Chris Patten is a “busted flush” as chairman of the BBC Trust, the broadcaster’s former director-general Greg Dyke has claimed.
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Tuesday 07 June 2011
A senior member of IT staff at telecoms regulator Ofcom was jailed today for stealing more than £520,000.
Friday 03 June 2011
Next generation mobile phones will disrupt digital television when they launch in 2013 unless the companies do something about it, the communications watchdog warned yesterday.
Friday 27 May 2011
Texting the emergency services rather than dialling 999 could become commonplace after a successful pilot scheme by Ofcom.
Friday 20 May 2011
Three mobile phone operators have appealed against Ofcom's order that they must cut mobile termination rates so that customers pay less to call users on other networks.
Thursday 19 May 2011
MPs today piled pressure on telecoms regulator Ofcom to expand superfast mobile broadband to 98% of the UK.
Monday 09 May 2011
Music TV channels will be issued with new guidance after an unedited version of Rihanna's controversial S&M video was broadcast before the watershed.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
The UK's communications watchdog yesterday revealed it may have to step in to settle a dispute over how much BT wants to charge rivals to run their superfast broadband cables via its telegraph poles and ducts.
Monday 11 April 2011
From today UK consumers will be able to switch their mobile number to a new provider in just one day, under new rules from Ofcom.
Friday 01 April 2011
Communications watchdog Ofcom has called on BT to cut wholesale broadband and landline prices, but insiders at the telecoms giant said it was too early to tell whether the difference will be passed on to customers.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Former Football Association chief executive Ian Watmore has labelled the governing body as "conflicted" and believes an independent board is vital to its restructuring.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Telecommunications regulator Ofcom today announced plans to auction off licences for fourth-generation (4G) mobile phone services.
Friday 18 March 2011
The media watchdog has launched an inquiry into how television advertising is bought and sold in the UK, following concerns that the current system may distort competition.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
The cost of calling mobile phones from other networks and landlines is set to become cheaper after Ofcom imposed a reduction in charges.
Sunday 06 March 2011
Thursday 03 March 2011
Landline telephone contracts that automatically roll over and penalise customers for leaving are to be banned under proposals by regulator Ofcom.
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