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Telenor Strikes a Strategic Partnership with Google Cloud

Telenor Strikes a Strategic Partnership with Google Cloud

The partnership with Google Cloud supports Telenor’s digital transformation journey

Telenor has struck a strategic partnership with Google Cloud. Under this partnership, Google Cloud will help Telenor explore data management, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI/ML), and also Google Cloud's infrastructure.

Telenor has 172 million customers across Nordics and Asia and has annual sales of $14 billion (2020). The partnership with Google Cloud will help strengthen Telenor's technology capabilities and modernize its IT and networks. Google Cloud will also look to drive better customer experiences by leveraging Google Cloud's data, analytics, and AI/ML intelligence technologies.

“We are delighted to collaborate with Telenor to bring together the strengths of both our companies and accelerate innovation in the telecommunications industry. We look forward to further accelerating Telenor’s ability to digitally transform its customers’ businesses with infrastructure, industry solutions and technology expertise—all on the cleanest cloud in the industry,” said Thomas Kurian, CEO, Google Cloud.

Google Cloud will also collaborate with Telenor to expand the latter's horizontal and vertical services through joint go-to-market activities, create new scalable revenue streams. Together, the companies will include developments to the next generation of virtual network function and edge computing, focusing on IoT and 5G.


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