News (August 2019)

International Control Room week returns to celebrate unsung heroes

30th Aug 2019

An international campaign which shines a light on critical control room staff is returning for a second year, with organisers urging emergency services organisations to make it even bigger and better. read more..

U.K. Home Office Selects Cobham for US$78M ESN Air-to-Ground Contract

20th Aug 2019

The U.K. Home Office selected Cobham to provide Emergency Services Network (ESN) Aircraft Communications System (ACS) in a contract worth £64 million (US$77.7 million). The ACS contract forms part of the as part of the Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) and is responsible for delivering the equipment and associated services to deliver the communications devices for the air-to-ground capability, approved for use on the ESN. read more..

ESN Finalizes 50th Extended Area Service Mast for Rural Coverage

20th Aug 2019

The U.K. Emergency Services Network (ESN) said it met its commitment to build 50 Extended Area Service (EAS) masts by the end of July. The EAS program is responsible for providing ESN covering in remote and rural areas of Great Britain by building a new network of masts. read more..

PSTA puts its weightbehind P25 DFSI for LMR/LTE interoperability

7th Aug 2019

The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) has released a report that recommends the use of the P25 Digital Fixed Station Interface (DFSI) for LMR/LTE interoperability. read more..

New HQ rewards staff for growth and makes APD a magnet for tech talent

5th Aug 2019

Tech business APD Communications has moved into ultra-modern new offices as a springboard for further growth. read more..

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