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How to complain to Ofcom about the BT Broadband outage

TrustedReviews - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
When it comes to complaining about broadband, Ofcom notes that it doesn't handle individual complaints online, so you first have to lodge a complaint directly with your provider - here's the link for complaining to BT.

Ofcom: Online licensing service

Southgate Amateur Radio Club - ‎31 minutes ago‎
The Online Licensing Services have been unavailable since 5pm on Wednesday, July 13. Ofcom had originally said it should be available on Wednesday, July 20.

Ofcom pressures BT to offer discount tariffs to pensioners and poorest families

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
BT faces pressure to offer a discount internet service to pensioners and families on low incomes as part of major reforms to the telecoms market.
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Love Island investigated by Ofcom over sex scene

BBC News - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
An episode of ITV2's Love Island is being investigated by Ofcom over a sex scene shown just after the watershed. The footage, aired on 30 June, showed Emma-Jane Woodham and Terry Walsh getting intimate in a room full of other contestants.

BBC won't get special treatment, says Ofcom boss Sharon White

The Guardian - ‎Jul 10, 2016‎
Laying out her vision for Ofcom's role in the future of the BBC and UK broadcasting for the first time, chief executive Sharon White says the new unitary board at the BBC must be strong enough to act as the first port of call for any complaints so that ...
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Ofcom will not investigate complaints over Sky News Owen Jones item

BBC News - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Ofcom has said it will not investigate a Sky News segment which prompted journalist Owen Jones to leave the set. A press preview feature on 12 June saw Jones reviewing the following day's newspaper headlines, which referred to the Orlando nightclub ...

Ofcom To Investigate Love Island After Sex Scene

hotpress.com - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The UK television regulator, Ofcom, has confirmed that it is to investigate reality show Love Island, after footage of a couple apparently having sex was shown, just ten minutes after the so-called watershed.
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BT awaits outcome of Ofcom's broadband review amid dispute over Openreach

uSwitch.com (Tech) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The deadline for Ofcom's broadband review is fast approaching - and an agreement with BT over Openreach's future is still not on the table.

Openreach boss Clive Selley wants Ofcom to wrap it up already

The Register - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Interview The Sword of Damocles has not entirely disappeared from above Openreach. Earlier this year, the UK communications watchdog Ofcom stopped short of recommending a full decapitation of the British broadband provider from its parent BT. Crucially ...

'Love Island': Sex Scene Between Terry And Emma Provokes Ofcom Investigation

Huffington Post UK - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Ofcom have announced that they are launching an investigation, following a sex scene on ITV2's 'Love Island'. The most recent series of the reality show saw a number of its contestants getting up to all manner of sexual shenanigans, however, it's a ...

Ofcom stays online but BT is still on hold over broadband

The Times (subscription) - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
BT looks set to lose the initiative in a wrangle with the regulator as the deadline approaches for a review of national broadband.

Ofcom to investigate Don't Make Me Laugh

Radio Today - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Radio 4's Don't Make Me Laugh will face an investigation by Ofcom after a significant number of complaints from listeners.

ARY News rapped by Ofcom for recordings failure

BizAsia - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
ARY News said that it had cooperated with Ofcom in this case but accepted that a technical fault caused by a “system crash” at a third party recording facility had prevented it from providing the requested recordings for 5 and 8 January 2016.
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Young view 27% less broadcast tv than five years ago, says ofcom

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Viewing of broadcast TV fell by 27% among children and 16-24 year olds between 2010 and 2015 according to regulator Ofcom. Younger viewers have instead embraced free or paid-for on-demand services, with a third of all TV viewing among 16-24 year ...

DM Global fails to submit Ofcom returns

BizAsia - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Ofcom has rapped DM Global and Bangla TV for failing to submit their Relevant Turnover for the previous calendar year. Ofcom is partly funded by the broadcast licence fees it charges television and radio licensees. The fees all television licensees and ...

Ofcom changes 900 MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum fee policy

Telecom Lead (registration) (blog) - ‎22 hours ago‎
British telecom regulator Ofcom today announced that it amended the regulations regarding the fees payable for the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum.

Ofcom awards six new community radio licences

Southgate Amateur Radio Club - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Ofcom has today announced the award of six new community radio licences, in East Sussex and Kent. Licences have been awarded to 1Brighton FM, Gaydio and Platform B in Brighton and Hove, Radio Cabin and Miskin Radio in Kent and Sheppey FM in ...
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Industry threatens legal response to Ofcom spectrum auction changes

Mobile Today - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Spectrum auction rule changes being considered by Ofcom have been met with warnings of legal action from Vodafone UK head Jeroen Hoencamp.

Children's UK TV programming hits a low as YouTube lures youngsters, Ofcom finds

iNews - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Jane Rumble, Director of Market Intelligence at Ofcom said: “Our research shows that UK audiences still watch and value public service broadcasting.

DCMS releases off payroll numbers with rise at Ofcom

CCH Daily inc Accountancy Live (subscription) (blog) - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
The latest data from the DCMS shows that the department plus its arms' length bodies such as Ofcom, the British Tourist Authority and British Library, and hired a total of 63 of new off-payroll engagements lasting longer than six months in duration ...
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