The eagerly awaited reports from Britain’s media regulator and anti-trust authorities into 21st Century Fox's proposed £11.7-billion ($15 billion) takeover of pay-TV broadcaster Sky will be postponed…
LONDON — David Clementi, who was commissioned by the U.K. government to review the governance and regulation of the BBC, has recommended that media regulator Ofcom should take over responsibility for…
LONDON — Terence Burns, the chairman of U.K. state-owned broadcaster Channel 4, is to step down in January. His departure may clear the way for the sale of the network to a Hollywood major or another…
LONDON — U.K. media regulator Ofcom has ruled that an episode of BBC motoring show “Top Gear” shot in Burma broke British broadcasting rules through its use of a racial slur. The show has a massive…
LONDON — U.K. media regulator Ofcom said on Wednesday that it would launch an investigation into satcaster BSkyB over the wholesale supply of its sports channels after a complaint from telecom…
LONDON -- Measures to tackle internet piracy in Blighty finally moved forward on Tuesday as media regulator Ofcom unveiled a "three strikes and you're sued" system for illegal downloaders.
Hundreds of jobs are at risk at Blighty's commercial broadcaster ITV as regulator Ofcom announced proposals to dramatically cut its public service commitments, including regional news shows.
ITV has been fined an eye-watering £5.6 million ($11.06 million) -- nearly three times the previous record fine imposed on a British TV station -- for repeatedly ripping off audiences in TV phone-in…
Stephen Carter, former topper of cabler company NTL, will be chief executive of Ofcom, Blighty's new super-regulator for the media and telecom industries.
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