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Connexin Engineer Next to Van

20th September, 2021 (8 Comments)

Fixed wireless broadband ISP Connexin last year revealed that they were looking to deploy their own Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across the North of England (here). The provider has now confirmed that they’re investing £80m to “[end] the broadband monopoly” in Hull and East Yorkshire (tacit reference to KCOM).

ZYBRE-UK-Map-Logo

10th September, 2021 (4 Comments)

Cloud gaming ISP ZYBRE, which back in July 2021 became available to homes covered by KCOM’s gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, has now been extended across the rest of the UK by offering both SOGEA (standalone FTTC) and full fibre via Openreach’s network too.

9th September, 2021 (11 Comments)

Ofcom has published their annual study into UK fixed line home broadband ISP speeds, which reports that the average (median) download rate has risen from 50Mbps last year to just 50.4Mbps now (uploads are unchanged at 9.8Mbps). Meanwhile, the performance gap between urban and rural areas remains a problem.

pure broadband

17th August, 2021 (1 Comment)

ISP Pure Broadband, which serves consumers covered by both KCOM and CityFibre’s full fibre (FTTP) networks across the UK, has appointed Tony Jopling to be its new Managing Director (MD) and his first goal is to double the company’s growth over the next three years.

kcom telegraph pole female engineer

21st July, 2021 (0 Comments)

Hull-based UK ISP KCOM has today confirmed that thousands of premises in the two North Lincolnshire communities of Crowle and Haxey will be the next to benefit from their £100m network expansion, which is currently extending the reach of their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network.

ZYBRE-Cloud-Gaming-UK-Broadband-ISP

15th July, 2021 (2 Comments)

A new cloud gaming friendly UK ISP called ZYBRE has today announced that their services are being made available to homes covered by KCOM’s gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, thanks to a new wholesale agreement.

Pound money uk piggy bank savings image

6th July, 2021 (2 Comments)

A short but interesting debate was held yesterday in the Lords Chamber, which appeared to indicate that the UK Government are not, at present, pressing Ofcom to introduce mandatory low cost social tariffs for broadband across the industry. But like the regulator, they would like to see better promotion of those that exist.

kcom_office_building

25th June, 2021 (3 Comments)

Hull-based UK broadband ISP KCOM has followed last month’s sale of their off-net Eclipse Internet base (here), which went to the Global 4 Group, by selling off its national ICT business to Nasstar, which is an established managed services specialist provider.

quickline fixed wireless broadband 2017

11th June, 2021 (1 Comment)

UK ISP Quickline, which specialises in deploying “full fibre” FTTP and Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) networks around Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, has today confirmed their new plan to invest £500m on a deployment of “ultrafast and gigabit-capable broadband” connectivity across rural Northern England and beyond.

kcom engineer working on telegraph pole

2nd June, 2021 (0 Comments)

Hull-based UK ISP KCOM has today added a small batch of new communities to their ongoing rollout of a new gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, which forms part of their wider £100 million investment drive.

kcom_office_building

21st May, 2021 (24 Comments)

Hull-based UK broadband ISP KCOM, which was gobbled up by Macquarie Infrastructure for £627m in 2019 (here), appears to have sold their off-net Eclipse Internet base to the Global 4 Group for an undisclosed sum. By the looks of it the provider will now make a return under the Eclipse Broadband name.

kc_kcom_plc_broadband_engineer_hull_uk

19th May, 2021 (6 Comments)

People connecting to KCOM’s gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire will be pleased to note that the ISP will today launch a new range of packages with faster download and upload speeds. The standard prices have also been tweaked (some are cheaper, some are not).

15th May, 2021 (15 Comments)

Hull-based UK ISP KCOM has recently launched a special promotion for those living in their new “full fibre” network coverage areas around East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, which gives new customers the freedom to try every broadband speed at just £25 a month for the first 6 months of service (from 900Mbps to 75Mbps).

consumer satisfaction broadband rating

7th May, 2021 (2 Comments)

Ofcom has published their 2021 survey of UK broadband ISP and mobile service quality, call waiting times, complaints and install times among the largest providers. Overall TalkTalk attracted the lowest satisfaction for broadband (77%), while Three UK did the same for mobile (86%). Generally, customer service has taken a COVID-19 hit.

4th May, 2021 (7 Comments)

Hull-based UK ISP KCOM, which is currently busy expanding the reach of their new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to thousands more premises across East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, has begun to pilot a new wholesale solution for ISPs in their new build areas.

30th April, 2021 (7 Comments)

Hull-based UK ISP KCOM has recently announced the another set of locations in East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire that will soon benefit from the £100m expansion of their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, which is expected to cover “tens of thousands more homes and businesses.“

quickline fixed wireless broadband 2017

24th April, 2021 (2 Comments)

Broadband ISP Quickline (Quickfire), which specialises in deploying “full fibre” FTTP and Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband networks around Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, has set a target of covering 500,000 premises with their network after Northleaf Capital Partners acquired a majority stake in the company.

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