Live TV viewing is continuing its downward trend, according to Ofcom’s Communications Market Report 2020.
Prime minister Boris Johnson is looking to appoint two outspoken critics of the BBC into the UK broadcasting’s highest regulatory roles.
Ofcom has launched a review of competition rules in its Electronic Programme Guide code.
UK adults spent 40% of their time in front of a screen at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ofcom has set out on the road that is likely to lead to the regulator being given responsibility for video sharing platforms (VSPs).
UK adults are spending a record 4 hours a day online, with distinct signs that the coronavirus lockdown is changing communications.
Ofcom is to fast track applications for drive-in services including movies and church services.
The religious television channel Loveworld has been sanctioned after Ofcom deemed both a news programme and a love sermon contained “potentially harmful claims” about the causes of Covid-19.
The director of Ofcom’s Content and Media Policy Group has been appointed to the Ofcom board.
A study by the regulator Ofcom into viewer expectations in the digital world has found confusion over the rules that apply to online catch-up and subscription services where the platforms have access to programmes previously shown on broadcast TV.