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Telefónica and Mercedes-Benz to build a 5G Factory

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Technical Challenges of Interoperability

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Public service transformation – setting the right strategy

19 Jun 2019, 12:23 p.m.

In this blog about improving digital transformation in government, Rob ...

SSE Enterprise Telecom, CityFibre forge new ethernet partnership

19 Jun 2019, 12:18 p.m.

UK connectivity supplier SSE Enterprise Telecoms has added CityFibre as ...

Cabinet Office says women still under-represented in cyber security sector

19 Jun 2019, 12:15 p.m.

The UK Cabinet Office said that scores of schoolgirls in ...

Government to consult on Bitcoin risks

19 Jun 2019, 10:48 a.m.

Emergency Services Network completion pushed back to December 2024

19 Jun 2019, 10:48 a.m.

Foreign Office cancels global connectivity procurement

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The European Standardization Perspective - Chantal Bonardi

19th Jun 2019

Delivered by Chantal Bonardi, EMTEL Technical Officer, ETSI


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Modern Infrastructure for Data-Driven Emergency Response - Jessica Reed

19th Jun 2019

Delivered by Jessica Reed, Director, European Operations at RapidSOS


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Drones for Public Safety and NG999 - Ben Ryland

19th Jun 2019

Delivered by Ben Ryland – Head of Public Sector, 4net Technologies


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Delivering Public Safety Services - Andrew Richardson

19th Jun 2019

Delivered by Andrew Richardson, Chief Commercial Officer, Realsafe Technologies Ltd


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BT call handling supplier perspective - John Medland

19th Jun 2019

Delivered by John Medland, 999 Policy Manager, BT


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The 999 ‘System’ - Darryl Keen

19th Jun 2019

Delivered by Darryl Keen, Chair of the 999 Liaison Committee and Chief of Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue Service


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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.