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History of the UK Radio licence

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The 1920s. It was the dawn of a new era with the latest technology capable of delivering entertainment and information to the public. The problem in the early days though was that whilst there were lots of radios no one was producing the programs. The big question being asked on every continent was "who is going to pay for the production of the programs?" and two very different solutions emerged.




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Description: Introduction - The history of the UK radio licence
This website looks at the history of the UK Radio Licence and includes many examples of early licences and associated memorabilia. Learn how the UK funded its BBC radio services right up into 1971.

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