paidContent:UK: A pay-for BBC could backfire on its rivals

paidContent:UK’s Robert Andrews argues that charging for BBC content – as some critics have suggested – would damage rather than rescue its rivals.

“For starters, it [the suggestion] ignores the fact that the BBC already charges for its websites as part of the £142.50 annual TV licence, while it’s commercial competitors who offer their material for free with ad support. That makes their protestations ironic.”

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