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....The future of Murdoch’s media empire and his company, 21st Century Fox, could depend on the pending approval of his $12bn takeover of Sky News. But the deal must clear Ofcom, the British regulatory authority over broadcasting. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Will 2017 be Rupert Murdoch's summer of despair? | Jill Abramson image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 10:00:36 AM
....The future of Murdoch’s media empire and his company, 21st Century Fox, could depend on the pending approval of his $12bn takeover of Sky News. But the deal must clear Ofcom, the British regulatory authority over broadcasting. ...
Broadband deals: Stop overpaying for internet contracts image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 09:20:00 AM
....He also accused broadband companies of hiding their best deals behind "bamboozling" terms and conditions. Regulator Ofcom is currently consulting on how to encourage customers to shop around for better deals, but Kamm says companies are reluctant to help because it is not in their financial interests. ...
Fox’s chances of securing Sky depend on the football result image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of August 2017 05:59:06 AM
....7bn offer. Last week, culture secretary Karen Bradley again postponed calling in the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to scrutinise the deal, asking media regulator Ofcom to further examine the Murdochs and their adherence to broadcasting standards. ...
Virgin refuses to refund credit on dead friend’s mobile phone image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 06:01:29 AM
....It’s not just Virgin that does not refund deceased customers’ credit. Although the regulator, Ofcom, makes clear that mobile companies must disconnect inactive numbers so they can be recycled, it does not specify what should be done with unused funds, so most firms pocket it. ...
Murdoch’s Sky takeover bid delayed as Ofcom is asked for further input image
....Rupert Murdoch’s proposed takeover of Sky has met with further delays after the government asked the media regulator to conduct further analysis of the mogul and his company’s adherence to broadcasting standards. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport made the intervention after the government and Ofcom faced calls to deepen their investigation into the Murdoch family’s suitability to buy Sky because of allegations that Fox News had colluded with the White House on a story that contained fabricated quotes. ...
Average UK broadband speed slower than most of Europe, report finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of August 2017 05:01:30 AM
....Major European countries that fared worse than the UK include France, which ranked 37th, and Italy at 46th. Ofcom has set a goal of delivering a minimum of 10Mbps broadband to all UK households. ...
BT offers to bring fast broadband to every rural community by 2020 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of July 2017 11:04:03 PM
....7 million households do not get the broadband speeds they pay for. Shapps’s report said that Ofcom, the regulator, should make providers such as BT, Sky and TalkTalk pay compensation if they fail to deliver promised speeds. ...
Amazon and iPlayer expect summer holiday surge in downloads image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of July 2017 06:11:42 AM
....Teenagers and children in particular have taken to life beyond the traditional TV schedule, with streaming and downloading proving far more popular with younger people than with older demographics. Ofcom found that viewing of broadcast TV by children (four to 15 years old) and 16- to 24-year-olds fell by 33% between 2010 and last year. ...
O2 renews sponsorship of Academy music venues in £70m deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of July 2017 11:01:20 PM
....O2 will also give the venues a digital upgrade three years on from introducing free wifi across the 19 venues. The company, which is owned by Spanish telecoms company Telefonica, is expected to be an aggressive bidder in broadcasting regulator Ofcom’s upcoming multi-billion pound auction for mobile spectrum that will enable 5G services in the next decade. ...
Culture secretary keeps Rupert Murdoch waiting over Sky deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of July 2017 11:26:27 AM
....Bradley said she was still minded to refer the bid to the CMA to investigate on media plurality grounds, but added that she would consider asking it to look at whether the Murdochs will adhere to broadcasting standards in the UK. The media regulator, Ofcom, on which Bradley has based her decisions to date, said it found no grounds to ask the CMA to look at issues including the sexual harassment scandal at Fox News and issues relating to phone hacking. ...
Ofwat chief quits for private sector job image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of July 2017 11:02:57 AM
. The chief executive of Britain’s water regulator, Ofwat, is leaving at the end of the year to join BT and lead its battle with Ofcom, the telecommunications regulator. ...
Pensioner left shocked after price of monthly phone contract nearly doubled image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 11:18:00 AM
....We advised Sheila to work out exactly how much she thought she was owed so she had a firm sum to back her challenge. In the meantime we put her case to Carefree Communications, suggesting they should not string her along: either refund her as she claimed they agreed, or refuse which would leave her free to make a formal complaint to regulator Ofcom. ...
Rupert Murdoch ‘could use Sky data trove for political ends’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 09:00:03 PM
....”. Chi Onwurah, the shadow minister for business, innovation and skills and former head of telecoms technology at Ofcom, said that the value and significance of the data in the Fox/Sky deal hadn’t been taken into account in the government’s consideration of the deal. ...
