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17th Annual Critical Communications World

Incorporating TETRA World Congress

The premier event for critical communications will this year take place in Barcelona, Spain. In its 17th year this is the event that you MUST visit if you have any interest in critical communications - listen to speakers from all around the world, visit over 100 exhibitors and network with 3000 like-minded professionals. For all the latest information and to register click on CCW 2015

   Cambridge, 21st April 2015 – Sepura announces that it has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. This award, universally recognised as the UK’s highest accolade for business success, celebrates Sepura’s consistent achievements and the growth of its international business over the last three years. As highlighted by the award, Sepura’s overseas revenues grew impressively by 40% to €97.3m from April 2012 to March 2014, and there are now over 1.4 million Sepura radios in use in over 100 countries as customers benefit from Sepura’s robust, reliable and secure digital communications. Significant new markets included Canada, with a contract to supply a TETRA network for Toronto Transit Commission, the third largest metropolitan transport network in the North American continent; Greece, where Sepura is building a new public safety network; and Luxembourg, where Sepura is delivering a TETRA infrastructure network for CREOS, the country’s main utility organisation. Jonathan Hamill, Vice President of Government and Public Safety at Sepura said "Receiving the Queen’s Award is a great achievement that recognises the dedication and commitment of every single Sepura employee. We are delighted to share the news with our local and international networks, and thank them for their contribution to our collective success”. Gordon Watling, CEO for Sepura commented: “Sepura has consistently delivered double-digit growth over the last three years by focussing on exciting high growth opportunities, product innovation and delivering quality and customer service. Winning the Queen’s Award validates our strategy and we look forward to continued success through providing our global customer base with solutions that address the operational challenges they face every day.” Approximately 160 Queen’s Awards have been announced this year for outstanding business achievement in the fields of International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development. Winners of The Queen’s Awards can expect an invitation to attend a special reception at Buckingham Palace. They can also use the Queen’s Award Emblem in advertising, marketing and on packaging for a period of five years as a symbol of their quality and success. The awards are made annually by HM The Queen, and are only given for the highest levels of excellence demonstrated in each category.        Media contact: Sepura plc. Rosanna Norman t. +44 (0)1223 877283 m. +44 (0)7887 942274 e: rosanna.norman@sepura.com      

Cambridge, 17th April 2015 - Sepura is delighted to announce the delivery of a complete TETRA solution to the Public Security Directorate of the Mexican municipality of Atizapán de Zaragoza. This significant contract was achieved in conjunction with Jomtel Telecomunicaciones, one of Sepura’s established partners in Mexico. Sepura’s TETRA solution is part of an extensive renovation project aimed at upgrading the public security technologies for the entire municipality and comprises the installation of a new command and control room (C4), a new CCTV surveillance system covering the whole city and communication equipment for the police for vehicle installations and more. The TETRA solution will be deployed to public safety end-user organisations comprising the police – including traffic police - fire brigades and civil defence teams. The entire new system was provided and installed by Jomtel Telecomunicaciones.  Specifically, the TETRA solution comprises a 3-sites system including SOLO and FR400 base station, a dispatcher, a gateway to the legacy analogue infrastructure, more than 550 STP9000 hand-portable and SRG3900 mobile radios and also the revolutionary Portalify Image application which enables the delivery to TETRA radios of images taken from CCTV, video recorders or cameras. Jorge Morera, Director General for Jomtel Telecomunicaciones, commented: “The public security directorate of Atizapan chose the Sepura TETRA solution because it met their technology requirements and was delivered by a respected global supplier. In particular, the customer was very impressed with Sepura radios’ high-tech specs, the company’s clear commitment to technical support from the very initial stages of the project and the availability of unique and specialised apps. I strongly believe that the revolutionary image messaging application will make a vital difference to police operations when dealing with missing people incidents”. Rubén Fernández, Business Development Manager for Sepura in Latin America, said: “This impressive project is the outcome of our successful partnership with Jomtel who drove the project forward and knew the customer well. Atizapan is the first municipality in Mexico with a complete Sepura TETRA solution, including terminals, systems and applications. We are also very proud to add that it is the very first municipality to benefit from our advanced Portalify application Image already adopted by a variety of Public Safety organisations around the world.” Atizapan, a municipality in the State of Mexico - one of the 31 Mexican states – is located in Mexico City’s metropolitan area and is considered the safest municipality in the state and in the entire country. With a population of approximately 500,000 inhabitants, it prides itself on having above-average national levels of investment in social development and welfare. Media Contact:Rosanna NormanMarketing Communications ManagerT: +44 (0) 1223 877283

