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Tom 38 Silver badge

TV licence has to be paid if the device is "Capable of receiving broadcast TV", so if it has a TV receiver, you have to pay the TV licence, even if you never hook it up, or use it.

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I only know because years ago, when I decided to ditch watching TV, I had to deal with the TV licensing guys. Their argument was ...

Their argument was bullshit. When purchasing a device capable of receiving broadcast TV, the retailer is required to collect your details and pass them on to TV licensing, but you are only required to have a TV license if you connect that device to an aerial.

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