Large mobile services contract signed with Federation of Norwegian Agricultural Co-operatives

Fornebu, January 16th 2013 - Telenor has won the contract to supply mobile services to AgriKjøp. The agreement is worth NOK 180 million over three years. AgriKjøp is a joint purchasing organisation for the companies in the Federation of Norwegian Agricultural Co-operatives, consisting of around 100 different member companies, including subsidiaries. The contract is an extension to an existing framework agreement with Telenor. It includes greater standardisation and simplification of services provided, along with increased functionality for member companies. "AgriKjøp consists of a variety of different companies, from major industrial concerns to small companies, who have different needs and challenges. The new agreement gives the companies a simpler solution with a package of voice and data services, and also facilitates the use of other communications solutions from Telenor and their partners. At the same time, the agreement means less administration and reduced costs for our member companies," says Gunnar Vandvik, Director for Agreements and System Development at AgriKjøp AS. In addition, AgriKjøp and Telenor intend to add new services to the present telephony framework, including the unified communications service 'Telenor Samordnet kommunikasjon' and Lync. New Opportunities for Cooperation "AgriKjøp is an exciting and important customer that challenges Telenor in many areas and this agreement opens up new opportunities for cooperation. We are very pleased to be part of the continued efforts to add value to the members of the Federation of Norwegian Agricultural Co-operatives through delivering services that strengthen their market competitiveness," says Bjørn Ivar Moen, Telenor Norway's manager of the business market. "A long term agreement over three years gives us the opportunity to concentrate our efforts on offering good solutions and consultancy that are valuable for the individual member companies," says Moen. For further information, please contact: Kristin V. Tønnessen, Telenor Norway's PR Manager, Tel. 934 80 648, kvt@telenor.com Gunnar Vandvik, Director for Agreements and System Development at AgriKjøp AS, Tel.  22 05 71 13, gunnar.vandvik@agrikjop.no This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Telenor via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1670546]