Broadband and mobile in Northern Ireland fact sheet

Date published: 14 June 2016

Last updated: 17 November 2023

The UK telecommunications market is fully privatised and competitive and is independently regulated on a national basis by the Office of Communications (Ofcom). Government investment in telecommunications is possible, but has to be undertaken with caution to avoid distortion of the market and to comply with European Commission broadband and competition regulations and guidance.

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