baltics due to enhanced use of digital solutions among governments, businesses and consumers

24,000 DEATHS
can be avoided annually through ehealthcare and connected smart transportation on the roads

20%
reduction of greenhouse gas emissions if we can take 9 million cars off the roads for a year

Source: "Accelerating Sustainable Growth" report, Deloitte and Telia Company, September 2016