You asked: Do I need a TV Licence to watch catch up?

What can I watch without a TV license?

Without a licence, you can legally watch:

  • Netflix.
  • YouTube.
  • Amazon Prime.
  • DVDs/Blurays.
  • Non-BBC catch-up including ITV Player, Channel 4 on-demand, as long as it’s NOT live.

Do you need a TV Licence to watch BBC catch up?

Yes. Anyone who downloads or watches BBC programmes on demand, including catch up TV, on BBC iPlayer must be covered by a TV Licence. You also need to be covered by a TV Licence to watch or record live TV programmes on any channel, including on BBC iPlayer.

Can you watch BBC iPlayer catch up without TV license?

Yes. You must be covered by a TV Licence (including a free over 75 licence) to download or watch any BBC programmes on BBC iPlayer – live, catch up or on demand. This applies to any device and provider you use. You don’t need a licence to watch S4C TV on demand on BBC iPlayer.

Can you watch ITV without a TV Licence?

You need to be covered by a TV Licence to watch programmes live on any online TV service – such as ITV Hub, All 4, Amazon Prime Video, Now TV or Sky Go. You don’t need a TV Licence if you only ever watch on demand programmes on any TV service apart from BBC iPlayer.

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Can you get caught without TV license?

If you’ve been caught using equipment that can receive a television signal without a TV Licence, legally, you can and will be prosecuted.

Do I have to pay a TV Licence if I only watch Netflix?

Can I watch Netflix without a TV Licence? You don’t need a TV Licence if you only ever use Netflix or other online TV services to watch on demand or catch up programmes, except if you’re watching BBC programmes on BBC iPlayer.

Can the BBC track your IP address?

We collect some information automatically. Things like your IP address, which browser and device you’re using, or your device ID. And we can tell what webpage directed you to the BBC by looking at information from your browser.

Can you watch Freeview without a TV Licence?

Yes. Everyone who watches broadcast TV in the UK must have an annual television licence, whatever TV service they use. … Once you’ve paid your TV licence, though, with Freeview you don’t need to pay anything else on top.

Do TV Licensing know if you watch iPlayer?

We contact customers who have declared that they do not need a licence but at the same time are shown from the information that we hold to be watching or downloading BBC programmes on BBC iPlayer on several occasions. … This will include information on which programmes have been viewed and when.

Can TV license check your Internet?

No, the BBC can’t drive up your street and sense that you’re using iPlayer. And it probably never could tell if you were watching TV. … Previously, a licence was required to watch live programmes on iPlayer, in just the same way as if you watched them using a TV aerial, but not if you watched them later.

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Can I watch channel 4 catch up without a TV Licence?

Yes, you need a TV Licence to watch TV live online. You need a licence to watch or record any TV programme live, on any channel or TV service. … This applies to any provider you use, including BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, All 4, Sky Go, Virgin Media, BT TV, Apple TV, Now TV, YouTube, Roku and Amazon Prime Video.

Can I use someone else’s TV license?

Q: MAY ONE USE SOMEONE ELSE’S TV LICENCE TO PURCHASE A TELEVISION SET? A: NO – one needs one’s own licence, unless one is a family member of a licence holder.