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Tag: Ofcom

Jock, hun, ginger and Nazi only mildly offensive, say Ofcom

DESCRIBING a Scot as a “Jock” is not offensive, according to communications regulator Ofcom. The watchdog has ranked offensive terms on a scale from “mild”...

Ofcom report shows Edinburgh smartphone users enjoy the fastest mobile download speeds

Ofcom's latest report into customers' broadband experience has found Edinburgh users enjoy the fastest download speeds.   The report researched the performance of 4G and 3G...

Ofcom plan auction to help meet the UK’s growing demand for mobile broadband services

  Ofcom plans to auction off valuable spectrum to help meet the UK's demand for mobile broadband services.   The communications regulators announcement will be particularly important...

Ofcom: “It’s OK to call SuBo a mong”

BRITAIN’S TV watchdog has rejected three complaints about Ricky Gervais’ use of the word “mong” on a Channel 4 show. The star of the office...

Ofcom to ban automatically renewing contracts

CONTRACTS which automatically renew unless the customer opts out are to be banned by watchdog Ofcom. Currently telephone and broadband companies which operate “Automatically Renewable...

STV rapped over regulations breach

By Rory Reynolds BELEAGUERED broadcaster STV has been rapped for breaching media regulations. Broadcast regulator Ofcom has ruled that the channel’s popular Business Briefing programme was...

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