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What radios require a licence?

While there are a number of ‘licence free’ radios (or walkie-talkies) available for modern uses, most businesses who use a two way radio system will be using a product that needs licensing. Read more...

Ofcom two way radio licence

How to save teams 105 minutes per day with team communication

We can't help you find extra colleagues, but we can ensure that you make the most of the ones you have. Here we look at the common causes of inefficiency on the shop floor, and how to combat them... Read more...

Staff using VoCoVo voice communications

Radio etiquette: What you need to know

Before using a two way radio, it’s important that everyone understands best practice to ensure that communications are clear. Here's our low-down on the top considerations for radio etiquette. Read more...

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3 ways to resolve customer queries faster with team communication

With a little help from VoCoVo, you can speed up your responses to customer queries. Here are three ways to deliver great customer service in a fraction of the time. Read more...

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Is it time to change your two way radios?

There are many reasons that it might be time to change your two way radios. Find out the top four signs that it’s time to consider upgrading… Read more...

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Can two way radios be traced?

You may be interested in using two way radio communications to assist your organisation, but is it secure, and what are the benefits of GPS tracking in two way radios? Read more...

Professional two way radios

How better communication can help you achieve your business goals

Communication plays a crucial part in any company’s success, and understanding how important it is, is the first step. Read more...

Radio communications for manufacturing

What are the best two way radios?

There are so many makes, models and types of two way radios available on the market today that the choice can seem never-ending. Read more...

Best Two Way Radios

How two way radios can help you manage peak periods

At this time of year, with Black Friday, Christmas shopping and many retailers running sales and promotions, crowds are getting busier and queues are often longer. Read more...

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How radios power successful social distancing

Radios have supported businesses as they have opened, closed and reopened again during the global Coronavirus pandemic. These systems have enabled businesses to adapt to new ways of working... Read more...

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The 2826 Rookie’s Guide to two way radios: Part 9.

Why do you need a radio system? Aren’t mobile phones enough? Isn’t it just an extra cost I simply don’t need?... Read more...

2826 Rookie's Guide Part 9

The 2826 Rookie’s Guide to two way radios: Part 8.

Radios are either analogue or digital. We’re sure you’ve heard of both, but what’s the difference? Read more...

2826 Rookie's Guide Part 8

How VoCoVo will save you money

Team communications can help you to provide the kind of service that will keep your customers coming back time and time again. Discover why VoCoVo is a solid investment and how much you can save. Read more...

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The 2826 Rookie’s Guide to two way radios: Part 7.

There are numerous features available to users of two way radio systems. The 2826 Rookie's Guide to two way radios outlines the main features, and their benefits... Read more...

2826 Rookie's Guide Part 7

The 2826 Rookie’s Guide to two way radios: Part 6.

Where can two way radio systems be used? Find out more in the 2826 Rookie's Guide. Part 6. Read more...

2826 Rookie's Guide Part 6

Top 4 ways VoCoVo wireless team communications can transform retail operations

Stores without walkie talkies depend upon colleagues looking for each other to answer customer questions, but VoCoVo allows staff to resolve queries on the spot. Read more...

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The 2826 Rookie’s Guide to two way radios: Part 5.

Who can use radio equipment? While it can seem like there is a LOT of information and technical jargon surrounding the use of two way radios... Read more...

2826 Rookie's Guide Part 5

The 2826 Rookie’s Guide to two way radios: Part 4.

To use any radio transmitting device in the UK, the device will need to either be licensed or have a specific licence exemption. Find more on this topic from the 2826 Rookie's Guide to two way radio. Read more...

2826 Rookie's Guide Part 4

The 2826 Rookie’s Guide to two way radios: Part 3.

There is a vast range of equipment available in today’s marketplace but, as a general rule, equipment can be split into the following groups... Read more...

2826 Rookie's Guide Part 3

How to improve colleague safety and reduce losses with team communications

Headsets are portable, allowing colleagues to seamlessly carry on with their work whilst asking and answering questions. They promote safe working practices and quicker communication. Read more...

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