PiS announces the subscription – it results from the information that the Wirtualnemedia.pl portal has reached. Public media or TVP and Polish radio would be funded from the state budget. At the same time this means the liquidation of the subscription.
RTV subscription to liquidation?
Financing of TVP and Polish radio from the state budget is almost certain – the portal established Wirtualnemedia.pl Justice wins in the autumn parliamentary elections, it is almost certain to introduce public finances from the state budget. Such a decision would also mean the cancellation of the subscription.
Termination of Subscription
The amendment to the Public Media Finance Act has been announced since 2016.
Law and Justice want to change the funding system for public media in the new term. TVP and Polish radio would be funded from the state budget. The new solution would have to take effect from 2020. Such a decision would mean the cancellation of the subscription from 2020 .
Cancellation of the subscription from 2020 This is a very likely solution
– I hope that in the next term we can create a public media funding system that will not be a problem for Poland and, ideally, for non-living citizens – The Wirtualnemedia.pl portal quotes the words of Deputy Minister of Culture Paweł Lewandowski during the Convention
In Poland there is a legal obligation to pay a subscription in connection with the possession of a television and / or radio receiver, if it is reported that a recipient exists.
Many subscribers are exempt from charges. – The systematic increase in the number of persons exempted from payment of subscription fees has a significant impact on the level of underfunding of public service broadcasting. However, the tariffs for the RTV subscription are known in 2020. The National Broadcasting Council decided that the prices for the RTV subscription in 2020 will remain the same as for the current RTV subscription in 2020: 19.195.901.62.22.8 PLN per month for the use of a television or radio and television
Discounts for people who pre-pay an RTV subscription in 2020 will remain at the same level.
In the case of television, the discounts are:
- 44,05 PLN for 2 months;
- 65.35 PLN for 3 months;
- 129.4 PLN for 6 months;
- 245.15 PLN for one year.
In the case of a radio, the discounts are:
- PLN 13.6 for two months;
- PLN 20.15 for 3 months;
- 39.9 PLN for 6 months;
- PLN 75.6 per calendar year.
A fee of 681 PLN is charged for non-payment of the subscription fee .
RTV Subscription – Exemption from Fees
Who is exempted from paying the subscription fee
- Persons who are 75 years old;
- Persons with a first disability group;
- persons in need of care or subject to social insurance contributions;
- Persons receiving early retirement money;
- Persons who meet the income criterion.