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Watch BBC News live streaming free 24/7 during corona pandemic

How can I watch live on the BBC website? You can watch live streams and programmes on BBC iPlayer, BBC News and BBC Sport (when available) as they’re being broadcast on television or online. You can also watch recorded video clips at any time.

How much does the BBC cost?

The total income from licence fees was £3.83 billion in 2017–18 of which £655.3 million or 17.1% was provided by the government through concessions for those over the age of 75. Thus, the licence fee made up the bulk (75.7%) of the BBC’s total income of £5.0627 billion in 2017–2018.

Do you have to pay TV Licence if you don’t watch BBC?

Yes. You don’t need a licence as long as you are not watching live TV or using BBC iPlayer and are only watching on-demand or catch-up on other services.

Is BBC One the same as BBC America?

No it’s not. The schedules are very different for one thing, BBC America licences shows from other British networks like ITV and Channel that are funded on a commercial basis by advertising and the satellite channel Sky One funded by subscription.

Can I watch BBC on my phone?

BBC iPlayer is available on compatible Amazon Fire, Android, and iOS mobile and tablet devices. Your mobile or tablet will need to have a compatible operating system to run BBC iPlayer.

Where does BBC get its money from?

As the BBC gets its money from TV licences, it does not take money from companies or shareholders, so it does not have to do what they want. Also, it is not allowed to broadcast commercials in the middle of shows. It does however show adverts between them. The BBC makes extra money in several ways.

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