What countries have TV licenses?

What countries have TV licenses?


  • 2.1 Albania.
  • 2.2 Austria.
  • 2.3 Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • 2.4 Croatia.
  • 2.5 Czech Republic.
  • 2.6 Denmark.
  • 2.7 France.
  • 2.8 Germany.

How much did a TV Licence cost in 1946?

The licence, originally a radio licence, was first introduced by the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1923 in November of that year at a cost of ten shillings (£0.50) per annum. The licence was extended to televisions at a cost of £2 in June 1946.

How is the TV Licence fee spent?

Over 90% of the licence fee is spent on BBC TV channels, radio stations, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sounds and online services. The costs of administering the TV Licence are less than you might think.

How much is a years TV Licence?

Yearly | £159 With an annual Direct Debit, your licence will be automatically renewed each year. Make a single payment by debit or credit card. You can also pay by cheque, postal order or BACS, or by taking a debit card or cash to any PayPoint.

Is there a TV licence fee in Poland?

Poland has a relatively low TV licence fee (55 euros) but a high evasion rate of 65%. The withdrawal of the TV licence is under discussion.

How much does it cost to get a TV licence?

You must have a TV Licence if you: watch or record programmes on a TV, computer or other device as they’re broadcast download or watch BBC programmes on iPlayer – live, catch up or on demand A TV Licence costs £159 (£53.50 for black and white TV sets) for both homes and businesses.

How much does a TV licence cost in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

The licence fee in Bosnia and Herzegovina is around €46 per year. The war and the associated collapse of infrastructure caused very high evasion rates. This has in part been resolved by collecting the licence fee as part of a household’s monthly telephone bill. The licence fee is divided between three broadcasters:

How many countries in the world have TV licences?

The Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago notes that two-thirds of the countries in Europe and half of the countries in Asia and Africa use television licences to fund public television. TV licensing is rare in the Americas, largely being confined to French overseas departments and British Overseas Territories .