Singapore, 14 April 2015 – Motorola Solutions Inc. (NYSE: MSI) presents technological advances to change the way cities respond to global safety challenges at INTERPOL World’s Safe Cities Congress 2015. Developed with an expert panel of industry leaders, the solutions presented will chart an innovation roadmap to strengthen global security. “Forums such as INTERPOL World serve as fertile ground for fostering the development of versatile solutions for mission critical organisations to help them to adapt to the most demanding of situations. Our ability to extract and operationalize critical intelligence from immediate raw data will transform the way public safety and security organisations leverage information for effective and swift responses,” said Peter Goulding, Public Safety Specialist, Motorola Solutions. According to the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat), more than 60% of the world’s population is expected to be urban by 2030 which is likely to increase the strain on critical infrastructure. This is an important contributing factor to urban poverty and which might lead to a rise in crime rates. Across the globe, with debt-to-GDP ratios almost doubling in the past 5 years, public services will have to strike a delicate balancing act, coping with limited resources while policing increasingly complex criminal activity. Therefore, the single greatest advantage to public safety organisations, is the ability to operationalize data like never before, employing everything from public safety sensor networks, to city-wide video surveillance, and social media. With the innovations presented by Motorola Solutions, vast volumes of data can be aggregated and operationalized, and threats can be identified in advance, guiding personnel on the ground and preventing events from becoming major incidents. The product of this strategic partnership between Motorola Solutions and industry experts, demonstrates the capability to integrate real-time surveillance and data analytics to refine predictive policing, which is an emerging trend amongst public safety departments across the globe. This is showcased through Motorola Solutions’ presence at INTERPOL World 2015 which incorporates a complete technology immersion where participants will be able to experience this technology first-hand at four interactive zones, featuring live demonstrations of intelligence-led decision making, integrated command and control, connected first responder solutions and mobile incident command operations:   Turning Data into Intelligence: Visitors can observe how data analysis enables intelligence agencies to be better prepared to anticipate threats, make intelligent predictions, offer more targeted counteractions and plan optimal strategies. One Unified Operating Picture: The demonstrations will also run command centre simulations for a glimpse into how command operations scale in an instant from local, multi-agency response to mass coordination across every level of government with one unified, real-time operating picture, for responses that are both efficient and prompt. Mobilizing Intelligence: Visitors can experience first-hand how next generation responder communications are mobilizing intelligence, delivered through intuitive human-computer interfaces and augmenting an officers’ capability to deal with issues when in the field. Eliminating Blind-spots: Motorola Solutions is also showcasing next generation vehicle communications, which are providing updated real time intelligence and information thereby increasing in-field situational awareness and tactical collaboration as well as enabling mobile incident command operations for planned and unplanned events.  “Leveraging our expertise in mission-critical communications technology and global perspective on urban security issues, we aim to change the way public safety services around the globe respond to threats and incidents,” said Balbir Singh, Vice President, Asia, Motorola Solutions. “Be it acts of terrorism, accidents, or natural disasters, we want to help drive that shift from ‘React and Respond’ to ‘Predict and Prevent’, and pave the way for precise, intelligence-driven strategies.”

The TCCA represents TETRA, the most successful mission critical communications voice and narrowband data mobile standard in the world. Now available with TEDS supporting wideband data, we support the further development of the standard and promote its increasing adoption by professional users in a growing number of market sectors across all continents. For critical broadband data communications, we are driving the development of common global mobile standards.

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