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TV broadcasting: data and research


Ofcom’s statutory duties include ensuring that:

  • a wide range of high-quality television and radio programmes are provided, appealing to a range of tastes and interests;
  • television and radio services are provided by a range of different organisations;
  • people who watch television and listen to the radio are protected from harmful or offensive material; and
  • people are protected from being treated unfairly in television and radio programmes, and from having their privacy invaded.

To provide us with the evidence we need to carry out these duties, we carry out and publish market and consumer research, and collect data,

2016

Linear vs. non-linear viewing: A qualitative investigation exploring viewers’ behaviour and attitudes towards using different TV platforms and services providers May 2016

UK audience attitudes towards broadcast media 2016, Apr 2016

Television access services report 2015, Apr 2016

Viewers' experience of television reception Apr 2016

2015

On demand and online research data table 2015 Dec 2015

Measuring live subtitling quality: results from the fourth sampling exercise Nov 2015

Television Access Services: Report for the first six months of 2015 Oct 2015

Made Outside London programme titles register 2014 Sept 2015

Communications Market Report: TV section  Aug 2015

Public Service Broadcasting Annual Report 2015  Jul 15

Beyond Broadcast consumer research Jul 2015

UK audience attitudes to the broadcast media May 2015

2014

PSB Annual Report 2014   Dec 2014

PSB Review 2014: Supporting research documents Dec 2014

Pay-TV research 2014  As part of our review of the pay TV wholesale must-offer obligation, two pieces of research were carried out via omnibus surveys. Dec 2014

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games: media consumption Dec 2014

Protecting audiences in an online world Dec 2014

TV Reception in Thanet: Report on June 2014 Household Visits and Measurements Dec 2014

2014 Communications Market report: TV section Aug 2014

Research on violence on TV Jul 2014

Violence in UK soaps: A four-wave trend analysis Jul 2014

Audience attitudes towards violent content on television Jul 2014

UK audience attitudes to broadcast media  Jul 2014

News consumption in the UK - 2014 report Jun 2014

2013

Pay-TV research 2013  Dec 2013

News consumption in the UK - 2013 report  Sept 2013

2013 Communications Market report: TV section Aug 2013

Research into the awareness of audio description Jun 2013

UK audience attitudes towards broadcast media May 2013

Digital Television Update - 2012 Q4 Apr 2013

2012

The London 2012 Olympic Games: media consumption - Research Report Dec 2012

2012 Communication s Market Report: TV section Jul 2012

Protecting audiences in a converged world Jan 2012

2011

2011 Communications Market Report: TV section Aug 2011

PSB annual report 2011 Jul 2011

Digital Television Update - 2011 Q1  Jul 2011

Digital Television Update - 2010 Q4  Apr 2011

2010

Audience attitudes towards offensive language on television and radio  Aug 2010

2010 Communications Market Report: TV section Aug 2010

Digital Television Update - 2010 Q1  Jul 2010

Digital Television Update - 2010 Q3  Jun 2010

Digital switchover: A number of research reports on digital TV switchover, published between 2004 and 2010

2009

Digital Television Update - 2009 Q3 Dec 2009

The regulation of video on demand: consumer views on what makes audiovisual services “TV-like” – a qualitative research report  - Prepared by Essential Research, Dec 2009

2009 Research into the awareness and use of Audio Description Report by Ipsos MORI for Ofcom . Sept 2009

Digital Television Update - 2009 Q2  Sep 2009

The promotion of adult sexual entertainment and psychic premium rate telephone services on television Essential Research, Oct 2009

2009 Communications Market Report: Aug 2009

Attitudes towards Sexual Material on Television Research report by Opinion Leader, Jun 2009

Digital Television Update - 2009 Q1  Jun 2009

Digital Television Update - 2008 Q4   Apr 2009

Consumer expectations in relation to 3 and 6 multiplex digital terrestrial television coverage i2 media research Ltd. Feb 2009

2008

Ofcom and Digital UK Switchover Tracker Survey - Switchover Progress Report Q3 2008 Dec 2008

Digital Television Update - 2008 Q3 Dec 2008

Ofcom and Digital UK Switchover Tracker Survey - Switchover Progress Report Q2 2008 Oct 2008

Digital Television Update - 2008 Q2  Oct 2008

Access Services Audio Description: Research into awareness levels  Jul 2008

Digital Television Update - 2008 Q1 Jul 2008

Consumer research on pay TV: Annex 10 to second pay-TV market investigation consultation   Sep 2008

2008 Communications Market Report: Aug 2008

Perspectives on broadcaster training co-regulation Research by Holden Pearmain  Sep 2008

Ofcom and Digital UK Switchover Tracker Survey - Switchover Progress Report Q1 2008  May 2008

Ofcom and Digital UK Switchover Tracker Survey - Switchover Progress Report Q4 2007 Mar 2008

