BBC Wales downloads on the Eisteddfod field
This year, for the first time on the National Eisteddfod field,
visitors will be able to download information about BBC Wales direct to
their phones using Bluetooth technology - and it's all free.
activating Bluetooth on their mobile phones within dedicated zones, users
can receive a wealth of ringtones, pictures as well as a map of the field
and the latest results.
The development is very exiting for BBC Wales which already provides
programmes from the Flintshire National Eisteddfod for S4C, programmes
throughought the week on BBC Radio Cymru and a dedicated
website – bbc.co.uk/eisteddfod – with all the news from the festival.
Keith Jones, Head of Welsh Language Programmes for BBC Wales, says: "We're delighted to be able to offer this new service. The BBC is at the
forefront of new technology and it's apt therefore that we use this
exciting platform to connect with our audiences who will be visiting the
Amongst the information available will be an animation of C2 presenter
Glyn Wise along with a screen saver and a special Glyn ringtone.
Glyn says: "I can't wait to hear the Glyn ringtone all over the Eisteddfod field and
Maes B. I hope all my fans will download it and make it the ringtone of
Also available to download is the C2 guide to the Eisteddfod and
Ffeil fans can receive their favourite presenter pictures
straight to their phones and Doctor Who fanatics can download
special sound effects and pictures of the characters from the hit series.
Daily weather reports for the maes will be available along with a
selection of winning poetry from the Cyfansoddiadau, the Eisteddfod's
Information about BBC Wales on S4C programmes will also be available
through the service throughout the week.
BBC Wales Press Office