CCEurope & BAPCO Exhibitor News

World’s first cross-border emergency communication network in operation in Norway and Sweden
BAPCO/CCE 2019 Coventry – FREQUENTIS enables Norway and Sweden to strengthen emergency communication and save lives – Norway and Sweden have become the first two countries in the world to connect their national emergency communication networks. The Frequentis control room communication solution allows all Norwegian emergency centres to seamlessly manage both domestic and foreign resources on the Norwegian public safety network, Nødnett.
Read more https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/world-s-first-cross-border-emergency-communication-network-in-operation-in-norway-and-Sweden

Motorola Solutions and Sierra Wireless Provide Broadband Communications for First Responders on the Road
Motorola Solutions products will work seamlessly with Sierra Wireless’ AirLink® in-vehicle routers for mission-critical LTE data sharing and communications
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/motorola-solutions-and-sierra-wireless-provide-broadband-communications-for-first-responders-on-the-road

Metropolitan Police Service Invests in Sepura TETRA Terminals in Force-Wide Refresh
Cambridge, 7th March 2019- The Metropolitan Police Service has selected Sepura’s SC2 Series of TETRA terminals to replace their existing fleet in an agreement forming one of the largest single orders ever received by the UK-based TETRA specialist manufacturer.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/metropolitan-police-service-invests-in-sepura-tetra-terminals-in-force-wide-refresh

Motorola Solutions Equips German Federal Police with Body-Worn-Cameras and Digital Evidence Management Software
Roll-out includes 2,300 Motorola Solutions Si500 Video Speaker Microphones with integrated body-worn video camera to help protect law enforcement officers and citizens and aid in solving crimes
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/motorola-solutions-equips-german-federal-police-with-body-worn-cameras-and-digital-evidence-management-software

Bittium received a purchase order from the Finnish Defence Forces for maintenance and further development of Bittium TAC WIN and Bittium Tough VoIP systems during 2019-2020

Bittium has received a purchase order from the Finnish Defence Forces for the maintenance and further development of systems and related products meant for tactical communications. The purchase order includes the maintenance and further development of the Software Defined Radio based Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network™ (TAC WIN) system, the Bittium Tough VoIP™ system for tactical IP calls and data transfer, as well as the products related to the systems. These systems are used by the Finnish Defence Forces to support their reformed combat doctrine, where mobility, leading the troops on the move and effective communications play a key role.
Read more… https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/bittium-received-a-purchase-order-from-the-finnish-defence-forces-for-maintenance-and-further-development-of-bittium-tac-win-and-bittium-tough-voip-systems-during-2019-2020

Rajant’s CCTV Network Solution Supporting Public Safety at Royal Weddings will be showcased at AUK’s BAPCO 2019 with CCE
Visit Rajant to gain insights into the successful deployment with Thames Valley Police
Read more… https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/rajant-s-cctv-network-solution-supporting-public-safety-at-royal-weddings-will-be-showcased-at-uk-s-bapco-2019-with-cc-europe

Hexagon and Frequentis Partner for Integrated Control Room Solutions
BAPCO/CCE – Coventry UK, March 2019 – Formal strategic partnership to deliver outstanding control room solutions for a safer world. Hexagon and Frequentis, industry leaders in incident management and critical communications systems, have partnered to deliver an integrated solution for public safety control rooms in the UK. The partnership allows emergency services to deploy a proven, best-of-breed solution at the heart of their critical control room ecosystem, which promotes innovation and constant evolution, while avoiding supplier lock-in.
Read more… https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/hexagon-and-frequentis-partner-for-integrated-control-room-solutions

Crowd safety app to launch following Home Office funding – New app to be launched to help keep people safe in crowded places
A new app to keep people safe in crowded places will be used at a major London location, after an award of almost £250,000 from the Home Office. The app, called The Krowd, is the first project to be launched publicly under a scheme set up in response to the terror attacks in 2017.
Read more… https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/crowd-safety-app-to-launch-following-home-office-funding-new-app-to-be-launched-to-help-keep-people-safe-in-crowded-places

ETELM to give TETRA and LTE inter connection advice at BAPCO 2019 and CC Europe
Public safety organisations  get expert advice on TETRA and LTE interconnection at the  BAPCO trade show, thanks to a presentation from radio communications specialist ETELM.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/etelm-to-give-tetra-and-lte-inter-connection-advice-at-bapco-2019-and-cc-eurpope

Traka’s Safety Equipment Management Solutions On Show At BAPCO/CCE 201
Traka is attending BAPCO’s Annual Conference to present its latest multiple device and asset management solutions that ensure longevity of essential communications and safety equipment.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/traka-s-safety-equipment-management-solutions-on-show-at-bapcocce-2019

Hytera Mobilfunk brings the latest broadband solutions to the 25th annual Hamburg Communications Day
The Hytera Mobilfunk GmbH team brings its latest broadband products to the 25th Hamburg Communications Day
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/hytera-mobilfunk-brings-the-latest-broadband-solutions-to-the-25th-annual-hamburg-communications-day

Ericsson to transform Tele2 Russia network towards 5G
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected by Tele2 Russia to upgrade its network with the 5G-ready Ericsson Radio System, including software. More than 50,000 base stations will be deployed across the country as part of the five-year network modernization deal.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/ericsson-to-transform-tele2-russia-network-towards-5g

55th Munich Security Conference relied on Airbus’ communication technology
Together with Munich’s municipal utility operator “Stadtwerke München”, Airbus has equipped the 55th Munich Security Conference (MSC) with mission-critical and encrypted communication solutions. The organisers thus opted for a highly modern Tetra system – for the eighth time in a row. It supported around 120 personnel who coordinated logistics and protected high-level participants in the fields of international politics, business and media.
Read more… https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/55th-munich-security-conference-relied-on-airbus-communication-technology

