Telecommunications in Norway


Telecommunications in Norway

Norway has a relatively advanced telecommunications structure. There are about as many cellular phone subscription as there are inhabitants in the country (4.7 million), while the number of fixed line telephone subscriptions is declining towards 2 million. As of 2006, 79 % of the population has access to internet at home.

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Norway was the first non-English speaking country on the net, in 1971 NORSAR (Norwegian Seismic Array) at Kjeller just outside of Oslo was connected to the SDAC (Seismic Datat Analysis Center) in Virginia, USA in order to monitor nuclear test-ban treaties with the Soviet Union.

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