New Ofcom research has revealed that Wales is catching up in the rollout of superfast broadband, but the number of people signing up still lags behind the rest of the UK.
Ofcom’s annual Communications Market Report shows that the number of premises covered by Next Generation Access (NGA) networks – used to provide superfast broadband services – has increased by 10 percentage points, year on year.
This brings the number of premises covered to 58%, compared to the UK average of 78%.
“Our research shows that when it comes to the rollout of superfast broadband services, Wales is beginning to bridge the gap,” said Rhodri Williams, Ofcom director in Wales.
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