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Three Threatens to Derail 4G in the UK With Legal Action

By Sam Gibbs on at

No one said auctioning-off spectrum for the rollout of 4G in the UK would be simple, but it’s getting pretty damn complicated that’s for sure. We’ve already heard that Everything Everywhere could bog it all down with litigation should it be in-the-clear for its 1800MHz 3G to 4G switch. Now Three, Britain’s smallest network, is frightened it’s going to get squeezed-out of the better 800MHz band, and so is threatening legal action of its own should Ofcom not do something more to help it out.


Dutch TV Porn Can't Be Stopped

By Gary Cutlack on at

Ofcom has complained to Dutch TV regulators over the appearance of the likes of soft porn adult chat channel Babestation in our Freeview TV listings, which it's powerless to stop.


First 20 UK Local TV Channel Towns Announced

By Sam Gibbs on at

Jeremy Hunt, the Culture Secretary, has announced the first 20 towns that are expected to get local TV stations occupying channel 106 on Freeview. Each town or city has been hand picked by Ofcom from a list of 65, and are expected to be licensed come summer 2012 for all your local TV issues.