Ofcom

Type: Organization
Name: Ofcom
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Ofcom report names eBay most popular retailer on mobile

_ The defining characteristic of UK consumers is that they shop by mobile. Photograph: Tetra Images/Corbis Ofcom has named eBay as the UK’s most popular retailer on mobile.The Ofcom Communications Market 2014 report stated that eBay had a mobile reach ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Calls made for text based 999 number

Chances are if you’re over a certain age, the concept of texting the police in the event of an emergency is an odd one, but according to the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), people between the ages of 12 and 15, are more likely to get in ... [Published KitGuru.net - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Service quality is "pain point" for many mobile users - EY comments on Ofcom research

Adrian Baschnonga, Lead Telecommunications Analyst at EY, comments on Ofcom research published today on mobile phone call quality:"Despite high take-up rates for smart devices, service quality is a pain point for many end users. Poor reception is a very ... [Published Ernst & Young - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Celebrity Big Brother Big Brother 2014 final sees 400 Ofcom complaints over Helen Wood win

TV watchdog Ofcom has received over 400 complaints about the Big Brother 2014 final.The company has confirmed that to date it has had 428 standards complaints since the BBUK finale aired last Friday on August 15.While a breakdown of what the complaints ... [Published Telly Mix - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Ofcom: Islam Channel ‘broke rules’ in TV interview with Mayor Rahman

A television interview with the Mayor of Tower Hamlets has been censured by a government watchdog for breaching impartiality rules.The Islam Channel’s programme In Conversation with Lutfur Rahman, broadcast on March 6, was found to have breached the Broadcasting ... [Published East London Advertiser - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Ofcom’s new report – all roads lead to digital media

The new market report from UK regulator Ofcom highlights new opportunities for providers of digital media services, in line with changing consumer adoption, as traditional products see declining revenue.Our AnalystsOur AnalystsLatest TweetsIs a Cloud ... [Published Ovum - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Report: Sky News MH17 report prompts U.K. gov't probe

The BBCand Daily Mail reported that Ofcom, the communication regulator in the U.K., said it had received more than 200 complaints about the incident in which Colin Brazier picked through some of the items in a suitcase to point out some of the poignant ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

UK — Ofcom publishes research on mobile phone call service quality

Ofcom publishes research on mobile phone call service quality Source: Ofcom Ofcom has today published research on mobile phone call quality provided by network operators. Improving mobile quality of service for consumers is a priority area for Ofcom. ... [Published Full Text Reports... - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Pay storm council chief Sharon O'Connor joins watchdog Ofcom

One of the highest-paid local authority chiefs in Northern Ireland is to take up a new post with broadcasting and communications watchdog Ofcom in September. ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Ofcom, Northern Ireland
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 4 reports

Network provider Vodafone ranked as UK's worst by mobile performance study

Vodafone has been ranked the UK’s worst mobile network by a RootMetrics study of the four major providers, which saw 920,000 system tests take place during the first half of 2014.The Rootmetrics report, which rated each operator across a range of 100 ... [Published The Drum - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Sky News Is Being Investigated Over That Disastrous Malaysia Airlines Segment

Sky News is now facing an investigation over its controversial report about the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine last month.The network sparked outcry from viewers earlier this year when one of its reporters rifled through a victim's belongings at the ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 5 reports

Monty Python in TV swearing probe – as fans complain there isn't enough | Media Monkey | Media

A TV channel is to be investigated by Ofcom for broadcasting swearing in a Monty Python show before the watershed – even though fans complained about bad language being cut. The Gold channel aired one of the comedy veterans’ gigs at the O2 Arena live, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Ofcom, Watershed, Censorship

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"Analytics, data sharing and information security play a very crucial role in ensuring cyber crime is prevented. It needs to be combated across the financial services industry to give a greater degree of comfort to those individuals and companies who would otherwise be potential targets by existing criminals."
While there are revenue losses from MTR reductions, says Gillwald, these need to be offset with the reductions in interconnect charges. "The figure that should be reported is the net interconnect figure."
John Myers, the former chief executive of GMG Radio, describes the entire enterprise as a "failure". He says: "Local TV is the idea of a political madman and funded by people with too much money. It is vanity over sanity."
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UK — Ofcom publishes research on mobile phone c... [Published Full Text Reports... - Aug 20 2014]
Ofcom publishes research on mobile phone call service quality Source: Ofcom Ofcom has today published research on mobile phone call quality provided by network operators. Improving mobile quality of service for consumers is a priority area for Ofcom. ...
Roku TV Disrupts Nothing, Which May Make It The... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Aug 19 2014]
Disruption is overrated. Just ask Roku. The device maker doesn’t want to change the game; it likes its game just fine, thank you very much. And that’s why the streaming device maker hasn’t gone back to the drawing board with its very first lineup of ...
FARAGE: BBC Is Planning Yet Another Hit Job on ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 15 2014]
The BBC is planning yet another 'hit job' the UK Independence Party, it has been claimed this evening, with leader Nigel Farage publicly lashing out against the publicly funded broadcaster over its long-standing bias against UKIP. In a statement ...
UK Survey: WiFi? Why not? [Published HackSurfer Articles - Aug 13 2014]
The Daily Roundup Most Notable Info Let’s see if y’all are as baffled by the following stats as I was. According to the Ofcom’s (“the UK's Office of Communications/regulatory authority for telecommunications”) 2014 Communications Market Report, respondents ...
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