A surge in screen time during lockdown saw people in the UK spend 40% of their day watching TV and online video services, according to our latest study of the nation’s media habits.
30 July 2020
We’re delighted to announce that Ofcom has been recognised as one of Business in the Community’s Times Top 50 Employers for Women for 2020.
28 July 2020
Broadband customers who are out of contract are set to benefit from a package of pricing changes and commitments from their providers, following a review by Ofcom.
24 July 2020
Homes across the UK could soon experience faster and more reliable wifi due to changes made today by Ofcom.
23 July 2020
We want to hear your views on the emerging technologies that could shape how the communications industry looks in the future.
17 July 2020
We want to know about your experience of using our website. Your feedback will help us to make it better.
17 July 2020
The Radio Society for Great Britain announced that the 1,000th online amateur radio exam was completed, signalling its growth in popularity during lockdown.
10 July 2020
Ofcom has today fined Royal Mail £1.5m for failing to meet its first-class delivery target in 2018/19.
02 July 2020
If you’re struggling to pay your phone or broadband bill during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s important that you speak to your provider as soon as possible to see how they can help.
01 July 2020
It’s been a year since the introduction of text to switch, a change that has made it quicker and easier to change your mobile network.
24 June 2020
Adults in the UK are now spending more than a quarter of their waking day online, with services such as TikTok and Zoom seeing unprecedented growth, according to our latest study into the nation’s online lives.
23 June 2020
Ofcom colleagues recently helped for drones to deliver urgent medical supplies between two UK hospitals, overcoming major challenges during the coronavirus pandemic.
15 June 2020
During the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, more people are working and learning from home, and businesses are needing to change the way they operate.
15 June 2020
On this day in 1920, the first wireless radio broadcast in the UK took place, conducted by Guglielmo Marconi.
10 June 2020
There have been suggestions that scammers could use the NHS test and trace service as a method of obtaining personal or financial information from victims.
29 May 2020
Ofcom has today announced the appointment of a new non-executive director to the Board of Channel 4.
27 May 2020
Organisers of drive-in movies and church service events will be able to apply for temporary radio licences by Ofcom, to allow film lovers and congregations to come together while still observing social distancing rules.
21 May 2020
Ofcom’s Spectrum licensing and technical assignment teams recently worked at lightning speed to turn around a radio licence request for two UK hospitals as they fought to treat patients suffering from the coronavirus (Covid-19).
18 May 2020
Ofcom has today imposed a sanction on Loveworld Limited, which broadcasts the religious television channel Loveworld, after a news programme and a live sermon included potentially harmful claims about Covid-19.
13 May 2020
Average UK broadband speeds largely held up during the coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown despite rising demand from home working, online lessons and TV streaming.
12 May 2020
We have today published research on how children are receiving and acting on news and information during the coronavirus pandemic.