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Co-Star supports the FCS Vehicle Installer and Business Radio 2017 events

Co-Star to Showcase Latest Technologies at FCS Business Radio 2017



Co-Star, the UK’s leading supplier to the ICT   industry will be supporting  the FCS Business Radio and Vehicle Technology Installer events at Chateau Impney Droitwich Spa on the 16th November.

This unique event for the mobile communiccations industry sets out to encompass the latest developments and emerging oppurtunities for the future.

Co-Star will be sowcasing the latest mobile communications technologies including: 4G LTE Wireless Routers from Cradlepoint, Sierra Wireless and Encore, the latest High Speed Data and RF Connectors, RAM Mounting Solutions, and USB Power Supplies.

The programme for the events includes:

  • The latest FITAS news from Jason McComb.
  • Petrochemical Regulation ESN Updates from John Thompson.
  • 5G LTE Technology by Stuart Revell from the 5GIC.

Click here to register for BR17

Source: Co-StarFor more information on the event please contact the FCS.

Andy Rooke from ERTICO key speaker at FCS Comms Installer 2015

FCS Comms Installer 2015

Comms Installer is the one-day industry summit and exhibition for all vehicle installation professionals. This year’s one-day Comms Installer event will take place at The Heart of England, an impressive, purpose built conference centre set in 160 acres of Warwickshire countryside and woodlands. The HoE has excellent motorway links to M6 and M42 as well as being only 10 minutes drive to Birmingham International Airport and train station with a wide range of accomodation available nearby.

Here’s just three highlights of the programme to date:

Emergency services feature large in the industry’s agenda this year:  45,000 vehicles will need to have Airwave kit stripped out and new LTE equipment installed when the new Emergency Services Network kicks in.  That means major opportunities for professional installers — especially as the procurement will be handled on a region-by-region, authority-by-authority basis.  Come and get up to speed on the Emergency Services Mobile Communication Programme.

Register your attendance today!   Please email your details. 

Key Speaker:

Andy Rooke – the long road to e-call

How good to know that if you crash your car, you won’t any longer have to scramble around for your mobile phone while you’re hanging upside down with two broken legs before you can make a 999 call.  Your car will automatically start dialling 999 (or, actually, 112) the moment your air-bag goes off.  By the time it’s deflated, emergency services will already have your satellite position and an idea of the nature of the impact, and will be ready to talk to you over your car’s entertainment system.  It’s called E-call.  It’s going to be mandatory for all new cars sold in the EU after 2018.  And it’s got to be the hottest retro-fit opportunity since 8-track!  Andy Rooke has spent most of the last three years working across the EU to bring ERTICO’s pan-European e-call project to fruition.  He will bring the latest thinking and the latest developments to the conference.

Register your attendance today!   Please email your details. 

Sick of waiting for Her Majesty’s Government to name the day and switch off analogue radio broadcasting?  You’re not the only one.

June 4 might be a bit soon to expect a definitive statement from the new Government.  But we do have a definite direction of travel:  more stations, more multiplexes, more DAB kit and more Government-backed national advertising around in-car listening than ever before.  Come and hear the experts from Digital Radio UK explain what’s going on, and how to get your name on the official Installer Register.

If you would like to attend please email  call your details or call Jasmine on 020 7186 5434

 Please contact Laura Beard at FCS for more information on exhibiting.