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Macquarie explores KCOM sale

Macquarie, the Australian investment fund and former owner of Thames Water, is reportedly looking to sell KCOM, the Hull-based broadband provider amid growing competition from upstart networks. The Telegraph reported that Macquarie has already appointed advisory-focused investment bank PJT Partners to conduct a strategic review of KCOM’s business. The move could potentially result in a […]

April 22, 2024

Ofcom: Millions missing out on broadband savings

Millions of families under pressure from the rising cost of living could each save £144 (€172) on their annual broadband bills, UK comms regulator Ofcom has found. Special discounted broadband packages – sometimes known as ‘social tariffs’ – are available to an estimated 4.2 million households in receipt of Universal Credit. But only 55,000 homes […]

February 15, 2022By Colin Mann

Survey: 87% unaware broadband bills to rise 10%

Research from Choose finds 87 per cent of broadband and mobile customers are unaware prices may increase by as much as 10 per cent by April 2022. With annual price rises linked to inflation set to come into force over the coming months, almost half of respondents (46 per cent) did not know prices would be […]

January 18, 2022

KCOM expands Lightstream fiber access network with DZS

DZS, a broadband access innovator and global market leader spanning fixed and mobile edge access and connected premises solutions for service providers and enterprises, today announced its role supporting KCOM and its full fiber network expansion. KCOM is recognized for delivering the fastest average broadband speeds in the UK. Backed by DZS passive optical network […]

December 2, 2020