Ofcom made serious errors over Murdoch Sky bid, say high-profile MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of July 2017 03:31:40 PM
. A group of high-profile senior MPs have claimed that Ofcom made a “serious legal error” in its handling of Rupert Murdoch’s bid for Sky and could face a judicial review unless the government orders a full investigation into the threat to broadcasting standards from the deal. ...
Rupert Murdoch will not offer new Sky deal to culture secretary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of July 2017 03:18:55 PM
....This makes it highly likely that the culture secretary will just have time to announce that she is calling in the CMA before parliament breaks for summer recess at the end of next week. In June, Bradley told Fox she believed the deal – which would mean the Murdochs control the Times, Sun, Wall Street Journal as well as Sky News and the rightwing Fox News – should probably be subjected to an in-depth investigation following advice from Ofcom that it raises significant media plurality concerns. ...
Left hanging on as Virgin and Bellway pass the buck for new phone line image
.... Another month passed and the cabling was finally laid, three months after you moved in. This year the telecoms regulator, Ofcom, announced plans to enforce automatic compensation payments for the 2. ...
Forget Murdoch. It’s social media that’s really pulling the strings image
.... A “quasi-judicial” culture secretary – once Jeremy Hunt, now Karen Bradley – arrives in the Commons looking distinctly queasy-judicial. She recites long chunks of an Ofcom verdict on a new Murdoch bid to buy the whole shooting match that either strings out the process or stops the clock yet again. ...
Murdochs or the Enlightenment? Only one will take Britain forward | Will Hutton image
.... The broadcast media attempted more impartiality, as obliged by regulators, but, inevitably, what was considered as impartial became influenced by the monumental distortions in the written media. Yet notwithstanding James Murdoch’s stated views – or the history of hacking at News Corp and the culture at Fox, where, in the US, key executives have quit over charges of arrant sexism – Ofcom in its “advice” last week saw no reason to bar the Murdochs from owning a British broadcaster on the grounds of not being a fit and proper owner – a crucial judgment. ...
The Guardian view on Murdoch’s Sky takeover: not a done deal | Editorial image
.... This time a slew of sexual harassment cases, high-profile firings and multimillion-dollar payouts at Fox News have not disqualified Mr Murdoch from controlling Sky, sans pesky shareholders. Ofcom displayed an admirable independence of thought in considering reams of evidence about whether the Murdochs passed a fitness “test”. ...
Ofcom has concerns about Murdoch power in UK if Sky bid allowed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 06:55:06 PM
. Ofcom has published two in-depth reports on 21st Century Fox’s proposed takeover of Sky which demonstrate why it has concerns about the Murdochs’ influence on UK news and politics if the deal goes through. ...
Sky-Fox takeover deal likely to face competition probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 04:12:56 PM
.... . Ms Bradley told the Commons that Ofcom's report into the deal found it risked the Murdoch family having "increased influence" over the UK's news agenda and the political process. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid is now very likely to succeed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 03:01:16 PM
....One outside risk to 21st Century Fox’s ambitions has been removed completely. Media regulator Ofcom looked at the sexual harassment scandals at Fox News in the US and decided they are not a problem, takeover-wise. ...
Labour MPs warn ministers against ‘grubby deal with Murdochs’ over Sky image
....Labour politicians told ministers “not to do a grubby deal with the Murdochs” in order to push through 21st Century Fox’s £11. 7bn takeover of Sky after Ofcom warned there were serious concerns that any takeover would hand the family increased influence over news and politics in the UK . ...
Sky's the limit? How broadcaster has fared over three decades image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 11:05:49 AM
....7bn proposed takeover of Sky “unconditional approval”, clearing it of any potential competition issues. MarchThe culture secretary, Karen Bradley, refers Fox’s bid to Ofcom, the UK regulator, over public interest concerns. ...
BT tops complaints league for broadband and pay-TV users image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of June 2017 12:12:21 PM
....BT was the most complained-about broadband provider in the first three months of the year as customers took the company to task over faults and service issues. Telecoms regulator Ofcom, which publishes complaints data every three months, also found BT to be the most criticised pay-TV company, with almost four times the industry average complaint level. ...
Local authorities not up to speed with fast broadband delivery image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of June 2017 06:05:23 AM
.... This compares with a minimum 10Mbps proposed under the USO. Telecoms regulator Ofcom has said a speed of 10Mbps is needed to enable consumers to fully participate in a digital society. ...
