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First consultation: Proposed changes to BBC iPlayer - call for evidence

We are opening a BBC Competition Assessment to determine whether the public value of the BBC’s planned changes to BBC iPlayer justifies any potential adverse impact on fair and effective competition.

Consultation: Notice of proposal to vary 3.4 GHz radio spectrum licences

We are consulting on proposals made by four licensees to amend the technical conditions of four Spectrum Access 3.4 GHz licences, one Spectrum Access 3.5 GHz licence and one Spectrum Access 3.6 GHz licence.


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Statement: Making of certain regulations in connection with the award of 700 MHz and 3.6-3.8 GHz spectrum - Notice of making a limitation order and amending the mobile trading and the register regulations

  • Consultation
  • Statement
  • Start: 31 January 2019
  • Status: Statement published
  • End: 12 March 2019

This document provides notice of, and invites stakeholders’ views on, Ofcom’s proposals to make four statutory instruments in connection with the award of spectrum in the 700 MHz and 3.6–3.8 GHz bands.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-2/regulations-award-700-mhz-3.6-3.8-ghz

Consultation: Proposal to apply Code powers to Zzoomm PLC

  • Consultation
  • Start: 18 April 2019
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 17 May 2019

We are proposing to apply the electronic communications code (“the Code”) to Zzoomm plc.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/code-powers-zzoomm-plc

Consultation: Proposal to apply Code powers to Broadway Partners Limited

  • Consultation
  • Start: 18 April 2019
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 17 May 2019

We are proposing to apply the electronic communications code (“the Code”) to Broadway Partners Limited.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/code-powers-broadway-partners-limited

Consultation: Proposal to apply Code powers to Lightning Fibre Limited

  • Consultation
  • Start: 22 March 2019
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 22 April 2019

We are proposing to apply the electronic communications code (“the Code”) to Lightning Fibre Limited.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/code-powers-lightning-fibre

Consultation: End-of-contract and out-of-contract notifications

  • Consultation
  • Start: 31 July 2018
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 09 October 2018

Proposals to set new rules that will require communications providers to send a notification to their customers when they approach the end of their minimum contract period.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-2/end-of-contract-notifications

Statement: Helping consumers get better deals - end-of-contract notifications and annual best tariff information

  • Consultation
  • Statement
  • Start: 14 December 2018
  • Status: Statement published
  • End: 01 February 2019

We are examining the scale of any harm resulting from pricing practices in the fixed broadband market, and setting out our proposals to help consumers get better deals.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-2/helping-consumers-get-better-deals

First consultation: Promoting trust in telephone numbers

  • Consultation
  • Start: 11 April 2019
  • Status: Open
  • End: 06 June 2019

This document sets out our proposal for a key change in the way numbers are used by networks, which we believe is necessary to tackle nuisance and scam calls.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-2/promoting-trust-in-telephone-numbers

Consultation: Proposal to apply Code powers to Lothian Broadband Networks Limited

  • Consultation
  • Start: 12 April 2019
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 13 May 2019

We are proposing to apply the electronic communications code (“the Code”) to Lothian Broadband Networks Limited.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/code-powers-lothian-broadband-networks

Consultation: Proposal to modify the terms of the direction applying Code powers to IX Wireless Limited

  • Consultation
  • Start: 22 March 2019
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 22 April 2019

We are proposing to modify the terms on which the electronic communications code (“the Code”) applies to XI Wireless Limited.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/modify-code-powers-ix-wireless-limited

Consultation: Promoting competition and investment in fibre networks – Initial proposals – Approach to remedies

  • Consultation
  • Start: 29 March 2019
  • Status: Open
  • End: 07 June 2019

This document sets out our initial proposals on the key remedies that will need to be imposed on the wholesale fixed telecoms markets from 2021.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-1/promoting-investment-competition-fibre-networks-approach-remedies

Consultation: Nation Radio (Ceredigion) - Request to change Format

  • Consultation
  • Start: 12 April 2019
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 10 May 2019

Ofcom is proposing to approve the Format change request submitted by Radio Ceredigion Limited ('RCL').

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/nation-radio-ceredigion

Consultation: Proposal to apply Code powers to Ontix Limited

  • Consultation
  • Start: 05 April 2019
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 07 May 2019

We are proposing to apply the electronic communications code (“the Code”) to Ontix Limited.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/code-powers-ontix-limited

Consultation: Enabling opportunities for innovation

  • Consultation
  • Start: 18 December 2018
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 12 March 2019

Consultation on proposals to make spectrum available in a range of spectrum bands on a shared basis. Enabling opportunities for innovation.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-1/enabling-opportunities-for-innovation

Consultation: Proposal to apply Code powers to Ranston Farm Partnership

  • Consultation
  • Start: 05 April 2019
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 07 May 2019

We are proposing to apply the electronic communications code (“the Code”) to Ranston Farm Partnership.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/code-powers-ranston-farm-partnership

Statement: Love Sport and Panjab Radio - Requests to change Format

  • Consultation
  • Statement
  • Start: 08 February 2019
  • Status: Statement published
  • End: 08 March 2019

Ofcom has decided to approve the Format change requests concerning the AM commercial radio licence for Greater London and the AM commercial radio licence for North London held by ASSL (Love Sport) and PRLL (Panjab Radio), respectively.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/love-sport-and-panjab-radio

Consultation: Promoting investment and competition in fibre networks

  • Consultation
  • Start: 11 December 2018
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 26 February 2019

We are consulting on our strategy for promoting investment and competition in fibre networks, and our approach to geographic markets.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-1/promoting-investment-competition-fibre-networks

First consultation: Proposed changes to BBC iPlayer - call for evidence

  • Consultation
  • Start: 25 April 2019
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 10 May 2019

We are opening a BBC Competition Assessment to determine whether the public value of the BBC’s planned changes to BBC iPlayer justifies any potential adverse impact on fair and effective competition.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/proposed-changes-bbc-iplayer

Consultation: Notice of proposal to vary 3.4 GHz radio spectrum licences

  • Consultation
  • Start: 18 April 2019
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 19 May 2019

We are consulting on proposals made by four licensees to amend the technical conditions of four Spectrum Access 3.4 GHz licences, one Spectrum Access 3.5 GHz licence and one Spectrum Access 3.6 GHz licence.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/proposal-vary-3.4ghz-radio-spectrum-licences

Consultation: Proposal to apply Code powers to Full Fibre Limited

  • Consultation
  • Start: 15 March 2019
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 15 April 2019

We are proposing to apply the electronic communications code (“the Code”) to Full Fibre Limited.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-3/code-powers-full-fibre-limited

First consultation: Future of telephone numbers

  • Consultation
  • Start: 11 April 2019
  • Status: Open
  • End: 20 June 2019

In this consultation, we look at how numbers might need to evolve so they continue to promote confidence in telephone services.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/consultations-and-statements/category-1/first-consultation-future-of-telephone-numbers