Just seen on the lunchtime news that you have to have a tv licence to watch the BBC iPlayer. Don't know how it will be policed.
Full story HERE
Previously, iPlayer users only needed a licence if they were using the service to watch live broadcasts.
That meant it was legal to watch programmes after broadcast on catch-up without paying the annual £145.50 fee.
But the TV licence requirements have now been extended to include catch-up, online premieres and online-only shows.