A number of constituents throughout Wrexham have been in touch with my office about the speed of broadband in the local area. Connectivity, always notoriously bad in Wales, has taken on a new significance at a time when people are required to work from home.
I have been working with Wrexham Council to try to help constituents get the best connectivity possible, but I am also pleased that the Government's highly successful Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme has also been relaunched with up to £210million to give people in eligible rural areas immediate financial help to get gigabit speeds. The new vouchers, worth up to £1,500 for residents and up to £3,500 for businesses, will mean that rural areas will not have to wait for supplier contracts under Project Gigabit to reach them.
For further information and guidance on eligibility, please search: https://gigabitvoucher.culture.gov.uk.
You can use the eligibility tracker tool on the website to find out if your property is eligible for a voucher.
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