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Italian TV licence fee payers surge to 22 mln

Tuesday 22 August 2017 | 14:11 CET | News
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The decision to add the Italian TV licence to household electricity and gas bills has seen the number of payers rising 34 percent year on year from 16.5 million in 2015 to 22.2 million in 2016, according to the country's revenue agency. The significant decline in the number of evaders meant the amount collected increased by EUR 500 million, with public broadcaster RAI receiving some EUR 1.7 billion, even though the annual fee was cut to EUR 100 from EUR 113.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: RAI
Countries: Italy
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