Our History
Discover NOS' main milestones.


  • Launch of the NOS 5G Hub, an innovation centre to support companies, startups and universities in the development of 5G solutions;
  • NOS demonstrates the potential of 5G with the first autonomous driving journey in Portugal;
  • NOS has the fastest 5G network in Portugal - Ookla® distinction;
  • NOS broadcasts international hologram of the director of Top Gun: Maverick, for an event in Lisbon, using 5G technology;
  • NOS is recognised as "Best in the Test - Mobile Internet" by DECO PROTESTE;
  • NOS and Fidelidade launch cybersecurity solution with alarms for homes and businesses;
  • NOS is recognised by S&P Global, Sustainalytics, CDP, Moody's | ESG Solutions, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index with certificates and awards highlighting its commitment to sustainability and good practices in gender equality;
  • 26,000 trees planted by NOS with the aim of reducing its environmental footprint;
  • NOS invests in innovative Advanced Data Analytics training programmes for its employees;
  • NOS and NOVA SBE create partnership to accelerate the development of sustainability solutions based on data science;
  • NOS opens its doors to 50 young talents in the 2022/2023 edition of NOS ALFA;
  • NOS launches the ZER01 Project and brings computer education to pupils across the country;


  • Launch of the first 5G-ready Hotspot in Portugal;
  • NOS integrates Digital with Purpose, a worldwide movement for a more sustainable future through technologies;
  • NOS signs European declaration for a green digital transformation: As signatories, technology companies from several Member States of the European Union commit to actions that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions at a pace compatible with limiting global warming to 1.5ºC, with the aim of achieving neutrality carbon (net-zero) by 2040;
  • NOS bets on renewable energy through an agreement with EDP that avoids the emission of 17,200 tons of co2 per year;
  • NOS once again leads the ranking of Investment in R&D and Innovation in Portugal;
  • Launch of the first Stadium, Hospital, Beach, School, Port and 5G Factory in the country;
  • NOS wins 5G auction : was the company with the largest amount of spectrum acquired and the highest investment of all participants;
  • NOS is the first operator to launch 5G , the most disruptive mobile technology ever
  • NOS takes 5G to all Portuguese people : the company offers a unique value offer, which allows all customers, individuals and companies, to experience 5G technology without compromise.


  • Launching a new generation of Power-WiFi products giving customers the best WiFi coverage solution in Portugal with a 100% digital experience;
  • NOS leads the ranking of Investment in R&D and Innovation in Portugal;
  • Launch of the new range of 5G-ready NB-IoT tariffs;
  • NOS is the 5th best Telecommunications company in Europe in terms of sustainability;
  • NOS distinguished by CDP for best practices in combating climate change.


  • Launch of NOS Studios: a channel with the best and latest movies from major studios;
  • App NOS, Cinemas and WTF on the path of digital transformation: delivering the best experience to NOS customers;
  • Launch of the “No Limits” tariff and the 5G ready mobile phone materialize the commitment to the 5G generation;
  • Matosinhos is the first 5G NOS city : a laboratory in a real environment;
  • NOS subscribes to the UN commitment to limit global warming;
  • NOS launches “NOS 5G” Fund: a pioneer fund with 10 million euros to invest in Research and Development (R&D) in 5G.


  • NOS continues to focus on strengthening the offer of Cloud and Data Analytics services with the opening of two new Data Centers in Carnaxide and Riba de Ave;
  • NOS invests 30 million euros and implements network of the future in Madeira;
  • New “POWER ROUTER” and “POWER WI-FI” offers: NOS launches latest generation router with speeds of up to 1.3Gbps and new solutions for complete home Wi-Fi coverage;
  • NOS and ENTRAJUDA join forces against infoexclusion: partnership allows donating 300 computers to third sector institutions;
  • NOS launches the first TV app for children : NOS Kids app gives access to thousands of movies, series and other children's content in a user-friendly and safe environment;
  • “NOS TEK DAY 5G – download the future”: a day dedicated to the debate on the potential of 5G as a lever for accelerating the adoption of industry 4.0 by the business community.


  • NOS and Lagoa City Council sign protocol within the scope of Smart Cities , making Lagoa the first Smart City in the Algarve;
  • NOS provides Wi-Fi on Carris trams: Carris partners with NOS to implement a free Wi-Fi solution on board its trams;
  • Portugal presents the first NB-IoT smart meter: NOS, EDP Distribuição, Huawei, JANZ CE and u-blox develop first operational pilot with smart electricity meters and NB-IoT communication technology;
  • NOS Cinemas opens 11 new theaters and now manages 32 cinema complexes and 226 screens;
  • NOS is the most awarded brand by the Portuguese;
  • Nine years after it was launched, the NOS Wi-Fi service reaches the milestone of 1 million hotspotsreinforcing its position as the largest Wi-Fi network in our country.


  • NOS is the 1st company in the sector to win the three most important awards of the year: Consumer Choice, Product of the Year and Trusted Brand;
  • Inauguration of the first two movie theaters with 4DX multisensory technology;
  • Launch of UMA, the most advanced and intelligent television in Europe and the first personal television on the market;
  • Liga NOS creates the competition's first official anthem sung by rival supporters from all clubs;
  • Launch of APP NOS TV, that allows you to watch TV on your PC, smartphone or tablet;
  • NOS customers are the most satisfied with their television.


  • Launch of Quatro Digital Offer with more data to distribute to the whole family;
  • NOS is a pioneer in offering 4K (ultra HD) content in the national market;
  • Launch of the N Play service that gives unlimited access to multiplatform movies and series;
  • Reinforcement of the latest generation network throughout the year, reaching more than half a million new Portuguese homes, covering more than 100 municipalities.


  • Launch of the new NOS brand;
  • Inauguration of the Convergence and Supervision Center an Operations Center of quality and excellence and a national reference.