Home Office Claims First Live Emergency Services Network Tests

The new communications network for police, fire and other emergency responders has undergone its first live prioritisation tests on EE’s 4G network

The Home Office said it has conducted a successful live demonstration of the 4G technology intended to power its next-generation Emergency Services Network (ESN), in a step forward for the controversial project.

The ESN has been proposed as the successor to the existing system used by police, fire and other emergency organisations, a purpose-built network operated by Motorola subsidiary Airwave and built on the TETRA specification.

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Source: Silicon.co.uk