Motorola Solutions Will Modernise and Upgrade Lithuanian Public Safety Communications Network
Five-year maintenance, upgrade and support contract signed with Information Technology and Communications Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/motorola-solutions-will-modernise-and-upgrade-lithuanian-public-safety-communications-network

Capita and MAC Ltd Delivering The Internet of Public Safety Things
Read more… https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/capita-and-mac-ltd-delivering-the-internet-of-public-safety-things

Excelerate Launch New Demonstration Vehicle enabling Zero Gap Connectivity On-The-Move
Excelerate have recently launched a new demonstration vehicle in the shape of a 4 x 4 Ford Ranger. This new connected vehicle is a first-of-its-kind in the UK and provides superior ‘always on’ connectivity.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/excelerate-launch-new-demonstration-vehicle-enabling-zero-gap-connectivity-on-the-move-see-it-at-bapcocc-europe-2019

Public Sector lagging behind on ‘Voice First’ technology strategy but Public Safety looking to the future
By Richard Stevenson, CEO, Red Box Today, voice is a critical data set for the digital transformation of both private and public sector businesses. It holds much more value than any other means of communication because it conveys context, sentiment, intent, emotion and actions, providing real intelligence and driving valuable business outcomes.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/excelerate-launch-new-demonstration-vehicle-enabling-zero-gap-connectivity-on-the-move-see-it-at-bapcocc-europe-2019

Sepura Achieves Milestone of 45,000 TETRA Terminals Sold Through the National Police ICT Framework
Sepura has achieved a significant milestone in selling 45,000 TETRA radio terminals to UK public safety organisations since the introduction of the national Police ICT framework in November 2018.
Read more… https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/sepura-achieves-milestone-of-45-000-tetra-terminals-sold-through-the-national-police-ict-framework

Ericsson enhances 5G Platform for smooth network evolution
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is evolving its 5G Platform with portfolio additions across core, radio access and transport areas, as well as service orchestration. These add-ons make the platform more dynamic and flexible, enabling service providers to smoothly evolve their networks and deploy 5G at scale.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/ericsson-enhances-5g-platform-for-smooth-network-evolution

ETSI completed its first remote Mission Critical Plugtests event
ETSI has just ended its third MCX Plugtests, which is the first remote PlugtestsTM within the MCX Plugtests programme, from 3 Dec 2018 until 31 Jan 2019.
Read more… https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/etsi-completed-its-first-remote-mission-critical-plugtests-event

Sepura Introduce New Body-Worn Video Camera for Public Safety Users
Sepura have unveiled their new body-worn video camera accessory whilst at the BAPCO show in Coventry, UK. The sRVM (Remote Video Microphone) is a robust, feature-rich recording device combined with remote speaker microphone functionality.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/sepura-introduce-new-body-worn-video-camera-for-public-safety-users

Sepura Case Study: Shell Pulau Bukom Manufacturing; Delivering Communications for Petrochemical Plants
Shell’s Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site is an integrated oil and petrochemicals site with manufacturing facilities for fuels, lubricant based oils and speciality chemicals, located off Singapore.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/sepura-case-study-shell-pulau-bukom-manufacturing-delivering-communications-for-petrochemical-plants

Metropolitan Police Service Invests in Sepura TETRA Terminals in Force-Wide Refresh
Cambridge, 7th March 2019- The Metropolitan Police Service has selected Sepura’s SC2 Series of TETRA terminals to replace their existing fleet in an agreement forming one of the largest single orders ever received by the UK-based TETRA specialist manufacturer.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/metropolitan-police-service-invests-in-sepura-tetra-terminals-in-force-wide-refresh

Motorola Solutions Equips German Federal Police with Body-Worn-Cameras and Digital Evidence Management Software
Roll-out includes 2,300 Motorola Solutions Si500 Video Speaker Microphones with integrated body-worn video camera to help protect law enforcement officers and citizens and aid in solving crimes
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/motorola-solutions-equips-german-federal-police-with-body-worn-cameras-and-digital-evidence-management-software

The French Ministry of Interior selects PRESCOM to ensure interoperability between Mission Critical next generation network and legacy narrow band networks
PRESCOM announced a new collaboration with the French Ministry of Interior (MoI) to supply its MCPTT-PMR gateway as part of the French state procurement tender of equipment and services, PCSTORM – Lot 5 “Gateway to narrow band systems”. PRESCOM’s MCPTT-PMR gateways will ensure the continuity of exchanges of all or part of voice and data services between users of narrow-band networks and users equipped with PCSTORM solutions. The compatibility with next generation networks is ensured by the 3GPP compliance.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/the-french-ministry-of-interior-selects-prescom-to-ensure-interoperability-between-mission-critical-next-generation-network-and-legacy-narrow-band-networks

Spotlight on Control Room Transformation
CC EUROPE 2019: SPOTLIGHT ON CONTROL ROOM TRANSFORMATION. Part 3 in a series of reflections in the lead-up to Critical Communications Europe and BAPCO Annual Conference & Exhibition 2019
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/spotlight-on-control-room-transformation

Police Scotland to Deploy Motorola Solutions Pronto, a Leading Digital Policing Application Developed in Scotland
Jan. 22, 2019 – Motorola Solutions has been awarded a three year contract to roll-out its Pronto digital policing application software to 10,000 officers across Scotland. The contract is part of a broader deal between Police Scotland and EE, part of BT Group, to deliver its National Mobile Working Solution.
Read more…https://www.critical-communications-world.com/europe/news/police-scotland-to-deploy-motorola-solutions-pronto-a-leading-digital-policing-application-developed-in-scotland