4 June 2008, BT conference centre, London
Under the Communications Act, Ofcom has a duty to promote the development and availability of easy to use consumer equipment. The British Standards Institute (2005) defines inclusive design as "The design of mainstream products and/or services that are accessible to, and usable by, as many people as reasonably possible…without the need for special adaptation or specialised design." This event aimed to encourage debate about how to promote usability and to explore the themes of inclusive design and design for all, as part of developing an Ofcom strategy on usability.
21 January 2019
For transparency, we publish our responses to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests.
This section covers research into usability of devices and services, and accessibility, particularly in relation to older people and those with disabilities.
15 January 2019
Lists Ofcom's official statistics
14 January 2019
In this report, we present a range of data on the availability, take-up, use and affordability of communications services.