Tag Archives: Ofcom

Ofcom: Kids are spending more time texting

Ofcom Logo According to the latest Ofcom research, there’s been a big rise in the amount of texts children are sending, and the amount of time they’re spending online. Ofcom’s 2012 report on.. more
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4G roll-out coming to UK spring 2013

Ofcom Logo The UK’s mobile networks, in a deal brokered by the government, have finally agreed on a 4G LTE roll-out plan which will begin next spring. That’s a relief to many, as.. more
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TalkTalk still top of broadband complaints

Ofcom Logo It’s that time, again, when Ofcom makes its quarterly figures for the most complained about landline, broadband and mobile providers known (and this time, it also published an industry average). So,.. more
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Everything Everywhere gets 4G thumbs up

In a move which has surprised many industry commentators – and certainly rival networks – Ofcom has approved Everything Everywhere’s (EE) request to begin rolling out its 4G LTE service before the year is out. EE can do so before the 4G auction because it.. more
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UK broadband average hits 9Mbps

The average speed of a UK broadband connection is on the up and up according to Ofcom, thanks to the roll out of super-fast fibre across the country. Both BT and Virgin Media are pushing out new fat pipes with speeds ten times faster (or.. more
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4G auction to start early 2013

Ofcom has made an official announcement as to when the auction of 4G spectrum will begin in the UK. The long delayed auction – which has been much griped about as holding the UK back, preventing access to next-gen mobile broadband – will take place.. more
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Texting overtakes talking in the UK

Texting is now more prevalent than making phone calls for UK citizens, at least according to the latest data from Ofcom. Indeed, texts are overtaking not just traditional phone calls, but meeting face to face as the most common way of keeping in touch for.. more
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BT Vision leads pay TV complaints

Ofcom has published its latest round of UK complaints data, showing who the most moaned about broadband, landline and mobile providers are – and for the first time, the organisation has included data on pay TV services. And it’s not good news for BT on.. more
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Operators hit out at Ofcom over 4G

There’s more trouble up at the 4G mill, yet again, as Ofcom has published the results of its consultation on Everything Everywhere’s early 4G roll out plan. And the thoughts of rival networks are prickly by nature, to say the least. Everything Everywhere (EE) wants.. more
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O2 and Vodafone blast Ofcom’s 4G approval

O2 has joined in with Vodafone, as network operators move to criticise Ofcom’s theoretical green light given to Everything Everywhere regarding its planned early 4G roll-out later this year. This saga began when Ofcom said it was fine, in principle, for Everything Everywhere to start.. more
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