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 23 November 2010
The broadband provider TalkTalk has suffered its second run-in with the telecoms watchdog in a month, following a series of complaints from the public.
Monday 22 November 2010
A phone-in TV programme presented by former MP George Galloway has been criticised by the broadcasting watchdog for breaching impartiality rules.
Friday 05 November 2010
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Thursday 04 November 2010
Wednesday 03 November 2010
The communications watchdog has officially warned the broadband and telecoms giant TalkTalk that it faces a fine if it continues to breach industry rules by billing customers for services they have cancelled.
Monday 25 October 2010
Viewers' complaints about the use of autotune on The X Factor have not been upheld by the broadcasting watchdog.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
Youview, the venture designed to bring "catch-up" TV into the living room, is on track to launch next year after the media watchdog decided there was currently no competition case to answer. Ofcom decided against a formal investigation into YouView – previously known as Project Canvas – under the Competition Act despite 11 complaints from, among others, Virgin Media and BSkyB. The regulator said it was too early to judge the venture's impact.
Friday 08 October 2010
The media regulator Ofcom has demanded BT open up its superfast broadband network to rivals, a move it called a "milestone" in meeting the Government's target of creating the best broadband infrastructure in Europe.
Saturday 25 September 2010
Companies that pester members of the public with silent and abandoned calls could face fines of as much as £2m under plans unveiled by the Government yesterday.
Saturday 25 September 2010
Saturday 11 September 2010
Monday 09 August 2010
The communications regulator has been asked to consider the effects of further relaxation of regional media ownership rules, it announced today.
Tuesday 27 July 2010
The gap between the broadband speeds advertised by internet service providers and the actual speeds customers receive has widened in the past year, the communications watchdog revealed yesterday.
Saturday 24 July 2010
BT's attempt to raise prices to help it plug a £7.5bn black hole in its pension scheme was blocked by the communications watchdog yesterday.
Tuesday 20 July 2010
The TV watchdog imposed a £17,500 fine today for "spiritual healer" advertising which was found to be capable of exploiting vulnerable people.
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