We’re working hard to make Hull the ultrafast capital of the UK.

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We’re investing millions to prepare Hull for a digital future.

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Hull is the only UK city where ultrafast broadband is being rolled out as standard.

The Deep

More than 150,000 properties already have access to Lightstream.

KCOM Stadium

So far we’ve installed over 8 million metres of Lightstream fibre.

Humber Bridge

Every 20 minutes of every day we connect another customer to Lightstream.

What is Lightstream?

Ultrafast broadband from KCOM that uses the latest technology made from glass fibre rather than copper. This gives a much faster and more reliable internet connection. It is also future-proof technology, meaning that when everybody starts to do more things online like watching TV, making video calls, working, gaming and more, screens won't freeze, jump or stop like they might have done before.

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KCOM customer enjoying Lightstream

  • Faster speeds.

    Copper wire was never designed to carry high-speed data in the same way as the new fibre cable. Put simply, fibre is much faster than standard broadband.

  • More reliable.

    Things like bad weather or lots of people on the internet at the same time might mean your current service drops out a lot. With fibre, speed and connection isn’t affected.

  • Future-proofing.

    As things like Smart TVs, tablets and mobiles improve, they’ll depend more and more on a strong, fast and stable connection. Going ultrafast means you’ll always be able to enjoy the things you love without the risk of buffering.

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KCOM Customer streaming his favorite shows

Your shows

Whether you’re streaming live or on catch-up, you won’t miss out.

KCOM Customer streaming his favorite music

Your sounds

Download an album in 4 seconds or stream your favourite playlist with no cut-outs.

Family enjoying Lightstream

Your family

Everyone online, at home, at the same time.

Gamer enjoying Lightstream

Your mates

Perfect for uninterrupted gaming.

Fibre roll out for today, tomorrow and the future

Unlike many other internet providers, we’re rolling out our Lightstream connections directly to your property to give you much faster and more reliable speeds. Doing it this way takes a bit longer but means that you’ll be able to do more than ever before online, with a fast and reliable connection.

  • Lightstream Rollout Announcement

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*Wherever possible we use Fibre to the Home (FTTH) technology, to enable customers to enjoy the best possible superfast connection speeds.
As at 31 March 2016, 93% of available properties were connected using FTTH.