The UK communications regulator Ofcom has published a final statement on its Business Connectivity Market review. Following comments from the European Commission on a draft statement published on 25 February, Ofcom is confirming its decisions. These are designed to promote competition and help ensure the UK has a backbone of high-speed networks capable of supporting the future data […]
Ofcom, the UK Communication Regulator has today published the seventh International Communications Market Report into the global communications market. It examines take-up, availability, price and use of broadband, landline telephone, mobiles, TV, radio and postal services. The report reveals that the global communications sector revenues (telecoms, TV, post and radio sectors) grew in 2011 by […]
Ofcom is the UK’s communications regulator. It regulates the TV and radio sectors, fixed line telecoms, mobiles, postal services, plus the airwaves over which wireless devices operate. Ofcom makes sure that people in the UK get the best from their communications services and are protected from scams and sharp practices, while ensuring that competition can […]
Ofcom has today invited contributions to its review of the designation for regulating advertising in on-demand programming. Ofcom designated the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to co-regulate advertising included within notifiable on-demand programme services, in accordance with section 368B of the Communications Act 2003. The Designation is subject to a formal review by Ofcom at the […]
Around 6 MHz of spectrum between 143 MHz and 156 MHz is becoming available for civil use across England, Wales and Northern Ireland following its release by the Emergency Services in England and Wales, and by the Police Service in Northern Ireland. Equivalent spectrum in Scotland may become available at a later date. The consultation […]
Ofcom today proposed measures to meet growing demand for fast data services from UK businesses, mobile operators, internet providers and consumers.Ofcom today proposed measures to meet growing demand for fast data services from UK businesses, mobile operators, internet providers and consumers.
The Business Connectivity Market Review, published today, looks at the
Ofcom today published a consultation which reviews the two communications Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Schemes: Ombudsman Services: Communications (OS) and the Communications and Internet Services Adjudication Scheme (CISAS). These are independent bodies which examine and make judgements about communications complaints referred to them by consumers. Ofcom is obliged to keep its approval of the schemes […]
Ofcom has today published advice on future options for the public service broadcasting TV licences held by ITV, STV, UTV and Channel 5.Ofcom has today published advice on future options for the public service broadcasting TV licences held by ITV, STV, UTV and Channel 5.
The current Channel 3 (ITV, STV and UTV) and Channel…
Consultation published 08|05|2012
It is easy to forget the role of postal services in a world of electronic communications and social media. However, the goods you bought online need delivering to your door, and Royal Mail has its part to play amongst other competitive carriers. When selling goods online, suppliers include the costs of delivery. If set too high, […]