Research and data


Our research helps keep us, and you, informed about new technology developments and the impact they might have on the sectors that we regulate.

Find out more about Ofcom’s research and data collection programme.

Featured content

The Communications Market 2017

Ofcom’s report reveals how our reliance on the internet is affecting people’s personal and working lives, leading many to seek time away from the web.

Read Ofcom's Comparing Service Quality report

A report on how broadband, landline and mobile providers performed in 2016.

Broadband speeds

Research on fixed line home broadband speeds, mobile broadband performance, and related research.

Pricing trends for communications services

This report outlines Ofcom's research into trends in the pricing of residential communications services in the UK.