April 3, 2017
Ofcom says that it wants to “make communications work for everyone”. It has three main goals to reach in order to achieve this: (i) to promote competition; (ii) to secure standards and improve quality; and (iii) to protect consumers from harm.
Major work in Ofcom’s 2017-18 work programme includes:
- continuing to implement the conclusions from its Strategic Review of Digital Communications;
- successfully integrating its new responsibilities for regulating the BBC; and
- awarding further mobile spectrum (2.3GHz and 3.4GHz bands) to help meet the growing demand for mobile services.
Ofcom’s Annual Plan follows consultation with a wide range of stakeholders and consumers. To read Ofcom’s news release and for a link to the Annual Plan, click here.