Technology | 2018-06-27

APD Communications Joins EENA

Source: ICCRA

APD Communications announced that it has become a member of the European Emergency Number Association, EENA.

EENA is a non-governmental organisation based in Brussels, Belgium with the mission to contribute to improving the safety and security of people. This also aligns with APD Communications core values which is to help organisations protect and preserve society with secure, intelligent and connected control room technologies.

112 is the European emergency number across all 28 EU states, as well as other countries within Europe and further a field. People in distress can call 112, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to reach the fire brigade, seek medical assistance or contact the police. It’s a free number which can be reached by landline phones as well as mobiles.

“Being a member of EENA gives us a great opportunity to share ideas, contribute to new technology advances and discuss international legislation with emergency services organisations in more than 80 countries.” said Mike Isherwood, Managing Director of APD Communications.

“We serve customers across Europe and the Middle East and our international business is growing quickly. EENA holds a wealth of knowledge and insight from organisations across the world which will help us continue to deliver the worlds most advanced mission critical technology to existing and future control room customers.”

The EENA membership includes more than 1300 emergency services representatives from over 80 countries world-wide, 90 solution providers, 11 international associations, more than 200 members of the European Parliament and more than 90 researchers.