MCPTT Plugtests and MCOP — What's New? - Webinar

18th August 2018

The second mission-critical push to talk (MCPTT) Plugtests event that included 31 vendors recently took place at Texas A&M University in College Station. This webinar will present the results from the week-long event, organized by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) together with TCCA and other supporters. The event tested more than 300 combinations of vendors and equipment based on Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 14.

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JVCKENWOOD to invest in Tait International

17th August 2018

JVCKENWOOD has entered into an agreement for a share acquisition and a capital and business alliance with Tait International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tait and revealed that it is looking to launch a broadband solutions business as a top priority.

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Hytera Mobilfunk Partners with Business Application Firm

16th August 2018

Mobile2b became a new Hytera Mobilfunk application partner. Hytera's multimode radios and the myBusiness.AI digitalization platform from Mobile2b will be integrated to simplify and streamline work processes within companies.

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Latest Resources


BAPCO Satellite Series - Newcastle - Paper Submission Form

31st Jul 2018

Submission deadline 26 September 2018.

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Press Release - APD launches Tapestry of the Emergency Services with tech community

25th Jul 2018

APD chose the Centre for Digital Innovation (C4DI) tech hub in the company’s home city of Hull as the launch venue for its colourful illustration of its work supporting emergency services organisations. The 6ft by 4ft creation, called the Tapestry of the Emergency Services, was unveiled at C4DI and it now has pride of place in APD’s reception at Newland Science Park, adjacent to the University of Hull. Visitors to APD are invited to continue to contribute to a living piece of art that tells the story of the emergency services and how they will evolve over time.

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July 2018

17th Jul 2018

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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.