Norway tunes out FM radio: Country becomes the first to shut down the service after the government says it’s too expensive to operate
Thursday, 12 January 2017 () Norway has become the first country in the world to begin shutting down its FM radio service. The Scandinavian country will leave only digital radio channels operating, on ‘DAB’ radios.
Radio is one of the first means of communication and has remained at the center of the digital age. But in Norway do not think the same and has decided to leave the Modulated Frequency (FM) and stay with digital stations