Arqiva, the communications infrastructure and media services company, has won a contract to install and de-install communications equipment for vehicles belonging to the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service. Geographically, the service covers the largest area of any fire and rescue service in England and Wales.
Under the terms of the contract, Arqiva will install and de-install radios, MDT and Pump Bay Voice Terminals from different types of vehicles such as officers’ cars, 4x4s, vans and fire appliances.
The contract will be carried out by Arqiva’s Secure Solutions business, which provides reliable and secure networks and infrastructure to various customers such as the Government and emergency services, as well as industry sectors such as transport and utilities.
Nigel Williams, Head of ICT at Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, said, “As Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service covers such a large area it is imperative that our vehicles’ equipment operates to a high standard. Arqiva has a strong track record providing secure and reliable solutions in this field, which makes us confident we will maintain these high standards across our fleet.”
Stephen Doran, Director of Secure Solutions at Arqiva, said, “It’s always rewarding to be recognised by one’s customers as providing the strongest solutions – we at Arqiva pride ourselves in providing vital communications infrastructure and equipment to the country’s most crucial emergency services.
“This contract is a further example of the confidence the UK’s emergency services have in Arqiva’s Secure Solutions team to deliver reliable and innovative communications solutions. We look forward to installing essential radio and mobile data equipment to Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service. The equipment will be invaluable as they continue to keep communities safe.”