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By Per Waldemar Simonsen on February 11, 2022

Telenor chose Meshtech as a development partner

(Oslo 27.04.21) Telenor Norge AS has chosen Norwegian IoT specialist Meshtech to deliver their next generation pet trackers. Together with DyreID, the parties will develop a pet tracker to meet the increased interest people show in monitoring their beloved pets.

Arendal based Meshtech AS has entered into an agreement with Telenor to codevelop and supply their next generation pet trackers.


“We have introduced pet trackers to our customer base over the last few months, and have received feedback showing strong customer engagement, said Telenor PM, Even Reiten. “Now we will bring this valuable customer insight into our joint development project with Meshtech and DyreID, to develop the next generation tracker. We chose Meshtech because of their strong hardware and firmware competencies, as well as their flexible way of work,” said Reiten.


“Meshtech is thrilled to have been chosen to deliver a game-changing pet tracker to Telenor and DyreID. We are very happy to see that Telenor will use its extensive market reach to give Norwegian pet owners first access to this new product,” said Eirik Aanonsen, Head of R&D in Meshtech.


There is an increasing interest from pet owners to know their pet's position and get insight into vital health data related to their pets.


“DyreID consider tracking and monitoring of pets is a natural evolution of the existing electronic identification,” said Gudbrand Vatn, CEO of DyreID. “Given our position in the pet market, we believe the cooperation between Meshtech, Telenor and DyreID is exactly right for developing new technology to benefit pets and their owners.”


Meshtech AS is a leading IoT solution provider tracking people, pets and assets using low-energy wireless network technologies. The company is based in Arendal in Southern Norway with offices in Ukraine and India. Check, contact Per Simonsen, CEO Meshtech,,
mobile +4790123948


DyreID runs and operates the Norwegian national database for ID-chipped pets and the common European database, Europetnet. Check, contact CEO Gudbrand Vatn, CEO DyreID,
mobile +4791341434


Telenor Norge AS is Norway's largest provider of telecommunications and digital services. Telenor employs 3400 people in 23 offices across Norway and is a part of the Telenor Group, which has operations in 12 countries. Read more on Telenor Norge at, contact Anders Krokan, Telenor Norge,,
cellular +4795209037

Published by Per Waldemar Simonsen February 11, 2022
Per Waldemar Simonsen