Paging's versatility

(Advertisement feature) Pagers are proving their value in a range of different settings and organisations through adding resilience, speeding up response times, and reducing costs, as demonstrated in this series of articles

Why two channels are better than one
A major UK ambulance service is using two-way paging to supplement the national TETRA radio network, adding a valued extra level of resilience to its radiocommunications

Though the UK operates a national TETRA radio network dedicated to its emergency services and other essential bodies, for one of these services an independent radio network is providing extra resilience.

In Scotland, two-way Responder pagers operating on the UK paging network of PageOne, part of Capita plc, provides a direct link with over 120 senior managers in the National Risk & Resilience team of the Scottish Ambulance Service – a mobile strategic operations team who provide 24/7 management oversight for large, protracted or serious incidents. And the service covers a huge area – not just the Scottish mainland, with its remote and mountainous regions, but the western and northern isles too.

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