Viewers caught watching BBC iPlayer or live TV without a licence could be prosecuted and fined up to £1,000, plus legal costs. But, at this stage, the BBC has said it won't be enforcing the new law.
Sep 01, 2016 Do I need a TV Licence to watch Netflix, Amazon or Sky May 27, 2020 TV Licence Explained - Which? Previously, you only needed a TV licence to watch live programmes on BBC iPlayer. However, as of 1 September 2016, you need one for any on-demand iPlayer viewing. That includes using BBC iPlayer to catch up on telly that’s been broadcast on BBC One, BBC Two, etc; dipping back into archive shows or downloading programmes to watch while offline. Do you need a tv license to watch iPlayer whilst out So I've been reading up on the new TV licensing laws & I'm confused about what is required of people who watch TV on the go. As far as I understand it licenses are tied to an address, so if I watch iPlayer on my laptop in a hotel I'm covered by their license, or, to use the example in this article - if you use someone else's sky login at your house then you should have a license to cover that.
However, if you’re away from home and plug one of these devices into the mains and use it to watch or record live TV programmes on any channel or device, or to download or watch BBC programmes on iPlayer, you need to be covered by a separate TV Licence at that address (unless you’re in a vehicle or vessel like a train, car or boat).
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Dec 05, 2017 BBC iPlayer How to watch 4K video online and on TV; Verdict. BBC iPlayer isn't entirely free, of course. But when the license fee amounts to less than 45p per day, and you look at the incredible range and End of the iPlayer TV licence loophole: How you can still May 13, 2016 TV licensing and IPlayer | Mumsnet You can watch iPlayer anywhere unplugged and are still covered under your home TV licence. But you need a licence. So, I have a license and that means I can watch iPlayer anywhere in the UK on my unplugged devices. If I don't have a license I can't watch iPlayer, regardless of where I am or whether my device is plugged in or not.