0
General

Half of Norwegians cannot keep up with new technology

Thursday 18 August 2016 | 12:40 CET | News
Telenor said half the population of Norway has difficulty in keeping up with today's technology changes, and seven out of ten fear the emergence of a digital class difference. So said a survey by analysts Norstat. Telenor Norge CEO Berit Svendsen said the figure is alarmingly high and that as technology changes wait for no-one, there must be a nationwide effort at public information.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: General / IT
Companies: Telenor Norway
Countries: Norway
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Telenor Norway invites PM, opposition leader to debate tech

Published 26 Jan 2017 13:44 CET | Norway
Telenor Norway hosting Prime Minister Erna Solberg and opposition leader Jonas Gahr Store at a breakfast debate on 31 January ...

Telia Norway offers cloud services to SMEs

Published 06 Sep 2016 13:18 CET | Norway
Telia Norway said its business services division, Telia Bedrift, has added new cloud services for small and medium-sized ...

Telenor Norway runs Greenovation start-up contest

Published 31 Aug 2016 11:51 CET | Norway
Telenor said it and the environmental foundation 'Zero' are encouraging start-ups in the field of ecologically sound technology, ...

Telenor Norway urges parents to mind children's web habits

Published 16 Aug 2016 12:36 CET | Norway
Norwegian children are the most digitally competent in Europe, tying with their Swedish neighbours, but are also European ...

Norway body says web images of children may breach privacy

Published 12 Jul 2016 13:36 CET | Norway
The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (Datatilsynet) says publishing photographs of one's offspring online could breach their ...

Norwegian govt presents plan to ensure digital employment

Published 18 Apr 2016 12:07 CET | Norway
Norwegian Transport and Communications Minister Ketil Solvik-Olsen said a joint document has been drawn up concerning the ...

Telenor Norway says telemedicine could save NOK 23 bln/year

Published 02 Feb 2016 11:45 CET | Norway
Telenor Norway said providing home monitoring equipment for the elderly could save approximately NOK 23 billion per year and ...

Half of Norwegians want local council to use more technology

Published 09 Sep 2015 13:04 CET | Norway
Telenor Norway said 49 percent of Norwegians think their local council should make better use of new technology, according to a ...

Telenor Norway, CareTech digitise personal safety alarms

Published 27 Aug 2015 12:39 CET | Norway
Telenor Norway said it is digitising 10,000 personal safety alarms. There are about 80,000 active safety alarms nationwide, all ...

Telenor Norway runs courses to help elderly use mobile web

Published 25 Mar 2015 12:04 CET | Norway
Telenor Norway said it is planning to hold 500 courses in 2015 in order to help beginners such as the elderly to increase their ...