Mobile operators Norway

Navigating Mobile Operators in Norway: Essential Tips for Expats

It can be painstaking work to find the right mobile operator when you just moved to another country. Roaming is an option, but this can become expensive if you do it long-term and if you know that you will stay for a while – buying a local contract is a logical thing to do. Norway has a lot of different mobile operators and it can be difficult to find a contract that fits to your needs. We have listed all the mobile operators in Norway with their pro’s and con’s. With our tips we will ensure that you sign-up for the best contract that fits to your needs. We have only listed mobile operators that offer clear contracts to non-Norwegian speakers.

Prepaid SIM card Norway

The mobile network in Norway is very good and you have plenty of choices when it comes to a mobile operator. When you are staying for a short term in Norway it would be advisable to buy a prepaid SIM card. However – if you stay long-time you will need to acquire a contract. This will save you money on the long-run. The longer the contract, the less you will have to pay for your phone and the better conditions you will get.

What are the best mobile operators in Norway?

People often ask us that question. It is hard to say since not everybody uses their mobile phone in the same way and therefore not everybody needs the same contract. We have listed the most frequently used mobile operators below with their pros and cons.

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These operators all offer different deals at different prices. It can be difficult to find the best Norwegian mobile provider. We have listed below the operators that offer transparent and good contracts. Be sure to acquire a contract online, which is often less costly than acquiring a contract in a local store.

The best mobile operators in Norway

One call

Norwegian Mobile operatorsOne call is a relatively new player (founded in 2015) which is disrupting the mobile operators market. One call’s main advantage is that they offer simple and clear contracts, which ensures their customers that there will be no surprises at the end of the month. They offer many different packages – where you can find any data bundle that is up to your liking. They offer more options then most mobile operators in Norway and this feature makes One call one of the most chosen mobile operators by expats. They offer excellent deals where you can use your data bundle within Norway and the rest of the EU.


Mobile operators Norway Talkmore is a mobile operator that offers excellent network coverage everywhere in Norway. Talkmore offers attractive deals at a low rate. Talkmore currently offers 3 different contracts with different data bundles. They offer 3 contracts starting at 2 Gb, 5 GB an 7 GB data volume. Their subscriptions enable you to surf within the EU without extra costs. It is quite convenient to order subscription online – you don’t even have to get up out of your chair. Their delivery is fast and free of charge.