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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 74126393166-46
Registration date: 02/02/10 10:46:41

The information on this organisation was last modified on 15/12/14 11:52:59
The date of the last annual update was 13/01/14 15:28:25

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Telenor
Legal status: ASA
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Krisztina Baracsi
Position: VP EU Affairs

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Christian Sondergaard
Position: VP Public Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 13 Avenue de Tervueren 
Brussels 1040
Telephone number: (+32) 27402530
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Telenor is present in some of the world's fastest growing telecommunications markets and our home markets in the Nordics are among the most advanced in the world today.

Telenor holds controlling interests in mobile operations in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia, Thailand, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan and India. In addition, Telenor holds a significant minority interest in a key mobile operation in Russia (Vimpelcom).

The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Telenor offers a variety of electronic communications services and digital content on all platforms, including fixed and mobile voice and data services, as well as television broadcast distribution services over digital terrestrial, cable and satellite networks.

The main tasks of Telenor Representative Office in Brussels are to follow the debate on the regulatory framework for electronic communications services affecting all Telenor's operations worldwide, and to maintain an open and transparent dialogue with the policy makers to contribute with Telenor's point of views to the debate on the future challenges in Europe towards the achievement of its goals, including relations with countries outside EU/EEA.

The office also assists its operations with implementation issues related to the EU framework with a view to strenghten a harmonised implementation.

The office is staffed by Krisztina Baracsi, VP EU Affairs, Christian Sondergaard, VP Public Affairs and Administrative Assistant Melody Denis.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Lotte ABILGAARD 25/01/14 23/01/15
Krisztina Baracsi 20/12/14 18/12/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Trade Policy

Internal Market issues affecting telecommunications

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

GSMA Europe

Cable Europe

ETNO (European Telecommunications Networks Operators' Association)


EIF (European Internet Foundation)

ESF (European Services Forum)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.