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18th April, 2023 (16 Comments)

Telecoms analysts at global market intelligence firm ThinkCX have published a new Altnet Investment Scorecard, which attempts to identify the “winners and losers” in the UK’s rollout of full fibre broadband ISP networks by identifying the accomplishments of alternative networks in signing up actual new customers.

telephone broken uk

6th March, 2023 (44 Comments)

The Local Government Association, which represents councils across England and Wales, has warned that traffic lights, cash machines and vital telecare equipment used by almost 2 million vulnerable people may “cease to operate” when analogue copper phone services are withdrawn in 2025 – unless more support is provided.

kcom_home_fttp_outside_install

23rd February, 2023 (12 Comments)

Hull-based full fibre network builder and ISP KCOM, which serves much of East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire in England, has today announced plans to reach Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040 – some ten years ahead of the UK Government’s official target.

kcom engineer working on telegraph pole

28th January, 2023 (9 Comments)

Hull-based broadband ISP KCOM has announced that their rollout of gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) technology in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire (England) has added the village of Gunness to its plan, which once completed will reach 360 additional homes and businesses.

price-rise-uk-broadband-and-mobile-households

18th January, 2023 (17 Comments)

Most of the major UK broadband ISPs can now confirm how much their annual price hikes will be after the Office of National Statistics (ONS) published their latest UK inflation figures, which saw the Consumer Price Index (CPI) hit 10.5% (up from 5.4% in Jan 2022) and the Retail Price Index (RPI) reach 13.4% (up from 7.5%).

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

13th January, 2023 (12 Comments)

As expected, Ofcom has today confirmed that the requirement for certain UK telecoms operators to provide “outdated” FAX (facsimile) services under their legally-binding Universal Service Obligation (USO), which only applies to BT and KCOM, has officially been removed.

Price Hikes in UK Telecoms and Broadband

28th December, 2022 (49 Comments)

As if 2022 wasn’t already devastating enough for the UK cost-of-living, the annual price hikes season is about to hit again for customers of the largest broadband ISPs and mobile operators, which for the second year running is expected to be driven by another huge increase in inflation. Expect hikes of around 14% or more.

KCOM Engineer Vans on Lane

19th December, 2022 (6 Comments)

Hull-based network builder and UK broadband ISP KCOM, which serves much of East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, has announced that customers who still take packages with a capped data allowance will be able to enjoy unlimited usage over the Christmas and New Year period (19th December 2022 to 9th January 2023 inclusive).

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

1st November, 2022 (2 Comments)

The UK communications regulator, Ofcom, has today officially proposed to remove the requirement for telecoms operators to provide FAX (facsimile) services under their legally-binding Universal Service Obligation (USO), which only applies to BT and KCOM.

icon speed test

21st October, 2022 (13 Comments)

Ofcom’s 2022 study of fixed line home broadband ISP speeds has reported that the average (median) UK download rate has risen from 50.4Mbps last year to 59.4Mbps now (uploads went from 9.8Mbps to 10.7Mbps). But the performance gap between rural and urban areas has “widened” (unsurprising with so much urban FTTP build).

speed broadband meter on grey background uk

21st September, 2022 (11 Comments)

Ofcom has confirmed that they will update their 2019 voluntary Code of Practice for Broadband ISP Speeds, which among other things will extend the current “Right to Exit” (i.e. when an ISP fails to correct a speed problem) so that it applies to more aspects of a service bundle. The changes will go live on 21st December 2022.

house building uk broadband

13th September, 2022 (4 Comments)

Cloud gaming ISP ZYBRE has signed a deal with popular online real estate website Zoopla, which will enable them to add more details of home broadband availability to all of their property listings across the United Kingdom. Some of Zoopla’s rivals (e.g. RightMove) already have similar features.

kcom telegraph pole female engineer

8th September, 2022 (4 Comments)

Hull-based network builder and broadband ISP KCOM has today announced a second major expansion of their existing gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network, which will see them invest a further £100m to cover an additional 50,000 premises across East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire (14 new locations).

money for broadband in uk homes

29th August, 2022 (0 Comments)

The cost-of-living crisis is having a horrific impact on the UK and forcing many households into poverty, including those that would have previously been considered secure. But the good news is that a growing number of home broadband ISPs and mobile operators have launched a range of cheaper “social tariffs“.

23rd July, 2022 (17 Comments)

Hull-based UK broadband ISP KCOM has, thus far, been fairly quiet on the operator’s plans to withdraw their older copper-based broadband (ADSL and VDSL) and phone (PSTN) products. But a recent update, which was given to their wholesale customers, appears to have included a solid indication of the likely timeline.

19th July, 2022 (15 Comments)

A number of UK network operators appear to be sending out engineers to monitor and work on broadband street cabinets that have been struggling in today’s heat. This includes everything from upgrading vents and fans, to literally sitting outside the cabinet with an umbrella. Sometimes, the simplest solution works best.

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10th June, 2022 (0 Comments)

Hull-based ISP KCOM, which has so far covered 300,000 premises across North / East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire (England) with their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, has today appointed Johan Dennelind as Chairman of its Board of Directors and Fiona Goldsmith as a Non-Executive Director.

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