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Ofcom confirms terms for new Channel 4 licence

March 11, 2014

Ofcom today announced that Channel 4’s licence will be renewed for a 10-year period.

Ofcom approves BT’s ‘next generation’ text relay service

March 6, 2014

Ofcom has today approved BT’s enhanced text relay service, representing a significant step in improving telephone calls for consumers with hearing and/or speech impairments.

Ofcom awards a new community radio licence in Cheshire

February 25, 2014

Ofcom has today announced the award of a new community radio licence in Cheshire.

Ofcom renews ITV, STV, UTV and Channel 5 licences

February 20, 2014

Ofcom has today announced that it has renewed the broadcasting licences for Channel 3 (ITV, STV and UTV) and Channel 5 for 10 years from 1 January 2015, following acceptance of terms by the licensees.

Response to the Court of Appeal judgment on pay TV

February 17, 2014

Ofcom welcomes the Court of Appeal’s decision that the judgment of the Competition Appeal Tribunal failed properly to consider Ofcom’s findings that there was ineffective competition in the market.

3G mobile coverage requirements now met

January 31, 2014

All of the UK’s major mobile phone networks are now meeting their 3G coverage obligations, Ofcom confirmed today.

Improving quality and value in the communications sector

January 28, 2014

Ofcom has today outlined its programme of work to ensure that consumers receive value for money and a good quality of service from their communications providers.

Ofcom awards Swansea and Mold local TV licences

January 23, 2014

Ofcom has awarded licences to run local TV services in Swansea and Mold on digital terrestrial TV (DTT).

Protection for consumers against unexpected mid-contract price rises

January 22, 2014

From tomorrow, consumers and small businesses taking out new landline, broadband or mobile contracts should be allowed to exit them without penalty if their provider increases the monthly subscription price agreed at the point of sale.

Boats and planes to join the superfast lane

January 21, 2014

Ofcom gives green light to faster internet for passengers Passengers on boats, planes and other vehicles could enjoy superfast broadband speeds when travelling in the UK, following a decision today by Ofcom.

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