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You'll find all the latest TV Licensing news right here in the Media Centre.

If you require any additional information, or to request a press release in Welsh, please email media.enquiries@tvlicensing.co.uk.

Latest press releases

12 February 2018
Too busy to watch TV? – TV Licensing asks businesses to get in touch if they don’t need a licence
New research from TV Licensing has revealed some businesses are ‘too busy for TV’ so don’t require a TV licence.

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08 February 2018
TV Licence evasion much lower than people think
Around 94 per cent of homes are correctly licensed, meaning evasion is at a low level of around six per cent and has been around this level for the last five years. There are many ways to pay for your licence and TV Licensing make every effort to help people pay.
08 February 2018
Winter Olympics TV Licensing reminder for sports fans
Sports fans around the UK are set to enjoy a feast of Winter sport playing out live on their portable devices, as the Winter Olympics kick off next month in South Korea. TV Licensing is asking those viewing the live action to ensure they are correctly licensed ahead of an exciting season of sport on TV.
07 December 2017
Watching live TV goes social – will you be covered?
New report shows more than a quarter of us expect to regularly watch TV on Facebook and Twitter in ten years’ time.
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TV Licensing facts

For TV Licensing facts and figures, please visit the TV Licensing Annual Review. You can find out how the licence fee is spent in the BBC Annual Report.

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Media enquiries

The TV Licensing press office is open Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm. Journalists with media enquiries can contact us on our press office number: 020 8752 6606.

Out of Hours: A duty press officer is available outside these hours (8am to 10pm) for urgent media enquiries. Accredited members of the media may contact the above number and the duty press officer will return your call.

The TV Licensing press office inbox is regularly checked during opening hours. Enquiries will be responded to as quickly as possible.

The press office is unable to assist with customer enquiries. For customer service enquiries, contact us (in step 2 of the form click the 'Contact us' button at the bottom) or use 0300 790 6112.

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01564 829024
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0113 887 3000
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028 9024 5691
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0141 229 7638
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0117 910 6379
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