Ofcom Mobile Sector Assessment Interactive Executive Summary

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But their obligations must be sustainable and targeted at the areas most highly valued by audiences. In making these proposals, we are mindful of the need not to foreclose any long term options government and Parliament may wish to consider. However, even our proposed changes – most of which could take effect early in 2009 – may not be sufficient to achieve a sustainable settlement beyond 2012, and will need further assessment before this point.

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Ian Garrow on 25 September 2008 at 9:53pm

Back at the "wants" vs "needs" debate - simply targeting that which the audience most values does not guarantee quality, and may well result in the disappearance of a service which is needed, yet not perceived as "wanted" - viz. the current Post Office losses.

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