Assembly aid for broadband slowspots.
Residents, communities, businesses and third sector organisations located in broadband "notspots" - where connectivity is less than 512 kilobytes per second - can currently apply for a grant of up to pounds 1,000 to connect.
The announcement will extend the scheme to include "slowspots", where connectivity is less than two megabytes per second.
Mrs Hart said: "It is vital that everyone across Wales has access to basic broadband.
That is why we launched the Broadband Support Scheme - to help households and businesses in Wales get broadband access regardless of where they live."
Since the scheme was launched last July more than 800 broadband access applications have been approved.
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|Publication:||Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)|
|Date:||Jul 4, 2011|
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