What we do

Helping to dismiss disinformation around the General Election

Published: 19 June 2024

Ahead of the forthcoming General Election, we’re working with social enterprise Shout Out UK and the Electoral Commission to help first-time and younger voters identify and address political misinformation and disinformation.

Ofcom’s role in a General Election – what you need to know

Published: 29 May 2024

A General Election will take place in the UK on 4 July 2024. In the election period, it’s important that broadcasters follow the rules around what they broadcast during this time.

How Ofcom approaches enforcement

Published: 22 May 2024

Information about our work to enforce our rules and general laws relating to the sectors for which we are responsible.

Working with academic researchers

Published: 15 April 2024

Ofcom welcomes opportunities to work with academics. Find out how we can work together.

The Online Safety Briefing

Published: 14 March 2024

Contacting Ofcom

Published: 11 March 2024

If you want to contact us for advice or to complain to Ofcom, please call on 0300 123 3333. We are open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm

What is Ofcom?

Published: 8 March 2024

Ofcom is the communications regulator in the UK. We regulate the TV, radio and video-on-demand sectors, fixed line telecoms, mobiles, postal services, plus the airwaves over which wireless devices operate.

Analyst publications

Published: 24 January 2024

Last updated: 24 January 2024

A list of Ofcom publications that could be of interest to analysts.

Organisations we work with

Published: 18 January 2024

Organisations we work with, including the Consumer Forum for Communications and other relevant bodies.

Ofcom’s 20th birthday – 20 facts for our 20 years

Published: 29 December 2023

Last updated: 29 December 2023

Today officially marks Ofcom’s 20th birthday. On 29 December 2003, our work as the communications regulator formally began.

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