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Radio industry must tune in to diversity

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13 June 2018

Ethnic minorities, disabled people and women are all under-represented in the UK’s radio industry, according to new research by Ofcom.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/radio-industry-must-tune-in-to-diversity

Ofcom reaccredits Broadbandchoices price comparison service

  • News article

07 June 2018

Ofcom has reaccredited Broadbandchoices, a price comparison service that helps consumers to find the right broadband, phone and TV deals for them.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/broadbandchoices-price-comparison-reaccreditation

Are you getting the best deal from your phone and broadband provider?

  • News article

17 May 2018

Ofcom research published today shows that while most people are getting value from their phone and broadband services, some broadband and mobile phone customers could get better deals from their providers.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/phone-broadband-pricing

Ofcom awards eight new community radio licences

  • News article

09 May 2018

Ofcom has today announced the award of eight new community radio licences in England and Scotland.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/april-2018-community-radio-licences

Getting the most out of your broadband and mobile services

  • News article

09 May 2018

Ofcom carries out a range of research into how people use communications services such as broadband, mobile and home phone.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/most-broadband-mobile-services

Choosing the best broadband and phone provider

  • News article

03 May 2018

Ofcom today reveals which broadband and phone companies are falling far short in serving their customers, and those who are setting a strong standard for satisfaction.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/best-worst-telecoms-providers

Keeping the momentum going – building the UK’s full-fibre future

  • News article

27 April 2018

Ofcom, Government and leading figures from across the telecoms industry gathered at a conference this week to get behind the drive to increase investment in full-fibre broadband in the UK.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/full-fibre-conference

Building a full-fibre future

  • News article

26 April 2018

Full-fibre broadband uses fibre-optic cables to connect your home to the street cabinet, replacing the old copper connections.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/full-fibre-future

Update on RT news channel

  • News article

18 April 2018

Ofcom has today opened seven new investigations into the due impartiality of news and current affairs programmes on the RT news channel.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/rt-update

Latest telecoms and pay-TV complaints revealed

  • News article

18 April 2018

Ofcom has today published data on the volume of consumer complaints it has received against major providers of telecoms and pay-TV services.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/telecoms-pay-tv-complaints-q4-2017

Mobile phone repeaters – what you need to know

  • News article

12 April 2018

Today, regulations come into force that allow people to use certain types of mobile phone repeater without the need for a licence.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/mobile-phone-repeaters

Results of principal stage of auction for mobile airwaves

  • News article

05 April 2018

Ofcom has announced the outcome of the main stage of its auction to release airwaves for 4G mobile and future 5G services.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/results-auction-mobile-airwaves

Ofcom awards eight new community radio licences

  • News article

29 March 2018

Ofcom has today announced the award of eight new community radio licences in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/eight-community-radio-licences

Bills cut for BT landline-only customers from Sunday

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29 March 2018

BT customers who have only a landline – without any broadband – will see their monthly phone bill cut by £7 from Sunday, following an intervention by Ofcom.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/bt-landline-price-cut

Ofcom re-accredits Billmonitor price comparison service

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27 March 2018

Ofcom has re-accredited the Billmonitor price comparison service, which helps its users to find the best mobile deals for their needs.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/reaccreditation-billmonitor-price-comparison

New regulations to allow use of mobile phone repeaters

  • News article

22 March 2018

Ofcom has today confirmed regulations that will allow people to use certain types of ‘mobile phone repeaters’, without the need for a licence.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/new-regulations-to-allow-use-of-mobile-phone-repeaters

Scrambled signals? Snow problem for Ofcom engineers

  • News article

20 March 2018

A team of Ofcom’s engineers in Scotland recently did some serious off-roading to solve a tricky interference case.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/snow-mobile-interference

What you need to know about Ofcom’s spectrum auction

  • News article

20 March 2018

Ofcom’s auction to release more airwaves for mobile broadband and future 5G services starts today.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/need-to-know-spectrum-auction

A guide to the forthcoming spectrum auction

  • News article

16 March 2018

Ofcom is holding an auction for two bands of spectrum, which will increase the airwaves available for mobile devices by almost one third.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/spectrum-auction-guide

Ofcom re-accredits ctrlio price comparison service

  • News article

07 March 2018

Ofcom has re-accredited the ctrlio price comparison service, which helps its users to find the best mobile and broadband packages for their needs.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/features-and-news/reaccreditation-ctrlio-price-comparison