Some 4,000 businesses and households north of the border have been connected with broadband thanks to a government initiative.
The Scottish government ploughed £3.3 million into providing broadband-deprived areas with high-speed internet services.
Finance secretary John Swinney underlined the economic advantages of helping companies to gain access to broadband.
He said: "Broadband has fast become an essential tool for companies the length and breadth of Scotland.
"By upgrading our broadband infrastructure, we are helping companies - including those in rural areas - gain a competitive advantage at a time when they need it most."
Mr Swinney was speaking ahead of a visit to Ardgualich Farm near Pitlochry - a campsite which will now be able to offer broadband services to holidaymakers thanks to the investment.