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15th April, 2013 (3 Comments)

The National Audit Office (NAO), which is responsible for scrutinising public spending on behalf of Parliament, has confirmed that it will investigate whether or not Ofcom’s underperforming auction of the 4G (LTE) based 800MHz and 2.6GHz mobile broadband spectrum has delivered “value-for-money“.

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15th April, 2013 (5 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator has today proposed a series of “major changes” to how phone call charges are handled, which is designed to make the cost of calling businesses and services clearer for consumers (focus on 08, 09 and 118 numbers). Calls to 080 numbers could also become free from “all telephones” including mobile.

bt openreach logo uk

3rd April, 2013 (4 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which manages access to BT’s national broadband and phone network in the United Kingdom, has published “substantial price reductions” of up to 50% for its 100Mbps to 10Gbps capable Ethernet and Leased Line services to business customers, ISPs and mobile operators.

fixed line uk broadband isp complaints q4 2012

28th March, 2013 (7 Comments)

Ofcom has today published its latest quarterly customer complaints report for Q4-2012, which saw complaints against Orange UK’s (EE) fixed line Home Broadband service skyrocket to be double the level of any other ISP.

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28th March, 2013 (0 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom, confirms that the European Commission (EC) “did not raise any concerns” about its plans to slash the price that ISPs, mobile operators and businesses must pay to BT for 1Gbps+ wholesale Leased Line (Ethernet) services in all parts of the UK except Hull and London.

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22nd March, 2013 (0 Comments)

Ofcom has confirmed that Mobile Network Operators (MNO) in the UK will soon be able to boost their Mobile Broadband network capacity, speeds, coverage and reliability by trading radio spectrum in the recently auctioned 4G (LTE) frequency bands of 800MHz and 2.6GHz.

bt openreach logo uk

21st March, 2013 (2 Comments)

Ofcom has warned that a delay with moving Customer Side Records (CSR) to separated computer systems means that BT is now in breach of its 2005 Undertakings, which committed the operator to a “functional separation” of systems and processes to support the development of “effective competition” in the UK telecoms market.

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18th March, 2013 (2 Comments)

Ofcom’s publication of a final set of information about the recent 4G (LTE) spectrum auction (800MHz and 2.6GHz) at the end of last week has revealed that Mobile Networks Operators (MNO) made total “theoretical” bids of roughly £5.2 billion or around £3bn more than the actual total of £2.368bn.

Slow Broadband Speed UK Internet Download

14th March, 2013 (2 Comments)

The national telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has today revealed that the average fixed line broadband internet download speed in the United Kingdom have reached 12Mbps (Megabits per second), which represents a rise of 34% from the 9Mbps reported in their previous August 2012 study and just 3.6Mbps in November 2008.

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12th March, 2013 (2 Comments)

The Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications (BEREC), which represents Europe’s national telecoms regulators (e.g. Ofcom in the UK), has given its preliminary support to new EU rules that are intended to boost investment and competition in the roll-out of superfast broadband ISP services.

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8th March, 2013 (0 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has proposed to grant Code Powers to Wifinity Limited that would allow the operator to carry out street works as part of their wider effort to roll-out a new symmetric 4Mbps, 10Mbps and 20Mbps (Megabits per second) capable wireless broadband service for domestic users.

illegal uk internet downloading

7th March, 2013 (3 Comments)

The communications regulator, Ofcom, has today released a new study into online copyright infringement (internet piracy), which estimates that 16% of UK internet users aged 12+ have consumed at least one item of online content illegally between August-October 2012 and 5% “exclusively consumed illegal content“.

2mbps for all UK people by 2015 sign

5th March, 2013 (4 Comments)

The communications regulator, Ofcom, has today published its first European Broadband Scorecard that shows how the United Kingdom compares with the EU in terms of the progress towards its ambition that the UK should have “the best superfast broadband network in Europe by 2015“. Apparently we do.. ok.

4g superfast mobile broadband

1st March, 2013 (3 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has today issued radio spectrum licences to the five winners of their recent 4G auction for the 800MHz and 2.6GHz bands. The move means that BT, O2, Three UK, EE and Vodafone are now “free to deploy” related LTE superfast Mobile Broadband networks.

ofcom january 2013 consumer uk telecoms complaints

28th February, 2013 (0 Comments)

The UK communications regulator, Ofcom, has today published its latest telecoms complaints bulletin to January 2013. Overall complaint levels have fallen and saw a fairly typical Christmas dip in December, although worryingly the number of consumers complaining about how ISPs actually handle their gripes has continued to grow.

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25th February, 2013 (0 Comments)

The communications regulator, Ofcom, has today issued a Draft Statement that formally notifies the European Commission (EC) of their proposal to cut the price that ISPs, mobile operators and businesses pay to BT for wholesale Leased Line services at speeds of above 1Gbps in all parts of the UK except London and Hull.

4g superfast mobile broadband

20th February, 2013 (4 Comments)

The UK communications regulator, Ofcom, has today confirmed that BT, Vodafone, O2, Three UK and EE have all won slices of the 800MHz and 2.6GHz radio spectrum bands as part of its 4G (LTE or WiMAX) superfast Mobile Broadband auction. Sadly ISP MLL Telecom and HKT UK (PCCW / UK Broadband) didn’t win anything.

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