Ofcom

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Telecoms firms investigated for failing to warn UK customers of price rises
Ofcom inquiry follows complaints over lack of information on annual mid-contract price rises

Mark Sweney

01, Dec, 2022 @12:17 PM

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BBC to produce ‘lighter’ content to attract Britons from poorer backgrounds
Ofcom warns lower socio-economic viewers feel ‘persistently underserved’ by broadcaster

Jim Waterson Media editor

30, Nov, 2022 @4:05 PM

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French regulator called on to withdraw licence allowing CGTN to broadcast from London
Chinese state broadcaster transmits from Chiswick studio despite Ofcom revoking UK licence last year

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

29, Nov, 2022 @10:33 PM

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Social media firms face big UK fines if they fail to stop sexist and racist content
Revised online safety bill proposes fines of 10% of revenue but drops harmful communications offence

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

28, Nov, 2022 @10:30 PM

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UK government criticised for failing to protect children from online harm
Organisations representing young people have criticised Tories amid fears that manifesto pledges on internet safety are under threat

Toby Helm Political editor

13, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Ofcom criticises BBC reporting of antisemitic attack on party bus
‘Significant editorial failings’ in news coverage of abuse of about 40 Jewish people by group of men in London

Mark Sweney

07, Nov, 2022 @3:04 PM

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Fax for the memories: Ofcom backs death warrant for 80s office staple
Communications watchdog supports removal of fax services from rules governing telecoms provision

Amelia Hill

01, Nov, 2022 @3:27 PM

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Broadband social tariffs can save you up to £200 a year
Few of those eligible for deals aimed at people on benefits use them as they are not well publicised

Laura Whateley

29, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Porn sites are not doing enough to protect children, warns Ofcom
Regulator publishes first report into video-sharing platforms and says few put child safety before profits

Alex Hern

20, Oct, 2022 @11:29 AM

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Broadband customers face up to 14% hike in bills, warns Which?
BT customers face £113 rise as providers such as EE and TalkTalk prepare controversial ‘inflation-plus’ mechanism

Mark Sweney

14, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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GB News faces second Ofcom inquiry into Covid vaccine coverage
Investigation by media regulator follows interview with author Naomi Wolf on show subject to previous complaints

Jim Waterson Media editor

12, Oct, 2022 @1:05 PM

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Record 8m households in UK struggle to manage telecoms bills, says Ofcom
Regulator calls on sector’s big players to scrap formula that uses inflation plus 3.9% to set annual price rises

Mark Sweney

28, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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