DAB radio countdown begins in earnest

The Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy has told a conference of more than 200 broadcasters, manufacturers, retailers and industry stakeholders that the countdown to three major digital radio landmarks – content, coverage and cars – has begun. Ed Vaizey told attendees at the Radio’s Digital Countdown conference in London that he was confident

Sort out your radio hire before the Christmas rush

Christmas is just around the corner – sorry, but it is – and many businesses will be looking to hire extra staff to cope with the festive season. Additional security staff, shop assistants, facilities management personnel, cleaners, etc. will be needed to help serve your customers and thus keep the general public safe and sound

Radios for events – we know what we are talking about

We do not wish to blow our own trumpets – oh, ok maybe we do – but in recent weeks we have received two testimonials following well-known events that have benefitted from using our two-way radio solutions. PCE offers long and short-term hire solutions to festivals, carnivals, sports and charity events on a daily or

Lone worker policies come under the spotlight – are you doing enough?

The continuing inquest into the death of a South West Water employee who drowned alone at a water treatment plant, should prompt many companies to scrutinise their lone worker policies. Robert Geach fell into a filtration tank at the Falmouth Water Treatment Works, in Cornwall, in December 2013. At the time of writing, the jury

Use video evidence to protect your fleet drivers

We have long been advocates of tracking technology to monitor and record the behaviour of our drivers. These tracking systems can provide real-time monitoring of vehicles while they are on the move. Video is also now being used as a support tool to provide further evidence of driver behaviour, especially in the event of a

PCE provides radio solution to RWC 2015

Premier Communication Electronics (PCE) has used its expertise to provide two-way radio solutions for Sandy Park, one of the Rugby World Cup 2015 venues. Already radio providers to Exeter Chiefs and the stadium, PCE has used its knowledge of the award-winning rugby facility to deploy radio solutions that will be used by eight match day

Reduce your fleet fuel costs with tracking

Driver behaviour has a very real impact on your fleet fuel costs, which is why we urge businesses with multiple drivers to consider tracking solutions. I attended a recent manufacturer event where the figures bandied around suggested companies could save up to20% on their fuel bills. No doubt this is a best case scenario, but

Are you attending the emergency services show on 23rd & 24th september?

There’s a stand there that I think you need to see. There’s no glitzy high tech vehicle, no new fancy piece of equipment to ease the life of an emergency responder or controller. What they have on Stand M48 is dangerous, to the general public as well as the emergency responder. Stand 48 is simply

Seamless in-vehicle radio coverage beckons with new technology

Drivers will be able to enjoy seamless radio coverage thanks to new technology developed by Global, the media and entertainment group. In-vehicle radios will now automatically switch between different local radio stations that are part of the same network as they travel around the country. The technology has been developed and implemented by Global and

What makes an ATEX radio solution?

If your employees work in a potentially explosive atmosphere of flammable gases, mists, vapours or combustible dusts, you will need to use ATEX two-way radios to communicate with them. ATEX-certified radios provide critical communications tools for emergency workers and staff who work in the gas, oil, chemical, grain and transport industries. Explosions, as we have