Oslo, February 4th 2021: Since 2008, the Future Digital Awards have been awarded to tech companies at the forefront of their respective fields: Companies that deliver imaginative, innovative products or services that have the potential to disrupt their ecosystems and provide significant benefits to their target audience.

This year Telenor Digital and Telenor, with its Global Direct Operator Billing (DOB) platform, is the Gold Winner in the category Telco Innovation for Best Carrier Billing Provider.


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Helge Steen-Johnsen (CRO, Telenor Digital) says: "First of all, it is a great honor for all of us in Telenor, and Telenor Digital in particular, to receive such an award where we are competing head-to-head with other telcos and carrier billing aggregators. It is a testament of what Telenor can create when working together to build a global platform bringing innovative carrier billing solutions and content at scale, benefiting subscribers in all Telenor markets. This is the result of good collaboration, hard work and commitment across the whole Telenor Group.”


The DOB product has, over a period of ten years, evolved from a "basic billing machine" to the industry-leading platform with relevant features such as Advice of Charge, Campaign tool, Self-service portal, Subscription control, that ensure a competitive and compliant DCB service in Telenor markets.


Ayesha Farhat (Director DOB Tech, Telenor Digital): "It is great to receive market recognition and be evaluated as a top performer amongst other industry players - Congratulations to the entire DOB team and thanks to the BUs and partners who drive the work we do.”


About Direct Operator Billing (DOB)

Telenor Digital’s Direct Operator Billing (DOB) is born out of telco to enable subscribers to get access to and pay for content that matters most, in a safe and simple way. Our solutions and APIs are designed to modernise telco assets and enable monetisation for digital players whilst constantly putting user experience and security in focus. Since the beginning of 2010, we have used the latest technology to build a highly scalable platform that monthly processes over 250 million transactions generated by 8 million monthly active users. Today over 70+ partners are connected to the platform, which last year processed close to 3BNOK worth of transactions from our subscriber base.