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New broadcasting charge is off agenda before election

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

30th December, 2014

Communications minister Alex White has said that it is “unlikely” that the new broadcasting charge will be implemented during the government’s term in office.

The charge had been due to be introduced in January to replace the traditional €160 television licence, meaning that those with only tablets and smartphones would also have to pay.

In an interview with The Sunday Business Post, White said the notion of the charge “had merit”....

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