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Friday 27 April 2012
The Ofcom inquiry has been ratcheted up from a 'monitoring phase' to a far more serious 'evidence-gathering phase'
Tuesday 24 April 2012
The broadcasting watchdog, Ofcom, is to investigate Sky News’s admission that it broke the law by hacking into the email account of the “canoe man” who faked his own death.
Friday 20 April 2012
HomeServe faced more damning evidence over its call centres yesterday when the communications regulator, Ofcom, fined the home insurance company £750,000 for making 50,000 silent or abandoned calls to UK households in just two months.
Thursday 05 April 2012
Calls to 0800 numbers could be free from mobiles as part of attempts to fight consumer confusion about costs.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Talk about indecent haste. Ofcom had barely issued its press release giving Royal Mail the green light to stamp all over its customers before the deed was done. With newly acquired power to set prices in its hands, the soon-to-be-privatised company said that from the end of April the price of a first-class stamp will rise by 30 per cent to 60p, while second-class stamps will increase by 39 per cent to 50p.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
The cost of posting letters is to increase to record levels after the Royal Mail announced a 14p increase in the cost of first and second-class stamps to 60p and 50p.
Friday 09 March 2012
Mogul under scrutiny in 'fit and proper' test
Monday 20 February 2012
Comments made by presenter Matthew Wright about the alleged murder of a teenager on a remote Scottish island caused "considerable offence" to viewers, TV watchdog Ofcom said today.
Monday 06 February 2012
The prices consumers pay for broadband and landline telephone services are expected to fall after Ofcom announced plans to reduce the amount BT can charge rivals to rent lines.
Saturday 21 January 2012
Press TV, the English language arm of Iran's state broadcaster, was taken off air yesterday after Ofcom revoked its licence.
Friday 13 January 2012
Ofcom has unveiled plans to increase mobile phone spectrum by 75 per cent in an auction that could raise £5bn in what is likely to be the Government's single biggest sale of state assets in this Parliament.
Monday 19 December 2011
TV watchdog Ofcom has launched an investigation into Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson's comments about striking public sector workers.
Friday 21 October 2011
The price of postage stamps will rise by at least 25 per cent next spring under sweeping changes to the Royal Mail proposed by its new regulator, Ofcom.
Thursday 20 October 2011
A radical shake-up of the postal market is set to herald an increase in the price of stamps in a bid to safeguard the six-day-a-week universal service, it was announced today.
Tuesday 23 August 2011
A contestant on Mastermind who was called "astoundingly thick" after scoring only one point on his specialist subject has had his complaint rejected by the media watchdog Ofcom.
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