Tuesday 27 March 2018

Local Radio in Norway Fined for FM Broadcasting

Angry listeners are fundraising to pay the fine
Commercial radio stations Radio Metro and Radio Rox, has been issued a fine of almost 7.000 euros by The Media Authority. The reason is exceptional by European standard, the two local radio stations wanted to stay on FM, but was not permitted. The reason is not technical rather a controversial political decision to protect the listenership of the national commercial channels which now are on DAB only. The move has angered many listeners who have started a fundraising to pay for the fine.
Read the full story in Radionytt.no