BBC faces mass revolt from television viewers with 2.8 million claiming they no longer need to pay TV licence fee

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Toby Young, the Founder and Director of the Free Speech Union said: “These figures show that the TV licence fee is not a viable funding model for the BBC going forward.”
He added: “The obvious alternative is to become a subscription-based service like Netflix and Amazon Prime. Given the BBC’s global brand recognition and its reputation for producing premium content, it could become the largest and most profitable streaming service in the world.”

Chris Hastings, Daily Mail, 6th August 2023.