UK government ups BBC licence fee

The UK government has confirmed that it will increase the price of the BBC licence fee from £145.50 per year to £147 (US$178.59 – US$180.45) from April 1. The price rise marks the first time the licence fee has increased since April 1, 2010. Licence fee payers will receive a payment plan or a reminder […]

iPlayer licence fee ‘loophole’ to close in September

Changes to UK law that will require people to buy a TV Licence to watch programmes on-demand from the BBC iPlayer are due to be brought in on September 1. The move comes after the government said it would “modernise the current licence fee system” and close the ‘iPlayer loophole’ as part of its White […]