The Welsh Government says it's expanding two schemes so more people can access superfast broadband services.
It says over 530,000 premises already have access through Superfast Cymru.
Now changes to the Access Broadband Cymru and Ultrafast Connectivity Voucher schemes will expand availability.
A new £12.5 million programme has been announced by the Welsh Government to make sure businesses across Wales 'maximise the benefits of superfast broadband.'
It says Wales already leads the way among the UK’s devolved nations with with 79 per cent of premises now able to access it.
Now it hopes a five-year programme will help small and medium sized businesses adopt and exploit superfast broadband services.
It follows projects in Gwynedd, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Swansea and Blaenau Gwent.
The UK Government says 480,00 homes and businesses in Wales now have access to superfast broadband.
Across Britain the figure is 3 million.
Last week Ofcom said Wales has the highest availability of superfast broadband of any of the devolved nations.
Ofcom says Wales has the highest availability of superfast broadband of any of the devolved nations.
It says nearly four in five premises in Wales are now capable of receiving superfast broadband at speeds of 30Mbit/s. That is up by a quarter from last year.
The surge in these figures is largely due to the roll-out of the Superfast Cymru programme across Wales
It's been announced more than a million households and businesses across Wales can now connect to high-speed fibre broadband.
The milestone has been achieved through BT's commercial fibre roll-out and Superfast Cymru, the partnership between the Welsh Government, UK Government the European Union and BT.
The 1m total includes more than 130,000 premises in Cardiff, 90,000 in Swansea and 50,000 in both Newport and Wrexham.
A street in Wales and another in Essex have been declared the slowest in the UK for broadband speeds in a new report.
The research, carried out by online comparison site uSwitch.com, found Erw Fawr in Henryd, Conwy had an average download speed of 0.60 megabytes per second - 30 times slower than the UK national average.
Two other Welsh streets also made it on to the list of the slowest in the UK.
Three Welsh streets have been identified as having some of the slowest broadband speeds in the UK, according to the latest consumer speed test data.
On the list are:
• Erw Fawr, Henryd, Conwy
• Maesceinion, Waun Fawr, Aberystwyth
• Llantarnam Road, Cwmbran
With an average download speed of just 0.60 megabytes per second, Erw Fawr in Conwy has the slowest broadband in Britain.
It's in joint first place with a road in Essex.
According to the research, which is based on almost two million speed tests run by broadband users over a six month period, only 15% of Brits are enjoying broadband of 30 megabytes per second or higher - the speed classified by the EU as 'superfast.'
The fastest broadband can be found in Derbyshire, where homeowners are receiving average speeds of 96 times faster than that in Erw Fawr.
A Welsh Government spokesperson said Erw Fawr is included in roll-out plans under the Superfast Cymru programme.
The Federation of Small Businesses has welcomed the government's multi-million pound investment in faster broadband for Cardiff and Newport. It says that small businesses will benefit and can decide how best to make use of the internet.
Conservative AM Antoinette Sandbach explains to Lynn Courtney why access to high-speed broadband is vital for rural areas and why the lack of it is harming rural businesses.
Cardiff is to be one of ten UK cities to get "superfast" 4G broadband services, according to provider EE.
Average speeds at the moment of between 8Mbps and 12Mbps will rise to 20Mbps.
The service, due to be rolled out in the Summer, is expected to let users surf the web more quickly on mobile phones.