BBC Licence fee will now cover shows on the online catch-up service.


BBC iPlayer ties TV Licence loop-hole

Say it ain’t so! If you’re at university, or going to university, do not forget to pay your TV Licence, even if you are only streaming online.

The BBC Culture Secretary said that he will be “…bringing forward, as soon as practicable, secondary legislation which will extend the current TV licensing regime not only to cover those watching the BBC live, but also those watching the BBC on catch-up through the iPlayer”.


John Whittindalte unveils plans to charge for BBC iPlayer. Source: BBC