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New members to the ACE

Ofcom has today announced the appointment of two new members to the Advisory Committee for England

Ofcom supports new Welsh language standards

Ofcom is increasing its commitment to the Welsh language by implementing new standards from today.


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Ofcom appoints new members to the Advisory Committee for England

16 February 2017

Ofcom has today announced the appointment of two new members to the Advisory Committee for England

Ofcom awards new community radio licence in Kent

01 February 2017

A licence has been awarded to Shoreline for a community radio service in Romney Marsh, Kent.

Ofcom supports new Welsh language standards

25 January 2017

Ofcom is increasing its commitment to the Welsh language by implementing new standards from today.

EE fined £2.7m for overcharging customers

18 January 2017

18 Jan 2016: EE has been fined £2,700,000 by Ofcom for overcharging tens of thousands of its customers.

63,000 Northern Ireland homes cannot receive decent broadband

16 December 2016

The number of Northern Ireland properties unable to get a decent broadband connection has fallen by more than 40,000 over the past year, new research by Ofcom has found.

Superfast broadband now reaches 8 in 10 premises in Wales

16 December 2016

The availability of superfast broadband has jumped in Wales, with eight in ten (85%) properties able to get a connection.

Superfast broadband reaches more of Scotland but many still unable to get decent speeds

16 December 2016

Superfast broadband coverage in Scotland has improved significantly over the last few years, new research by Ofcom has found.

Ofcom sets out preparations for regulating the BBC

08 December 2016

Ofcom has today set out how it will take on regulation of the BBC from next April.

Ofcom plans for a full-fibre future

06 December 2016

Companies will be able to build ultrafast, ‘full-fibre’ broadband networks more cheaply and easily, using infrastructure owned by BT, under initial plans set out by Ofcom today.

Landline prices review to protect elderly and vulnerable

01 December 2016

Ofcom has today announced a review of the retail market for standalone landline telephone services, to ensure that customers receive value for money.

New Board appointments for Channel 4

29 November 2016

The appointment of four new non-executive directors to the Board of Channel 4

Update on plans to reform Openreach

29 November 2016

Ofcom has today announced that it is proceeding with a formal notification to require the legal separation of Openreach from BT, after BT failed to offer voluntary proposals that address our competition concerns.

Ofcom’s proposed work programme for 2017/18

29 November 2016

Ofcom has today published its proposed 2017/18 Annual Plan for consultation, outlining its areas of work for the next financial year.

Online overtakes TV as kids’ top pastime

16 November 2016

Media release: The internet has overtaken television as the top media pastime for the UK’s children.

Ofcom outlines rules for mobile spectrum auction

16 November 2016

Media release: The internet has overtaken television as the top media pastime for the UK’s children.

Nick Pollard appointed interim member of the Ofcom Board

14 November 2016

Nick Pollard has been appointed as a non-executive member of the Ofcom Board on an interim basis.

Statement regarding BT’s regulatory accounts for 2015/16

31 October 2016

BT’s Regulatory Financial Statements, published last week, show that in the last financial year it made returns around 8% above its ‘cost of capital’ – the cost of financing a business or investment.

Ofcom awards Rock Radio a commercial radio licence in Scotland

26 October 2016

Ofcom has today announced that Rock Radio (RockScot Ltd) has been awarded the advertised FM commercial radio licence in the west central Scotland area (Glasgow).