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Dame Patricia Hodgson to remain Ofcom Chairman until 2018

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 11:01
The Government today extended the term of Ofcom Chairman Dame Patricia Hodgson for a further year until 2018.

Ofcom awards six new community radio licences

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 10:04
Ofcom has today announced the award of six new community radio licences in East Sussex and Kent.

Viewers still tuned in to public service broadcasting

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 14:00
Ofcom has found that public service broadcasters still account for more than half of broadcast TV viewing and around three in four viewers are satisfied with their services.

Latest telecoms and pay TV complaints revealed

Fri, 08/07/2016 - 10:40
Ofcom today published data on the volume of consumer complaints it received against the major providers of telecoms and pay TV services.

Ofcom awards six new community radio licences

Wed, 06/07/2016 - 10:42
Ofcom has today announced the award of six new community radio licences in Hampshire, south east England.

Ofcom awards five new community radio licences

Wed, 08/06/2016 - 10:14
Ofcom has today announced the award of five new community radio licences in south east England.

Calling all mobile users... text 85095 to reduce nuisance calls

Fri, 27/05/2016 - 16:00
Mobile phone users can send a simple text message to opt out of unsolicited sales and marketing calls from today.

Universal postal service returns to financial health

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 15:10
The universal postal service is financially sustainable, Ofcom reports today, while current rules and safeguards for people and businesses who use post are generally working well.

Plans to speed up the UK’s Wi-Fi connections

Thu, 12/05/2016 - 15:32
Ofcom has today set out plans designed to help speed up Wi-Fi connections for millions of people across the UK.

MG ALBA board appointments

Fri, 06/05/2016 - 10:00
Ofcom has today announced appointments to the board of MG ALBA, the body responsible for funding Gaelic-language TV programmes in Scotland.

Ofcom awards five new community radio licences

Wed, 20/04/2016 - 15:32
Ofcom has today announced the award of five new community radio licences in south east England.

MT Rainey appointed Deputy Chairman of Channel 4

Tue, 19/04/2016 - 09:31
Ofcom is required under the Broadcasting Act 1990 to appoint non-executive members to the Channel 4 Board, subject to the approval of the Secretary of State.

Ofcom appoints Nick Pollard to its Content Board

Tue, 05/04/2016 - 09:10
Ofcom’s Content Board has advisory responsibility for a wide range of content issues, including the regulation of television, radio and video-on-demand quality and standards.

Get the local low-down on mobile and broadband …just put in a postcode

Thu, 31/03/2016 - 09:32
People and businesses can check the quality and coverage of mobile and broadband services by postcode, using a powerful new interactive tool from Ofcom.

Ofcom confirms its work plan for 2016/17

Wed, 30/03/2016 - 12:51
Ofcom today published its 2016/17 Annual Plan, outlining its programme of work for the next financial year.

Latest telecoms and pay TV complaints

Wed, 30/03/2016 - 10:38
Ofcom has today published data on the volume of consumer complaints it received against the major providers of telecoms and pay TV services.