Herm gets broadband internet connection

Herm Island
Image caption Before the installation only dial-up services were available in the island

The smallest Channel Island has had a broadband internet service installed, bringing it up to speed with the rest of the Bailiwick.

Previously only dial-up services were available on Herm, but 4Mbps broadband has been made available on fixed lines.

Herm Island is also planning to install wi-fi in key tourist areas .

Jonathan Watson, the island's hospitality director, said: "A full broadband service will be a big boost for Herm."

He added: "This year Herm Island launched a social media marketing campaign on a number of platforms. That marketing has unlocked new markets for the island."

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites