Ofcom Annual Plan 2016-17

Ofcom's main legal duties are to ensure that:
- the UK has a wide range of electronic communications services:
JRC highlights that the wide range of electronic communications services, indeed almost all products and services, that are offered to the UK’s citizens and consumers relies directly or indirectly on the stable provision of electricity and / or gas (gas is used to generate typically 50%[1] of the UK’s electricity) by the UK’s Critical Infrastructure Utility Operations.
The stable supply of electricity relies increasingly on the systems that control the electricity grid. This includes resilient private wireless systems such as the 9.6 kbit/s in 12.5 kHz true[2] narrow band channels used for the UK-wide supervision and data control systems (SCADA).