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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.


Pager network resilience is a major asset for today’s NHS

Terrorism remains a very real and ever-present danger in our lives with the UK government classifying the current threat as ‘severe’, meaning that an attack is highly likely. Our emergency services are therefore prepared to respond to a major terrorist incident at any moment. The NHS is no exception and it has to be as […]


TLS v 1.0 Deprecation

Security is at the heart of PageOne messaging services. In line with industry standards and best practice we have reviewed the SSL/TLS encryption protocols employed within our online services and have decided to deprecate support for the older SSL/TLS v1.0 protocol and associated cipher suites by 31st March 2019. Read the full notice here.


Dependable alerting with triple resilience

With its triple resilience alerting concept based on two way paging, the PageOne network is enjoying an upsurge in usage. Chief Executive Chris Jones answers questions from Richard Lambley of Land Mobile and talks about what benefits triple resilience offers, and the future of paging. Read the feature here .


The paging revolution

In the December issue of the Emergency Services Times read how PageOne are poised to become the sole national paging provider across the UK. Paging lives on as one of the most dependable methods of getting the message across, especially in challenging circumstances.  Paging offers an efficient, quick and cost effective way to deliver your […]


Vodafone announces November closure of its paging network

Vodafone has announced it is to close its paging network and services from 30th November 2017.   Vodafone’s decision came after the CMA’s recent decision to refer Vodafone’s proposed transfer of its paging service to PageOne to an in-depth phase 2 investigation. This means that in order to maintain a paging service going forward Vodafone paging customers will need […]


Competition & Markets Authority decision to refer PageOne acquisition of Vodafone Paging customers to a phase 2 investigation

PageOne is disappointed with the CMA decision to refer its proposed acquisition of Vodafone paging customers to an in-depth phase two investigation and as a result will no longer be pursuing the merger. PageOne stands by its belief that the proposed merger was in the best interests of customers for wide-area public paging in the UK, and respects Vodafone’s decision to pursue the closure of its own paging […]


999eye wins BAPCO Innovation Award

PageOne is pleased to announce Capita’s 999eye Emergency Streaming service, developed in conjunction with West Midlands Fire & Rescue Service and hosted by PageOne, has won the BACPO 2017 conference Product Innovation Award. Showcased at BAPCO 2017 as part of the Product Innovation Zone, visitors voted 999eye as the product they believed would have the greatest impact on public safety communications. […]


Capita announces intention to acquire Vodafone UK’s paging service

Capita has reached an agreement with Vodafone UK to acquire its paging service, with Vodafone’s UK-wide paging customer base transferring to Capita’s PageOne business. This proposed acquisition will extend the future of wide-area paging services in the UK in an increasingly competitive mobile messaging market and enable Capita’s PageOne business to offer its extended range […]


Capita & PageOne launch 999eye

An innovative solution has been launched that enables emergency control rooms to be at the heart of unfolding incidents by viewing live footage streamed from eye witnesses at the scene. Launched by Capita in collaboration with West Midlands Fire Service, 999eye is the first-ever smartphone solution that enables 999 callers, with compatible mobile devices, to […]


Blue Light Innovation – 1st Nov

Join PageOne on the Capita stand at the Blue Light Innovation show on 1st November, QEII Centre, London. Blue Light Innovation is the show for those looking to improve emergency services delivery through collaboration and innovation. Along with West Midlands Fire Service, Capita and PageOne will be showcasing 999Eye, an innovative new service that allows 999 […]