The Swiss are holding a vote on paying their TV licences, and the national broadcaster has been forced to convince them it’s worth the money

The proposed ‘No Billag’ amendment to Switzerland’s constitution is the subject of a referendum on March 4.

25th February, 2018

Swiss voters have the opportunity next month to make the country the first in Europe to abolish its licence fee for public service broadcasting.

The proposed ‘No Billag’ amendment to Switzerland’s constitution is the subject of a referendum on March 4. Billag is the name of the company which collects the mandatory annual broadcasting charge levied on households and businesses that collects the equivalent of €1.2 billion each year to fund public service broadcasting at...

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