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Download numbering data

  • Data

We publish data on which UK telephone numbers are available for allocation or are allocated, and lists of codes for use in number porting and other administrative tasks.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/phones-telecoms-and-internet/information-for-industry/numbering/numbering-data

Behavioural insights at Ofcom

  • Research

Behavioural insights help Ofcom understand how consumers and businesses behave, and how people make decisions.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/behavioural-insights

Best Practice Design Principles for Media Literacy

  • Research

What good media literacy 'by design' looks like for social media, search, video-sharing and gaming services.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/media-literacy-research/best-practice-design-principles-for-media-literacy

Usability and accessibility research

  • Research

This section covers research into usability of devices and services, and accessibility, particularly in relation to older people and those with disabilities.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/multi-sector-research/accessibility-research

Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) Accessibility Report 2024

  • Research

20 May 2024

An annual report on improvements for people with visual impairments.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/multi-sector-research/accessibility-research/electronic-programme-guide-accessibility-report-2024

Television and on-demand programme services: Access services report – January to December 2023

  • Research

20 May 2024

The extent to which broadcast television channels and on-demand programme services (ODPS) carried access services in 2023.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/multi-sector-research/accessibility-research/television-and-odps-access-services-2023

The importance of debt support information from providers

  • Research

17 May 2024

Making sure people in debt or struggling to pay are treated fairly by their communications provider is a priority for Ofcom.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/multi-sector-research/accessibility-research/the-importance-of-debt-support-information-from-providers

Interactive report 2024

  • Research

14 May 2024

Our annual report on progress in the availability of broadband and mobile services in the UK.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/multi-sector-research/infrastructure-research/connected-nations-update-spring-2024/interactive-report-2024

Open data

  • Data

08 May 2024

Ofcom’s open data is a mix of data from or about the companies we regulate in the communications sector, and the citizens and consumers who use them.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/data/opendata

Protection of children online, research

  • Research

08 May 2024

This research explores children’s experiences of harm online, as well as understanding children’s and parents’ attitudes towards certain online protections.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/online-research/protection-of-children-online-research

Protection of children online, research

  • Research

08 May 2024

This research explores children’s experiences of harm online, as well as understanding children’s and parents’ attitudes towards certain online protections.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/online-research/online-safety-research/protection-of-children-online-research

Making Sense of Media Bulletin: April 2024

  • Research

29 April 2024

Ofcom's Making Sense of Media bulletin summarises media literacy activities by a range of organisations in the UK and overseas.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/media-literacy-research/bulletin

Telecoms data updates

  • Data
  • Research

Quarterly updates tracking key trends emerging from the data we collect on the UK telecommunications sector including fixed voice services, mobile services and fixed broadband.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/telecoms-research/data-updates

Connected Nations update: Spring 2024

  • Research

24 April 2024

The first interim update to Connected Nations 2022, based on mobile coverage and fixed broadband availability across the UK as of January 2023.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/multi-sector-research/infrastructure-research/connected-nations-update-spring-2024

Audience attitudes towards politicians presenting programmes on television and radio

  • Research

24 April 2024

This report explores audiences’ understanding of news and current affairs content and their expectations of due impartiality when politicians are presenting.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/tv-radio-and-on-demand/audience-attitudes-towards-politicians-presenting-programmes-on-television-and-radio

Children’s Media Use and Attitudes

  • Research

Our research includes findings relating to parents’ views about their children’s media use, and the ways that parents seek to – or decide not to – monitor or limit use of different types of media.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/media-literacy-research/childrens

ADR schemes' performance

  • Data

19 April 2024

Every quarter we publish key performance results for the two main ADR schemes, CISAS and Communications Ombudsman.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/phones-telecoms-and-internet/advice-for-consumers/problems/adr-schemes/adr-schemes-performance

Why don't more low income consumers buy high quality, lower cost broadband?

  • Research

Behavioural insight research shows that catching the attention of eligible consumers has more impact than simply promoting savings or quality

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/behavioural-insights/low-income-consumers-buy-high-quality-lower-cost-broadband

Adults' media literacy

  • Research

Ofcom’s regular research into adults’ media literacy gives detailed evidence on media use, attitudes and understanding among UK adults aged 16+.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/media-literacy-research/adults

Adults' Media Lives

  • Research

Ofcom's Adults' Media Lives study was set up in 2005 to provide a small-scale, rich and detailed qualitative complement to Ofcom's quantitative surveys of media literacy. The project follows the same 19 individuals over time, and interviews them on camera each year about their media habits and attitudes.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/media-literacy-research/adults/media-lives