Communications roundup

Arup has been appointed to the UK Home Office’s £1 billion Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) to enhance critical emergency services capability and improve public safety. Arup will support KBR Ltd to deliver a modernised communications and data service using 4G technology. This is the first time emergency services operations will be managed at scale across a commercial network anywhere in the world. Arup will provide project management support, technical assurance and specialist training services to a network of approx. 300,000 staff across the Police, Fire and Ambulance Services and Trusts in the UK.