Latest OfCom articles

Texting now more popular than talking in UK, says Ofcom

Texting also outstrips face-to-face meeting by nine per cent
18 Jul 2012

Everything Everywhere spectrum sale could speed up 4G rollout

The front of an Orange store
Rival operators could use 1800 MHz spectrum to deliver 4G services
10 Apr 2012

BT considers appeal against reduced Openreach prices

A BT Openreach van
Ofcom's proposed price caps on BT Openreach receive all-clear by European Commission
08 Mar 2012

Competition Commission brings forward mobile cost cuts

The timetable for mobile operators to cut termination rates has been brought forward
15 Feb 2012

BT considers appeal against proposed infrastructure price caps

Ofcom wants Openreach to charge less for accessing its lines
06 Feb 2012

BT to offer 300Mbit/s fibre to the home in 2013

On-demand service will be available to homes and businesses in FTTC-enabled areas – for a fee
03 Feb 2012

Opinion: There are ways to make me pay for digital content...

...but blocking access to websites suspected of infringing copyright should not be one of them
31 Jan 2012

London prepares for spike in Wi-Fi demand during 2012 Olympics

UK to borrow 'spectrum' from public sector bodies to cope with unprecedented demand for Wi-Fi during 2012 Olympic Games
24 Jan 2012

Virgin Media tests 4G in London

Tests run ahead of the spectrum auction later this year
23 Jan 2012

Shadow minister slams government over 4G auction

Helen Goodman claims the government is losing £1m in revenue a day
13 Jan 2012

Ofcom again revises plans for much-anticipated 4G spectrum auction

The regulator has responded to criticism regarding Everything Everywhere
12 Jan 2012

Talk Talk customers have most to complain about, reveals Ofcom

Complaints largely focus on billing and customer service, according to regulator
21 Dec 2011

Ofsted report: ICT teaching in the UK is 'inadequate'

The number of students taking GCSE IT has fallen 61 per cent since 2007
14 Dec 2011

Ofcom urges ISPs to improve traffic management code

Regulator would like to see increased transparency among internet providers
24 Nov 2011

O2 trials 4G network in London

Speeds are expected to be on par with super-fast fibre broadband connections
14 Nov 2011

UK government should combine network infrastructure plans, urge telecoms groups

Plea to pool funds for broadband, energy and health networks
10 Nov 2011

Increase to mobile coverage obligation moves nearer

MP behind May Commons debate encouraged by progress on increasing coverage from 95 to 98 per cent
10 Nov 2011

Everything Everywhere should not profit from spectrum sale, say MPs

A committee report details concern over the operator’s spectrum sale and says 4G auction needs to held asap
03 Nov 2011

Ofcom infrastructure report reveals fast broadband winners and losers

Northern Ireland tops fast broadband league, while Wales gets wooden spoon
02 Nov 2011

MEPs endorse plans to free up spectrum for 4G

All member states must free up the 800MHz frequency band for 4G services by 1 January 2013
01 Nov 2011

Ofcom further delays 4G spectrum auction

However, the impact on the rollout timeline is likely to be minimal
10 Oct 2011

BT faces criticism for revised duct and pole access prices

A backlash from other network operators prompted BT to revise its January draft prices
07 Oct 2011

Ofcom set to delay 4G auction

Network operator Three believes the larger networks are deliberately holding up proceedings
06 Sep 2011

Ofcom gives white space the green light

Regulator won't insist on licences for white space wireless devices
01 Sep 2011