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Norway is one of the most advanced countries for internet connectivity, with high broadband penetration and excellent DSL coverage. In 2011, 92,2 % of households have internet subscriptions, 80,4% of which are broadband connections. Furthermore, Broadband penetration among enterprises reached 90 % already in 2009. As for wireless broadband, only Luxembourg in the EU has a higher penetration of laptop-based wireless connections than Norway. Rates of regular and frequent internet use exceed even those of the top-scoring EU countries (Sweden and Denmark, respectively). Moreover, the share of people who have never used the internet before is lower than in Sweden, the EU’s best-performing country on this indicator. The most popular activities are looking up information about goods and services, internet banking, reading online newspapers and ordering goods and services online. Although Norway is not an EU Member State, it was included in the study as an EEA member.

Action 73: Member States to agree on common additional functionalities for smart meters

Last update: 1 Aug 2014 - See details for action 73 in Norway

Action 74: Member States to include specifications for total lifetime costs for public lighting in public procurement

Last update: 1 Aug 2014 - See details for action 74 in Norway

Action 89: Member States to make eGovernment services fully interoperable

Last update: 1 Aug 2014 - See details for action 89 in Norway

Action 90: Member States to ensure that Points of Single Contact function as fully fledged eGovernment centres

Last update: 7 Aug 2014 - See details for action 90 in Norway

Action 91: Member States to agree a common list of key cross-border public services

Last update: 1 Aug 2014 - See details for action 91 in Norway

Action 96: Member States to fulfil obligations under European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS)

Last update: 1 Aug 2014 - See details for action 96 in Norway