Office of Communications London

Office of Communiations (Ofcom) is a Competition and regulatory authority of telecommunication, broadcasts and postal industry of United Kingdom. Ofcom derives authority from the Communications Act 2003 and Digital Economy Act 2010. It’s announcement was made by the Queen’s speech to UK parliament of June 2001 and was established on December 2003.  Five different telecoomunication and broadcast authorities replaced by Ofcom are Broadcasting Standards Commission, the Independent Television Commission, the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel),  the Radio Authority, and the Radiocommunications Agency. On October 2011, Ofcom also took over the regulation of Postal services which was earlier performed by Postal Serivces Commission.

Visit Website of Office of Communications ( Ofocm )


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    Facilities & Services

    Ofcom provides lots of consultation to the industry to ensure betterment of services to the public. It deals with complaints about broadcasted programmes to see wether or not it adhered to the rules / regulations. It issues / dispenses all sorts of licenses of media, broadcasts, communication or private communication networks and gives protection to radio spectrum in a number of ways.

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    Organizational Structure

    -- Chief Executive

    ----- Content international and regulatory development

    ----- Legal Group

    ----- Consumer Group

    ----- Strategy, Chief Economist and Technology group

    ----- Competition Policy Group

    ----- Spectrum Policy Group

    ----- Operations Group

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    Operational Hours

    The timings are from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm from Monday to Friday.

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    How to Contact

    Use the below mentioned telephone number to contact Ofcom.

    Contact: +44 20 7981 3043

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    Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HA

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    How to Get to Ofcom

    By Tube

    From the Mansion House tube station move southwest on Great Trinity Ln. Turn left to stay on Great Trinity Ln. Turn right onto Garlick Hill. Turn left onto Skinners Ln. Turn right onto A300. Turn right and take the stairs. The Ofcom will be on the left side. View Map.

    By Bus

    Use Bus number 344 to reach the nearby bus stop called ‘Southwark, Southwark BridgeBankside Pier (Stop BC)‎’. From the bus stop, move north on A300 to reach the office of Ofcom.

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