Online content study 2016

An independent report on recent developments in the: distribution, discovery and consumption of lawful and unauthorised online content.

Ofcom carries out a regular programme of research on consumers’ use of, and attitudes towards, the internet, and also undertakes ad-hoc research on support of Ofcom’s consultations and policy work. 

On this page you will find links to some of our research in the internet subject area. If you cannot find the report you require, please search our research and data publications.

Internet safety measures

Reports on internet safety measures which look at parents' strategies for protecting children when they are online

Internet use and attitudes bulletin

Annual metrics bulletin designed to be a reference document for our wide range of research on use of, and attitudes to, the internet.

Traffic management

Research to better understand the techniques that could be potentially used to detect traffic management.

Online copyright infringement

Research reports from 2011 to 2013 intended to improve understanding of consumers' behaviour and attitudes towards lawful and unlawful access of copyright material using the internet.