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Frequentis successfully demonstrates additional voice and data features for ESN

In the latest testing phase for the Emergency Services Network (ESN) project with the Home Office, Frequentis has successfully demonstrated the additional voice and data feature set. The Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) is delivering the new Emergency Services Network (ESN) critical communication system, which will replace the current TETRA-based Airwave system with a… Read more »

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service deploys ESN-ready mobile communications solution

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service is set to be an early adopter of the new Emergency Services Network (ESN) with the deployment of a Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) solution across its fleet of 66 vehicles, using Panasonic TOUGHBOOK devices and Gigabit-class ruggedised LTE routers provided by Cradlepoint. Working closely with Panasonic and Cradlepoint, the fire… Read more »

Capita renews contract to support Northumbria Police with network services

Capita plc has secured a two-year contract renewal worth £740,000 to deliver managed wide area network (WAN) services to Northumbria Police. The WAN services enable the force to take emergency calls and mobilise resources to manage incidents, supporting communities within their service areas. Northumbria Police serves a population of 1.5 million people, covering an area… Read more »

Ambipar Response acquires Enviroclear Site Services

Ambipar Response Limited, a leader in environmental management, has announced the acquisition of Enviroclear Site Services Ltd, which is based in Wrexham, North Wales. Ambipar Response has earned a worldwide reputation for quality in environmental services and consultancy, with 70 years of experience responding to incidents. The company’s services include pollution response, accredited training, consultancy… Read more »

Dräger wins place on national YPO PPE framework

Specialist personal protective equipment (PPE) from Dräger, an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology, will now be available to all emergency services and blue light organisations in the UK through a new framework agreement with public sector procurement specialists, YPO. The Emergency Services and Blue Light framework agreement specifically covers three… Read more »

London Ambulance Service crews trial body worn cameras

Ambulance crews in London have begun wearing body cameras to protect them from violent assaults and threats. The new kit is being rolled out as part of a trial, starting in areas where London Ambulance Service staff and volunteers are considered to be most at risk, based on previous incidents. Medics can press a button… Read more »

Three steps to sustainability for the emergency services

Tammy Carter, Head of Category – Fleet, Crown Commercial Service, outlines the three steps that organisations looking to shift to sustainable fleet solutions need to consider. One positive effect of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has been the beneficial impact less travel has had on air quality. With people realising the benefits of this, there has… Read more »

Project Siren: Ford and Venari to launch new lightweight ambulance

In the week that Ford of Britain and Venari Group jointly announced the launch of a new lightweight ambulance based on the Ford Transit chassis cab under the code name Project Siren, Emergency Services Times was granted an exclusive interview with Dr Graham Hoare OBE, Executive Director, Business Transformation & Chairman, Ford of Britain, and… Read more »