The Guardian view on Murdoch’s Sky plan: a blow to media plurality | Editorial image
....7bn bid to the Competition and Markets Authority to allow for a six-month investigation to take place into media diversity. The broadcasting regulator Ofcom identified the need to promote “plurality and preventing undue influence by any one media owner”. ...
Murdoch's Sky takeover bid: culture secretary's verdict due this week image
....7bn takeover of the satellite broadcaster, or refer the deal to the competition authorities for further scrutiny. Bradley is deliberating on the findings of Ofcom’s investigation into the deal, which include whether the deal will give Murdoch too much control of UK news and whether the media mogul is a “fit and proper” owner. ...
Fox’s £11.7bn bid for Sky ‘should be referred to competition authorities’ image
....7bn takeover of Sky to the competition authorities for further scrutiny. The media regulator, Ofcom, delivered the conclusions of its investigation into the deal to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport on Tuesday. ...
Ofcom fines Three £1.9m for failing to maintain 999 access image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 10:12:50 AM
....9m for failing to ensure customers could contact emergency services at all times. An investigation by the regulator Ofcom found Three broke rules designed to ensure everyone can contact the emergency services at all times, which the regulator said was of the utmost importance to public health and safety. ...
BA delays: Automatic compensation urged by consumer group image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 11:41:04 PM
....Travellers using its services on the West Coast main line - and who book their tickets via the company app or website - receive automatic repayments. Communications regulator Ofcom is also investigating the use of automatic compensation when phone or internet services fail. ...
Virgin’s £241 penalty because we have to move home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 06:00:00 AM
.... JW, Stockport. Virgin Media always does well in the annual Ofcom complaints data, scoring better than the likes of TalkTalk or BT. ...
EE and Vodafone are UK’s worst mobile providers, says Which? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 06:01:20 AM
....EE was fined £2. 7m by Ofcom in January after the regulator found the company twice broke a “fundamental” billing rule. ...
Ofcom to review charges for calls to directory inquiries services image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 06:00:20 AM
. The telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has announced a review into the high cost of calls to directory inquiries services two months after I featured the case of a reader who was charged £501 for six calls to a 118 number. ...
Broadband price wars: TalkTalk fires superfast salvo at super-low cost image
....”. He says the best way to check your likely speed is to use the application provided by Ofcom – checker. ...
Thank you EU for banning rip-off mobile roaming charges from 15 June image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 20th of May 2017 06:00:17 AM
....”. O2 said it would be “engaging” with the government and Ofcom to discuss what would happen post-Brexit. ...
Text-to-switch plan for mobile users image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 12:31:23 PM
....Mobile phone users will be able to switch operators by sending a text to the provider they want to leave, under plans drawn up by the regulator. Ofcom said customers could avoid an awkward and long call to their operator and instead send a text. ...
Vodafone reports hefty loss after hit from Indian unit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 08:12:13 AM
....Chief executive Vittorio Colao said a £4. 6m fine from Ofcom was "the worst moment" for the firm and its customers. ...
Ofcom opens investigation into the cost of 118 calls image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 11:44:13 AM
. An investigation into the soaring costs of certain telephone service numbers has been launched by Ofcom. ...
Firms 'hobbled' by poor mobile coverage image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 08:36:37 AM
....The BCC, which surveyed more than 1,400 mainly small businesses, said the issue was "hobbling" productivity. Ofcom says almost all UK premises must receive a 4G signal by the end of 2017. ...
BT deserves credit – clawing back boss's bonus is common sense | Nils Pratley image
....Credit where it’s due. After the accounting catastrophe in Italy and a big fine from Ofcom for overcharging for broadband access on the home front, BT’s remuneration committee has done the decent thing. ...
Kelvin Mackenzie to leave The Sun after Ross Barkley column image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 06:06:04 AM
.... . Ofcom is currently examining an £11. ...
'Block Fox bid for Sky', says ex-guest claiming harassment image
....A woman who alleges she was sexually harassed at Fox News has asked UK media regulators to block 21st Century Fox's planned purchase of Sky. Ofcom is examining the £11. ...
Ofcom to probe high cost of directory enquiry calls image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 8th of May 2017 11:53:44 AM
. Telecoms regulator Ofcom says it is "very concerned" about the rising cost of calling directory enquiries and plans to examine the situation. ...
Bill O’Reilly accuser to meet Ofcom as Fox News scandal threatens Sky deal image
. One of the women accusing former Fox News presenter Bill O’Reilly of sexual harassment is to meet Ofcom next week, as the growing scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s US media empire threatens its proposed takeover of Sky in Europe. ...
