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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

19 September 2017
TV Licensing: Check your details online to make sure your licence isn’t at the wrong address
When the cost of the Licence Fee was fixed at £145.50 in 2011, TV Licensing wrote to Direct Debit customers letting them know their licence would be automatically renewed and they would not receive any contact from TV Licensing as long as they kept up their payments.

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29 August 2017
TV Licensing launch radio trails aimed at students
TV Licensing has launched new radio trails on BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2 and the Asian Network). The trails are part of a campaign encouraging students to make sure they are covered by a TV Licence in their student accommodation if they plan to watch or record live TV or watch or download BBC programmes on iPlayer.
15 August 2017
Students going mobile as they leave TV sets behind
A change to the law last September means students are now more likely to need a TV Licence to watch on mobile devices. A TV Licence is needed for watching and recording live television, and since September, watching or downloading BBC programmes on iPlayer. This applies to laptops, mobiles or any other equipment.
25 July 2017
Working beyond 9 to 5: half of all TV Licensing evaders caught out of hours
Half of all TV Licensing evaders are caught in the early morning, evening and at weekends, according to new figures released today.
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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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0117 910 6379
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