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Pobl leol yn dangos y ffordd - Local people show the way Posted Sunday, May 16, 2004 by penllyn
“Achos ein bod ni’n ymgyrchu tros yr ardal gyfan, roeddan ni’n gallu anfon taflenni trwy’r ddwy ysgol uwchradd a’r ddwy siop gyfrifiaduron ym Mhwllheli. Mewn undeb mae nerth.”
Roedd y targedau’n amrywio o 100 o enwau i 500 ac roedd hi’n bosib defnyddio tactegau gwahanol mewn gwahanol lefydd. Y peth pwysig, meddai Seimon, oedd fod y bobl leol yn benderfynol o lwyddo.
“Efallai nad oes gynnon ni ffyrdd a rheilffyrdd da iawn ym Mhen Llyn ond mi fydd gynnon ni’r cysylltiadau cyfathrebu.”
Local people show the way
When BT set broadband targets for every exchange on the Llyn peninsula, a group of local people were already on the job.
Within a few months, seven out of eight exchanges in the 01758 area had already reached the target.
“The crucial decision was to campaign over the area as a whole,” says Seimon Jones, who runs the website Penllyn.com which maintains community websites and which was instrumental in the campaign with a bilingual website Llyn.net.
“By campaining over the whole area, we were able to send leaflets out through the two local secondary schools and the two computer shops in Pwllheli. It’s a case of all for one.”
The targets ranged from 100 names to 500 and the campaigners were able to use different tactics in different places. The vital ingredient, says Seimon Jones, was the determination of local people.
“We may not have very good road and rail links in Llyn but now we will have the communications network.”
Chwilog gets 01/09/2004 RFS Broadband date! Posted Friday, May 7, 2004 by penllyn
BT themselves are doing a mailshot to all buainess line customers 1 month prior to each exchange being enabled, pointing out the benefits, pricing, and the WDA subsidy available to business in Wales. This means that you can have 1000kbps off BT with free modem and no setup charge for a monthly rate of £22.50! Taking that this is a legitimate business expense (tax deductable) its time the 56k modem was dumped for a 1000k line!
The Chwilog RFS date means that there are now 8 exchanges in Llyn in the pipeline to be ADSL enabled -
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