Police officers are being ordered to send texts rather than speak on their radios because of the sums charged by the firm that owns the police communications network. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1329538/Police-told-send-text-messages-expensive-speak-radios.html#ixzz15sLC4ix0
More proof if ever it was needed that Airwave may not hold up in a real emergency. As someone in the know said to me the other day "It is just a fancy mobile phone except more expensive and not as reliable". Thanks officer and your Range Rover was kind of cool too.
Airwave’s pre-tax profit was £170 million, a 26 per cent increase on the previous 12 months.
A senior officer has said it costs Dorset £2 a second whenever we go over the limit.
It just keeps getting better...