December 18, 2014 3:33 PM ET

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Company Overview of Ofcom

Company Overview

Ofcom is a statutory corporation that regulates the communication industry in United Kingdom through certain codes and policies. The company frames policies for the television, radio, telecommunications, and wireless communications services sectors. Ofcom offers research, consulting, consumer information, and Licensing and numbering services. Its services include promotion of choice, quality, and value in electronic communications services and encouraging competition between the providers of those services; ensuring efficient use of the radiocommunications spectrum; ensuring availability of electronic communications services, including broadband; ensuring of TV and radio programs; maintainin...

2a Southwark Bridge Road

Riverside House

London,  SE1 9HA

United Kingdom

Phone:

44 20 7981 3000

Fax:

44 20 7981 3333

Key Executives for Ofcom

Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors
Age: 48
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Policy Partner and Director
Age: 59
External Relations Director
Head of Corporate Relations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Ofcom Key Developments

Ofcom Announces Executive changes

HM Treasury executive Sharon White has been named as chief executive of media regulator Ofcom. White will replace the outgoing chief Ed Richards who announced his decision to step down from the post in October after eight years. She will join in late March, subject to approval by the secretary of state for culture, media and sport, Sajid Javid. White will take charge of the media watchdog following its public service broadcaster review consultation, which concludes in February and will rule on areas including whether to introduce retransmission fees and shake up existing terms of trade.

Ofcom - Shareholder/Analyst Call

Ofcom - Shareholder/Analyst Call

Ofcom Announces Executive Changes

Ofcom announced that Steve Unger will step up as acting Chief Executive at the end of 2014. Unger is currently Director of the Strategy, International, Technology and Economist Group at Ofcom. He will become interim Chief Executive when Ed Richards stands down at the end of December 2014.

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