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4G USA

The Advisory Committee for England has been awaiting the launch of 4G services with some anticipation.

Alongside the obvious improvements in mobile/wireless delivery of voice and data to the heavily populated parts of the UK, we consider this generation of services to be significant in addressing some of the broadband not-spot issues as next generation access plans are delivered.

4G is coming. John Varney explains why this matters.
News

Ofcom’s research regularly shows the value audiences place on local and regional news.  As a result, this is a topic that all of Ofcom’s Advisory Committees regularly get their teeth into.

An interesting blog posted by Tim Bishop, Head of BBC East, reports on a survey carried out jointly by the Newspaper Society and the BBC of the numbers, types and sources of stories carried in one English region across a month-long period.

Ofcom’s research regularly shows the value audiences place on local and regional news. As a result, this is a topic that all of Ofcom’s Advisory Committees regularly get their teeth into.
Glyn Headshot 2

It has rarely been more important for the public to get engaged with issues in the world of communications for which Ofcom has regulatory responsibility. This is a time of rapid change, and unless we are vigilant, it’s not always for the better.

Glyn Mathias, Chair of the Welsh Advisory Committee, welcomes you to Advice to Ofcom and outlines current Welsh priorities.
Advice

Welcome to Advice to Ofcom. This site enables you to help the appointed advisors to Ofcom offer better advice and also provide a source of information for people like yourself.

Bill Dutton explains the purposes of Advice to Ofcom and how you can get involved.