BBC to scrap free TV licenses for people over 75

Business Jun 11, 2019

BBC to scrap free TV licenses for people over 75

Pensioners in Britain who have watched television programs such as "Blue Planet" and "Doctor Who" for free will have to start paying after the publicly funded BBC said it would scrap free licenses for people over 75 years old. The BBC, which is funded by ...

Diet approves simultaneous streaming for Japan's public broadcaster NHK

National May 29, 2019

Diet approves simultaneous streaming for Japan's public broadcaster NHK

The Diet on Wednesday authorized public broadcaster NHK to start simultaneous online streaming of its television programs amid the increasing popularity of computer- and handset-based services. NHK, formally called Japan Broadcasting Corp., plans to launch the new service by next March in order to broadcast ...