OFCOM


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OFCOM

abbreviation for OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS.
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Ofcom has directed RT to broadcast a summary of its findings, in a form and on dates to be determined by the watchdog.
However, given the regulator's concerns about the 1.4 million customers who would save by switching to SIM-only deals, and who collectively pay approximately GBP182 million a year more than they would if they switched, Ofcom is imposing additional new regulation.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be agreed between Ofcom, DCMS and BEIS, setting out processes to be followed for the provision of information by Ofcom.
I look forward to contributing to Ofcom's continuing discussion."
"Today RT has informed Ofcom that it will be seeking judicial review of Ofcom's decisions and process in its breach findings of 20th December against the network," RT said in a statement.
Based on the complaint, Ofcom, which regulates the conduct and output of broadcasters who broadcast in the United Kingdom and elsewhere within the European Union, had announced that it was taking measures to handle such issues.
Ricken Patel, Avaaz chief executive, said Ofcom's verdict had put its "licensing standards in the gutter".
There had been no competitive tendering and two of Deryn's senior figures - former Plaid AM Nerys Evans and former Labour special adviser Huw Roberts - sat on Ofcom's advisory committee for Wales.
Some progress has been made, said Ofcom, but BT had not gone far enough in certain areas including the transfer of people and assets, and the level of influence that BT Group executives could exert over the management of Openreach.
Ofcom said Scots surveyed were not insulted by "Jock", but social media critics were not impressed.
BT chief executive Gavin Patterson said the company was introducing "significant changes" to meet the concerns of Ofcom and the industry, adding: "These changes will make Openreach more independent and transparent than it is today, something both Ofcom and industry have requested.
It said: "Concerns prompted Ofcom to introduce a new framework for postal regulation in 2012, with greater commercial freedom for Royal Mail - alongside a safeguard cap on stamp prices to protect vulnerable consumers.