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The Greater Manchester Loan Fund managed by Maven Capital Partners invests £750,000 in leading safety software business

21st Jun 2018

Award-winning risk and safety management software provider set to become the market leading digital solution for SMEs creating over 70 jobs in Greater Manchester read more..

ESN looking to quickly switch to open standards

18th Jun 2018

Sam Fenwick from Land Mobile magazine and our own BAPCO Journal, reports on the ESMCP update by Richard Hewlett at our recent Satellite Event in Edinburgh. read more..

PSCE to Collaborate with 5GIA on 5G for Public Safety

7th Jun 2018

Public Safety Communication Europe (PSCE) and 5G Infrastructure Association (5GIA), representing the European industry in the 5G-PPP Research Program, signed a cooperation agreement to foster collaboration on 5G development. read more..

SPA issues tender for Police Scotland integrated communications system

7th Jun 2018

The Scottish Police Authority has published a tender under which it plans to procure a £4.6m National Integrated Communication Control System (ICCS) for Police Scotland reports www.governmentcomputing.com read more..

European Consortium to Tackle IoT Interoperability, Cybersecurity

18th May 2018

A European consortium of 12 industry and academy partners from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom won approval from the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 to begin working on Brain-IoT. read more..

Simoco Opens Operations Center at Heathrow

18th May 2018

Simoco Wireless Solutions opened a network operations center (NOC) at Heathrow, which includes a 24/7 monitoring, troubleshooting and maintenance service for radio networks at the U.K.’s busiest airport. read more..

Motorola Reports Q1 Financials, Expects 5-Year Airwave Contract Extension

16th May 2018

Motorola Solutions reported first quarter financial results with sales of $1.5 billion, up 15 percent from a year ago, with growth in all geographic regions. read more..

EENA, DJI Expand Research into Drones for Public Safety

16th May 2018

The European Emergency Number Association (EENA), and DJI, a civilian drones and aerial imaging technology firm, are extending their research partnership to further integrate drones into rescue operations. read more..

British APCO signs new contract for BAPCO 'Show'

11th May 2018

British APCO has signed a new contract with current partners MA Exhibitions to deliver three more years of the BAPCO Annual Conference & Exhibition, the BAPCO Show. read more..

States of Jersey Police Signs 3-Year Contract for Mobile Solution

2nd May 2018

States of Jersey Police in the United Kingdom will deploy Motorola Solutions’ mobile solution as part of the force’s new digital policing initiative, SMARTpolice. The three-year contract will allow police officers to greatly improve efficiency by replacing paperwork activities with automated mobile processes. read more..

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..

New white paper released by Motorola Solutions and Reform

6th Apr 2018

Frontline online - Smarter blue light services 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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