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Ofcom announces innovative white space pilot

Telecoms regulator Ofcom last week announced plans for a pilot of innovative ‘white space’ technology in the UK, it will be among the first of its kind in Europe. The technology uses gaps in radio spectrum, called ‘white spaces’, which exist in between frequency bands. In this instance, these bands have been reserved for digital terrestrial TV broadcasting and...
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Average UK broadband speeds hit double figures

The average speed of home broadband in the UK is now 12Mbps (megabits per second), as people increasingly switch to super-fast services. Research by regulator Ofcom says speed has risen by a third since its last report, in May 2012, and has trebled in the past four years. The public’s increasing appetite for online video and more devices per household has meant that consumers...
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Ofcom 4G auction: the results

Telecoms regulator, Ofcom, raised £2.34bn from its recent auction of 4G mobile spectrum with winning bids from Everything Everywhere; Hutchison 3G UK; Niche Spectrum Ventures, a BT subsidiary; Telefonica (O2); and Vodafone, which bid £791m, the greatest amount of all the bidders, for fives chunks of spectrum.  The amount raised was significantly less than what was...
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Meticulous planning - the key to ICT success in Delivering London 2012

The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET's) second Delivering London 2012 publication was launched, on Monday, with some of those responsible for the success of the Games’ ICT operations, impressing the audience with tales of technical prowess and awe inspiring statistics.  The new publication, Delivering London 2012: ICT implementation and...
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4G auction bidders named

Ofcom has named the companies bidding for bandwidth for 4G mobile broadband services in next month’s auction. The seven bidders are Everything Everywhere, BT, Vodafone, O2 and Three, as well as Hong Kong conglomerate PCCW and UK network supplier MLL Telecom. Ofcom aims to award licences to at least four "credible national wholesalers of mobile services" . The...
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UK replaces Japan as world leader in mobile use

UK residents consume more data on their phones or tablets than any other country, according to an Ofcom report   on mobile use published last week. The communications regulator found that activities such as web browsing, video streaming and the use of social networking sites now exceed those in Japan, the long established world leader. One sixth of all website traffic in the...
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TV white spaces consultation on device requirements

Ofcom has launched a consultation on TV white spaces. With the object of avoiding interference, regulatory requirements and technical specifications for white space devices are proposed.  A workshop is planned for 3 December 2012 to allow stakeholders to express their views on the proposals put forward. The consultation closes on 10 January 2012 The consultation...
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EE announces start of 4G mobile roll-out after timetable agreed

Mobile operator, EE, announced on Wednesday that its 4G network will launch on 30 October. The company had held off committing to a date while peace talks between rival operators were brokered. In August EE secured permission , from regulator, Ofcom, to switch on its 4G network before the end of this year, well ahead of its competitors. It had been feared that legal action from O2...
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Are we doing enough to advance mHealth adoption?

Ofcom and the Department of Culture Media and Sport could learn a few things from their American counterpart, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), when it comes to advancing mobile health adoption. After critisism from the American Telemedicine Association, that it was not doing enough to advance healthcare, the FCC recently appointed a mHealth Task Force to work with...
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EE switches on the UK’s first 4G networks

EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) flicked the switch on its new 4G mobile networks on Tuesday, pledging to support 70% of the UK by the end of the year and 98% by 2014. The 4G announcement is coupled with the company's rebranding into "EE." According to EE, owner of the Orange and T-Mobile brands, the new networks are five times faster than its current 3G offering, with...
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Ofcom approves early 4G roll out for Everything Everywhere

Telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has approved an application by Everything Everywhere, the company behind Orange and T-Mobile in the UK, to use its existing bandwidth to launch 4G services for its customers from 11th September. The decision means that 4G, allowing faster downloads, among other benefits, could launch in the UK earlier than previously planned, but is a blow for Everything...
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Ofcom records big improvement in UK broadband speeds

Ofcom’s seventh report on UK broadband speeds , published this week, reveals significant improvement on consumer residential speeds. Fixed average speeds of 9.0Mbit/s are now being reported - 2½ times faster than the average speed of 3.6Mbit/s recorded in November 2008, when Ofcom first began its speeds research. Customer uptake of superfast services is the main driving force...
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London 2012: the OFCOM challenge

London 2012 presents unique new challenges for OFCOM. 20,000 broadcasters, 5 billion viewers, 10,000’s of spectators and 100,000 wireless devices: are all relying on the UK’s independent regulator for the communication industries. Work has been in progress since 2006 to ensure everything goes without a hitch. This informative video gives the background on the challenge facing...
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4G - stop the feuding

The UK is already behind 38 other countries with a commercial LTE roll out and 4G, with benefits including improved network coverage, may not arrive here until 2014. The government blames the telecos and the telecos and TV operators blame Ofcom. So who’s really to blame and what’s the solution? Communications minister Ed Vaizey, speaking at the Future Entertainment...
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4G - stop the feuding

The UK is already behind 38 other countries with a commercial LTE roll out and 4G, with...

Ofcom approves early 4G roll out for Everything Everywhere

Telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has approved an application by Everything Everywhere, the company...

Ofcom announces innovative white space pilot

Telecoms regulator Ofcom last week announced plans for a pilot of innovative ‘white...