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How do Norwegians feel about the cost of their licence fee? Are people generally happy with the quality of output and services provided by the publicly-funded broadcaster?

I'm in the UK, and the BBC licence fee is approx 175 euros. Germany, Norway, Sweden and Denmark all have more expensive license fees. Obviously, the UK has a much larger population than Norway, Sweden or Denmark so the BBC gets more revenue.

Generally speaking, there is broad support for the BBC license fee. Given the BBC's long history, many people in the UK see them as a cultural institution rather just a broadcaster - which may sound strange to people outside the UK. Of course there are plenty of people who dislike the BBC in the UK. And then there are lots of people who like the BBC but are irritated by many of its programmes or behaviour.




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