SUPER-fast broadband is set to expand to a further 1,400 homes on the Isle of Wight.

Residents of Yarmouth are due a massive upgrade to faster broadband from Spring next year. Over 1,400 homes and businesses in the town will benefit from the announced plans.

Speeds in the community will boost up to 20mbps, joining rural towns like Ventnor, Bembridge and Wootton Bridge.

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John Weaver, BT’s South East regional director, said: “The rapid roll-out of faster broadband offers a great opportunity for the Isle of Wight and the South East as a whole. It is an important part of BT’s plans to help ensure that the Island is able to take full advantage of the communications revolution.”

Picture: Adam Liversage / BT

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