BT wins Welsh broadband contract
Friday, July 20, 2012
BT has won a contract to provide super-fast broadband throughout Wales.
The contract will see BT provide broadband speeds of up to 80Mbps with even faster speeds of 330Mbs in certain areas by 2015.
The tendering for super-fast broad comes as the government seeks to create the best broadband in Europe within three years.
The contract will be funded by £58 million from the Welsh government combined with £90 million from the European Regional Development Fund and£57 million of funding from the UK’s government Broadband Delivery Scheme.