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4G Emergency Services Network Announced

 The Spending Review and Autumn Statement was delivered to Parliament today and included £1 billion to be spent on 4G communications for the police and other emergency services. Known as ESN (Emergency Services Network) the new 4G network is designed to allow police officers and other emergency services personnel to undertake more tasks away from … Read More

Will Emergency Service Communication Move to 4G?

The UK is planning to move emergency services communications onto 4G mobile phone networks from 2016, scrapping the current dedicated emergency services radio spectrum and using 4G networks that are faster and allow data transfer. The Home Office insists that the emergency services need a “modernised communications network” in the interest of public health and … Read More