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Ofcom awards eight new community radio licences

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

Best and worst broadband and phone service quality revealed

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.


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Ofcom awards eight new community radio licences

  • Media release

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/media/media-releases/2018/april-2018-community-radio-licences

Best and worst broadband and phone service quality revealed

  • Media release

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/media/media-releases/2018/best-worst-telecoms-providers

Update on RT news channel

  • Media release

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/media/media-releases/2018/rt-update

Latest telecoms and pay-TV complaints revealed

  • Media release

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/media/media-releases/2018/telecoms-pay-tv-complaints-q4-2017

Results of principal stage of auction for mobile airwaves

  • Media release

05 April 2018

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

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/results-auction-mobile-airwaves

Ofcom awards eight new community radio licences

  • Media release

29 March 2018

The new stations will serve communities in Bristol, Maldon, and Newcastle and Gateshead, in England; Belfast in Northern Ireland; as well as Cumbernauld, and Musselburgh, Tranent and Wallyford in Scotland.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/eight-community-radio-licences

Bills cut for BT landline-only customers from Sunday

  • Media release

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/media/media-releases/2018/bills-cut-for-bt-landline-only-customers

Ofcom confirms new rules to boost Britain’s broadband

  • Media release

28 March 2018

Today's statements confirm a package of measures Ofcom set out last month to further increase investment in ‘full-fibre’ broadband networks, and drive improvements in the quality of Openreach’s service.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/confirm-broadband-rules

Ofcom confirms priorities for 2018/19

  • Media release

28 March 2018

Ofcom has today published its 2018/19 Annual Plan, setting out the planned programme of work for the next financial year.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/priorities-201819

Ofcom kicks off auction to improve mobile broadband and prepare for 5G

  • Media release

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/media/media-releases/2018/start-spectrum-auction

Statement on RT news channel

  • Media release

13 March 2018

Following the Prime Minister’s statement in the House of Commons yesterday, Ofcom said that it would consider the implications for RT’s broadcast licences after the further statement by the Prime Minister tomorrow.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/statement-on-rt-news-channel

Statement on RT

  • Media release

12 March 2018

Ofcom spokesperson:

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/statement-on-RT

Better information before you buy broadband

  • Media release

01 March 2018

Broadband shoppers must receive better information about speeds, before they commit to a contract, under new protections announced by Ofcom today.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/better-information-broadband-speeds

Ofcom approves six companies to take part in spectrum auction

  • Media release

27 February 2018

Ofcom has today announced the companies that have qualified to take part in the upcoming spectrum auction.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/qualified-companies-spectrum-auction

New Ofcom rules to boost full-fibre broadband

  • Media release

23 February 2018

More UK homes are set to benefit from ultrafast internet speeds, after a draft decision by Ofcom today that will halve the upfront cost of building ‘full-fibre’ broadband networks.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/new-rules-boost-full-fibre

Ofcom awards four new community radio licences

  • Media release

22 February 2018

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

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/community-radio-licences-february-2018

Ofcom awards six new community radio licences

  • Media release

01 February 2018

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

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/six-new-community-radio-licences

Bob Downes appointed as first Ofcom Board member for Scotland

  • Media release

01 February 2018

The Scottish Ministers today appointed Bob Downes as the first Ofcom Board Member for Scotland.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/bob-downes-board-member-scotland

Latest telecoms and pay-TV complaints revealed

  • Media release

19 January 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/media/media-releases/2018/telecoms-pay-tv-complaints-q3-2017

Update on the regulations for the auction of spectrum in the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands

  • Media release

17 January 2018

Ofcom has today published an update on the timetable for setting the regulations that will apply to the forthcoming auction of spectrum in the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2018/auction-regulations-update