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Newtown 'successful eTown'

Google has named Newtown as one of the UK's most successful eTowns because of it's high levels of business usage of the internet.

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Newtown 'one of the UK's most successful eTowns'

Google say businesses in Newtown are actively embracing the web Credit: Adam Peck/PA Wire

Research looking at the levels of business usage of the internet has named Newtown in Powys as one of the most successful town in the UK. Google has created the eTowns Awards to recognise towns whose businesses are most actively embracing the web.

Last year saw the roll out next generation broadband to the area, and since then tech-savy small businesses have taken advantage of the growth opportunities that the web can provide.

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