(The following press release from Telenor's public relations company 
Burson-Marsteller in Hong Kong was received by e-mail. It was not confirmed by 
the sender.) 
Telenor welcomes pre-qualification in competition to win telecom license in 
Press Releases: 11 April 2013 
Telenor Group welcomes today’s announcement by Myanmar authorities that the 
company has pre-qualified for the competition to win one of two nationwide 
telecommunications licenses. 
Telenor is focused on the long-term development of Myanmar’s telecommunications 
industry. The company will now study the terms and conditions of the license 
selection process as it prepares its bid documents. If Telenor is awarded a 
license, the company plans to leverage its experience from ownership in leading 
mobile operations in Thailand (dtac), Malaysia (DiGi), India (Uninor), 
Bangladesh (Grameenphone) and Pakistan (Telenor), in order to provide rapid 
delivery of high-quality mobile network and services throughout Myanmar. 
“We have performed well in Asia due to the combination of our technical 
competence, our deep understanding of customers’ demands and our experience 
working with governments and partners to deliver infrastructure and services 
that are locally tailored to meet each individual market’s communications 
needs. We have pioneered mobile communications in Asia and we hope to bring our 
knowledge, experience and corporate values to Myanmar, helping to advance the 
country’s telecommunications objectives, while positively impacting the lives 
of the people of Myanmar through the immense opportunities that mobile access 
provides,” said Sigve Brekke, Executive Vice President and Head of Asian 
operations in Telenor Group. 
16 years of experience in Asia 
As one of the world’s major mobile operators with close to 150 million mobile 
subscribers, Norway-based Telenor aims, if selected, to build on its 16 years 
of experience in providing innovative and affordable solutions in Asia to 
ensure that Myanmar reaps the benefits of communications in boosting social and 
economic development. The company would do that in the same open, transparent 
and collaborative manner that has been so important to its success in the other 
markets in which it operates. 
Through its operations in Pakistan, Bangladesh and India, Telenor Group has 
gained solid experience in establishing successful mobile operations in 
greenfield markets. Telenor’s unique distribution platforms in Asia have become 
the company’s competitive advantage, enabling its local operations to connect 
millions of previously unconnected people across Asia with mobile 
communications services. In India, one of the world’s most competitive markets, 
Uninor is among the fastest-growing mobile operators, offering reliable mobile 
services at affordable prices. 
For further information, please contact: 
Glenn Mandelid, Director of Communications, Telenor Group region Asia,, (66) 82 440 1122
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