Timeline

1994
September 28

Procom Unit

Procom Unit
Procom Unit – ‘black box’ interface for ship captains to place orders using onboard mobile phones.
1996
September 28

Netlogger 1

Netlogger 1
Netlogger 1 – First-generation tracking devices for London Metropolitan Police.
1998
September 28

Netlogger 2

Netlogger 2
Netlogger 2 – Next generation in tracking showing locations on the London A to Z map.
1999
September 28

Purchase of CBS Mast

Purchase of CBS Mast
Purchase of CBS mast sites from East Anglian Electronics.
2001
September 28

First Motorola hazardous area radio kit

First Motorola hazardous area radio kit
With some clients now with us for almost 20 years, our hazardous audio kit business has grown. There are now 360 kits with over 100 out on hire at any one time, 365 days a year.
2004
September 28

Bespoke order for explosion-proof VHF Marine Radio

Bespoke order for explosion-proof VHF Marine Radio
Bespoke order for explosion-proof VHF Marine Radio for tanker loading at the Firth of Forth. This represented the first of many explosion-proof communication solutions for oil and gas operators working in a Zone 1 hazardous area.
2005
September 28

Installation of Airband equipment

Installation of Airband equipment
Installation of Airband equipment for major helicopter operator in Aberdeen and Shetland, including ground to air and iridium satellite telephones.
2006
September 28

Manufacture of radio telephone link

Manufacture of radio telephone link
With our portfolio expanding, NET was asked to manufacture a radio telephone link by a major oil and gas operator. This allowed the platform to talk in full duplex, wirelessly, to the drilling rig.
2008
September 29

Hazardous area repeater system

Hazardous area repeater system
We always love a challenge, and when a major marine company asked us to provide a solution to allow people to communicate between the construction vessel deep inside the turret on a Floating Production and Storage Offloading vessel (FPSO) we developed and certified a hazardous area repeater system.
2009
September 29

The Aberdeen Exhibition Centre

The Aberdeen Exhibition Centre
The Aberdeen exhibition centre had a history of poor radio communications due to the size of the venue. NET was able to separate out different user groups to work independently and together when needed. For the first time, the new NET system gave the entertainment venue complete radio coverage of the whole site with no blackspots.
2010
September 29

A first for marine communications

A first for marine communications
A first for marine communications, NET developed a now popular communication solution which allowed ships to talk to nearby vessels using their own UHF band and VHF band.
2011
September 29

Soyo Liquid Natural Gas Plant, Angola

Soyo Liquid Natural Gas Plant, Angola
With our international business growing, we installed a 16-channel, 450-user radio system at a gas plant in Angola. The contract was awarded and the intrinsically safe system was designed, built and handed over in less than six months.
October 13

NET accreditations

NET achieves IS09001 quality accreditation. NET becomes FPAL approved. NET achieves Motorola Gold Dealer Status.
2012
September 29

NET win a major frame agreement

NET win a major frame agreement
NET win a major frame agreement with an oil and gas operator to supply communications for seven platforms. The contract has been reviewed annually ever since.
2014
September 29

NET develops a critical communication system

NET develops a critical communication system
NET develops a critical communication system to cover a pipeline production area of 7km in North Scotland, using Motorola base station and microwave links.
October 13

Aberdeen City Council’s cleansing department goes digital

Aberdeen City Council’s cleansing department goes digital
Aberdeen City Council’s cleansing department’s radio system went digital with NET providing real time tracking of all vehicles.
2015
September 29

Full coverage at University campus

Full coverage at University campus
A university spread over several acres finally had full coverage thanks for a new digital radio system from NET.
October 13

Motorola Platinum Dealer status

NET achieves Motorola Platinum Dealer status.
2016
September 29

Solution for Northern Ireland Power Stations

Solution for Northern Ireland Power Stations
A major tender is won with power stations in Northern Ireland to design and install a system including digital Motorola radios, with broadband connection to each power station, including tracking of personnel and a safety facility for lone workers.
October 13

Motorola Developer Dealer status

NET achieves Motorola Developer Dealer status.
2018
September 29

A new PCB interface developed by NET

A new PCB interface developed by NET
A new PCB interface developed by NET allows different types of headsets and microphones to work with different radios/radio inputs. This intelligent solution solved a major problem for a major oil and gas operator with a FPSO in South Korea. The PCB was later adopted into NET’s own manufactured crane radio systems as standard.
2019
September 29

P&J Live, Aberdeen’s new exhibition and conference centre

P&J Live, Aberdeen’s new exhibition and conference centre
The first digital Dimetra Express Tetra system was installed into P&J Live, Aberdeen’s new exhibition and conference centre. The system gives superior coverage across the full duplex operation including the subterranean halls. 126 hand portable radios will serve the needs of the arena for many years to come.
October 13

Upgrade for major North Sea platforms & jack-up rigs

NET upgrades radios repeaters and hand portable radios on five major North Sea platforms and jack-up rigs with the latest Motorola Mototrbo systems.
October 13

Motorola’s second largest UK dealer

In 2019 NET is Motorola’s second largest dealer in the UK.
October 13

Engineering Manpower

Engineering Manpower
NET has a full order book for December 2019 and January 2020 that includes surveys, upgrades and maintenance visits.
October 13

Pipeline pull emergency stop system

Pipeline pull emergency stop system
NET design and manufactures a portable radio controlled pipeline pull emergency stop system for a major client.