Hull Bee Lady Jean Bishop, Amy Johnson and William Wilberforce could all soon be hitting the streets of Hull – in the shape of vans bearing their names.
Published: Friday 3rd March 2017
Lord Prescott may be best known for his love of sporty Jaguar cars, but today (Thursday, February 16) he is becoming the first person to become one of KCOM’s white van men – and women.
Published: Thursday 16th February 2017
Today (Tuesday, February 7) is Safer Internet Day, a worldwide initiative where schools, companies and organisations across the globe work together to support the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.
Published: Tuesday 7th February 2017
In this age of ultrafast internet, online gaming and box set streaming you could be forgiven for thinking that olde worlde fairy tales don’t have much to teach the youngsters of today.
Published: Sunday 5th February 2017
KCOM’s cream K6 phone boxes have made a comeback as part of the Hull city-centre public realm works. We spoke to Cathy Phillips, KCOM’s chief marketing officer, about the return of these unique symbols of our fine city.
Published: Monday 30th January 2017
Fifty students from Wilberforce College were recently given a behind-the-scenes insight into KCOM’s technology as they took a tour of the server rooms at its Carr Lane office.
Published: Saturday 10th December 2016
Young entrepreneurs in Hull recently shared their business ideas and stories with fellow entrepreneurs from South Africa thanks to a Google Hangout hosted in KCOM’s Learning Zone.
Published: Monday 5th December 2016
Pupils from Keldmarsh Primary School visited the KCOM Lightstream demonstration suite recently to get an insight into how telecommunications technology has evolved.
Published: Sunday 4th December 2016
Children at Bude Park Primary School have been learning about the history of telecommunications in Hull with the help of KCOM.
Published: Friday 11th November 2016
KCOM has backed Preston Road Women’s Centre by donating 50 mobile phones for the charity’s use.
Published: Wednesday 9th November 2016
The UK Government’s Minister of State for Digital and Culture, Matt Hancock, has praised KCOM’s rollout of ultrafast fibre across its Hull and East Yorkshire network.
Published: Thursday 20th October 2016
Friends Judith Rymer and Lesley McGuinness are urging Hull and East Yorkshire’s internet novices to attend free classes this week (October 17-23) as the region celebrates a nationwide initiative to encourage more people to use the internet.
Published: Monday 17th October 2016
KCOM has revealed the locations in Hull and East Yorkshire where ultrafast fibre broadband will become available between now and next March.
Published: Wednesday 12th October 2016
Pupils at Ashwell Academy in Bransholme recently spent a morning in the life of a telecoms engineer as they took part in a hands-on educational module about the internet.
Published: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Communications and IT services provider KCOM has reached a major milestone in its deployment of ultrafast fibre broadband across Hull and East Yorkshire, announcing that the rollout of its Lightstream service has passed 100,000 properties.
Published: Friday 30th September 2016
Communications and IT solutions provider KCOM is celebrating reaching a 10-year milestone with a scheme supporting community projects across Hull and East Yorkshire.
Published: Tuesday 20th September 2016
Local residents of all ages are taking advantage of free monthly drop-in sessions hosted by Hull-based communications and IT services provider KCOM to discover how using the internet can boost their quality of life.
Published: Saturday 3rd September 2016
Workers from Arco Ltd are celebrating after winning the race to be crowned East Yorkshire’s fastest firm.
Published: Monday 15th August 2016
KCOM has announced that its superfast broadband service will become available to more than 6,500 homes and businesses in west Hull’s Willerby Road and surrounding streets later this year. It has also released details of more than 220 streets in Hedon and Preston where the service will become available before the year is out.
Published: Friday 5th August 2016
KCOM recently joined more than 30 businesses at the Teen Tech 2016 event to show teenagers the diverse range of science, technology and engineering careers available.
Published: Saturday 30th July 2016
Hull FC players Scott Taylor and Mark Minichiello get to grips with the Challenge Cup ahead of the Black and Whites’ semi-final clash against Wigan on Friday.
Published: Wednesday 27th July 2016
As you may be aware if you’re a regular visitor to this news section, July is Scams Awareness Month and we’ve written a number of articles to help you avoid falling victim to swindles, hoax calls and other criminal activity of this nature.
Published: Tuesday 26th July 2016
We’ve already devoted some time during Scams Awareness Month to explain the various online scams to look out for, but you also need to learn about other methods fraudsters employ to trick you into parting with your money or personal information.
Published: Monday 25th July 2016
Fraudsters are increasingly dreaming up new ways to trick you into parting with your personal information or hard-earned money, but the good news is that you can protect yourself to help make sure you don’t fall prey to their illegal activity.
Published: Friday 22nd July 2016