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France to consider extending TV licence to computer screens

Monday 2 July 2012 | 10:23 CET | News
France's minister of culture, Aurelie Filippetti, said on RTL that the government would consider next year the possibility of extending the TV licensing system to computer screens. The TV licence, now called the contribution to the public audiovisual services, is used to finance public broadcasters France Televisions and Radio France. Every home with one or more TV sets pays a single fee of EUR 125 a year in metropolitan France and EUR 80 in overseas territories. The licence on computer screens would only be applied to homes without TVs.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: France Televisions
Countries: France
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