Ah, the days of listening to FM radio as I cruised the highways and byways. Will that be ending soon? Will Norway set a trend? By 2017, Norway will see the end to FM radio. By then, music and news will all be digital.
“Radio digitisation will open the door to a far greater range of radio channels, benefiting listeners across the country. Listeners will have access to more diverse and pluralistic radio-content, and enjoy better sound quality and new functionality. Digitisation will also greatly improve the emergency preparedness system, facilitate increased competition and offer new opportunities for innovation and development,” says Minister of Culture Thorhild Widvey
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And who would have thought that Norwegians were so godless?
Europe is known for its pluralistic views, especially in countries like France where the Roman Catholic Church ran into the Enlightenment at the end of the 18th century. The Church of Norway was the official state church until 2012 when the constitution of the country was amended. The percentage of Norwegians who attend church on a weekly basis is below 2 percent, according Statistics Norway.
That about does it for me.
This is our Open Thread. Now it is your turn to Speak Up! It’s silly of me to say such a thing because no one that comments here has difficulty speaking up.