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The Newswire

In this section you can catch up on the latest news, press releases and statements from PageOne. For a complete listing of all news, please see the Newswire Archive.


Radiopaging 60 years on

In the September edition of Land Mobile magazine, Derek Banner, Chairman of the Critical Messaging Association of Europe, takes a look at radiopaging 60 years on and highlights the benefits of modern paging technology and summarises the main players and products. “Paging’s advantages have made it a standard for safety-critical and dedicated applications where fast, accurate […]


Capita PageOne Responders assist West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service during January floods

Capita’s PageOne Responder two-­way pagers assisted West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service to continue to meet the needs of the public during the January floods when a retained fire station became submerged under 5ft of water. Mytholmroyd Fire Station was unable to receive alert messages from the command and control room to mobilise its staff […]


Emergency Services Show 2016

Join PageOne at the Emergency Services Show 2016, 21-22 September, NEC Birmingham, Hall 5, Stand G54 as we show case the latest in mobile messaging technology and critical alerting solutions.


Addressing the challenges of ESN transition

The government’s Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) is set to replace the Airwave service with a new national mobile communications service, to be known as the Emergency Services Network (ESN). The transition is scheduled for 2017 and 2019 and preparations need to begin. Capita has published a new paper to help agencies gain awareness […]


B-APCO 2016 Conference & Exhibition

British APCO is at the heart of the UK’s public safety communications arena. The 2016 event will discuss the strategic topics surrounding public protection and disaster response (PPDR), technical standards such as MAIT and ONAT, the Emergency Services Network (ESN) and recent developments in the fields of smart cities and UAVs. Join PageOne, part of […]

Emergency services should share control rooms

Police, fire and ambulance services in England should share control rooms to improve their response to 999 calls, a Home Office minister has said. Read the full story here    


Resilient Scotland 2016

Visit PageOne at the Resilient Scotland Conference, Monday 22nd February 2016, RBS Gogarburn, Edinburgh, EH12 9BH. Topics this year include Internet & Cyber Security, IT Disaster Recovery and Storage Management, Major Incident and Crisis Management, BC Standards, audit lessons learned and best practice in BC Management, the use of software tools to manage major project implementation […]


PageOne to supply paging services to the public sector via new Network Services framework

PageOne Communications has been appointed by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) to provide paging and messaging services through the new Network Services framework agreement (RM1045). The new agreement enables organisations to bid to supply a range of technology services to the public sector. CCS estimates that spend through the agreement will be a minimum of […]


Belfast City Council’s Emergency Planning Team selects PageOne’s Connect messaging solution PageOne

PageOne Communications, a leading provider of critical messaging solutions to the public and private sectors, today announced that Belfast City Council has selected its Connect messaging solution to form a key part of its emergency communications strategy. From major flooding to severe weather conditions, fatal incidents and structural damage to buildings, Belfast City Council works with a number of different […]


Capita acquires PageOne

Capita, a UK leader in business process management and outsourcing solutions, has today acquired PageOne Communications Ltd. “In Capita, we have found a FTSE100 company, highly respected in the UK and with a strong private and public sector customer base that is a natural fit for our portfolio of critical messaging services from secure business […]