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Norwegian fishing sector wants FM switch-off postponed

Wednesday 25 May 2016 | 11:51 CET | News
The Norwegian fishing association, Norges Fiskarlag, has asked the Ministry of Culture to review or postpone the frequency modulation (FM) radio band switch-off, which is due to start in 2017. It said it has learned that no maritime coverage measures have been taken for Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) radio, and some fishers have reported poor DAB reception. The association's director, Kjell Ingebrigtsen, said the plan is almost comical, given Norway's large fisheries sector and other maritime industries.

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