KCOM is up for national ‘web’ award

By Hull Daily Mail | Posted: 27 Mar 2019

KCOM’s rollout of ultrafast broadband across Hull has been nominated for a national award.

The internet provider, which will complete its deployment of Lightstream broadband to more than 200,000 premises this month, has been shortlisted in the fibre connectivity category in the Connected Britain 2019 Awards.

Launched last year, the awards aim to celebrate the best in broadband and showcase how companies and organisations are leading the way in contributing to a more connected Britain.

KCOM is one of 14 companies, including TalkTalk and Gigabit Jersey, shortlisted in the category.

Read more: KCOM’s new university partnership

The winner will be revealed at the award ceremony in London on Tuesday, June 18.

Sean Royce, managing director at KCOM, said: “We’re delighted to be nominated for this prestigious award, which shows our commitment to creating a truly world class full fibre network for the people of Hull and the East Riding is paying off.

“We have already made huge strides in delivering ultrafast broadband to the region to make our network the best in the UK, if not the world.”

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