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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.


2019 trends

We asked Managing Director Chris Jones to tell us about the trends that will be affecting the critical communications industry in 2019. These are three to watch. Trends 2019



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 …


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 …


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, …


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 …


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 …


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 …


999eye wins BAPCO Innovation Award

999eye Product Innovation awardPageOne 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 …


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 …


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, …