Ofcom: viewing habits between young and old is widening


The gap between the viewing habits of the youngest and oldest audiences is widening, according to Ofcom’s latest research into public service broadcasting (PSB). The… Read more

Fox’s Sky takeover set for UK watchdog probe

Karen Bradley

21st Century Fox’s £11.7 billion (€13.2 billion) takeover of European pay TV operator Sky is likely to be referred to the UK’s Competition and Markets… Read more

Ofcom submits Sky takeover report to culture secretary

Karen Bradley

UK regulator Ofcom has submitted its public interest report on the proposed acquisition of Sky by 21st Century Fox to the government, with culture, media… Read more

Ofcom: 700 MHz clearance on track for 2020 completion

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The UK reallocation of 700 MHz spectrum from TV to mobile broadband is on track to be completed by the end of Q2, 2020, according… Read more

Sky-Fox inquiry extended until after UK election

Karen Bradley

UK culture secretary, Karen Bradley, has extended the investigation deadline for 21st Century Fox’s planned £11.7 billion takeover of Sky until after the UK general… Read more

Ofcom to force BT to open up tunnels and poles


UK regulator Ofcom has unveiled plans to improve access to BT Openreach’s infrastructure by giving competitors access to underground tunnels and telegraph poles. Ofcom said… Read more

Ofcom: 87% of broadband customers satisfied with service

Ofcom's report highlighted satisfaction levels

Some 87% of UK broadband customers were satisfied with their service last year, with Virgin Media customers reporting the highest levels of overall satisfaction, according… Read more

Ofcom to force Openreach to cut price for 40Mbps internet


UK telecom regulator Ofcom has said that it will cut wholesale prices charged by BT infrastructure arm Openreach for ultra-fast broadband access to safeguard consumers… Read more

Ofcom to set UK originals quotas for BBC


The BBC’s new regulator, Ofcom, will demand the UK’s pubcaster produces a minimum number of British-created series for its key channels every year. In its… Read more

Ofcom fines BT £42m over Openreach breaches


BT has been fined £42 million for a “serious breach” of Ofcom regulations, after it reduced compensation payments to telco rivals when it failed to… Read more