Policy Area

Media and communications

Britain’s media industries are changing. By making sure press, digital, broadcast and mobile services are available to all and responsibly managed, the UK government will encourage and support a thriving sector.


  1. Preferred BBC Chair Candidate Announced

    • Press release
  2. Hanukkah message from Theresa May

    • News article
  3. British Embassy Tel Aviv holiday closures

    • News article

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  1. Broadband State Aid Advice

    • Guidance
  2. BDUK OJEU ITT Template Part 1

    • Guidance
  3. BDUK OJEU ITT Template Part 2

    • Guidance

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  1. Broadband Performance Indicator - September 2016

    • Official Statistics
  2. DCMS Sectors Economic Estimates 2016

    • Official Statistics
  3. Broadband Performance Indicator - June 2016

    • Official Statistics

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Detailed guides

  1. Independent evaluation of the UK's broadband State aid measure

    Information for stakeholders on submitting representation for independent evaluation of State aid aspects of its National Broadband Scheme. Read more

  2. Public Services Network (PSN) incidents and problems

    How organisations can report and manage operational issues on PSN. Read more

  3. Access or provide Public Service Network (PSN) services and connectivity

    How public sector organisations can access or provide free-of-charge services over PSN and how commercial service providers can sell services on PSN. Read more

  4. Broadband Delivery UK

    Details of the plan to achieve a transformation in broadband in the UK by 2017. Read more

  5. BDUK New Procurement Pipeline

    Supplier briefing sessions for new procurement pipeline Read more