Royal Mail came under fire from the industry regulator today for missing performance targets, including failing to deliver enough first-class letters on time.
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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.
Tuesday 01 March 2011
Telecoms group TalkTalk has paid out £2.5m after billing consumers for services they had cancelled, but the regulator warned it could still face further action as complaints continue to flood in.
Monday 21 February 2011
The BBC breached broadcasting guidelines by failing to warn viewers about a clip of Prince William and Kate Middleton's engagement announcement containing flashing images, watchdog Ofcom has ruled.
Thursday 03 February 2011
The communications watchdog yesterday revealed plans to allow mobile phone operators to trade their valuable radio spectrum with each other, to make the services faster and more reliable. The operators rely on spectrum to provide customers with coverage, as it carries the information between the devices and the mobile masts around the country.
Tuesday 01 February 2011
The communications watchdog Ofcom is set to clamp down harder on "silent calling", warning companies that they will face fines of up to £2m if they break the rules. New regulations come into force today designed to prevent call centre companies from harassing consumers with silent calls.
Wednesday 26 January 2011
Ofcom based its findings on a warning issued in 2003 by the Labour peer Lord Macintosh of Haringey, then minister for the Media, that "media plurality" has to be defended because "it would be dangerous for any person to control too much of the media because of his or her ability to influence opinions and set the political agenda".
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