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European Commission approves EU-US Privacy Shield adoption Certification to commence on August 1 for agreement that sets out new safeguards and scrutiny measures for transfer of European personal data to the US Public Services > Central government > News
G-Cloud spend figures now two months out of date The Cabinet Office says there has been no change to the reporting policy for sales made through the Digital Marketplace; no updates have been posted since May 6 Public Services > Central government > News

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Telecoms

EE asks Ofcom to amend its licences to support ESN work
By David Bicknell
Requirement partly arises when signal level for emergency services mobile communications is insufficient to support penetrating into buildings; Ofcom puts out request for consultation
Public Services > Central government > News
Gloucestershire NHS trust asks Updata to manage its IT networks
By David Bicknell
Capita arm gains five-year deal to manage LAN and WAN infrastructure for 140 healthcare sites
Public Services > Healthcare > News

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Mobile

Home Office insists ESN 2019 switchover on track
By David Bicknell
Impact of Brexit and worries from NAO head Sir Amyas Morse over Whitehall priorities will not affect rollout of new network starting in 2017, Home Office says
Public Services > Blue light > News
Home Office agrees three year police database extension with CGI
By David Bicknell
CGI to 'disaggregate' relationship with other suppliers involved in PND delivery; database expected to account for 6m searches this year
Management > Identity > News

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PSN

Home Office revises ESN device procurement aims
By Neil Merrett
Fresh PIN issued ahead of further market engagement to obtain devices, accessories and support services with aims to commence procurement from Q2 2017
Applications > Business Applications > News
CCS urged to beef up marketing of Network Services framework
By David Bicknell
Supplier group Innopsis raises concern that although usage of RM1045 is accelerating, the actual revenue generated by the framework is just £60m
Applications > Business Applications > News

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Cloud

SFA “on track” to deliver IT system behind apprenticeship levy
By David Bicknell
Digital Apprenticeship Service is due to support levy when it comes into effect in Spring 2017
Public Services > Central government > News
LGfL and Virgin Media Business hail London schools network upgrade
By David Bicknell
Upgrade project targeted 2084 schools under the LGfL 2.0 schools bandwidth upgrade project
Infrastructure > Cloud > News

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Hardware

Fire service spend data published on common national procurement needs
By Neil Merrett
Home Office publishes per unit costs of purchases by 45 organisations across England in bid to encourage collaborative buying; direct comparison of information said to be complicated
Public Services > Blue light > News
NHS CCIO appointed under wider technology executive overhaul
By Neil Merrett
Professor Keith McNeil, Will Smart and Juliet Bauer will take up the roles of NHS CCIO, CIO and director of digital experience respectively
Management > CIO > News

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Devices

Fire service spend data published on common national procurement needs
By Neil Merrett
Home Office publishes per unit costs of purchases by 45 organisations across England in bid to encourage collaborative buying; direct comparison of information said to be complicated
Public Services > Blue light > News
Government confirms smart meter network launch delay
By Neil Merrett
New infrastructure technology, which was expected to go live this week, will now launch at the end of September to allow for further testing
Public Services > Central government > News

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LAN

News in Brief - June 23
By Neil Merrett
GDS seeks a director for the Digital Marketplace as efforts get underway to support a "radical redesign" of its Digital Service Standard, Angus Council becomes latest authority to join SWAN
Public Services > Central government > News
Tri-borough and BT to collaborate in £200m London ICT framework
By David Bicknell
Agreement covering range of ICT products and services will be open to public sector users across London, with health sector organisations a key target
Public Services > Blue light > News







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