Telenor Sverige is the third-largest telecom company in Sweden, after two Swedish-owned multinationals, Telia and Tele2, and ahead of Three. It was founded in 1992 as Europolitan. Vodafone Group acquired Europolitan in 2002 and rebranded it to Europolitan–Vodafone in 2003, and later to Vodafone. Telenor Group acquired it in 2005, and it rebranded to Telenor in 2006.
Telenor Sverige also owned the internet service provider Bredbandsbolaget, which was folded into its parent company in May 2018.
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1Sold to PPF Group in 2018 with the Telenor brand changing in 2022.
|Subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensees:|
Europe: Albania | Channel Islands (Airtel-Vodafone)1 | Cyprus (Cytamobile-Vodafone) | Czech Republic (Oskarta) | Germany | Greece | Hungary | Ireland | Italy | Netherlands2 (50%) (Vodafone | Ziggo) | Northern Cyprus (Telsim Vodafone) | Portugal (Yorn) | Romania | Spain (Lowi | yu) | Turkey | United Kingdom (Talkmobile | Voxi)
Divested: SmarTone (Hong Kong) | Verizon Wireless5 (United States) | J-PHONE–Vodafone (Japan) | SFR (France) | Nema (Faroe Islands) | Si.mobil–Vodafone (Slovenia) | Europolitan–Vodafone (Sweden) | MTC–Vodafone (Bahrain) | Orange (United Kingdom)