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Welsh government pledges £39m for schools broadband

All schools will have access to faster broadband connections as a result of £39m from the Welsh government, First Minister Carwyn Jones said.

He said the money would "transform" learning and teaching, and would give all schools access to world-class broadband by next year.

Ministers said they acted after hearing about schools' experiences of coping with variable broadband speeds.

Opposition parties welcomed the money.

Arwyn Jones reports.

  • 15 Jan 2013