The government has announced that the rollout of superfast broadband services in Wales has now reached 100,000 homes and businesses. Blaenau Ffestiniog, Criccieth and Llanberis among the communities to benefit from fast web access
The minister touted the figure as proof that its £57m investment in Wales, under the Superfast Cymru project was delivering on time and would ensure that 96 percent of properties in the country could access high-speed broadband by 2015.
“Superfast broadband has something for everyone, and it’s brilliant news that more than 100,000 Welsh homes and businesses are already gaining real social and commercial advantages as a result of the nationwide rollout,” said Culture Secretary, Maria Miller.
In total, the scheme will ensure more than 690,000 properties that would have been left in the digital slow lane will be able to access superfast speeds.