TV's got talent: top jobs in UK broadcasting up for grabs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 06:29:22 AM
.... Another highly-touted name is Jan Koeppen, chief of Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa, who has sat on the three Sky Europe boards of Germany, Italy and UK. At the BBC, Hall has successfully negotiated new licence fee and royal charter deals and just helped put the finishing touches to a new unitary board to run the corporation, following the scrapping of the BBC Trust and the handing of regulatory duties to Ofcom. ...
4G mobile: UK urban areas with best and worst coverage revealed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 06:33:27 AM
....”. In a report publish in December, the telecoms regulator Ofcom said 4G coverage where the signal was available from all four of the big four mobile operators – EE, Vodafone, O2 and EE – reached just 40% of the UK. ...
UK's best and worst cities for 4G mobile coverage revealed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 01:18:24 AM
.... . Ofcom said its rules meant "virtually all" UK premises would have to receive a 4G signal by the end of the year. ...
No 'peace' for internet users accusing BT of empty promises over broadband speeds image
....”. Although superfast fibre broadband is hailed as the path to the future, coverage in the UK is worryingly low, according to a report by telecoms regulator Ofcom. ...
Repeats to fade: how big-budget drama is taking over television image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 30th of April 2017 02:07:13 PM
....Little says that the death of the repeat could well boil down to the next generation of viewers and their TV habits. Ofcom research has found that 16- to 24-year-olds in particular have embraced on-demand services, watching about a quarter less traditional broadcast TV than in 2010, and are likely to be on the constant lookout for the new, not the old. ...
O’Reilly’s exit shows the sons are rising in the Murdoch empire image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 05:59:05 AM
.... This is 21st Century Fox, not a Rupert construct from 50 years back. Worse – as noted here a couple of weeks ago – what swills around in New York also washes up on the London doorstep of Ofcom as it sweats to decide whether the Murdochs are “fit and proper” people to own all of Sky. ...
Inquiry into Murdoch's Sky deal delayed until after general election image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 11:30:59 AM
....7bn takeover of Sky has been delayed until after the general election. Karen Bradley, the culture secretary, was set to receive the findings of two Ofcom investigations, examining whether the takeover gives Murdoch too much control of UK news media and whether he is a “fit and proper” owner, by 16 May. ...
Government extends Sky takeover inquiry image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 11:29:35 AM
....Both Sky and Fox are controlled by businessman Rupert Murdoch, who also owns the Times and the Sun newspapers. Part of Ofcom's investigation will include whether Sky's potential new owners are "fit and proper". ...
Which? survey reveals best and worst UK broadband providers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 06:00:11 AM
....Alex Neill, managing director of home services at Which?, said these results “show that the big players still have a long way to go to satisfy their customers, so if you’re unhappy with your broadband, complain and look to switch if your service doesn’t improve”. Ofcom, the telecoms regulator, said last month that broadband customers who suffered poor service may get automatic refunds under new plans. ...
Sky announces HBO co-production deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 07:23:20 AM
.... The bid comes five years after Mr Murdoch's last try at taking over the business through News Corporation. The deal has been given the thumbs up by EU regulators, but Ofcom and the CMA have until 16 May to investigate the takeover. ...
Fox forcing out Bill O’Reilly could appease critics of the Sky deal | Graham Ruddick image
....The controversial Fox News host Bill O’Reilly has been dropped from the network after allegations of inappropriate behaviour and sexual harassment, in a development that could have significant implications for the Murdoch empire on both sides of the Atlantic. Ofcom, the British media regulator, is considering whether 21st Century Fox, the parent company of Fox News, is a “fit and proper” owner of pay-TV broadcaster Sky. ...
TalkTalk and BT rated worst for broadband in Which? survey image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 11:02:09 PM
.... . "Generally, our broadband performs extremely well for customers and offers very reliable speeds at peak times, according to the latest Ofcom broadband speeds report. ...
Broadband prices penalise loyal customers - Citizens Advice image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:07:59 PM
....In the survey of 3,000 consumers, broadband users aged 65 and over were more than twice as likely as younger users to have been on the same contract for more than 10 years. In March, an Ofcom report revealed that elderly people with a landline and no broadband at home had been hit the hardest by rising line rental charges. ...
Ofcom could decide that 100% of Sky is the limit for Murdoch image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 06:00:00 AM
. There’s a storm coming over the Fox horizon as Ofcom’s 40 days of scrutinising the Murdoch takeover of 100% of Sky tick away. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky takeover approved by European regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 04:07:03 PM
....Rivals have lodged submissions with the regulator, raising concerns that the combined broadcasters would dominate bidding for top-flight sport, TV shows and movies. The ruling – which was expected given the commission also cleared Murdoch’s ill-fated 2010 bid – does not affect the investigation being conducted by Ofcom in the UK. ...
