TV Licensing topics

The law has changed. Your TV Licence now also covers you to download or watch any BBC programmes on iPlayer. Find out more

You must be covered by a valid TV Licence if you watch or record television programmes as they're being shown on TV. It makes no difference what equipment you use - whether it’s a laptop, PC, mobile phone, digital box, DVD/video recorder or a TV set - you still need a licence.

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