Ofcom ordered UK mobile operators to slash mobile termination rates (MTRs) by around 40 per cent over the next two years, some nine months after opening a consultation into the move.
BT's rivals are pressuring Ofcom to break up the former incumbent as part of the regulator's latest review into the UK's digital communications market, which Ofcom opened on Thursday (Mar. 12).
Ofcom set out a new proposal for revised 2G and 3G licence fees in the UK, in a further twist to an ongoing saga that has now seen the regulator revise its initial proposed increase for a second time.
Ofcom predicted the first commercial services using white space technology will be available in the UK by the end of 2015, after approving the use of the technology as a bearer of mobile broadband traffic.
Ofcom said it has varied the licences of the UK's four mobile operators following an agreement reached between the government and the operators in December to improve mobile coverage across the country.
Security is a big concern among a lot players in the Internet of Things, so it's no wonder that federal regulators would zero in on that as they look for ways to prevent fraud and unfair business practices.
Ofcom released details of plans designed to ensure the UK takes a leading role in developing the Internet of Things (IoT), as the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) separately outlined its approach to the emerging technology sector.
UK regulator Ofcom took another step in defining 5G technology by opening a consultation into the use of spectrum above 6 GHz for next-generation networks.
Ofcom took another step in defining what fifth generation (5G) technology will be by opening a consultation into the use of spectrum above 6 GHz for the next generation networks.
The UK's Ofcom is seeking comments on a proposal to change regulations around license-exempt ultra-wideband (UWB) devices intended to reduce the regulatory burden on stakeholders and allow them to consult on one set of regulations rather than three.