2019 Report details for project: Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP)

Project name: Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) - there are 7 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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Organisation: HO (D16) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2019 (data is from Sept 2018)
Category: Infrastructure - see all reports for this category
Description: The Programme aims to replace the mobile communications service used by the 3 Emergency Services and other public safety users. This will be done with a new service called the 'Emergency Services Network' (ESN) which will operate over a 4G LTE commercial mobile network enhanced to meet the public safety requirements for coverage, functionality, availability and security
DCA (RAG): Amber/Red
DCA text: The programme has been replanning and incremental delivery of ESN introduced. This was in response to continuing challenges with delivery and lack of user confidence. To proceed with the accepted phased delivery approach for ESN it has been necessary to update commercial arrangements with suppliers.
Start date: 2011-06-01
End date: 2020-12-31
Schedule text: The Programme is working through its revised schedule and has successful launched all planned products to time (Assure, Kodiak Demo over 4G and Connect Proof of Concept with Durham and Darlington FRS). The other core programme products will be delivered over the course of 2019 and 2020. The Programme has completed its review of the technical delivery plan and is now focussed on the operational evaluation and deployment planning with the User Organisations. An updated FBC will be issued in Q4 2019 to reflect these delivery plans and provide greater certainty around the Nation Shutdown date for Airwave of 31 December 2022.
Baseline: £773.87m
Forecast: £773.87m
Variance: 0.00%
Variance text: Budget variance less than 5%
Whole Life Cost: £5,058.63m
WLCost text: ESMCP will regularly review emerging whole life costs against the updated Financial Model and where necessary seek re-approval from the Sponsors and HM Treasury in line with the revised Full Business Case (FBC) due in Autumn 2019.
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