Tag Archives: Ofcom

Ofcom gives approval for 4G in 2012

Everything Everywhere You may recall the story which emerged last month, regarding the possible roll-out of 4G LTE service by Everything Everywhere (Orange and T-Mobile) in the UK starting this year. It was.. more
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Ofcom plans to deal with “bill shock”

Ofcom Logo Bill shock is the term used to refer to the opening of a bill, complete with not just the rustling sound of a tearing envelope, but also the jaw of the.. more
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Ofcom to make switching ISP easier

Ofcom Logo Ofcom has published its latest proposal relating to telecoms, with the body advocating a process designed to make it easier to change your telecoms and/or broadband provider. And also to put.. more
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Ofcom to push BT for lower broadband prices

Ofcom has announced another round of tinkering to BT’s wholesale phone and broadband charges. Openreach is BT’s wholesale division which deals with other ISPs and local loop unbundling that allows those providers to rent their own equipment at exchanges in order to deliver phone and.. more
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Ofcom says UK broadband now 22% faster

Ofcom has released its latest piece of research into the average speed of the UK’s broadband connections. And the organisation reckons that in November 2011, speeds are up 22% on the previous year. The average connection was 6.2Mbps in November 2010, which rose to 7.6Mbps.. more
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Ofcom plans to extend 4G mobile coverage

Ofcom has announced a new set of plans to extend the roll out of 4G LTE coverage in this country to encompass 98% of the UK population. That, along with plans to promote competition in the mobile arena, are the two main thrusts of Ofcom’s.. more
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TalkTalk top of Ofcom’s complaints table

Ofcom has published its latest batch of telecoms complaints data for the quarter leading up to September. And the bad news for TalkTalk is that, once again, the company is the most complained about ISP by UK consumers. It’s the fourth quarter in a row.. more
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Ofcom calls UK nation of online shoppers

In the second time in the space of a week, the UK has been labelled a nation of avid online shoppers. Last week, KMPG published a survey of 10,000 consumers worldwide which showed that four out of five Brits preferred to buy DVDs, books and.. more
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Ofcom warns no 4G until 2015

The delay of 4G in coming to these shores has been something we’ve written about quite regularly. Bickering over the ins-and-outs of the rules and regulations for the spectrum auction has slowed the process considerably, and the delayed auction process has pushed out the expected.. more
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Ofcom report shows less silent calls

A new report from Ofcom shows that less consumers are receiving silent or abandoned calls from companies as a result of action taken by the regulator. Silent or abandoned calls are those from companies using some form of automated dialler which don’t have an agent.. more
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