Definition of Oftel in English:

Oftel

(also OFTEL)

noun

  • The Office of Telecommunications, a regulatory body set up in 1984 to supervise the operation of the British telecommunications industry, after the privatization of British Telecommunications plc.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Financial Times. From Of- + tel-.

Pronunciation

Oftel

/ˈɒftɛl/