Fixed Line Broadband Availability in the Hull Area

Hull is a special case for broadband and telephony due to not being covered by British Telecom. To find out how this affects broadband, read on.

Broadband and telephone lines in the Hull area are supplied by Kingston Communications aka Kcom and the ISP KC. Although Kcom have opened their network to other providers, currently no third party suppliers have found it economically viable to move into the area due to the non-standard cabling Kcom uses.

Hull Broadband Buyers Guide

Most of the fixed line products listed on this site are provided over either a BT phone line or via Virgin Media's cable network, as such these are not available in the Hull area. If you're in the Hull area, your best option for fixed line broadband is Kingston Communication's KC ISP.

Alternatives to KC

While fixed line options are limited, Hull residents also have the option of exploring fixed wireless broadband or mobile broadband.

If you don't wish to go with KC, you could also try mobile broadband deals. A full list of mobile broadband providers that should be available in the Hull area are listed below. Another option is satellite broadband, such as products sold by the Satellite Broadband provider Tooway. These products are available everywhere in the UK albeit with a very expensive connection and equipment cost.

 

Broadband ShackBroadband Shack are a wireless provider using the 4G Mobile Network, and are a good option for people who live in 'not-spot' areas who can't get fast broadband over the Openreach network. If you already get good 4G coverage in your home, they will send you the equipment for you to plug in and get started. If coverage in your home is spotty, then an engineer will come out to survey your property and install an external antenna to provide 4G broadband speeds within your home. Broadband Shack offer a range of packages on a 24 month contract with download allowances from 2GB up to 50GB.

 

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Virgin Mobile

From £4 for 1GB on a 12 month contract, SIM fits all devices

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Three

Mobile broadband deals from £8 a month

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O2

From £10 a month with 2GB data, device cost varies with tariff

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Vodafone

Mobile broadband from £11 a month on a 24 month contract

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