Telent delivers critical comms for North West 200

17 May 2024

Event organisers, media broadcast outlets, on-site emergency services personnel and visitors will all continue to have access to reliable connectivity at the largest outdoor sporting event in Ireland for the next three years.

This is thanks to a contract extension awarded to Telent to provide the voice and data communications infrastructure for the North West 200, with their successful collaboration set to span two decades.

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Virgin Media O2 Business signs 3-year tech deal with CCS

17 May 2024

Virgin Media O2 Business and Crown Commercial Service (CCS) have signed a new 3-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide enhanced technology and telecoms solutions to support ongoing digitisation efforts within the UK Government and broader public sector.

In 2022/23, CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits equal to £3.8 billion. Through this new agreement, public sector entities will gain access to a comprehensive portfolio of Virgin Media O2 Business telecoms products and services, designed to enhance collaboration, expedite digitalisation, and provide maximum value for money.

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Sepura scores contract for 11 English NHS Ambulance Trusts

14 May 2024

Sepura has been awarded the contract to supply the Department of Health and Social Care via the NHS Ambulance Radio Programme, its next generation of hand-portable mission critical communications devices for frontline ambulance staff across England.

The contract will enable 11 English NHS Ambulance Trusts to benefit from the very latest broadband technology which addresses the need for optimum performance across the testing environments and working practices of ambulance staff including front line clinicians.

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BT signs 10-year deal with Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police forces

10 May 2024

BT has signed a 10-year partnership, worth £70 million, to upgrade the IT and network services of both the Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police forces.

The two forces currently handle more than 1 million emergency and non-emergency calls and respond to more than 118,000 incidents of recorded crime each year.

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