We are committed to making sure that Kirklees has the highest standards of connection and infrastructure, providing digital connections across the district that are reliable, competitive, long-lasting and widely available.
Improved connections help attract investment into the district, creates a more attractive business offering and in turn creates more job opportunities. It also means homes have the best broadband speeds for home working, streaming, connecting multiple devices and staying connected.
These standards of connection will make our district an even more desirable location to live, work and enjoy.
Millions of pounds of both public and private sector investment have been used to help connect businesses and residents to fast and reliable internet. The new digital landscape will make sure our residents are well connected within their homes and provide greater opportunities for local businesses to thrive and grow.
Benefits for households
- Better quality calls and videos with family and friends
- Makes your online activities (such as shopping or streaming media) easier
- Help reduce your household costs
- Help improve your education and chances of getting a job
- More choices about where to move with good broadband.
Benefits for businesses
- Productivity growth
- Encourages home-working and improves home-working productivity
- Reduces commuter and business travel
- Enables smart energy monitoring.
Projects in Kirklees
Fibre to the premises (FTTP)
Full fibre broadband to homes and businesses
Full-fibre broadband uses fibre optic cables to connect the exchange directly to each household. It is currently the fastest and most reliable broadband on the market. The fast upload and download speeds mean multiple devices can connect, stream and be utilised without buffering or delay. This is extremely beneficial in a world where technology is ever changing and advancing and working from home is more common.
Kirklees have been selected by a number of providers for private investment in building a 'Full Fibre to the Premises' broadband network.
Who to contact about full fibre broadband in your area
These are the companies installing full fibre broadband networks across Kirklees. Contact these companies if you have questions about street works or to find out when gigabyte capable broadband is coming to your area.
You may have received an 'advance notification of work' letter from a provider if work is due to be carried out in your area. Please use the contact details provided if you have any queries or questions.
Connecting our more rural areas to fast and reliable broadband
We are one of 6 local authorities delivering superfast broadband to residents and businesses in rural areas, in partnership with:
Superfast West Yorkshire continues to be rolled out across the Kirklees district in phases.
More information about rural broadband
Visit Superfast West Yorkshire