Norway to Become First Country to Switch Off FM in 2017

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Norway to Become First Country to Switch Off FM in 2017

Post by Lester » Mon Apr 20, 2015 1:16 pm

In what will likely be the first of a global transition to digital radio, Norway has announced it will switch off its FM band, becoming the first country to do so. Norway will start turning off FM radio on January 11, 2017, and plans to stop transmission of the last FM signal to the country's northernmost regions by Dec. 13 of that year.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/n ... -fm-790131

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Re: Norway to Become First Country to Switch Off FM in 2017

Post by Tom Taggart » Mon Apr 20, 2015 5:21 pm

It's all about control.

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Re: Norway to Become First Country to Switch Off FM in 2017

Post by Hoss » Tue Apr 21, 2015 8:34 pm

Yes control and bandwidth and money and how much government and friends can make. Nice to know our government isn't the only one made up of self centered elitist politicians out for themselves. Too harsh? NAW!
Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There was never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
John Adams, Letter, April 15, 1814
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