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Does Vodafone have ESN over a barrel?

Does Vodafone have ESN over a barrel?

The Home Office's plan to replace the Airwave TETRA network with the LTE-based Emergency Services Network could be faced with more turmoil, following the news that Motorola Solutions subcontractor Vodafone has announced its intention to switch off i…

Sam Fenwick, 1st February 2017
Start of ESN transition now scheduled for mid-2018

Start of ESN transition now scheduled for mid-2018

The transition of the emergency services from the Airwave TETRA network onto the Emergency Services Network (ESN) is now expected by the Emergency Services Mobile Services Communications Programme (ESMCP) to begin at the earliest in mid-2018. Previous…

Sam Fenwick, 11th January 2017
FCS Business Radio 2016: Looking to the future

FCS Business Radio 2016: Looking to the future

Land Mobile reports from this year’s FCS Business Radio event, which covered the UHF Strategic Review, mission-critical data services, Ofcom’s use of drones and more Business radio’s demise has been predicted for the last 15 years, an…

Sam Fenwick, 3rd January 2017
PMRExpo: From the exhibition hall

PMRExpo: From the exhibition hall

Land Mobile combed PMRExpo’s well-stocked exhibition hall for the latest devices and solutions. Here’s our pick of the crop One of the most striking things about PMRExpo was the large number of exhibitors hailing from China, with most…

Sam Fenwick, 3rd January 2017
In the market for... DMR base stations

In the market for... DMR base stations

Richard Martin delves into the main factors that need to be considered when specifying DMR infrastructure, such as base stations and repeaters Shopping centres, industrial plants, and ports are just a few of the applications for two-way radio, an…

Admin, 3rd January 2017
Trunking with true grit

Trunking with true grit

Wirral Council’s gritters and community safety teams are benefiting from SFL Mobile Radio’s modern digital trunked network, WirralNET. Sam Fenwick investigates The Wirral peninsula, which sits across the River Mersey from Liverpool, has a…

Sam Fenwick, 3rd January 2017
Welsh Slate: quarrying in safety thanks to two-way radio

Welsh Slate: quarrying in safety thanks to two-way radio

A rented radio system helps to ensure safe and productive operation of a quarry in North Wales. Richard Lambley investigates A sharp left turn off the main road, an awkward zigzag as we pass under a railway bridge, and we’re on a narrow lane…

Richard Lambley, 30th November 2016
Improving security with wireless technology: Better safe than sorry

Improving security with wireless technology: Better safe than sorry

Philip Mason examines how the security industry is using cutting-edge wireless technology to protect life and property in a world of constantly evolving threats The security sector has been the beneficiary of technological advances   While still …

Philip Mason, 30th November 2016
Staying legal, staying safe

Staying legal, staying safe

The march of progress has made buying and using two-way radios easier. However, as Piers Bedford and Sam Fenwick discover, there’s still much that buyers need to know to ensure they are purchasing safe and legally compliant equipment We are all…

Sam Fenwick, 30th November 2016
Transmission on tour

Transmission on tour

London City Tour needs reliable radio communications to ensure the safety of its drivers and passengers. Sam Fenwick visited its Heathrow depot to find out more You can’t go far in central London without seeing one of the ubiquitous red London Ci…

Sam Fenwick, 30th October 2016
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