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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 July 2017
Students - claim your TV Licence refund
As students pack up and move home for the summer, TV Licensing is reminding students they may be entitled to extra holiday spending money in the form of a TV Licence refund.

Other news

30 June 2017
Colour TV turns 50 – but 8,000 still view the world in black and white
The TV Licensing B&W Index 1, published today, shows large urban areas hold the majority of black and white TV Licences, with more than 1,500 homes in London watching in black and white, followed by 377 in Birmingham and 276 in Manchester
26 May 2017
New changes mean Amazon users could now need a TV Licence
Subscribers to Amazon’s Prime Video service will need to be covered by a TV Licence if they choose to pay for watching live TV services now offered by the entertainment platform.
12 May 2017
Prince Harry's girlfriend, a poorly goldfish and a "smart" TV - a year of top TV Licence excuses
TV Licensing marks National Limerick Day (12 May) with Excuses prose
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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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For regional press enquiries, please contact the relevant press office using the numbers below.

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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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