Superfast broadband project

Newport and south east Wales

Superfast and ultrafast broadband is part of the superfast Britain project to change the way we live and work and Newport is at the forefront of this change.  

Benefits for business

Superfast broadband can benefit businesses of all sizes by allowing them to operate more efficiently, communicate better with customers, transfer data more quickly – in fact improve all aspects of the way they operate:

How could your business benefit?

Read case studies of Newport businesses


54 public buildings in Newport have free Wi-Fi funded by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

The service is free for the venue and the public for three years.

Newport's Wi-Fi network is called Newport Community Cloud and locations with the service will display the Community Cloud logo.

Free Wi-Fi is also now available in the city centre on a network called Newport City Connect.

About the project

Newport City Council is working with the UK Government on the superfast Britain project to improve the availability and use of superfast and ultrafast broadband in Newport, Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent and Torfaen.

Businesses are able to choose a broadband supplier from those that provide a service in this area.

Read more on Superfast Business Wales