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Jo Smith – Corgarff
Peter Duffus - Glenbuchat
40 -50 Households
Not all permanent
Farming
Estate management
One person businesses
Joiner
Electrician
On line editor
Artist
Horse breeder
Accountant
Glenbuchat
Corgarff
Project development
• Glenbuchat
Community involvement, hall committee,
Project committee off-shoot from existing
community committee
Email and Local web site contact,
Previous attempts to get funding
• Corgarff, mainly Jo, 8 years lobbying.
Project development
• 4 project meetings
• On committee: Alaistar Nicolson and Shaun
Marley, Community Broadband Scotland,
David Watson, National Park, Roddy
Mathieson, Aberdeenshire Council, Nick
Mardall, Deeside Donside Partnership
Representatives: Glenbuchat and Corgarff
Project development
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Visit to Laggan Project
Set up Bank Account
Started Mapping
Start Speed testing
Aberdeenshire Council Equipment field trials
Nil
Nil
1.6MBs
Aberdeen
16.4MBs
0.6MBs
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Aspirations
Future proof fast broadband
Is this almost a right now a days
Health
Education
Agriculture
Community Life
Shopping
Social life.
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Problems
Donald Rumsfelt problem : we don’t know
what we don’t know
If you’ve never had it, you don’t miss it
What technology is available, let alone which
is best?
What is BT going to do: ?misleading
customers.?
Keeping local interest going

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