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Tech firms face large fines over harmful videos
Tech firms face large fines over harmful videos
Video sharing apps and platforms may soon face very large fines if it is determined they fail to prevent vulnerable people from accessing harmful content. ...... 12 Aug 2019
UK spectrum price hike talk stuns mobile operators
UK spectrum price hike talk stuns mobile operators
Mobile operators in Britain have been stunned by proposed increases in the license fees they must pay to use spectrum in the country. If ...... 11 Oct 2013
UK 4G auction raises a billion less than expected
UK 4G auction raises a billion less than expected
UK regulator Ofcom has raised over a billion pounds less than it expected to make from its long-awaited 4G auction in the country. It had ...... 21 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
UK regulator to open up airwaves for 4G mobile usage
UK regulator to open up airwaves for 4G mobile usage
Ofcom to relax limits on 4G spectrum. While it is currently auctioning off unused airwaves that can be utilized for 4G mobile networks in ...... 02 Feb 2013
Ofcom: ISPs need to improve speed info
Ofcom: ISPs need to improve speed info
Ofcom finds that ISPs must do more to provide information on speed to consumers. The regulator used mystery shopping to check compliance ...... 16 May 2012
Ofcom details measures against Bill Shock
Ofcom details measures against Bill Shock
Regulator seeks to work with industry to tackle high mobile bills. Ofcom recognised that customers on contract plans were vulnerable to bill ...... 02 Mar 2012 - 1 comment
Ofcom wants to force BT to cut its broadband prices
Ofcom wants to force BT to cut its broadband prices
The UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has proposed to force ISP BT to slash its broadband and telephone prices, at least on a wholesale scale. ...... 08 Feb 2012
Concerns over 4G broadband rollout in UK
Concerns over 4G broadband rollout in UK
Groups raise questions about rollout pace, coverage. The Federation of Small Businesses and the National Farmers Union (NFU) have raised ...... 06 Dec 2011
Ofcom: ISPs must come clean about traffic management, speed
Ofcom: ISPs must come clean about traffic management, speed
UK regulator orders broadband providers to tell all. Ofcom has set out steps it expects Internet Service Providers in the UK to take, to ...... 25 Nov 2011 - 2 comments
Ofcom says UK 4G auction could be delayed
Ofcom says UK 4G auction could be delayed
UK communications regulator warns that auction may be pushed back by several months. Due to legal issues and complex technical details that ...... 08 Sep 2011
Ofcom fines TalkTalk and Tiscali UK for incorrect billing
Ofcom fines TalkTalk and Tiscali UK for incorrect billing
UK regulator slaps providers for incorrectly billing customers. TalkTalk and Tiscali UK were fined a total of 3 million after they incorrectly ...... 19 Aug 2011 - 1 comment
Ofcom: Third of UK adults use smartphones
Ofcom: Third of UK adults use smartphones
Regulator surveys citizens use of mobile phones. UK Communications Regulator Ofcom has said that over a third of all UK adults now use smartphones. ...... 04 Aug 2011
Website blocking scrapped in UK copyright shake-up
Website blocking scrapped in UK copyright shake-up
Regulator found plan was unworkable. The UK Government will revamp the country's copyright laws in the coming years to bring them in line ...... 03 Aug 2011 - 1 comment
UK panel wants action on mobile 'not-spots'
UK panel wants action on mobile 'not-spots'
Communications Consumer Panel says action must be taken for rural communities. The group is urging Ofcom to oblige operators to extend services ...... 27 Jul 2011 - 4 comments
Ofcom warns about mobile interference with digital television signals
Ofcom warns about mobile interference with digital television signals
UK communications regulator warns that growth of 4G will cause TV reception problems for some Brits. Ofcom will conduct a research program ...... 03 Jun 2011 - 2 comments
     

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