Ofcom

Type: Organization
Name: Ofcom
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Online survey launched as row over Shropshire mobile phone coverage hots up

The row over Shropshire’s mobile phone coverage has intensified in recent weeks, after Ofcom told network provider EE to apologise for the level of service it provides in parts of the county. Now business owners are being asked to share their own experiences ... [Published Shropshire Star - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Cellphone, Ofcom, Broadband
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Ofcom – UK Fixed Line Broadband ISP Connections Hit 22.8 Million

The communication regulator’s latest Telecoms Market Data Tables update for Q1-2014 has revealed that the United Kingdom is now home to a total of 22,808,000 fixed line residential and small business broadband ISP connections (excluding corporate lines), ... [Published ISPreview - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Sky could face Ofcom investigation over swearing fans

Sky Sports is facing an Ofcom investigation into its coverage of transfer deadline day after viewers complained about fans swearing on camera.Reporters outside grounds across the country were forced to apologise numerous times after fans swore during ... [Published itv.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Phone firm EE ‘sorry’ after new hitch

Mobile phone network EE has apologised after hundreds of customers were left unable to access the internet. Some EE customers were unable to use mobile internet services for almost 24 hours after a cable to the firm's technical centre was accidentally ... [Published Shropshire Star - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

EU proposals to make 700MHz band ready for wireless broadband in 2020

Ofcom has been working towards the shift of Digital TV and wirelessmicrophones out of the 694 MHz to 790 MHz (700 MHz band) area for some time andthe latest report from Pascal Lamy to the EU outlines what couldhappen across the EU.Repurpose 700 MHz band ... [Published Thinkbroadband - 23 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Calling an 0845 / 0870 number on your mobile. Here, fixed that for you.

We’ve all been there haven’t we? You need to call the bank, gas company, the insurance company, an airline or even that special clinic and.. oh.. it’s an 0845 number.. or an 0870 number.A few years back I had to call a recovery truck after I inadvertently ... [Published CoolSmartPhone - 3 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

How consultation overload has led to communications policy paralysis

Perpetual consultation leading to policy paralysis is not confined to Ofcom and communications. I have just written about how it also underlies the reason why we have failed to address the underlying causes of our cyclical "digital" (we used to say data ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - 4 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

GOOGLE 'C' : Pirate law warning

CULTURE Secretary Sajid Javid has warned internet search engine companies legislation could be introduced if they do not make "real progress" in clamping down on links to pirate websites.In a speech to senior music industry figures, Mr Javid said he and ... [Published 4 Traders - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Third of UK suffers from mobile phone coverage problems

A fifth of the population of the UK suffer from blocked or dropped calls at least once a week. This number is significantly higher in rural areas of the nation, where the network is sparser. Prime Minister David Cameron recently ordered improvements in ... [Published Digital Journal - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

BT slams Talktalk over high-speed internet flim flam clap trap

BT CONSUMER BUSINESS CEO John Petter has used the Telegraph newspaper to voice his opinion that Talktalk is talktalking a lot of rubbish about Ofcom and the cost of high-speed internet connections.This salvo is part of an ongoing war of words that has ... [Published TheInquirer.net - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Ofcom - we won't probe Bake-Off 'Bin-cident'

:43:51 BST 2014 The Press Association - Terms and conditions - Privacy policy ... [Published Media Lawyer - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Ofcom, Privacy Policy
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t write off DM yet, it’s getting smarter, not just smaller

On the face of it, last month’s annual Ofcom Communications Market Report would have made pretty grim reading for the print industry: volumes are down, direct mail spend is down and the CWU is issuing dire predictions about the future of the universal ... [Published Print Week - Sep 01 2014]

Quotes

"Our engineers worked overnight to fix and restore service by 5.30am on Saturday. Thanks for bearing with us and sorry again for any inconvenience."
...and TV comic Simon Brodkin turning up in character as his footballer creation Jason Bent, claiming he had signed for Queens Park Rangers to "play in the Premiership this season and in the Championship next season"
In a statement, Lamy said: "For too long the broadband and broadcasting communities have been at loggerheads about the use of the UHF spectrum band."
Mr Javid said: " No industry - and no Government - can let this level of infringement continue on such a massive, industrial scale."

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Phone firm EE ‘sorry’ after new hitch [Published Shropshire Star - 1 hour ago]
Sky faces probe over fans swearing on live TV d... [Published Herald Scotland - 1 hour ago]
Calling an 0845 / 0870 number on your mobile. H... [Published CoolSmartPhone - 3 hours ago]
How consultation overload has led to communicat... [Published Security Bloggers Network - 4 hours ago]
GOOGLE 'C' : Pirate law warning [Published 4 Traders - 6 hours ago]
Third of UK suffers from mobile phone coverage ... [Published Digital Journal - 7 hours ago]
UK Culture Secretary: “Copyright infringement i... [Published Advanced Television - 13 hours ago]
A nation’s future – it’s time to decide [Published Scottish Grocer - 15 hours ago]
When IT Meets Politics: How consultation overlo... [Published Computer Weekly - 16 hours ago]
Broadcasters should be pushed off 700MHz band b... [Published Mobile Europe - 17 hours ago]
Search engines may face pirate law [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 18 hours ago]
The Lesbian Kiss In "Doctor Who" Was Not Shown ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 19 hours ago]
Search engines may face pirate law [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 19 hours ago]
BT slams Talktalk over high-speed internet flim... [Published TheInquirer.net - 19 hours ago]
Great British Bake Off: Diana Beard's daughter ... [Published Closer Online - 20 hours ago]
Speech: Sajid Javid's speech at British Phonogr... [Published Department for Transport - 21 hours ago]
Scottish people programme packing on multiple d... [Published Press and Journal - 21 hours ago]
Vodafone ends Phones 4U agreement, joining O2 a... [Published The Drum - 21 hours ago]
Ofcom - we won't probe Bake-Off 'Bin-cident' [Published Media Lawyer - 22 hours ago]
T-Mobile network temporarily down due to broken... [Published Cable.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
Lords Committee looks into digital competitiven... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - 22 hours ago]
EBAY AND AMAZON CONTINUE TO GROW [Published MyHermes - 23 hours ago]
EU proposals to make 700MHz band ready for wire... [Published Thinkbroadband - 23 hours ago]
Don’t write off DM yet, it’s getting smarter, n... [Published Print Week - Sep 01 2014]
BT hits out at TalkTalk over fibre broadband pr... [Published Cable.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
BT hits back at TalkTalk following monopoly claims [Published USwitch.com - Sep 01 2014]
Internet of Things and telecom law issues [Published Lexology - Sep 01 2014]
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How consultation overload has led to communicat... [Published Security Bloggers Network - 4 hours ago]
Perpetual consultation leading to policy paralysis is not confined to Ofcom and communications. I have just written about how it also underlies the reason why we have failed to address the underlying causes of our cyclical "digital" (we used to say data ...
The Lesbian Kiss In "Doctor Who" Was Not Shown ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 19 hours ago]
A spokesperson told BuzzFeed that the “brief edit” was made to comply with “broadcast regulations in Asia”. In the first episode of the new Doctor Who series, Jenny Flint (Catrin Stewart) was forced to hold her breath to protect herself from being ...
ISP-Enforced Web Filtering Controls [Published Security Bloggers Network - Aug 27 2014]
UK regulator OFCOM has published a report on network level filtering measures for internet service providers, also referred to as "family-friendly network-level filtering".Ofcom's Report on Internet Safety Measures - Internet Servic... ISP-Enforced Web ...
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 ...
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Microsoft and its partners announce new afforda... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - May 13 2014]
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