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Statistical release calendar 2017

  • Regulation
  • Data
  • Research

26 July 2017

Lists Ofcom's official statistics

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/data/statistics/stats17

Children’s media literacy

  • Research

26 July 2017

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

Health and wealth claims in programming: Audience attitudes to potential harm

  • Research

18 July 2017

This research will inform our decisions about whether potentially harmful content involving health or wealth claims in programmes is in breach of the Broadcasting Code.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/tv-radio-and-on-demand/attitudes-to-potential-harm

BBC distinctiveness report

  • Research

17 July 2017

Ipsos MORI was commissioned to undertake qualitative research to explore the public’s views of the BBC, and their views on the BBC’s public purposes.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/tv-radio-and-on-demand/tv-research/bbc-distinctiveness-report

Channel 4 Corporation remit research report

  • Research

12 July 2017

This research study was commissioned by Ofcom to explore the extent to which audiences in the UK feel the Channel 4 Corporation is meeting the remit requirements of the Corporation as a whole.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/tv-radio-and-on-demand/tv-research/channel-4-corporation-remit-research-report

Communications Market Reports

  • Data
  • Research

Ofcom's annual statistical survey of developments in the communications sector; includes the International Communications Market Reports and reports on the nations of the UK.

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

UK audience attitudes to the broadcast media

  • Research

07 July 2017

This report explores UK adults’ access to and use of connected devices, their attitudes and opinions towards television and radio broadcasting, and related areas such as advertising and regulation. It summarises the findings set out in the accompanying chart pack analysis of the research results.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/tv-radio-and-on-demand/tv-research/audience-attitudes

Public Service Broadcasting Annual Report 2017

  • Regulation
  • Research

07 July 2017

This report provides information about how the television public service broadcasters are performing in terms of delivering public service programmes.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/tv-radio-and-on-demand/information-for-industry/public-service-broadcasting/psb-annual-report-2017

Radio broadcast update June 2017

  • Data

04 July 2017

This monthly update provides information about Ofcom’s broadcast radio licensing activity with regard to both the commercial and community radio sectors.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/manage-your-licence/radio-broadcast-licensing/monthly-updates/radio-broadcast-update-june-2017

Telecoms and pay-TV complaints Q1 (January to March) 2017 interactive data

  • Data

28 June 2017

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/multi-sector-research/telecoms-complaints-data/telecoms-and-pay-tv-complaints-q1-january-to-march-2017-interactive-data

Telecoms and pay-TV complaints data

  • Research

These documents are intended to help consumers make better informed decisions, especially those who are thinking about changing provider or purchasing a new service. We also believe that publication of provider-specific complaint volumes incentivises providers to improve their performance.

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

Monitoring compliance with the EU Net Neutrality regulation

  • Research

23 June 2017

A report to the European Commission on our approach to monitoring and ensuring compliance with EU Regulation 2015/2120 on open internet access from May 2016 to April 2017.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/internet-and-on-demand-research/net-neutrality

TV broadcasting: data and research

  • Research

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

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/tv-radio-and-on-demand/tv-research

Mobile and smartphones

  • Data
  • Research

Our research investigates the range of mobile options available to consumers, in terms of different providers and opportunities for enhanced performance.

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

The consumer mobile experience

  • Research

16 June 2017

This report summarises the initial results from Ofcom’s new mobile research, which is designed to measure the consumer experience of using mobile services.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/telecoms-research/mobile-smartphones/consumer-mobile-experience

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

Adults' media literacy

  • Research

14 June 2017

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

Adults' media use and attitudes

  • Research

This annual report looks at media use, attitudes and understanding, and how these change over time.

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

Internet citizens 2017

  • Research

14 June 2017

Ofcom has a principal duty to further the interests of citizens, and this includes seeking to ensure that people have access to the services and content they need in order to participate fully in society.

https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/internet-and-on-demand-research/internet-use-and-attitudes/internet-citizens-2017

Usability and accessibility

  • 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