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U.K. Home Office Releases New RF Test Requirements

20th Apr 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. read more..

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

20th Apr 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. read more..

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

13th Apr 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. read more..

ETSI Releases New Standard for Emergency App Interoperability

12th Apr 2018

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) released a new specification that defines the requirements and architecture of pan-European mobile emergency applications (PEMEA). The new specification enables emergency apps interoperability within Europe and beyond. read more..

Home Office Releases Coverage Testing Tender for ESN

12th Apr 2018

The U.K. Home Office released a tender to test coverage of the nationwide Emergency Services Network (ESN), which will be built on EE’s commercial Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. The coverage assurance solution will include application and server services, data collection and access services, development services, training and support services, and additional optional and associated services, the tender said. read more..

BAPCO 2018 Highlights Vlog

11th Apr 2018

Gert Jan R. Wolf was busy as ever at our Annual Conference & Exhibition capturing the highlights of a very busy two days. He has captured it all in a short vlog incorporating interviews with some of the exhibitors and BAPCO CEO Ian Thompson. read more..

A Mobile Future for Emergency Services?

10th Apr 2018

A global shift in the world’s economies, technologies and societies is driving unprecedented change, not just in our personal lives, but also in the critical communications and emergency services sectors. Most prominently is the new Emergency Services Network (ESN). So says the latest blog from Platinum Partner APD Communications. read more..

New white paper released by Motorola Solutions and Reform

6th Apr 2018

Frontline online - Smarter blue light services read more..

BAPCO 2018 Presentations Available

29th Mar 2018

We are grateful to all of our presenters at BAPCO 2018. Those presentations which can be shared more widely are now available for BAPCO members. read more..

TCCA CEO Tony Gray on BAPCO 2019 with CCE

28th Mar 2018

See and hear what TCCA CEO Tony Gray thinks of the recently announced plans to host Critical Communications Europe in association with BAPCO 2019 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. read more..

CITYFORUM REPORT ON DIGITAL POLICING

16th Mar 2018

Motorola Solutions is delighted to share with you the Summary and Recommendations Report of the Third Cityforum Annual Digital Policing Summit held in late 2017. read more..

Meet the next generation of control rooms

15th Mar 2018

Discover how APD's cloud-based solutions are helping under-pressure emergency services to manage demand and protect their investments in control room solutions. read more..

Emergency Services Network (ESN) news update

15th Mar 2018

The Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) recently launched an Invitation to Tender (ITT) to procure a supplier to develop and support an independent testing and reporting capability to initially assess EE’s commercial 4G coverage followed by ESN. read more..

Control Room Awards 2018 - Leader of the Year Award is BAPCO member, Phil Quickenden

9th Mar 2018

BAPCO CEO presents fellow BAPCO member with his Leader of the Year award at last night's APD Control Room Awards. read more..

Email Access Everywhere, Even Without Internet Connection

25th Jan 2018

In today’s fast paced world access to email, text messaging and data is part of our everyday life, but what if your profession takes you outside traditional coverage areas, or even worse a natural or manmade disaster wipes out networks and infrastructure in typical coverage zones. read more..

Introducing the BAPCO Satellite Series

15th Jan 2018

Following the successful launch of our additional event in May 2017, we have decided to rename our regional events as the BAPCO Satellite Series. read more..

Behind the scenes on Birmingham derby day with football fans and police – video

2nd Jan 2018

Police on the streets separating rival supporters, cordons restricting access around the ground, holding the away end back after full time: these are familiar experiences for football fans attending derbies up and down the country. Here we go behind the scenes at Birmingham City v Aston Villa to explore how police and fans interact with each other on match day. read more..

Government publishes 5G Strategy Update

21st Dec 2017

The government has published an update to its 5G strategy, which was originally launched in this year’s Spring Budget. read more..

BAPCO supports Control Room Awards

11th Dec 2017

British APCO has thrown its weight behind the first national awards to celebrate unsung heroes within emergency services and other critical control operations. read more..

Control Room Awards launched to celebrate unsung heroes of the emergency services

4th Dec 2017

APD, a company specialising in mission critical solutions for the emergency services has launched the first awards to recognise and celebrate unsung heroes working behind the scenes in control rooms across the UK. read more..

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30th Oct 2017

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