Illegal broadcasting statistics

YEAR   INTERFERENCE COMPLAINTS COMPLAINTS (NON- INTERFERENCE)

 

Critical service All other
    London Rest of UK   London Rest of UK   London Rest of UK
2010   29 4   506 72   78 22
2011   35 0   424 69   46 14
2012   36 2   288 48   64 12
2013   21 5   179 93   39 33

 

 

YEAR   INTERFERENCE COMPLAINTS COMPLAINTS  (NON- INTERFERENCE)
Critical service* All other** Not met criteria*** Intelligence**** Nuisance*****
    London Rest of UK London Rest of UK London Rest of UK Not met criteria London Rest of UK
2014   48 5 100 28 146 43 34 38 38 22
 
*   'Critical service' - reports of interference affecting safety of life services, eg Aero/Nav Comms
**   'All other' - reports of interference from licensed stakeholders, eg  broadcast stations, or other licence holders. 
***   'Not met criteria' - reports outside of Ofcom's remit or which have insufficient information to process
****   'Intelligence' - reports from unlicensed stakeholders, e.g. consumers, with reception problems or 'whistleblowers'
*****   'Nuisance' - Property owners reporting illegal broadcast installations on their buildings or site

 

 

YEAR   OPERATIONS CONDUCTED BY OFCOM AGAINST PIRATE STATIONS NO OF PIRATE STATIONS INVOLVED
    London Rest of UK   London Rest of UK
2010   346 63   83 21
2011   336 48   80 16
2012   392 39   75 24
2013   387 77   76 26
2014   89 65   43 26