Live Sector News

UK Ministry of Defence to launch £1.5bn framework for digital and IT suppliers

22 Oct 2019, 4:11 p.m.

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) plans to establish a ...

UK Housing Minister plans digital revolution for PropTech sector

22 Oct 2019, 4 p.m.

UK Housing Minister Esther McVey has unveiled plans to bring ...

Minister clarifies death-penalty clause in UK-US data-sharing agreement

22 Oct 2019, 12:36 p.m.

Australian Government plans beefed-up cloud marketplace

22 Oct 2019, 12:09 p.m.

University of Manchester to launch £50m cloud framework

22 Oct 2019, 11:15 a.m.

Direct Mode Enhancements Move Forward in Latest 3GPP Standards

22 Oct 2019, 7 a.m.

First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) officials participated in the Sept. ...

UK set for nationwide roll-out of electronic prescription service

21 Oct 2019, 4:14 p.m.

The UK Department of Health and Social Care is set ...

Granicus launches govService in US after acquiring UK’s Firmstep

21 Oct 2019, 4:01 p.m.

Granicus, a cloud-based software solutions and digital engagement services company, ...


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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.