To ensure smooth running and successful venture of local businesses a fast and reliable broadband connection is essential. Mr Hunt a secretary of the Welsh government stated that the government proposes to finance in the region of £60 million in a bid to make high speed internet connections available for over 85 per cent of Wales.
Many rural areas and inaccessible parts of Wales have not been able to benefit from the advancements of available technology and Mr Hunt stated ‘‘those suffering from time consuming internet should campaign to the Assembly Members to introduce broadband connections’’.
Internet speeds of above 24 megabytes per second are defined as superfast. The private sector is predicted to provide around 70 per cent of the superfast internet to small businesses and households.