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U.K. Home Office Releases New RF Test Requirements

20th April 2018

The U.K. Home Office released an RF susceptibility test requirement that applies to electrical and electronic equipment where immunity to RF interference is of principal importance.

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EE Gains 3.5 GHz Spectrum in U.K. Mobile Services Auction

20th April 2018

EE was allocated 3.54 – 3.58 GHz spectrum in the U.K. 4G and 5G airwaves auction, paying an additional £1 million (US$1.4 million) from the assignment stage. EE won the 40 megahertz of 3.4 GHz spectrum at a cost of £302.6 million (US$431.4 million) in the assignment stage.

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APD Communications is the first to gain accreditation for next generation Emergency Services Network

13th April 2018

Software developed by technology leader APD Communications is the first to be officially certified to support a new state-of-the-art LTE-based communications network for the UK’s emergency services.

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Live Sector News

Birmingham to take back control as it sets out a new ICT and digital vision

20 Apr 2018, 5:11 p.m.

City council to host May market engagement event as it ...

Cyber crime “generates $1.5tn every year”

20 Apr 2018, 4:39 p.m.

Cyber crime generates $1.5tn (£1.1tn) of revenue a year, according ...

New EU digital evidence rules step up demands on cloud providers

20 Apr 2018, 3:56 p.m.

Rules mandate delivery of cloud-based information to authorities within 10 ...

New EU digital evidence rules step up demands on cloud providers

20 Apr 2018, 3:56 p.m.

Rules mandate delivery of cloud-based information to authorities within 10 ...

Quartet of clinicians start NHS Digital secondment scheme

20 Apr 2018, 12:29 p.m.

Facebook is planning to sever 1.5bn users’ access to GDPR

20 Apr 2018, 12:02 p.m.

Facebook plans to change its terms of service next month ...

How the Parliamentary Digital Service is working to keep the Commons secure

20 Apr 2018, 10:54 a.m.

Birmingham moves away from Capita JV and plans to ‘become a systems integrator’

20 Apr 2018, 5:24 a.m.

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Improving Crowd Resilience (ICR) Demo Day Agenda

12th Apr 2018

Improving Crowd Resilience Demonstration Day Following the 2017 terror attacks which targeted crowded places, the Office for Security and Counter Terrorism (OSCT) and Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) launched a competition with £1 million of funding available to develop innovative approaches to improve crowd resilience. The competition phase has generated 5 projects which will move from TRL 1-3 to TRL3-5 by May 2018. These projects are eligible to apply for a second phase of funding to support their progression towards the market.


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Improving Crowd Resilience (ICR) Demo Day Project Extracts

12th Apr 2018

Following the 2017 terror attacks which targeted crowded places, the Office for Security and Counter Terrorism (OSCT) and Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) launched a £1 million competition to develop innovative approaches to improve crowd resilience. These innovative ideas will be demonstrated at an event on the 3rd May in London. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/improving-crowd-resilience-demonstration-day-registration-44664582970


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BAPCO 2018 Ian Thompson Explains What BAPCO is all about.

11th Apr 2018

An excerpt from Gert Jan R. Wolf's vlog of BAPCO 2018 in which BAPCO CEO Ian Thompson explains where BAPCO came from, what we do and why people should join and come to our events.


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Frontline online - Smarter blue light services

06th Apr 2018

White Paper submitted by Motorola Solutions in collaboration with Reform


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BAPCO 2018 - Control Rooms in the Cloud

29th Mar 2018

Yann Marston, Motorola Solutions


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British APCO (previously known as BAPCO) is now acknowledged as the leading UK based Association in the British Isles for all professionals in public safety and civil contingencies communications and information systems.

British APCO is a growing community with extensive communications knowledge gained as a result of delivering real life public safety.  We are an independent, user led, not for profit association working to improve emergency services and public safety communications and information technology for everybody’s benefit.

British APCO members are an important part of a worldwide network of public safety communications and information technology professionals.  British APCO is affiliated to APCO Global Alliance which includes sister organisations representing public safety users in the USA and Canada.

Our members' individual experience, knowledge and expertise combined with that of our partners worldwide helps British APCO act as a hub for knowledge and support in a fast moving sector focused on public safety.