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Sierra Wireless Routers Approved for UK’s Emergency Services Network

By Annamarie Nyirady | March 25, 2019
Photo: Sierra Wireless

Photo: Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless, a provider of integrated device-to-cloud solutions for Internet of Things (IOT) applications, revealed that its AirLink MG90 High-Performance Multi-Network Vehicle Router is certified and approved for use on the U.K.’s Emergency Services Network (ESN).

The ESN is a dedicated network for emergency services that aims to serve up to 300,000 individuals and connect up to 50,000 vehicles. The network aims to provide secure and resilient mobile broadband data for routine and mission-critical emergency services use and will be the future platform for communications in the emergency services. Customers for the ESN include police, fire and rescue, and ambulance services.

“For 25 years, Sierra Wireless has worked closely with emergency services and first responders to ensure they have the tools they need to keep communities safe,” said Sierra Wireless Vice President (VP) of Product Line Management Tom Mueller. “With the AirLink MG90, agencies in the U.K. now have a secure, high-performance, ESN-certified solution that they can rely on for effective emergency response.”