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Top Gear Puts Brakes on Argentina Special After Tag Controversy

Top Gear Puts Brakes on Argentina Special After Tag Controversy

BBC's megahit Top Gear faced a dangerous situation in Ushuaia, Argentina when local veterans stormed a hotel over license...

Oct 3 2014, 9:42pm CDT

Mid-Contract Price Hikes by UK Mobile Carriers

Mid-Contract Price Hikes by UK Mobile Carriers

If you are irritated about mid-contract price hikes by mobile carriers, then you are not alone. Starting next year, UK mobile c...

Oct 23 2013, 10:22am CDT

Ofcom Slams Carriers for Misleading "Unlimited" Plans on Text, Broadband, and Calls

Ofcom Slams Carriers for Misleading "Unlimited" Plans on Text, Broadband, and Calls

Wants carriers to call plans what they really are...

Mar 21 2011, 10:33am CDT

Ofcom to Look at TV White Spaces

Ofcom has pledged that it will investigate potential customer uses for unoccupied radio waves between TV stations known as whit...

Nov 18 2009, 5:58am CST

Illegal file Sharers in UK Could be Cut Off

Illegal file Sharers in UK Could be Cut Off

A new amendment to the Digital Britain Reports would see Ofcom gain new powers to fight online piracy. Under the new amendment,...

Aug 25 2009, 6:41am CDT

Brits would rather have a Gadget than Vacation

I am a big gadget fan and I like to get new gear on a regular basis. I also like to take time away from all my gear and the bot...

Aug 6 2009, 6:49am CDT

Ofcom Survey Finds Data Speeds Lacking

We have all been bothered at one point or another by the fact that we never seem to get the sort of speeds that our ISP promise...

Jul 29 2009, 6:45am CDT

Ofcom Reveals 3G Coverage Maps

Ofcom Reveals 3G Coverage Maps

The UK regulatory agency Ofcom has released maps detailing the 3G coverage for the UK. The maps show that users traveling anywh...

Jul 8 2009, 6:57am CDT

Regulators Allow BT to Charge What it Wants for Access to Fibre Network

According to The Register BT has convinced regulators in the UK that it should be allowed to charge rivals any amount that it w...

Mar 3 2009, 8:15am CST

2/3 of TVs in UK are Digital

Ofcom published figures recently that say 60 million TVs in the UK are digital, which is about 2/3 of all TVs in the country. T...

Jul 15 2008, 12:57pm CDT

Ofcom Looks to Water and Electric Pipes for Fast Web Access

Ofcom Looks to Water and Electric Pipes for Fast Web Access

Ofcom has an idea for wiring the UK with super-fast fibre Internet access over the coming years. It is looking to electricity a...

Apr 16 2008, 11:46am CDT

Ofcom Announces 4 HD Freeview Channels

Ofcom Announces 4 HD Freeview Channels

Ofcom announced today that it would be launching four new HD channels in the UK. The four new channels are set to be available...

Apr 3 2008, 12:03pm CDT

Ofcom Approves Mobile Phone use in UK Aircraft

Ofcom Approves Mobile Phone use in UK Aircraft

For the millions of people that fly every year one of the biggest problems is not being able to use your mobile phone while in...

Mar 26 2008, 11:56am CDT

Ofcom lowers landline-to-cell charges

Ofcom lowers landline-to-cell charges

UK callers may begin seeing a reduction in their phone bills this year, after Ofcom imposed limits on the amount that mobile ph...

Mar 29 2007, 12:00am CDT