Emergency Services Network

(asked on 23rd February 2021) - View Source

Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will set out a timetable for the activation of all Emergency Services Network sites.


Answered by
Kit Malthouse Portrait
Kit Malthouse
Minister of State (Ministry of Justice) (jointly with Home Office)
This question was answered on 1st March 2021

The contract for connecting all 292 EAS masts to the network (backhaul link) has not yet been awarded to a supplier. We expect this contract to be awarded in Autumn 2021. Following the award of this contract the work to deliver the links can take several months before connecting the mast to the network and, separately, activating the mast. Although we cannot give firm dates for the final activation of masts at this stage, we expect this to commence in 2022 and complete towards the end 2024.

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