Ofcom has published details of a new licence for the BBC, which includes new requirements around BBC iPlayer, Sounds and website.
Full fibre reaches 50% of UK homes
Full-fibre internet will reach half of UK homes next month, according to Lindsey Fussell, Ofcom’s group director, network and communications.
Full fibre broadband in 12 million homes
The number of households without access to “decent broadband” has fallen by a third.
Ofcom beefs up technical codes
Ofcom is requiring broadcasters strengthen their disaster recovery as part of proposed changes to its digital television and digital radio technical codes.
Ofcom sounds online news ‘gatekeeper’ warning
US tech firms increasingly shape the news stories that people in the UK see and read. This, according to the regulator Ofcom, is leading to risks around transparency and choice […]
UK adult sites not doing enough to protect children
Ofcom says that most UK adult sites do not have sufficiently robust measures in place to prevent children from accessing pornography.
Streaming revolution underlines gap between old and young
16-24s watch seven times less broadcast TV than those aged 65+, who still enjoy it for a third of their waking day, a new study form Ofcom has found.
Instagram, TikTok and YouTube teenagers’ top three news sources
UK teenagers are turning away from traditional news channels in favour of Instagram, TikTok and YouTube.
Ofcom finds RT in breach of impartiality rules
The UK regulator Ofcom has found Russia Today’s (RT’s) news and current affairs coverage in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine breached due impartiality rules on 29 occasions in […]
Gap widening between best and worst pay-TV providers
Complaints data published by the regulator Ofcom shows the gap between the best and worst performing pay-TV operators is widening.