Ofcom

Category: Public corporation

Ofcom (Office of Communications) is the communications regulator in the UK.

It regulates the TV, radio and on-demand sectors, fixed-line telecoms, mobiles, postal services, and the airwaves over which wireless devices operate.

Ofcom operates under a number of Acts of Parliament, including the Communications Act 2003. Ofcom must act within the powers and duties set for it by Parliament in legislation.

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Society
Mobile Phone Coverage 2012
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This dataset on mobile phone coverage is no longer current. It was published by Ofcom in 2013. More recent mobile phone coverage data is available in our 2017 Connected Nations report...
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Towns & Cities
Broadband coverage 2013
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This dataset was published in 2013. More recent data, for 2017, has now been published as part of Ofcom's Connected Nations Report (previously called Infrastructure Report), available on...
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Government
Salary scales
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Staff pay bands by level
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Crime & Justice
Financial Penalties
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Financial penalties imposed for the period 01/04/2013 to 31/03/2014
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Government
Senior salary disclosure
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Ofcom publishes the salary details of its Board and Executive Committee. In addition to the individuals named in the Annual Report, there are several individuals whose salaries were...
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Business & Economy
Public Service Broadcasting Tracker
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The public service broadcasting tracking research survey covers UK adults' attitudes towards public service broadcasting on television, their satisfaction with PSB provision, and the...
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Business & Economy
Post: residential tracker
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Data collected from annual research on UK consumers about the postal service. Provides data on residential consumers’ use of post, including quantities of letters and parcels sent and...
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Business & Economy
Digital television update (unpublished)
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The survey provides data on ownership and acquisition of television sets and other receiving equipment such as set-top boxes.
 
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Business & Economy
Network Compliance Report (unpublished)
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Compliance with a range of quotas including originations, independent productions, news, current affairs, made out of London productions and regional output.
 
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Government
Prompt payment returns
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% of invoices paid within 5/ 10 days
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Government
Tariff Tables (unpublished)
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Tariff Tables set out the payments due to Ofcom by sector
 
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Television access services report (unpublished)
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Target quota and acheived quota of subtitling, audio description, and signing of television programmes by channel.
 
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