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Norway Shuts National Broadcasts on FM

Norway, a developed country, that has been topping all the latest rankings and indices has decided to switch to Digital Audio Broadcasting.
Norway Shuts National Broadcasts on FM
Now the citizens of Norway won't be able to listen to the national broadcast on FM Norway becomes the 1st nation to shut national broadcasts on FM.

Reason
Norwegians who listen to the radio on a daily basis has dropped by 10 percent in one year, and public broadcaster NRK has lost 21 percent of its audience.

DAB
As scheduled, the country’s most northern regions and the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic switched to Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) in the late morning
DAB has better sound quality, a greater number of channels and more functions
The transition concerns only national radio channels. Most local stations continue to broadcast in FM. Other countries like Switzerland, Britain and Denmark are due to follow suit in the coming years.
Norway Shuts National Broadcasts on FM Norway Shuts National Broadcasts on FM Reviewed by insiya yadav on December 15, 2017 Rating: 5

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