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We're addicted to our phones, according to Ofcom

Although always being connected means flexible working, some think it's having a negative impact on relationships
3 Aug 2018
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Almost one million Brits still suffer with appalling broadba

A new Ofcom report reveals a massive 925,000 people are still on downloads speeds of less than 10Mbps
1 May 2018
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ISPs have 30 days to fix net speeds or face null contracts

Ofcom confirms customers will soon be able to walk away if their service dips
2 Mar 2018
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'Decent' broadband speeds lacking in UK properties

Ofcom's Connected Nations report finds broadband is still lacking across 4% of the UK
15 Dec 2017
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Ofcom reveals automatic broadband compensation rules

£142 million will be automatically paid out to customers receiving a delayed service
13 Nov 2017
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BT offers to invest up to £600m for universal broadband

The company's offer would replace new regulation proposed by the government
31 Jul 2017
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Ofcom caps EE and BT's spectrum bidding

Regulator will limit how much spectrum a single mobile operator can own
11 Jul 2017
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Three fined £1.9m for 999 call flaw

Ofcom investigation reveals emergency calls were routed through a single data centre
16 Jun 2017
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Ofcom caps BT's Openreach prices

Regulator limits the amount that rivals can be charged for leasing the company's superfast broadband
31 Mar 2017
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Ofcom fines BT a record £42m for slow line rollouts

BT failed to compensate rivals for delayed line installations
27 Mar 2017
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Broadband customers could get £185m for poor service

New Ofcom rules would compensate customers for missed appointments and outages
24 Mar 2017
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BT finally lets go of Openreach

Legal separation of fibre network includes transfer of 32,000 staff
10 Mar 2017
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Ofcom fines EE £2.7m for overcharging 40,000 customers

Customers dialling 150 number abroad were overcharged £245,700
18 Jan 2017
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Ofcom: Millions of homes unable to access "decent" broadband

Regulator Ofcom says an "unacceptable" number of businesses and homes cannot access speeds over 10Mbit/s
16 Dec 2016
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UK has 'worse 4G coverage than Albania and Peru'

Britain is lagging behind "in digital slow lane", finds infrastructure report
14 Dec 2016
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BT admits it must improve as Openreach spin-off looms

BT should improve its customer service, says chairman Michael Rake
5 Dec 2016
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Three asks Ofcom to limit BT's mobile dominance

Three and other mobile operators ask Ofcom again to limit BT's spectrum ownership
29 Nov 2016
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BT ordered to spin off Openreach

Ofcom rules BT has failed to address competition concerns
29 Nov 2016
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BT/EE banned from bidding for some spectrum at 2017 auctions

New Ofcom rules prevent BT from bidding for half of frequencies available at 2017 spectrum auctions
22 Nov 2016
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Vodafone fined £4.6m for consumer protection breach

Ofcom fines Vodafone for failing to credit PAYG
26 Oct 2016
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Ofcom drafts in public to build mobile coverage maps

The application will automatically log data from Android devices
28 Sep 2016
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Three presses ahead with ad-block plans, despite EU guidance

Three wants to enable network-level ad-blocking in 2017
5 Sep 2016
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Ofcom: BT's Openreach must be a separate company

Regulator wants to distance Openreach from BT control
26 Jul 2016