Tag Archives: Ofcom

Business Connectivity Market Review

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 […]

UK a nation of hi-tech TV lovers, report reveals

UK a nation of hi-tech TV lovers, report reveals

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 consults on role of Advertising Standards Authority

Ofcom consults on role of Advertising Standards Authority

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 […]

Consultation on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Schemes

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 […]