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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.

Firms to face new £2m fine for silent calls

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.

Broadband speed gap widening, says Ofcom

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.

£17,500 fine over 'spiritual healer' advert

The TV watchdog imposed a £17,500 fine today for "spiritual healer" advertising which was found to be capable of exploiting vulnerable people.

Ofcom clears Sky clash

The media watchdog Ofcom has rejected complaints over a live clash between Sky News's political editor, Adam Boulton, and the ex-Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell.

Watchdog rejects Ashcroft complaint

A complaint that the Today programme treated Lord Ashcroft unfairly was rejected yesterday by the broadcasting watchdog.

Gaunt to challenge Ofcom over 'Nazi' jibe

A radio presenter who was sacked after calling a councillor a "Nazi" and an "ignorant pig" live on air is today challenging Ofcom's decision to uphold complaints against him.

Premier League to fight Ofcom's ruling on Sky

Chief executive says forcing TV company to drop prices will 'undermine UK sport'

Peter Bills: Ofcom decision highlights financial precariousness of English rugby

If you take heed of the cries of anguish from sports bodies like the Rugby Football Union, last week's announcement by Ofcom, the communications regulator, that Sky Sports will have its wings clipped in a financial sense over TV rights, is a disaster.

Ofcom calls for end to ITV ad 'straitjacket'

Ofcom, the communications watchdog, has called for the controversial rules governing ITV's advertising to be torn up following a rise of competition in the industry.

Ofcom's threat to broadband providers over stricter rules

The communications watchdog is threatening to formally regulate broadband providers that do not give an accurate picture of the speeds customers can internet receive, after it found companies were falling short.

Ofcom launches investigation of calling card giant Lycatel

Complaints trigger inquiry into whether company has infringed consumer laws

BBC's Kennel Club ruling postponed

Broadcasting regulator Ofcom has postponed a ruling over a controversial documentary about the Kennel Club after the BBC raised concerns over the watchdog's investigation.

David Prosser: Sky warns football Ofcom is an own goal

Outlook Take it as a threat or just a statement of fact, but Jeremy Darroch wants the football world to be in no doubt that the sport will share the pain should Ofcom follow through on its threat to force Sky, his company, to sell its football rights to rival broadcasters at regulated – ie, lower – prices.

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