Fast Facts

Statistics and facts on the communications industry taken from Ofcom research publications.

Below you will find key data relating to the take-up and use of television, radio, internet services, landline and mobile phones and post.

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1. This figure is drawn from Ofcom’s technology tracker. BARB’s establishment survey measured TV take up at 95.6% of UK homes in Q1 2016 and this is set out in the TV section of Ofcom’s Communications Market Report 2017.

2. Average week in 2016.

3. Average week in 2017.

4. A household that solely uses mobile phones to fulfill its voice telephone requirements.