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English definition of “Oftel”


GOVERNMENT abbreviation for Office of Telecommunications: an official organization in the UK that has been replaced by Ofcom. It checked whether phone and broadcasting companies were obeying government rules.
(Definition of Oftel from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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