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What does the UK TV License pay for and what can you do without it?

June 11th, 2019

Yesterday, the BBC announced that pensioners will need to start paying the TV license fee unless they receive Pension Credit.

7.3 million households currently receive the TV license for free. Tony Hall, the BBC's director general has said that the move was not an easy decision.

The license fee costs over £150 a year. However if you don't want a TV license, it's not quite as simple as just not watching BBC TV channels or not watching iPlayer.

Some things to note

What can I do without a TV license?

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