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London calling: Ofcom to release new '(020) 4' phone numbers

London will gain 10 million more landline phone numbers later this year, as Ofcom introduces a new ‘(020) 4’ range to keep the capital connected.

Reappointment of Iain Stephen Morrison to MG ALBA board

Ofcom has today announced the reappointment of Iain Stephen Morrison for a second term to the board of MG ALBA.


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London calling: Ofcom to release new '(020) 4' phone numbers

  • Media release

30 August 2019

London will gain 10 million more landline phone numbers later this year, as Ofcom introduces a new ‘(020) 4’ range to keep the capital connected.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/new-020-4-phone-numbers

Reappointment of Iain Stephen Morrison to MG ALBA board

  • Media release

09 August 2019

Ofcom has today announced the reappointment of Iain Stephen Morrison for a second term to the board of MG ALBA, the body responsible for ensuring that high-quality television programmes in Gaelic are made available to people in Scotland.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/reappointment-of-iain-stephen-morrison-to-mg-alba-board

Scotland becomes a nation of streamers

  • Media release

07 August 2019

Over half of homes in Scotland now subscribe to TV streaming services, according to a major Ofcom report revealing rapid shifts in our viewing habits.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/scotland-becomes-nation-of-streamers

Wales becomes a nation of streamers

  • Media release

07 August 2019

Almost half of homes in Wales now subscribe to TV streaming services, according to a major Ofcom report revealing rapid shifts in our viewing habits.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/wales-becomes-nation-of-streamers

UK becomes a nation of streamers... but traditional broadcast TV leads the way on UK content

  • Media release

07 August 2019

Around half of all UK homes now subscribe to TV streaming services, according to a major Ofcom report revealing rapid shifts in the nation’s viewing habits.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/uk-becomes-nation-of-streamers

Northern Ireland becomes a nation of streamers

  • Media release

07 August 2019

Around half of homes in Northern Ireland now subscribe to TV streaming services, according to a major Ofcom report revealing rapid shifts in our viewing habits.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/northern-ireland-becomes-nation-of-streamers

Radio industry makes progress on diversity, but much further to go

  • Media release

31 July 2019

People from minority ethnic backgrounds, disabled people and women at a senior level remain under-represented in UK radio, according to Ofcom’s second major study of the industry’s diversity.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/radio-industry-diversity

Giffgaff fined £1.4m for overcharging customers

  • Media release

30 July 2019

Ofcom has today fined mobile company Giffgaff £1.4m for overcharging millions of customers.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/giffgaff-fined-for-overcharging-customers

New rules to protect people in TV and radio shows

  • Media release

29 July 2019

Ofcom is today proposing new rules to ensure that people who take part in television and radio shows are properly looked after by broadcasters.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/new-rules-protect-people-tv-and-radio-shows

Ofcom fines RT £200,000

  • Media release

26 July 2019

Ofcom has today fined the news channel RT £200,000 for serious failures to comply with our broadcasting rules – and required the channel to broadcast a summary of our findings to its viewers.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/ofcom-fines-rt

Airwaves opened up to support wireless revolution

  • Media release

25 July 2019

Farmers, factories and business parks are some of the groups that could benefit from a revolution in wireless technology, following a decision by Ofcom today to open up airwaves to support innovation and enable new services.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/airwaves-opened-up-to-support-wireless-revolution

New measures to increase fairness for mobile customers

  • Media release

22 July 2019

Ofcom has today set out a range of measures to increase fairness for mobile customers – including greater transparency, fairer contract terms and a range of price cuts by operators.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/new-measures-fairness-for-mobile-customers

Hundreds of new digital radio stations for local listeners

  • Media release

05 July 2019

Hundreds of new local radio stations could start broadcasting in the UK, under proposals outlined by Ofcom today.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/digital-radio-could-gain-hundreds-of-new-stations

A new future for public service broadcasting

  • Media release

04 July 2019

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/new-future-for-public-service-broadcasting

Ofcom confirms new rules for business networks

  • Media release

28 June 2019

Ofcom has today confirmed final decisions on our reviews of the physical infrastructure market, and connections that are used by business broadband networks.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/ofcom-confirms-new-rules-for-business-networks

End it with a text: easy mobile switching from Monday

  • Media release

28 June 2019

Mobile customers can leave their network by sending a simple, free text message, under new Ofcom rules from Monday (1 July).

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/end-it-with-a-text-mobile-switching

Broadband speeds boost for UK homes

  • Media release

27 June 2019

UK households are benefiting from faster, more reliable internet as new Ofcom research reveals average broadband speeds have jumped nearly 20% in the last year.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/broadband-speeds-boost-for-uk-homes

Ofcom appoints new Chair and members to Advisory Committee for England

  • Media release

25 June 2019

Ofcom today announced the appointment of three new members to its Advisory Committee for England, including a new Chair.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/new-chair-and-members-advisory-committee-for-england

Stamping out unfair practices in telecoms and TV

  • Media release

17 June 2019

New guidelines for broadband, phone and pay-TV companies, published today, set out how Ofcom plans to stamp out unfair practices.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/stamping-out-unfair-practices-in-telecoms-and-tv

Rem Noormohamed appointed to Ofcom’s Advisory Committee for Wales

  • Media release

10 June 2019

Ofcom today announced the appointment of Rem Noormohamed to the Advisory Committee for Wales.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2019/rem-noormohamed-appointed-advisory-committee-for-wales