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KCOM Name Next 10,000 Hull UK Premises for FTTP Broadband

Friday, July 6th, 2018 (1:50 pm) - Score 760
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The incumbent ISP for Hull (East Yorkshire), KCOM, has today announced the next areas (approximately 10,000 premises) to benefit from the on-going rollout of their “ultrafast” (Gigabit capable) Lightstream pure fibre optic broadband (FTTP) network.

So far KCOM has already expanded their Lightstream service to cover more than 164,000 premises in the East Riding and Hull area, with 67,000 subscribing (including 3,500 businesses). Most of these have been catered for via their ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) lines, which offers download speeds of up to 400Mbps to local homes and 1Gbps (1000Mbps) to businesses.

The operator is now working to extend this to reach 100% of their addressable network area by March 2019 (around 200,000+ premises), which is costing them around £85 million. On completion it’s estimated that 96% of their network coverage will be via FTTP “full fibre” and the remaining 4% should be catered for by slower 75Mbps capable FTTC (VDSL2).

The latest rollout phase (10,000 premises) will be delivered between now and the end of August 2018, adding roughly 2,200 properties in the Hessle area, 1,800 around Anlaby Road, 2,400 in Beverley Road, nearly 900 in the Boulevard area, 1,100 in Sculcoates, more than 400 in Bransholme and a further 600 properties in the Newland Park area.

Cathy Phillips, KCOM’s Chief Marketing Officer, said:

“We are delighted that our Lightstream rollout is continuing at pace and we’re reaching thousands of new properties every month with our UK-leading full fibre broadband.

We’re now well on the way to completing the final leg of our Lightstream deployment and bringing the benefits of ultrafast broadband to all four corners of our network.”

Recently KCOM informed us that some 54% of their total broadband customer base was now taking a “fibre” service, which rises to 64% in fibre-enabled areas.

Streets that can order Lightstream from:

July 2
Hessle

Andrews Court

Anlaby Park Road South

Ashby Road

Benedict Road

Bethune Avenue

Burcott Garth

Burnham Road

Butchers Square

Corran Garth

Crispin Close

Dartmouth Walk

Datchet Garth

Doongarth

Dudley Walk

Ferriby Road

Gosport Walk

Gower Road

Hessle Road

Hilary Grove

Hull Road

Lashbrook Garth

Lucian Walk

Lulworth Avenue

Lymington Garth

Millport Drive

Mollison Road

Netherton Road

Northgate

Portsmouth Walk

Prestongate

Reedham Garth

Road South

Rochester Avenue

Runcorn Garth

Saltash Road

Southgate

Surrey Garth

Swanage Walk

Swinegate

Swithin Close

Taunton Road

The Square

The Weir

Tilbury Road

Torpoint Drive

Tower Hill

Ulverston Road

Valentine Close

Vicarage Lane

Victoria Street

Vincent Close

Walsall Garth

Wascana Close

Woolwich Drive

Yarmouth Avenue

Newland Park

Beverley Road

Beaconsfield Street

Elm Street

Grove Street

Larch Close

Maple Street

Park Lane

Pearson Avenue

Pearson Park

Queens Road

Anlaby Road/Hawthorne Avenue

Airmyn Avenue

Anlaby Road

Arthur Street

Athens Close

Bentley Court

Boothferry Road

Brockton Close

Brunslow Close

Georges Road

Glencoe Street

Granville Street

Hawthorn Avenue

Kempton Road

Melrose Street

Perry Street

Plane Street

Plowden Road

Pretoria Street

Ruskin Street

Sandringham Street

Seymour Street

Stirling Street

Walliker Street

Wells Street

Wheeler Street

White Street

Zetland Street

July 9
Beverley Road

Blake Close

Blundell Close

Bridlington Avenue

Burslem Street

Cheadle Close

Clifton Street

Cresswell Close

Fern Close

Fountain Road

Goodrich Close

Grange Close

Hadleigh Close

Harley Street

Lichfield Close

Lorne Close

Marlborough Terrace

Norfolk Street

Outram Close

Pendrill Street

Riding Hotel

Rodney Close

Rose Mews

Scotney Close

Somerscales Street

St. Hilda Street

St. Pauls Street

Stafford Street

Stoke Street

Strand Close

Symons Close

Tattershall Close

Temple Street

Viceroy Close

Waterloo Street

Woodbine Close

July 30
Beverley Road

All Saints Street

Aldbro Street

Beverley Road

Bourne Street

Cannon Street

Caroline Place

Caroline Street

Catherine Street

Charles Street

Cooper Street

Derby Street

Fawcett Close

Francis Street

Freetown Way

George Street

Green Lane

Grosvenor Street

Hampstead Court

Kirkby Street

Knightsbridge Court

Leicester Street

Lockwood Street

Machell Street

Margaret Street

Marlborough Terrace

New George Street

Park Road

Princess Street

Raywell Street

Reform Street

Russell Street

Scott Street

Sykes Street

Terry Street

Trevor Street

Trippett Street

Wellington Lane

Wincolmlee

July 30
Boulevard

Anlaby Road

Argyle Street

Boulevard

Boynton Street

Constable Street

Convent Lane

Derringham Street

Harthill Drive

Hessle Road

Kimberley Street

Linnaeus Street

Londesborough Street

Marmaduke Street

Morton Street

Park Street

Riston Street

Royal Mews

Spring Bank

Stanley Street

Wenlock Street

West Parade

Wilberforce Street

August 20
Bransholme

Coleford Grove

Ridsdale

Stroud Crescent East

Stroud Crescent West

Wensleydale

Windermere

August 27
Sculcoates

Adderbury Grove

Beverley Road

Coupland Gardens

Cromer Street

Epworth Street

Exchange Street

Farringdon Street

Fenchurch Street

Folkestone Street

Melwood Grove

Nicholson Street

Sculcoates Lane

St. Catherines Court

St. Leonards Road

Stepney Lane

Tunis Street

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2 Responses
  1. Avatar simon

    You might have this but I was in Hull on Thursday

    What a dive…

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