• Short Summary

    OVER 90 PER CENT OF SWEDEN'S POPULATION CAN NOW RECEIVE TELEVISION PROGRAMMES DESPITE THE MANY TECHNICAL PROBLEMS CAUSED BY THE COUNTRY'S HIGH MOUNTAIN RANGES.

  • Description

    OVER 90 PER CENT OF SWEDEN'S POPULATION CAN NOW RECEIVE TELEVISION PROGRAMMES DESPITE THE MANY TECHNICAL PROBLEMS CAUSED BY THE COUNTRY'S HIGH MOUNTAIN RANGES. THANKS IS LARGELY DUE TO ENGINEERS AND MEN LIKE ANDERS BORGSTROM.

    AT VASTERBOTTEN CLOSE TO THE FINNISH BORDER HE IS AT WORK ON HIS 12TH TELEVISION MAST. ALTHOUGH A DIFFICULT JOB - AT THE MERCY OF SUDDEN GUSTS OF WIND AND SNOW AND RAIN STORMS - MR BORGSTROM ENJOYS ERECTING THE SLENDER STEEL MASTS. WHEN HIS PRESENT JOB IS COMPLETE HE WILL GO TO FINLAND - TO ERECT MORE MASTS.

    THE NUMBER OF TELEVISION SETS IN SWEDEN PER HEAD OF POPULATION IS AMONG THE HIGHEST IN THE WORLD. TO MEET THE DEMAND, SIXTY-TWO TRANSMITTING STATIONS AND A LINK SYSTEM OF OVER 3,000 MILES HAS BEN BUILT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA15YQ5RRJZFB4NOX0OF7HSW2FZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA15YQ5RRJZFB4NOX0OF7HSW2FZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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