Many small businesses across the UK can now obtain a free grant to upgrade their business to a faster broadband connection as part of the wider government rollout of superfast broadband.
The Broadband Connection Vouchers scheme will enable business owners across 22 cities to apply for a grant of up to £3,000, which will cover the capital and equipment costs of upgrading their connection.
Benefits small businesses could see as a result of a faster connection include:
- Growing and accessing new markets through better communication with customers and suppliers
- Increasing security through fast secure back-up of data
- Increasing productivity and improving customer service through faster upload and download speeds
The scheme remains open for applications until 31 March 2015.
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