Norway

Norway’s radio transition: Benefits the newcomers
WorldDAB Members News - 14.07.2017 - Digitalradio Norge AS - Norway - Norway
The digitalisation of Norwegian radio has given the audience a wide variety of channels to choose from, and they seem to appreciate the diversity. 2.1 million Norwegians listen every week to channels that would not exist without the digital switchover.
From nyhetsrommet.no:

Listeners remain loyal six months after the first FM shutdown
11.07.2017 - Norway - Norway
After six months without nationwide FM broadcasts in parts of the country, surveys show that listeners remain loyal to radio “Digitisation provides more radio channels across the country. This gives the listeners more channels to choose from, and will secure radio as a strong and relevant medium in the years to come,” says Ole Jørgen Torvmark, CEO of Digitalradio Norway.
From WorldDAB:

Norway's radio transition benefits the newcomers
06.07.2017 - Norway - Norway
The digitalisation of Norwegian radio has given the audience a wide variety of channels to choose from, and they seem to appreciate the diversity. A clear trend in Norway’s radio transition is that new digital channels have increased their support at the expense of the big channels.
From Radio.no:

Sahaga introduces after-market automotive DAB+ radio
28.06.2017 - Norway - Norway
POPyourMIRROR can be used to upgrade any car to digital radio, just by installation of the unit in place of the native car mirror. It provides good DAB reception by way of a proprietary, magnetic glass mount antenna which is included.
From Radio magazine:

The first inCar mirror with DAB+
23.06.2017 - Norway - Norway
Earlier this week, at WorldDAB Automotive 2017, Sahaga AS presented the world's first inCar mirror with DAB+. “With POPyourMIRROR we introduce a whole new way of thinking universal integration of digital upgrades for any car. We are proud to be able to tell the world here in Munich, at the most important event for digital radio in cars, the WorldDAB Automotive 2017”, said the CEO of Sahaga, Hans Christian Andersen.
From Sahaga AS:

NRK switches off FM in Southern and Western Norway
WorldDAB Members News - 21.06.2017 - Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) - Norway - Norway
On June 21 NRK switched off FM in Aust-Agder, Vest-Agder, Rogaland, Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane. So far, the experience the process has gone according to plan, but that there is still a need for information and guidance to the public, especially related to coverage and reception in the car.
From Norwegian Media Authority:

Norwegian national FM networks continue shutdowns
20.06.2017 - Norway - Norway
On 21 June, NRK will shut down FM in Aust-Agder, Vest-Agder, Rogaland, Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane. P4 and Radio Norway will continue on FM in those same counties until 15 September 2017. By the end of 2017, NRK, P4 and Radio Norway will disappear from the FM band across Norway.
From Radio magazine:

Sahaga launch
13.06.2017 - Norway - Norway
Hans Christian Andersen, Chief Executive Officer, Sahaga AS has launched Sahaga TV. An online TV channel dedicated to DAB+. "It´s important to us to showcase all digital radios from POP. This way the public get to know the features, sizes and form factors. This service is best provided by making a TV-show. We most definitively do not have NRK or TV2-standard, but a lot of viewers report back to us", he says."
From Sahaga AS:

Paneda wins another Norwegian contract
WorldDAB Members News - 08.06.2017 - Paneda - Norway - Norway
The radio group “Jærradiogruppen” has ordered a complete DAB Head-end system from Paneda. The system contains 4 DAB Multiplexers with encoders, as well as the metadata content system Rapid from All-In-Media, and will be used in 4 local radio regions.
From Paneda:

Why broadcasters are investing in DAB+ : new content, audiences and business opportunities
06.06.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Australia - Australia - Norway - Norway
At Radiodays Europe and RadioAsia this year, we’ve been talking to commercial and public broadcasters about why they use DAB+ and what it enables them to do.
From WorldDAB: