Ofcom is today inviting members of the public, as well as those working in the industries it regulates, to contribute to its work plan and priorities for the next financial year.
The 'Invitation to Comment' encourages anyone with an interest in Ofcom's activities to offer their views on which areas of the telecoms, media, postal and spectrum industries should be addressed in Ofcom’s Annual Plan for 2014/15.
Ofcom's current work
Ofcom's main priority is to ensure that UK communications markets work to support consumer and citizen interests. Ofcom's strategic purposes are to:
Details of how our current programme of work seeks to fulfil these purposes is outlined in the Annual Plan for 2013/14.
Since publishing this plan, additional high-priority work has emerged, including:
Tell us what you think
Responses from the public and stakeholders will help inform the draft Annual Plan, which Ofcom will consult on in December. Ofcom expects to publish its final plan in March 2014.
Ofcom invites comments by 5pmon 24 October 2013.