RTÉ may tender for licence fee contract

Tender is expected to come up later this year

26th March, 2017
Director general of RTE Dee Forbes

RTÉ could poach the TV licence fee collection contract from An Post. Bosses at the national broadcaster are considering bidding for the tender, which is expected to come up later this year.

If RTÉ won the contract, it would be likely to outsource it. In Britain, the BBC won the tender for licence fee collection, which it in turn outsourced to several firms.

When asked if RTÉ would pitch for the tender, its...

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