Sky's 21st Century Fox takeover cleared by Europe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 02:37:06 PM
....UK Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has asked regulators to investigate the deal. Last month she told MPs that Ofcom, the media watchdog, and the Competition and Markets Authority, would report to her by 16 May. ...
Fibre broadband advertising to be investigated image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 10:42:13 AM
.... "Then we can avoid adverts that promote fibre optic broadband but clearly show a coax cable with a metal core," he said. Telecoms watchdog Ofcom offers an app that can help consumers check broadband speeds and availability. ...
All we want is to record terrestrial TV, but costs are now Sky high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 06:00:15 AM
.... It has refunded £50 as a goodwill gesture, which means you are, in effect, back to paying around £9 a month – but still, shamefully, almost £100 out of pocket. I’d wait for the next above-inflation price increase – which surely won’t be far off – and use your right to terminate the contract as per the Ofcom rules. ...
Ofcom must block Murdoch's Sky takeover, Miliband and Cable say image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 02:48:08 PM
. Rupert Murdoch’s bid to take over Sky must be blocked because it would give him too much control of news media in the UK and he is not a “fit and proper” owner, according to a submission to Ofcom from the former Labour leader Ed Miliband and the ex-business secretary Vince Cable. ...
UK households bills set to fall as Ofcom moves to cut superfast broadband costs image
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Ofcom moves to cut superfast broadband prices image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 08:22:02 AM
....Households could see the price of superfast broadband fall under plans by the UK telecoms regulator. Ofcom is proposing to cut the price that BT's infrastructure arm, Openreach, can charge operators for its popular superfast broadband service. ...
Broadband users could see bills slashed as BT is forced to cut charges image
. Millions of broadband customers could see their bills slashed under proposals from Ofcom that would force BT to cut almost £100m in charges to rivals to provide services to their customers on its network. ...
FTSE 100 falls as pound jumps against dollar image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 08:11:23 AM
.... . The telecoms company was fined £42m by the regulator, Ofcom, over delays in installing high-speed lines. ...
BT fined £42m over delays to high-speed cable installation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 03:54:47 AM
. BT has been fined £42m, the largest penalty imposed by regulator Ofcom, and will have to pay an estimated £300m in compensation to rival telecoms companies over delays installing high-speed internet connections. ...
BT fined record £42m for late installations image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 12:47:14 AM
. BT has been hit with a £42m fine from telecoms regulator Ofcom and will also pay £300m to corporate customers for delays in installing high-speed lines. ...
118 directory enquiry numbers now cost more than a premium rate image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 07:59:25 AM
.... The charges involved are mentioned in the message, but only at the end, by which time many callers would have tuned out or hung up. Telephone directory enquiry services which provide and connect to requested phone numbers are allowed to impose such extortionate charges by the telecoms regulator Ofcom, and Wagstaff’s aunt’s experience highlights the rip-off that the service has become since the industry was deregulated in 2003. ...
£500 bill for one inquiry leads to call for cap on 118 charges image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 10:17:33 PM
....The 118 004 number was the UK’s most expensive directory inquiries service and has now been withdrawn after pressure from the Observer. But the case has highlighted the extraordinary charges such companies can impose, after the telecoms regulator, Ofcom, opted out of putting a cap on such fees. ...
Broadband users in line for millions in Ofcom compensation plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 09:31:46 AM
. Broadband and landline customers who suffer poor service could get millions of pounds of money back automatically under a scheme proposed by Ofcom. ...
Ofcom plans instant payback for broadband woes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 07:38:46 AM
. Landline and broadband customers who suffer poor service could get money back automatically under plans set out by the telecoms regulator, Ofcom. ...
Plusnet fined £880,000 for charging more than 1,000 ex-customers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 02:35:18 PM
. Plusnet, the BT-owned broadband and landline company, has been fined almost £900,000 by Ofcom for continuing to charge more than 1,000 customers even though they had cancelled their accounts. ...
Plusnet fined £880,000 for billing former customers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 11:35:44 AM
....Plusnet, an internet service provider owned by BT, has been fined £880,000 for wrongly billing more than 1,000 former customers. An investigation by watchdog Ofcom found that the ISP broke a fundamental billing rule by continuing to charge a group of customers for landline and broadband after they had cancelled services. ...
Plusnet fined £880,000 by Ofcom for billing customers after contracts were cancelled image
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