Skanska Wins Roll-Out Contract for British Emergency Network Worth GBP 20 million, SEK 300 million.Business Editors
STOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 26, 2001
Skanska has been awarded a framework agreement by BT Airwave to design and construct radio base stations as part of a new nationwide Public Safety Radio Communications Service - Airwave service.
The framework agreement is worth an estimated GBP GBP
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The Public Safety Radio Communications project will include services such as data transmission, vehicle location and automatic person location. The Tetra-system is designed to offer a service for the whole public safety community including police, ambulance, fire services
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The new network will significantly improve the co-ordination of resources - for the first time all public safety personnel will be able to network effectively both on the scene and in control centers.
The network is aimed at providing an almost total coverage anywhere in the UK. This includes 99 per cent coverage on all motorways and major roads and at least 96 per cent coverage on all minor roads.
Skanska's framework agreement was won in competitive tender on the strength of Skanska's established networks operations with British Telecom The telephone and communications carrier that provides services in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It used to be a division of the British Post Office, but was privatized in 1984 under Margaret Thatcher's administration. , BT, and other major cellular telecommunications Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications. businesses both in the UK and in mainland Europe.
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BT's Airwave service - www.bt.com/airwave
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