Ofcom Coverage Factsheets Mar 2008

2007

Digital Television Update - 2007 Q3  Dec 2007

Children in Programmes: An independent research report for Ofcom by Sherbert Research  Dec 2007

Market Impact Assessment of the BBC/Gaelic Media Service Gaelic Digital Service:
Annex D - Future of children's programming - deliberative research - Opinion Leader
The future of children's television programming   Nov 2007

Digital Dividend Review Market Research 2007 Nov 2007

HD-ready TV sets Mystery shopping survey. Nov 2007

Ofcom and Digital UK Switchover Tracker Survey - Switchover Progress Report Q3 2007 Nov 2007

Digital Television Update - 2007 Q2  Sep 2007

Ofcom and Digital UK Switchover Tracker Survey - Switchover Progress Report Q2 2007 Aug 2007

2007 Communications Market Report:  Aug 2007

New News, Future News The challenges for television news after digital switchover.  Jun 2007

Ease of use issues with domestic electronic communications equipment   Jul 2007

Digital Television Switchover and Disabled, Older, Isolated and Low Income consumers research by i2 media research Ltd.  Jun 2007

Digital Television Update - 2007 Q1 Jun 2007

Easy-to-use digital television receivers: remote control buttons and functions used by different types of consumer  (519 kB) Prepared for Ofcom by i2 media research ltd.  Apr 2007

Digital Television Update - 2006 Q4  Mar 2007

Ofcom and Digital UK Switchover Tracker Survey - Switchover Progress Report Q4 2006 Mar 2007

2006

Digital Dividend Review - A report of consumer research conducted for Ofcom by Holden Pearmain and ORC International  Dec 2006

Digital Television Update - 2006 Q3 Dec 2006

Ofcom and Digital UK Switchover Tracker Survey - Switchover Progress Report Q3 2006 Nov 2006

Digital Television Update - 2006 Q2  Oct 2006

Programme Information Research: An investigation of current attitudes and behaviours towards programme information Published Sep 2006

Assessing Indirect Impacts of the EC Proposals for Video Regulation A study by RAND Europe Sep 2006

Market Impact Assessment: the BBC’s new on-demand proposals  Sep 2006

2006 Communications Market Report:  Aug 2006

Digital switchover: an audit of viewers' priorities Jul 2006

The Provision of Current Affairs Report following symposium on The Future of Current Affairs. Jul 2006

Ofcom and Digital UK Switchover Tracker Survey - Switchover Progress Report Q2 2006 Jul 2006

Digital Progress Report - 2006 Q1 Jun 2006

Summary of research on the ease of use of domestic digital television equipment Mar 2006

Digital Progress Report - DTV Q4 2005 Mar 2006

2005

Digital Television Update - 2005 Q3 Dec 2005

The representation and portrayal of people with disabilities on analogue terrestrial television Content Analysis Research Report Published Dec 2005

Television Promotion: Two reports commissioned for the purposes of Ofcom's review of the cross-promotion rules:Analysis of current promotional activity on television,  and Television promotions - what the viewers think . Published Dec 2005

Cost and Power Consumption Implications of Digital Switchover Nov 2005

Viewers and Voters: Attitudes to television coverage of the 2005 General Election Research Study conducted by ICM Research on behalf of Ofcom Published Sept 2005

Digital Television Update - 2005 Q2  Sep 2005

Language and Sexual Imagery in Broadcasting: A contextual Investigation Published: Sep 2005

A Survey of TV Programme Production in the UK (225 kB) Research published Sept 2005

The Future of Television Funding Research by Human Capital. Published Sept 2005

Smoking, Alcohol and Drugs on Television: A content analysis Sept 2005

Language and Sexual Imagery in Broadcasting: A contextual investigation Sept 2005

Consultation with Young People on the Proposed Ofcom Broadcasting Code Sept 2005

A safe environment for children Sept 2005

Extension of the Television Without Frontiers Directive: An Impact Assessment Final report for Ofcom Indepen, Ovum and fathom, Sept 2005

Television Production Sector Review 20 Sept 2005

Viewers and Voters: Attitudes to television coverage of the 2005 General Election by ICM Research Ltd, 15 Sept 2005

The Communications Market Report 2005  Jul 2005

Digital Television Update - 2005 Q1 Jun 2005

Religious Programmes and the Ofcom Broadcasting Code:: A report of the key findings of a qualitative research study May 2005

Digital Television Update - 2004 Q4  Mar 2005

Subtitling - An Issue of Speed? Jan 2005

2004

Digital Television Update - 2004 Q3 Dec 2004

Assessment of the Market Impact of the BBC’s New Digital TV and Radio Services Oct 2004

Digital Television Update - 2004 Q2  Sep 2004

The Communications Market 2004 Aug 2014

Digital Television Update - 2004 Q1  Jun 2004

2003

Digital Television Update - 2003 Q4 Dec 2003

Digital Television Update - 2003 Q3 Oct 2003