OFCOM are basically living in cloud-cuckoo land.
They think that TV and individual theatre production companiess can afford to pay multi-thousands for the small bits of spectrum they currently use as well.
Sorry - but if they put up the prices the way they've been talking about, three things will happen:
1) Many rescue services will simply cease to exist.
2) Many TV shows will cease to be made - you can't do Dancing On Ice or Strictly Come Dancing at all without lots (30+) of radio mics and in-ear monitors, and even chat and game shows use several of them.
3) Amateur productions of musicals will cease, or the amateurs will simply break the law.
On the other hand, if a member of OFCOM gets lost in the mountains or gets into 'difficulty' on their mega-yacht, they'll stay lost.
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