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Old 30.01.2014, 11:41
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Re: Do I have to get a TV licence from Billag?

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It's confusing...yes, but on the Billag website it's quite clear and as Sbrinz said and swisspea confirmed, it seems the right way to proceed.
Erm... which is the right way to proceed?
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Old 30.01.2014, 11:52
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Re: Do I have to get a TV licence from Billag?

no tv , only Pc, Internet connection, no subscription to any television programs:
you pay just for the radio
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Old 30.01.2014, 12:22
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Re: Do I have to get a TV licence from Billag?

I don't have a radio. Not even in the car. I think that my smartphone has an FM receiver, but I could delete the FM radio app.

I do listen to BBC radio iplayer on the iPad, but no subscription or registration is required for that.
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Old 30.01.2014, 12:42
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Re: Do I have to get a TV licence from Billag?

The subscription is needed just for the TV (on the pc/smartphone)
For radio as you can see on the billag website, you need just Pc, internet connection and a program to receive (mediaplayer, Vlc, whatever)
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Old 30.01.2014, 14:10
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Re: Do I have to get a TV licence from Billag?

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Re: Do I have to get a TV licence from Billag?

Is it possible to get a refund if you paid for the year, but are leaving Switzerland early?
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Is it true that residence of Switzerland have to pay over 600 Francs for Broadband use ?
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Old 11.03.2014, 20:50
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Re: billag

CHF462.40 is what you pay to the Billag for use of any device (inc. computer) which can receive TV and radio. You also have to pay for broadband use of course.
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Old 11.03.2014, 20:51
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Is it true that residence of Switzerland have to pay over 600 Francs for Broadband use ?
not true.
it is only 462.40
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Old 11.03.2014, 21:01
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Re: billag

This has all been done before. Ignore the posts above. You don't pay Billag for broadband; it's for TV and/or radio. If you have a computer, a broadband connection, *and* have registered for a TV streaming service then you have to pay. Otherwise not.
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This has all been done before. Ignore the posts above. You don't pay Billag for broadband; it's for TV and/or radio. If you have a computer, a broadband connection, *and* have registered for a TV streaming service then you have to pay. Otherwise not.
Is that any streaming service or a CH one that gets live TV? With Netflix one is paying the royalties with the subscription, no Telezuri for me
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Is that any streaming service or a CH one that gets live TV?
any
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Even if not accessed from CH? as thats not allowed.
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Old 11.03.2014, 22:21
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Even if not accessed from CH? as thats not allowed.
it is not allowed because of Netflix' terms and conditions. has nothing to do with Billag.
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Old 11.03.2014, 22:29
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it is not allowed because of Netflix' terms and conditions. has nothing to do with Billag.
My real question is, do I have to pay CH Billag, to watch Netflix in France where I also pay a French TV license ?
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Re: Do I have to get a TV licence from Billag?

Is a billag transferable between cantons i.e. if I move house, do I need another billag?
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Re: Do I have to get a TV licence from Billag?

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Is a billag transferable between cantons i.e. if I move house, do I need another billag?
you just need to notify of a change of address.
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Re: Do I have to get a TV licence from Billag?

Is a billag transferable between cantons i.e. if I move house, do I need another billag?
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Re: Do I have to get a TV licence from Billag?

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Is a billag transferable between cantons i.e. if I move house, do I need another billag?
whoa, Groundhog Day!!
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Re: Do I have to get a TV licence from Billag?

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Is a billag transferable between cantons i.e. if I move house, do I need another billag?
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Is a billag transferable between cantons i.e. if I move house, do I need another billag?
Ok here you go in words of one syllable ( well maybe not quite):

If you have paid Billag it covers you for the whole of Switzerland. If you move house ( to another town, another commune or a tent on top of the Eiger if you receive TV) all you need to do is inform them of your new address and your Billag is vald for that address.
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